Public Safety Supervisor - 61889-1A

Updated: Mar 7, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Police

Job Opening ID: 61889
Reports To: Police Lieutenant
Working Title: Public Safety Supervisor
Department: Police
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 005192
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 12-hr shifts-varies
Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI’s brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers—striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. The University of California, Irvine Police Department, provides contemporary law enforcement services including patrol, traffic, investigations, community engagement, crime prevention and suppression, and security services to a daily population of more than 50,000 people. The department employs sworn officers, professional staff, and students who provide public safety services at both the Irvine campus and the Medical Center, located in the City of Orange, California. Working in partnership with the UCI community, we strive to provide services based on integrity, respect, transparency, fairness, and teamwork.

Has supervisory responsibility over a group of Public Safety Personnel on an assigned shift and performs the more difficult security duties at the advanced operational level. The Public Safety Supervisor provides for the general safety and security of the UC Irvine and UC Irvine Health population, physical property, and assets as prescribed by law, regulatory compliance, departmental procedures and guidelines.


Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

$24.71 - $41.86 (Hourly Rate)



Minimum 3 years prior experience in security services or applicable field

High school diploma or equivalent experience

Current State of California Guard Card issued by the Bureau of Security Investigative Services (BSIS) prior to hire.

Knowledge of healthcare security regulations and all other relevant safety requirements and ability to apply concepts to operations in assigned unit. Demonstrated leadership skills in mentoring and advising employees. Actively cooperates and supports the work of others through emphasizing teamwork, participation, partnership, communication and team development which motivate personnel). Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and execute plans to meet deadlines. Organizational skills applied to coordinating assigned staff schedules and unit operations. Interpersonal skills to effectively work well with others to achieve common goals. Customer service orientation to quickly address questions or issues. Ability to apply judgement to quickly evaluate issues and on the spot identify a potential solution within defined procedures and policies. Interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and / or stressful situations with a multi-cultural population and escalate appropriately. Ability to read, write, and speak English.



Associate Degree from an accredited institution

Knowledge of organization, HR and UC policies and processes. Knowledge and ability to monitor compliance with relevant regulatory agencies federal and state requirements. Experience working in a University environment. Prior hospital security supervisor experience. Bilingual in second language other than English. Experience with Taser and use of force principles.


Special Conditions Required:

Must be able to conduct sustained foot patrols and/or extended stationary (standing/sitting) post assignments. Must have a valid California Driver’s License and participate in the DMV Pull Notice Program. Must be able to wear PPE. Must successfully complete annual Taser certification. Work variable shifts, including: evenings; nights; weekends; and holidays. Maintain State of California Guard Card issued by the Bureau of Security Investigative Services (BSIS). As a condition of employment, must successfully complete an extensive background investigation and pre-employment medical examination. Required to successfully complete an FBI fingerprinting process. Successfully complete a State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training 832 PC Arrest course and certification within initial six months of employment. Successfully complete the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety supervisor certification within initial six months of employment and maintain certification throughout employment. Must maintain eligibility pursuant to state and federal regulations to carry a Taser throughout employment. Must comply with UC vaccine policies


Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

Background Check and Live Scan

Legal Right to work in the United States

Vaccination Policies

Smoking and Tobacco Policy

Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act


Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected].

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