Job Description

Payroll Title:
Full Salary Range
$21.85 - $28.83/Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Nights, rotating 4 day/week & 10 hr/night shift., - Variable Work Days

#109621 University Safety Official

Extended Review Date: Fri 7/1/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position will remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/31/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/25/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Patrol an assigned campus area to ensure the safety of residents and their property. Act as an intermediary for Police by enforcing policy, housing regulations and hazards. Positions involves a high degree of public contact, responsibility, and community service (e.g., public information, escorts, general crime prevention, lock-out assistance, public/presentations). Observe and report criminal activity to the police, make private persons arrests as required. Give direction and assistance and perform other duties as assigned.

  • Must be able to work rotating shifts, night hours and in all inclement and diverse weather conditions. Ability to work overtime, as needed, including hours outside of normal shift hours.


  • Demonstrated ability to serve and work well with citizens, peers and superiors.

  • Strong ability to maintain a professional and impartial stance in all situations (especially emergencies). Ability to handle a high degree of public contact responsibility.

  • Proven ability to accept instructions and direction from superiors in a positive and loyal manner.

  • Ability to spend long hours on foot patrol of buildings, grounds, etc.

  • Skill to accurately complete various reports and forms. Experience and ability to document information and maintain accurate records.

  • Ability to use personal computers, printers and word-processing and database software (e.g., Word and Outlook) in a networked environment.

  • Knowledge of and experience enforcing rules and regulations, security policies and procedures, rights of citizens and/or applicable state and local laws.

  • Demonstrated experience with speaking and presenting information to small and large diverse groups.

  • Experience patrolling assigned areas for safety. Ability to prioritize tasks and independently organize available work time to meet assigned responsibilities.

  • Strong verbal and written skills and ability to communicate with all types of individuals in both written and verbal forms. Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, editing, and proofreading methods.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and abilities to effectively relay rules, regulations, policies and directives.


  • Candidate will be fingerprinted and have background investigations which may include medical and psychological examinations and drug testing.

  • Required to possess and maintain a valid California Driver License.

  • Must possess Advanced First-Aid and CPR certification within one year of hire.

  • Must meet CANRA compliance requirement per California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act ("CANRA," Penal Code sections 11164-11174.4).

  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.

This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 14 paid holidays a year)
c) Work/Life Balance
d) UC Retirement Plan
e) Pet insurance

For more information about UCSD Benefits please click here and visit UCSD Work/Life.

To calculate an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click here.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit for more information.

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