Public Safety Officer - 12764-1A

Job description

Updated: Nov 9, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: POLICE

Job Opening ID: 12764

Reports To: Sr. Security Guard

Working Title: Public Safety Officer

Department: Police

Bargaining Unit: SX

FLSA: Non Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 005294

Job Location: UCI Med Center-Orange

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: varies

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI’s brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. The University of California, Irvine Police Department, provides contemporary law enforcement services including patrol, traffic, investigations, community engagement, crime prevention and suppression, and security services to a daily population of more than 50,000 people. The department employs about 50 sworn officers, 56 professional staff, and 40 students who provide public safety services at both the Irvine campus and the Medical Center, located in the City of Orange, California. Working in partnership with the UCI community, we strive to provide services based on integrity, respect, transparency, fairness, and teamwork.

The Public Safety Officer provides for the general safety and security of the UC Irvine and UC Irvine Health population, physical property, and assets as prescribed by state law, regulatory compliance, and departmental procedures and guidelines. Under the direction of UC Irvine Police Department, the Public Safety Officer assists in the monitoring, observation, and reporting of public safety conditions. The essential functions listed below are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position. This position may be required to exercise reasonable use of force pursuant to received training to support a safe campus environment.

Compensation Range:

Hourly Rate: $21.59

Department Website:


1-3 years prior experience in security services or applicable field.High school or equivalent. Current State of California Driver’s License and participate in the DMV Pull-notice program Current State of California Guard Card issued by the Bureau of Security Investigative Services (BSIS) prior to hire. Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills. The ability to read, write, and speak proper English. Must be able to conduct sustained foot patrols and/or extended stationary (standing/sitting) post assignments. Must maintain eligibility pursuant to state and federal regulations to carry a taser throughout employment.


Associate of Arts Degree. Experience working in a University environment. Bilingual Prior hospital security experience. Experience with taser and use of force principles.

Special Conditions Required:

Ability to work variable shifts, including: evenings; nights; weekends; and holidays. As a condition of employment, must successfully complete an extensive background investigation. Required to successfully complete an FBI fingerprinting process and maintain the successful completion of an FBI fingerprinting process throughout employment. Successfully complete a State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training 832 PC Arrest course within initial six months of employment and maintain certification throughout employment.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 2/8/2021
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