SECURITY SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4509Working TitleSECURITY SYSTEMS TECHNICIANNumber of Vacancies1LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentUniversity PoliceFTE1.0FLSANon-ExemptScope of Job

To provide technical skills in the installation, repair, and maintenance of security equipment. This position provides highly technical skills in the repair and maintenance of all physical security systems in operation at UTRGV.

Description of Duties

•Assists with installing, maintaining, programming and repairing all security camera and video management systems.
•Maintains in-car mobile video camera systems.
•Maintains access to security systems and access control systems.
•Assists with review, evaluation, and maintaining of the access control software system and hardware for all passageways throughout all UTRGV campus locations. This includes Vanderbilt, RS2 and CSGold and Genetec. Supports the daily operation and required system upgrades.
•Maintains mobile data communications equipment.
•Performs work according to manufacturer’s specifications, departmental guidelines, industry standards and best practices and in compliance with federal and state laws.
•Reads schematic diagrams, hardware specifications, construction documents and other project planning documents for security systems design, planning and maintenance.
•Performs preventative maintenance on all security systems equipment and servers.
•Uses testing devices to identify and locate equipment malfunctions.
•Develops and maintains an accurate maintenance program including record documentation.
•Researches and recommends equipment for upgrades or replacement.
•Assists in evaluation and implementation of campus-wide physical security needs.
•Assists with managing projects, contractors, and security integrators.
•Organizes and maintains critical and confidential physical security related records, inspection documents and purchase orders.
•Provides training in the use of security cameras and video management systems.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

High School diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education

Completion of technical coursework in electronics or a related field.

Licenses/Certifications

Valid Texas Driver’s License or ability to obtain within six (6) weeks of hire.
Preferred: Axis Certified Professional

Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of security systems and equipment.

Preferred Experience

Experience with integrated security systems. Direct knowledge of various alarm systems functions, telephone/intercom systems and security video recording systems.

Equipment

Use of standard office equipment. Needs to have knowledge in the use of electronic test equipment, hand tools, and network/IP equipment. Knowledge of Security Camera Systems and Video management tools.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Outdoor environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Ability to climb ladders, stairways and work on buildings rooftops of high elevation. Ability to work in confined spaces such as ceilings, under crawlspaces and manholes. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds above head. Exposure to weather and potential occupational hazards. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment across the Rio Grande Valley.

Other

Accuracy in providing diagnostic information, providing specifications, operational or setup data and while using instruments, tools and equipment. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical. Must meet certain prerequisites established by the Office of the Director of Police, the Board of Regents, Chief of Police, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement concerning age requirements and physical, mental, and educational standards.

Physical Capabilities

N/A

Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date07/09/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/25035Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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