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NWC Security Officers perform as uniformed, non-commissioned security officers at the National Weather Center on the Norman Campus. They perform patrols, respond to fire and emergency calls and assist police operations as directed, as well as other law enforcement and security duties as assigned.

Security Officer applicants should have the ability to: speak clear and concise English; be able to walk, climb stairs, and stand for extended periods of time; hear well and see well (including color, depth perception, and clarity); must be able to lift items weighing 62 pounds or more ; willingness to wear and maintain uniforms, including head covering. Must be willing to conform to a department appearance standard. Must be able to push 100 pounds and pull 125 pounds. Some duty time may involve exterior work in inclement, hot, or cold weather.

Security Officer applicants should have no felony convictions, crimes of moral turpitude, or inordinate misdemeanor/traffic convictions (good driving record). Hiring is contingent on police background, records checks and Post Offer Employment Testing (POET). Required applicant documents: Resume and a list of references.

Applicants must obtain a background check packet from the OU Police Department HQ (2775 Monitor Ave., Norman, OK 73072-7857), complete and return it before an interview will be scheduled.

Starting pay: $15.78/hour;  $32,825 per year. 

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Benefits include:

  • 14 paid holidays per year
  • 18 hours of accrued paid leave a month
  • Retirement package
  • A comprehensive University benefits package: medical and dental plan options, short-term disability, long-term disability, fixed and optional retirement plans, flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses

Minimum requirements:

  • 18 years of age;
  • High school or GED;
  • Driver's License;
  • Pass OUPD background investigation;
  • Pass U.S. Department of Commerce background investigation

To apply for a NWC Security Officer position with OUPD, your first step is to visit website of the OU Human Resources department and complete an application for a listed OUPD job opening. Once that applicaiton is completed, download, print and complete the OU Police Department "Personal History Statement for Applicants". Once completed, mail or deliver the completed Personal History Statement and associated signed Waiver to:


Univ. of Okla. Police HQ
Attn: Heather Bowers
2775 Monitor Ave.
Norman, OK 73072-7857

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