UNIVERSITY POLICE OFFICER I POSITIONS
COME EXPLORE THE EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in BALTIMORE!
With six professional schools and a graduate school, the University of Maryland (UM) in Baltimore is Maryland’s founding campus and just blocks from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Oriole Park at Camden Yards and the Ravens football stadium. Using state-of-the-art technological support, UM is one of America’s leading research universities, with grant and contract support exceeding $588 million in FY11.
The UM Department of Public Safety consists of a full-service police department that serves the UM campus 24 hours a day; 365 days a year. University Police Officers are commissioned by the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC) and have full police authority. They work closely with a non-sworn security force to ensure the safety and protection of the campus. Typically, police officers respond to calls and requests for services via foot patrol, bike patrol, and vehicles. The department has a strong commitment to timely notifications of crime incidents that impact the safety of the campus. The University also sponsors University Police Officer (UPO) I hires through a Maryland Police Training Academy.
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The University of Maryland in Baltimore, Department of Public Safety is currently recruiting for POLICE OFFICER I POSITIONS
University Police Officer I - Requires high school diploma or GED
* Must be at least 21 years of age
* Must be a citizen of the United States
* Must have 20/100 (Snellen) vision the weaker eye and vision correctable to 20/30 in each eye and wear corrective lenses
* Must not have been convicted of a felony
* Must demonstrate physical ability to perform job
* Must work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, on call, and as needed
* Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License
* Finalists will be required to complete a comprehensive background check, including drug test, polygraph, and psychological evaluation.
Applicants who have prior military police experience or a degree in criminal justice and/or with prior security experience in an academic setting are preferred.
Successful candidates must have a stable work history and excellent oral and written communication skills. Finalists will be subject to a thorough background investigation, including polygraph examination.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class are required to achieve and maintain certification as specified by the Maryland Police Training Commission and must meet the minimum standards of appointment for Probationary Police Officer as established by the Maryland Police Training Commission. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Minimum Starting Salary: $38,200
Additional salary consideration will be given to selected candidates with current Maryland Police Training Commissions, prior military police experience, or a degree in criminal justice.
Posting Date: 2/1/13
Filing Deadline: 2/28/13
AFTER YOU COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION:
EXTREMELY IMPORTANT: Once you submit your online application, you must call the Human Resources Services – Staffing Department at 410-706-7171 to RSVP for the upcoming Physical Agility Test.
RSVP’s must be received by no later than Close of Business (COB) on Thursday, February 28, 2013 before 5PM EST. You must call to RSVP between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm EST, Monday – Friday.
***SPACES ARE LIMITED***
RSVP's taken on a first come, first serve basis.
Once you call to RSVP, a representative from Human Resources will ask for your email address.
You will be sent an email with additional information (location, time, date, protocols, etc.) about the Physical Agility Test (PAT).
You will need to download, print and bring the FORM below with you to the Physical Agility Test:
FORM (Click Link to Download PDF Document): Doctor’s Certification of Fitness FORM
(Note: Your Physician must circle that you CAN perform elements of the test safely).
The Physical Agility Test is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 8:00 AM EST.
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If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-7171, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258