Public Safety Officer

As a modern, innovative law enforcement agency, The University of Texas at Houston Police utilizes a Preventive, Preparedness and Protection philosophy for effective policing and security via the application of a Combined Protection Model. This applied model integrates a collaborative protection process that entwines all department personnel and services for optimal efficiency and results. The model interlaces the concept of overall threat and risk reduction analysis throughout all department service sectors, thus permeating all aspects of police and security services to our institutions. UT Police is a modern police entity that is interwoven into the fabric of the campus communities, emphasizing a preventive and caring intervention approach via community-oriented policing—all immersed in threat and risk analysis philosophy.

UT Police serves the number-one cancer center in the nation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the top educator of healthcare professions in the State of Texas, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston (UTHealth). Both institutions are major healthcare and academic entities in the world’s largest medical center, The Texas Medical Center, all located in the Energy Capital of the World—Houston, TX.

Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience

Required: One year of customer service related experience and a valid driver license.

Pay and Compensation

The salary range for this position is $24,700 to $37,100, and starting pay is on a sliding scale commensurate with experience. We also offer a TRS Pension Program, annual merit raises, and a tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 a year. We offer excellent benefits, to include 100% of health insurance premiums paid for the employee, paid time off, paid holidays and the opportunity to earn up to 24 additional hours of time off based on performance.

How To Apply

To apply for MD Anderson positions, visit MD Anderson Careers and search for keyword “police”. To apply for UTHealth positions, visit UTHealth Careers and select "trade/skill".*

The department offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. The starting pay for all positions is on a sliding scale commensurate with experience. UT Police offers tuition reimbursement through a cohort (up to $5,250 a year). Excellent benefits are provided to UT Police employees, including paid health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and the opportunity to earn up to 24 additional hours of time off based on performance.

For further information or questions, contact Talent Management at 713-792-0900 or utp-hrecruiting@mdanderson.org.

*UT Police employees are hired either by MD Anderson or UTHealth, and the positions are therefore posted on either institution's careers website. Benefits may vary. All UT Police employees serve both institutions.