Security Resources Assistant I - SRA I - 508051

Job no: 508051
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Police/Security/Safety

Pay Grade/Pay Range: $13.84


Department/Organization: 507143 - Security Resources


Normal Work Schedule: 12 hour shifts (days or nights) to include weekend and holidays.


Note to Applicants: The application process involves many activities and normally occurs over a three-month period. If an applicant fails to achieve the minimum standard of any portion of the selection process, the applicant may reapply for consideration during the next recruitment cycle.


Job Summary: The Security Resources Assistant (SRA), with moderate supervision, provides security services to the University community by monitoring, receiving, processing, and responding to information dealing with physical security access control and safety issues.


Additional Department Summary: This position positively represents the University of Alabama by performing various tasks related to the safety and security of campus to include but not limited to: providing safety assistance to the University community and visitors, performing foot patrol, securing and locking University facilities, responding to alarms, receiving and processing requests for non-emergency assistance, staffing the central monitoring station and maintaining a variety of logs and files. The SRA I will work 12 hour shifts (days or nights) to include weekends and holidays.


Required Minimum Qualifications: High School Degree or GED and some work experience.


Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Prior to a conditional job offer, Security Resources Assistant applicants must successfully complete the following: departmental interview, criminal history check, and detailed background investigation. Must be able to work 12 hours shifts (days or nights) to include weekends and holidays. Must be able to perform foot patrol and work outside in all weather conditions. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on an occasional basis. Upon conditional job offer, applicants must successfully complete a psychological profile and a training program followed by a 1040 hour probationary period. Final candidates who are not current University of Alabama employees must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer drug screen. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.


Skills and Knowledge: Good oral and written communication skills, excellent customer service skills; reading comprehension, word processing and computer skills, keyboarding, multi-task performance abilities; Demonstrated ability to maintain professionalism when dealing with conflict.


Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in a customer-oriented environment.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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Please note, all Staff Employment positions close at 10:55pm CST.

Non-Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 3 days. Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 7 days.

Need help?

Please email the Human Resources Department at hrsvctr@ua.edu or contact us by phone at (205)-348-7732. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation to participate in any portion of the University's employment process, including completion of the online application process, please contact our office in advance of your participation or visit. 

Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Links


"EEO is the Law" Poster
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

"Family and Medical Leave Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

"Employee Polygraph Protection Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf