Employment Opportunities

DPS currently has open positions. Please click on the position title for information about this position and how to apply.

University Security Officer I (Full Time)

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Public Safety has several University Security Officer I positions available for those looking to join our community. Under the direction of the Shift Sergeant, University Security Officers patrol campus and provide protection and security for the UH Mānoa community, including UH Cancer Center and John A. Burns School of Medicine, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. DPS provides the following services:

  • Incident Management: response & investigation
  • Victim/survivor assistance
  • Emergency alerts & timely warnings
  • Emergency preparedness & management
  • Educational outreach: events, programs, and presentations
  • Campus Safety Escort Service
  • Facility lockup and unlock
  • Special event services

Community Service Officer (Student Position)

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Public Safety has several student positions available for Community Service Officer. Under the supervision of the UHM DPS, students will perform after-hours walking/driving escorts, patrol UHM campus, observe and report on breach of security and safety hazards on campus, report disciplinary problems to DPS for enforcement of rules and regulations, report any emergency situations requiring immediate action, and other duties as assigned.

In order to apply, students must participate in the Student Employee or Federal Work Study program. Click the link above to learn more.


The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.