University of North Texas Dallas - Police Officer I

Location
Dallas
Posted
May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Police Officer I .

The University ? the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city ? seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow?s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/Due to the growth of the University, the Police Department is also expanding. Please note that there are multiple openings for the Police Officer I position.Police Officer performs all duties normally associated with employment as a licensed police officer; including, preventive patrol, arrest, search & seizure, traffic enforcement, crash investigation, public safety and service, investigation of criminal incidents, and maintaining public order on the university campus and surrounding area. Work involves patrolling day and night all campus areas, buildings and parking lots. Police Officers must exercise good judgment and discretion in dealing with violators of laws and University regulations. Police Officers may be required to work special assignments, special events or be on call. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Conducts regular patrols inside and outside of buildings, parking lots, and around the campus grounds to watch for criminal activity, unsecured buildings, fires, and any other unusual conditions or irregularities.* Investigates reports of criminal behavior and university regulations.* Arrests violators and files appropriate charges where and when such action is appropriate.* Issues citations for parking and traffic violations.* Conducts traffic accident investigations.* Prepares written and oral reports on completed investigative activities and calls.* Testifies in criminal/civil court, administrative hearings and other required venues.* Enforces traffic laws and directs traffic upon area public streets.* Protects lives and property.* Performs other duties as directed by the Chief of Police or police supervisory personnel.* Observes safety and security measures appropriate to work performed and work supervised.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.