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Range Creek Field Station Public Services Security Officer

Company: University of Utah
Location: Price
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Open Date 04/23/2021

Requisition Number PRN11104N

Job Title Security Officer II

Working Title Range Creek Field Station Public Services Security Officer

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Employee will typically work, on average, 8 hours per day, with occasional days that exceed 10 hours. The schedule can be variable, depending on the season, but the employee can expect to work around 19 hours per week.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00018 - Utah Museum of Natl Hist Oper

Location Other

City Price, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 17.00 to 21.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Range Creek Canyon area of Carbon and Emery County provides multiple recreational and research opportunities for the public, University of Utah and Natural History Museum of Utah staff, faculty and students. The Range Creek Public Services Security Officers work to ensure staff and visitors to Range Creek Canyon have a safe and enjoyable environment in which to work or visit. Officers will contact members of the public who may be visiting the area for sightseeing, hunting, fishing or hiking. They will assist visitors with information concerning the history of the canyon as well as rules and regulations governing the use of the canyon. Initial on the job training will include protection laws and regulations for the resources in the canyon.

The Range Creek Public Services Security Officer will work alone, in remote locations, often without cell phone service. The area of responsibility includes rugged and remote backcountry roads, requiring off road vehicle operating skills and experience. The Officer will operate a 4-wheel drive pickup truck as a patrol vehicle and will work in a variety of environmental conditions.

At the Natural History Museum of Utah, we recognize that our strength and sustainability as an organization stem from diversity and inclusion. For this reason, we are committed to fostering equity, recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve, and empowering staff members in developing an accessible and inclusive work environment.

We also place a strong emphasis on providing an exceptional experience to every guest who visits the museum or participates in any of our programs. We believe that everyone at NHMU , at every level and in all departments, are a critical part of providing this level of experience. Therefore, all staff members receive ongoing training and are expected to consistently contribute to creating exceptional, memorable, and inclusive experiences for our guests, partners, and the community.

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required to support operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at Range Creek Canyon Research Area ( NHMU ) if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.


1.The officer will interact daily with staff, employees and visitors and will need to be able to contact and communicate clearly with these guests; sometimes needing to enforce rules and regulations and/or deescalate situations.

2.The officer will need to be able to use a digital camera to document their work.

3.The officer will need to keep archaeological sites safe and follow all laws and regulations to protect these resources.

4.The officer will encounter obstacles on the road, such as fallen rocks and downed trees, and will need to be able to independently utilize problem solving skills to clear debris as well have the ability to know when to ask for assistance.

5.The officer will need to be able to operate the patrol vehicle in a safe manner and monitor the vehicle for any needed repairs or maintenance, which must be reported to the Security Coordinator.

The essential functions of the job include:

  • Operate a 4-wheel drive pick up truck in rugged, remote, backcountry roads, and in snow and ice conditions.
  • Change a flat tire and install traction chains.
  • Operate tow chains and tools such as chainsaws.
  • Hike/walk in steep, difficult terrain.
  • Be able to lift or use tools to maneuver objects weighing up to 100 lbs.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required:

Often: Office environment, outdoor environment, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise (there is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level), exposure to animals, atmospheric conditions (conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation)

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, walking

Often: Sitting, repetitive hand motion (such as typing), repetitive foot motion (such as using foot controls), bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, crawling, balancing, reaching overhead, pulling, pushing, lifting - up to 50 pounds, lifting - over 50 pounds


This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma, GED or equivalency and one year security experience or equivalency; successfully pass a background check; demonstrated communications skills; and a commitment to providing excellent customer service required. A valid Utah Driver's License to be obtained within 6 months of hire.

The incumbent will be required to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute certification ( CPI ) after being hired. The incumbent will also be required to attend other mandatory trainings as determined or required by the Department of Public Safety.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Previous security or law enforcement experience is preferred.

Previous experience operating off road vehicles, ATVs and snowmobiles is preferred.

Previous Wilderness First Responder or First Aid CPR training preferred.

Previous knowledge of the geography is preferred, but can be taught. This will be necessary to assist yourself and visitors with way-finding.

Special Instructions Summary

This position is located in a remote area of Carbon and Emery Counties. Applicants must reside in the area and must be prepared to share the patrol vehicle, which will be located at the residence of the Range Creek Security Coordinator in Price, UT.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: "" or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: "" .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Utah, Provo , Range Creek Field Station Public Services Security Officer, Other , Price, Utah

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