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Video Security Specialist (Part Time)


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Jun 11, 2024



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Are you a devoted servant in your community with a passion for safety and security?  Help UTA keep moving forward in our initiative to keep our employees and riders safe.   As our Video Security Specialist, you will take a key role in making sure our police and security guards have what they need and know what they need to know to resolve security issues as they arise.     


As our Video Security Specialist, you will:     

  • Monitor security cameras in real-time and promptly respond to any suspicious or criminal activity observed.
  • Receive calls and provide assistance to law enforcement agencies.
  • Document and maintain accurate records of incidents, actions taken, and outcomes in a centralized database.
  • Monitor alarms, notifications and UTA analytics from current Video Management System.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships within the organization and with public agencies.




  • Experience in a similar role, preferably in a security monitoring center or law enforcement dispatch.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Additional relevant certifications or training in security, surveillance, or law enforcement desirable.
  • CPR certification or first-aid training preferred.



  • Video surveillance systems and familiarity with Video Management Systems (e.g., Milestone, Samsara, and Safety Vision).
  • Knowledge of eForce software preferred.
  • Local laws and regulations related to security and surveillance related to security.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Type at least 40 WPM.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Maintain confidential and sensitive information with diplomacy.
  • Remain calm and professional under pressure.
  • Interpret and communicate internal corporate policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to accurately document and report incidents.
  • Organize and maintain records, systems, and projects.
  • Operate two-way radios and communication console equipment.
  • Work in a fast-paced, team environment. Ability to multitask and make quick decisions in critical situations.
  • Successfully pass a thorough background investigation conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) to meet employment requirements.
  • This job requires regular and predictable attendance.


Work Schedule

  • We are hiring multiple, part time Video Security Specialists to work three different shifts:   
    • 0500 - 1200 Mon - Fri
    • 1200 - 1900 Mon - Fri
    • 1700 - 0000 Mon - Fri

- OR -     

An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.     

[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]     


As a part-time Administrative Employee, your Total Rewards Benefits Package will include:
  • 11 days of paid time off (6.5 vacation days and 4.5 sick days). Increase in paid time off with tenure at UTA.
  • 10 paid holidays and two (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Free transit passes for employees, their spouses, and their dependent children.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness and EoS Fitness.
  • Discounted cell phone plans with T-Mobile and AT&T.
  • Pet insurance plan options (tailored plan coverage based on pet’s health and needs).


For more information on UTA’s Total Rewards benefits package, please visit:     


Pay Rate: $17.308 or more depending on experience     

If interested, please apply before Monday, June 24th, 2024 @ 5:59 PM MST


* Utah Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process should contact UTA Human Resources at 801-287-2324. A minimum of two workdays’ notice prior to the need for the accommodation is required.
*Utah Transit Authority is a drug-free workplace, subject to federal drug and alcohol testing regulations under 49 CFR Part 40, 655, and 219. All offers for employment are contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug test. If a pre-employment test returns a non-negative result, an application for employment may be rejected. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing for drug and alcohol use. All safety sensitive employees are subject to random testing for drug and alcohol use.
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