Security Officer 3
The Security Officer 3 (night shift) will investigate un-secure premises, investigate incidents which may have an impact on university security and the protection of assets, assist people, identify sources of problems, enforce parking regulations and work with the UW Police as a primary duty. The person in this position will work to maintain secure premises and open work areas for legitimate purposes and will insure rules and laws are enforced pursuant to department policy. The work affects the safety and security of the university community and its properties. The Security Officer 3 (night shift) will support the department's mission by providing essential functions while respecting the rights and dignity of all individuals and taking pride in all we do. The primary work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Required: Knowledge and skill in foot patrol
techniques, Knowledge and skill in oral and written communication, Knowledge and
skill in first aid CPR, and A.E.D., The ability to deal with a diverse
population in a variety of situations, The ability to observe and recall facts
and details about persons, events, scenes, physical conditions and human
behaviors., The ability to make appropriate quick decisions based on training
and experience quickly, The ability to read and understand complex printed
material, Possess strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational
skills, The ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks, Possess a valid
driver’s license. Authorization to drive a University vehicle is required
Preferred: Knowledge of codes, and policies pertaining to security, parking, traffic, and building procedures, Knowledge of crime prevention techniques, Knowledge of defense tactics, vehicle operation, crowd control techniques, Knowledge and skill in investigative techniques.
Physical Demands: The mental and physical demands are consistent with a moderate degree of decision-making stress when exercising authority or rendering services. Daily, officer is expected to patrol on foot which involves walking, and standing. Occasionally the officer is called upon to use strength and physical agility and stamina in response to emergencies or moving an injured person and other tasks normally associated with public safety duties. Further, the nature of public safety work requires the extending on ones tour of duty due to investigations, emergencies, or manpower shortages etc.
Working conditions and environment: The work demands expose the officer to all types of weather conditions including ice, sleet, rain, fog, snow, etc.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
For UW-La Crosse Campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwlax.edu/StudentLife/securityreport.htm and for drug and alcohol information see http://www.uwlax.edu/HR/newemp/drugfree.htm or call Human Resources at (608) 785-8013 for a paper copy.
Evening 3rd Shift (11pm to 7am or similar hours)
Starting wage will be $13.545 per hour. The pay schedule/range is 05-10 and is non-represented. A six-month probationary period will be required.
Competitive salary, excellent fringe benefits.
For more information contact Ann Bever, HR Assistant, 608-785-8015, email@example.com
If you wish to apply for this position you will
be required to complete an online exam.
Applying is a 7 step process:
Step 1: Log into your Wisc.Jobs account or create an account using the following web site: http://wisc.jobs/public/index.asp Search for the Job announcement code 1400742 and go into the announcement.
Step 2: Open the job announcement that you were on previously and click on “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of the screen. Review the information in the “My Job Application”, make any necessary updates and click on “Submit Personal Information.”
Step 3: Complete the information on the Employment Information and Preferences screen. This must be completed to apply for this recruitment. Once complete click the “Update Employment Preferences”.
Step 4: Attach your resume to your application. If you don’t have a resume downloaded to your job cart yet, follow the instructions on the page to do so.
Step 5: At the “Application Detail” screen click on the “View Exam Option” button, and then the “Take Exam” button on the next screen.
Step 6: You must save your responses on each page. Please note that WiscJobs will time out after 20 minutes if the page you are working on has not been completed and saved and the answers on that page will need to be re-entered. This will not affect your answers on previous pages.
Step 7: When you have completed the exam click the '"Save and Finalize" button. At the next screen click "Finalize". After you have finalized your exam, you will be sent an email by the system confirming that your exam has been completed. If you exit the exam and re-enter later to update your answers, you will need to save each page and finalize or your answers may not be recorded. After you have finalized your exam, you will be sent an email by the system confirming that your exam has been completed.
The deadline to apply is Monday, February 24, 2014.
If you have any problems with the exam, please call the Office of State Employment Relations' help desk at (608) 267-1012. Their hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Application materials will be evaluated and those qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
As an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, the University of
Wisconsin-La Crosse is engaged in an effort to be a leader in Wisconsin’s
movement toward increased diversity and inclusiveness. Women, persons of
color, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. If you
have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring
process, please contact the individual above to make appropriate arrangements.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
Under Wisconsin Statutes, we are required to provide, upon request, a list of nominees and applicants. A written request can exclude one from this list. Persons agreeing to be final candidates (to be interviewed) will have their identities revealed as final candidates.