UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

CAMPUS SECURITY OFFICER

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7638 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)
8770 (WFSE Security Officers HMC)

DEFINITION

Perform general duty security work to protect life and property; enforce laws and ordinances, maintain order, and prevent and investigate crime.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions allocated to this class have responsibility for enforcing campus regulations and local, state, and federal laws. Incumbents may be required to successfully complete a law enforcement course approved by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.

TYPICAL WORK

Patrol a designated area on foot or in a patrol car to enforce institution rules and regulations, local, state, and federal statutes and ordinances;

Inspect buildings and grounds for prowlers, fire, property damage, or other irregularities;

Direct and regulate traffic, investigate accidents or crimes; administer first aid; issue citations for violations; gather evidence; locate witnesses; appear in court as required;

Operate department communication equipment; answer telephone inquiries; receive reports of criminal activity; dispatch foot and mobile units; operate paging system; monitor alarm systems; prepare, type, and distribute reports;

Maintain surveillance of an area suspect for criminal activity;

Assist city or county police and state patrol in cases of emergency;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High School graduation or equivalent; possession of a valid driver's license; no previous felony convictions; AND two years of full-time college in police science or allied field;

OR

two years of police or campus security experience.

New Class: 1-03-73
Revise MQ: 4-20-78
New to CSA: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05