Police Service Technician

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Sep 23, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Police Service Technician

Job no: 509895
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Law/Enforcement/Compliance
Department:73030500 - UPD-HEALTH CENTER SECURITY

Classification Title:Police Service Technician IJob Description:

- Patrol (vehicle or foot) assigned area of the Health Center facility to safeguard against trespassing, thefts, fire and other hazards. Patrol through buildings, report suspicious activity/person(s), clear building of unauthorized persons; check with authorized personnel in building on a regular basis to ensure personal safety; provide escorts when requested; ensure that doors are properly secured and/or opened upon authorized request; windows are closed and lights off when facilities are not in use; monitor service drives for parking violations; assist law enforcement agencies, fire department and other emergency personnel.

- Respond to non-emergency police incidents including, but not limited to: lost/found property, criminal mischief, increased patrol request, etc.

- Assist with traffic accident investigations, assist motorists with disabled vehicles, traffic direction, etc.

- Assist with basic crime scene duties to include: lifting fingerprints, taking measurements, taking photographs, collecting evidence, securing crime scenes, and writing crime scene reports.


Total hours biweekly: 80 – Shift rotation. Overtime required – amount dependent upon the needs of the department. On-call status sometimes required.

This position is designated as an Essential Employee. Essential employees provide vital support to the UF and are subject to recall to work when deemed necessary by the Chief of Police/designee. Recall to work typically happens due to an emergency, disaster or special event that may coincide with the official suspension of classes and/or closing of offices.

Advertised Salary:

$13.00 hourly

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral communications; ability to exercise independent judgment without supervision; ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; ability to investigate and obtain critical facts; ability to identify and describe facts and events accurately; ability to collect and evaluate data; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to deal with individuals and critical situations in an effective manner. Ability to open and close gates to campus. Ability to operate safely authorized motorized vehicle type equipment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 20 Jul 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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