Completes security and safety checks on institutional property by vehicle patrol, foot patrol, and bicycle patrol or at a fixed location. Responds to emergency situations, assists with safety and security investigations, and accurately documents activities according to established policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Assists with routine unit administrative operational activities. Engages in problem solving and community engagement with security issues. Provide assistance with shift operations, administrative functions, special events, specialized assignments and projects.
Persons in this position must be able to stand or be mobile for extended periods of time.
|Patrols selected buildings and/or sites to identify, report, and potentially resolve security issues, responds to emergencies, and assists in the investigation of incidents to provide dedicated protection and security to institution properties, students, staff and visitors. Provides assistance with administrative or operational unit tasks. |
- 25% Completes security and safety checks on institutional property by vehicle patrol, foot patrol, and bicycle patrol or at a fixed location
- 20% Responds to emergency situations, assists with safety and security investigations, and accurately documents activities according to established policies, procedures, and applicable laws
- 20% Assists with routine unit administrative operational activities
- 20% Engages in problem solving and community engagement with security issues
- 15% Required to work special events and assignments as identified by the Division.
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Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
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Previous security experience is helpful, but not required. All other employment considered.
Drivers License - Valid and Meets UW Risk Management Standards
Security Officer I may be scheduled on either first shift, second shift, or third shift which may include working holidays and weekends. Schedules may include working emergencies, special events or other necessary assignments as agreed upon with management.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $20.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department (UWPD) is committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding a highly qualified and diverse workforce by supporting competitive and equitable compensation practices through a job framework, salary structure and clear and flexible salary administrative guidelines.
Previous security or similar experience may be considered for pay above the starting pay posted.
Starting Pay - $20.00
Year 1 - $21.00
Year 3 - $22.00
Year 5 - $23.00
Year 7 - $24.00
UWPD is committed to retaining top performing employees through performance bonus and wage base adjustment plans. Career advancement opportunities are available.
The UW-Madison Police Department is pleased to offer a $2,000 hiring bonus for new full-time employees! The bonus is available to candidates hired in to police officer, security officer, and dispatcher positions. The $2,000 bonus will be paid in three phases over the course of the new hire's first year of employment.
The University of Wisconsin Madison Police Department participates in the State of Wisconsin excellent benefit program that includes the following:
-Comprehensive health insurance and prescription coverage
-Supplemental dental and vision insurance
-Life and disability insurance
-Long-term care insurance
-Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts
-Coverage under the Wisconsin Retirement System (employer matching)
-403(b) and 457(b) Retirement Accounts
-Education Tuition Reimbursement
-On duty paid work out time
Generous paid leave:
-Vacation benefits that increase over time
-Nine paid legal holidays
-Paid personal holidays
-Paid sick leave
Persons in this position must pass the initial application screening, all steps of the hiring process, an extensive background investigation, drug screen, psychological examination prior to beginning employment.
How to Apply:
Please click on the "Apply Now " button to start the application process. As part of the application process you will be required to upload your cover letter and resume in to the Talent Recruitment and Engagement Management System during the application process.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.