Police Service Technician

Harbor Branch (HBOI)
Jun 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Harbor Branch (HBOI)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-03
Req: REQ10269
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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Police Service Technician, Ft. Pierce, FL.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Summary of Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform duties as gate attendant for HBOI access control at the main entrance gate. Redirect visitors as appropriate to the Ocean Discovery Center. Communicate regularly with HBOI Human Resources, employees, and associates regarding access for visitors.
  • Patrol assigned areas of campus; secure and unlock campus buildings as needed; check for unsecured conditions; assist public in those buildings; verify affiliation of occupants of buildings after hours; report all suspicious activity discovered; assist public with information and direction; provide a campus crime prevention function during rounds by advising department or persons of unsafe or unsecured conditions.
  • Perform rounds of property after normal working hours and on weekends. During rounds will maintain mechanical, electrical, plumbing, temperature logs, notify "on-call" personnel as necessary to address any problems; serve as point of contact for fire and burglar alarm monitoring.
  • Respond to non-emergency police incidents to include though not limited to: battery boosts, lockouts, providing security escort services lost/found property, prepare non-criminal police reports; minor accident investigations, etc.
  • Handle telephone and walk-in requests for assistance from the general public; prepare necessary daily reports; assist with medical emergencies, fire alarms, and other occurrences within the scope of the department's responsibilities and mission when directed by an officer of higher rank.
  • Perform other duties as directed or as necessary which are similar and related assignments with the safety and security of the campus in a highly professional manner of conduct.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of related experience required.

Past law enforcement, police academy graduate, or security experience preferred.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle, computer programs, knowledge of radio codes and procedure preferred.


$12.00 per hour

College or Department:

Harbor Branch


Harbor Branch (HBOI)

Work Days and Hours:

Monday - Sunday, nights and weekends as shifts vary for 24/7/365 coverage.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Preference in appointment will be given to eligible veterans, spouses of eligible veterans, and certain family members of eligible veterans, in accordance with Florida Statutes, Section 295.07. Please submit your DD214 (Member 4 preferred) showing your dates and character of service with your application as an attachment or fax to 561-297-3915 or scan and email to [email protected], prior to the closing date of the position. If faxing your DD214, please also send an email to [email protected] to notify us that the form was faxed, make sure the email includes your name and the REQ# of the job that was applied to.

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.

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