Public Safety Officer - Guard/Security | Houston, TX | MD Anderson

Public Safety Officer - Guard/Security

The primary purpose of the Public Safety Officer position with the University of Texas Police Department at Houston is to screen students, patients, staff, faculty and visitors entering the facilities of the University for proper identification. Through observation and patrol, the public safety officer will safeguard institutional property, identify security issues and enforce institutional rules and regulations. In emergencies, facilitate the orderly evacuation of the buildings and structures.


  • Patrols university buildings and property on foot to prevent theft, vandalism or fire.

Calls for Service
  • Responds to calls for service and provides requested services in a timely manner and in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Actively screens all persons entering university facilities; challenges persons without appropriate identification and all suspicious persons.

Other Duties as Assigned

Other duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Emergency recall and/or may be required to remain onsite or work extended hours during man-made or natural disasters and unusual occurrences on campus.
  • Local or long distance travel may be required for training or other business purposes occasionally.



Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: One year of relevant work experience.

Service Excellence Skills Assessment

Required: Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.


Required: Valid Class A, B or C Texas driver's license.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 143889
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Work Week: Varied
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 31,200
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 46,800
  • Science Jobs: No