Security Officer

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Job location: Plantation, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-07-31
Req: R100034006
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The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

Patrols hospitals, buildings, grounds and associated areas to prevent, investigate and document arson, theft, vandalism and any other criminal activity.

Monitors and responds to security, fire and environmental alarms.  Assist in follow-up as necessary.

Responds to emergency calls for assistance and disasters.

Investigates unusual incidents reported by UM staff, visitors, physicians and patients.

Provides excellent customer service to patients, families, visitors and staff

Maintain a safe and secure environment.

Normal duties require extensive walking, standing, and/or running. 

Responds to and resolve problems, disputes and unusual circumstances as necessary.

Handles disruptive individuals with good verbal intervention techniques.  Combative individuals may require physical intervention.

Assist with traffic control as necessary.

Completes reports and incident documentation as necessary. Reports must be easy to read and accurate.

Controls evidence, valuables, and lost/found items as necessary.

Operates UM vehicles in accordance with the rules and regulations of the University of Miami.

Works in an independent atmosphere with minimal supervision and high public contact.

Completes all mandatory training programs.

Other duties as assigned.

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Posted: 8/2/2019
Application Due: 10/26/2019
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