Event Or Shift Track?

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Event Or Shift Track?

The Auxiliary Police hires for two job functions. Picking the best track for you can seem stressful. Take this obligation free quiz and see which team is right for you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This track puts you through a detailed training period with our officers. After you are done, you are labeled proficient enough to direct traffic. Are you comfortable directing traffic after this period?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No, thank you.

    • C. 

      Unsure

    • D. 

      Maybe, depends on the type of traffic. Enforcing a "Do not Enter sign" or controlling intersections.

  • 2. 
    After you are trained, your mission in this track is to patrol around the campus residence halls between sunset and sunrise. You are given a radio and a campus map. Are you comfortable?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes, I feel comfortable.

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 3. 
    Are you willing to work one or more overnight shifts (1am to 7am) every two weeks?
    • A. 

      No, I like sleep

    • B. 

      Yes, I can!

    • C. 

      I would, but I usually have early morning activities

  • 4. 
    AOs are students first. How would you describe your class and activity schedule? Note: No matter what option, if something comes up, your schedule can be changed. 
    • A. 

      Unpredictable and hectic. It constantly changes throughout the month

    • B. 

      Busy and semi-predictable.

    • C. 

      Highly predictable enough to be on a work schedule I set for the rest of the semester. Only a couple activities randomly come up.

    • D. 

      Scarce enough to work a lot.

  • 5. 
    What shifts do you prefer?
    • A. 

      Start at 4pm. Help control inbound traffic for an event, do security for that event, and then do exit traffic when the event is over. Leave anywhere between 9pm and 1am.

    • B. 

      Start early in the morning. Do traffic for most of shift, get a free lunch break, then do more traffic. Leave late afternoon or evening.

    • C. 

      Start sometime in the evening or night. Walk around the campus dorms. Leave at least four hours later.

    • D. 

      A general event security shift ranging 4-8 hours in length. Making sure people follow the rules.

  • 6. 
    Most of this track's shifts range from 5pm to 7am.  Can you commit to a set, 10 hours per week or more work schedule from this time range? Note: You keep this schedule for most of the semester and it can only be changed if you find someone else to work it for you, or if you have a student activity (exam, club, or class). 
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Maybe

    • C. 

      Yes, no problem.

  • 7. 
    What kind of work schedule do you want?
    • A. 

      Flexible as my schedule is constantly busy or changing. I want to sign up for shifts when I get the time to work them as no one week is the same.

    • B. 

      A 14-day work schedule that repeats every two weeks for the rest of the semester. Don't mind that most of the hours are from 5pm to 7am.

    • C. 

      Unsure

  • 8. 
    How many hours do you feel like working?
    • A. 

      Average 0 to 10 hours a week. A few shifts during the month. Enough for some extra cash.

    • B. 

      Average 11 to 20 hours per week. Enough to supplement my life as I don't have many bills.

    • C. 

      Average 20-30 hours each week. I want to work as much as I can all school year. I REALLY need the money.

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