UPD Police Officer (Multiple Openings)

12 Jan 2024
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Posting InformationPosting Number2024262Posting/Functional TitleUPD Police Officer (Multiple Openings)University Pay Plan TitlePolice OfficerLocationSan MarcosDepartmentUniversity PoliceRecruitment TypeOpen to AllJob TypeFull-TimeMonthly Salary$4,250.00 - $4,808.49Job CategoryNon-ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

Current Active TCOLE Peace Officer License OR out of state equivalent (must obtain TCOLE license within 3 months of hire date)

Must possess a high school diploma / GED .

Preferred Qualifications

60 College Credit Hours / Associates Degree.

Bachelor’s Degree.

Previous work experience in university policing.

TCOLE Proficiency Certificate above Basic Peace Officer.

Current Full Time Working Peace Officer.

Job DescriptionIf you are ready to embark on a fulfilling career that combines professional growth with personal satisfaction, the Texas State UniversityPolice Department (https://www.police.txst.edu/careers.html) is the place to be.We are a close-knit team with appreciation for the unique contributions of each one of our staff and officers. We believe that each of us can make a positive impact on the lives of TXST students, faculty, staff and visitors, and members of the larger community. TXST officers benefit from competitive compensation, comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, continuous professional development opportunities, and employee and dependent child tuition support. To underscore the importance of professional growth to the success of the individual and the team, we provide training, model community-oriented policing skills, and engage wholeheartedly with the university campus and our surrounding community. To be a part of UPD at TXST is to be part of a university filled with creative and caring people who show appreciation for our department. Apply today and take the first step towards being a part of a team where every member is valued, respected, and plays a pivotal role in upholding our commitment to safety, inclusiveness, and excellence.Key police officer responsibilities include patrolling the campus to deter and detect criminal activity, responding promptly to calls for service, conducting initial criminal investigations, and accurately completing reports. Officers are also responsible for effectively identifying and apprehending individuals engaging in criminal behavior. The role extends beyond addressing criminal incidents, as officers are expected to respond to non-criminal events on campus to provide necessary assistance and collaborate with surrounding law enforcement agencies as needed.Job Duties

Provide proactive patrols of university owned, leased or operated property by foot, bike and vehicle to provide a visible deterrence to crime.

Respond to police calls for service utilizing safe operation of a police vehicle.

Complete and submit accurate police reports in a timely manner.

Enforce State Laws, Local Ordinances, and all University Rules as appropriate.

Proper use of communication and recording equipment.

Additional Information to ApplicantsYou will be required to complete a Personal History Statement as part of the hiring process.Job Open Date01/12/2024Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)Open Until FilledYesNormal Work DaysSunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, SaturdayNormal Work Hours StartRotating ShiftsNormal Work Hours EndRotating ShiftsPosting NoticesApplicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements., Applicant must pass the drug and alcohol test relevant to the job posting title requirements., You will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application.Legal and Required NoticesTexas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.Why work @ Texas State?

Amazingbenefits (https://www.hr.txst.edu/benefits.html) : various health coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!

Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!

Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program

Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.

An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus

Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

Employee tuition support (https://www.hr.txst.edu/odc/employee-education/academic-release-tuition-support.html) anddependent child tuition program (https://www.hr.txst.edu/benefits/dependent-tuition.html) .

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.Quick Linkhttps://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/45201Applicant Document

Full-time
  • ID: #50857471
  • State: Texas San marcos 78666 San marcos USA
  • City: San marcos
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-01-12
  • Deadline: 2024-03-13
  • Category: Et cetera
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