Security Officer at University of Miami

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Location: Miami, Florida

Job Description:
Job Title: Security Officer
Pay Grade: c102
Pay Band Min / Max: $27,550.00 - $35,700.00
Position Number: P00011778
Department / Hospital: Facilities Admin - Safety & Security 11 -STA

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Facilities Administration - Security and Safety Department has an exciting opportunity for a Security Officer. This Security Office will be patrolling the 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.

The minimum requirements are: High school diploma or equivalent required. One (1) year of experience working in an independent atmosphere with minimal supervision and high public contact. The individual must possess and maintain a valid Florida motor vehicle operator's license prior and during employment. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information- https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/employment-laws-eo/index.html

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.