MD Anderson Cancer Center Public Safety Officer/Guard in Houston, Texas

The Public Safety Officer in the UT Police Department at Houston screens students, patients, staff, faculty and visitors entering the facilities of the University for proper identification. Through observation and patrol, the Public Safety Officer safeguards institutional property, identifies security issues and enforces institutional rules and regulations. In emergencies, the Public Safety Officer facilitates the orderly evacuation of the buildings and structures.

As a team of teams focused on prevention, preparedness and protection, UT Police at Houston at supports and environment in which higher education, research, patient care and staff support can be pursued free of concerns for one's safety and individual wellness. As prevention oriented professionals, UT Police at Houston seeks exemplary and creative partnerships to promote a unified approach to risk identification and reduction. The UT Police at Houston mission statement aligns with and safeguards the missions of the institutions they serve in support of the People We Serve and the People Who Serve.


Minimum: $24,700 Midpoint: $30,900 Maximum: $37,100


  • Patrol - 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.

  • Screening - 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.

Skills Assessment

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

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.