Open Date 04/23/2021
Requisition Number PRN11104N
Job Title Security Officer II
Working Title Range Creek Field Station Public Services Security
Job Grade C
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
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
City Price, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 17.00 to 21.00
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
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
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
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
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be
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.
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
Previous security or law enforcement experience is
Previous experience operating off road vehicles, ATVs and
snowmobiles is preferred.
Previous Wilderness First Responder or First Aid CPR training
Previous knowledge of the geography is preferred, but can be
taught. This will be necessary to assist yourself and visitors with
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.
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: "firstname.lastname@example.org" 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,
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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.