UConn - UConn Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officers, Stamford Campus

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Job Overview

Department UConn Police Department
Job TitleUConn Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officers, Stamford Campus
Salary$48,115 (may be different depending on state employment experience)
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Storrs & Regional Campuses, CT

Job Announcement

Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officer - Multiple Positions

UConn Security Services

Division of University Safety

The Division of University Safety, Security Services is seeking applicants for multiple Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officer positions. These positions exist at the UConn Stamford Campus.

Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officers are accountable for providing basic security services designed to ensure the control and safety of clients, students, employees, and the visiting public.   The incumbents in these positions will be required to work varying hours, including evening and night shifts, weekends & holidays.  These are full-time, permanent positions with a starting annual salary of $48,115.

Duties Include:

Monitors entry/exit areas; gives information and assistance to visitors; performs routine foot patrol duty and monitors security and alarm systems to detect theft and other criminal acts; provides pedestrian and traffic control on state property; provides security escorts; provides area monitoring to ensure proper access and prevent trespass, vandalism, theft and other violations; performs radio communication and/or record keeping functions at a desk post; provides first aid when necessary; may assist the activities of fellow officers as designated; and performs related duties as required. 

Minimum Qualifications

Any experience or training which provides the following skills and abilities:

  • interpersonal skills;
  • basic oral and written communication skills;
  • ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion.


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Security experience
  • Military experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • 30 credit hours towards a degree in Criminal Justice


Special Requirements

  • Incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain a Standard First Aid Certificate and/or CPR certifications.
  • Incumbents may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.


Application Instructions: 

Applicants must provide a resume and should consider providing references and a cover letter that includes why you want to become a UConn Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officer at the University of Connecticut; your expectations of the job and what skillsets you can bring to the position. Candidates will be selected for interview based on a review of their application materials and preferred qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, physical examination and a psychological evaluation.


All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Please direct questions regarding this position to workforce@uconn.edu

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