Police Officer - Four (4) Positions Available
Posting Information: Serves as a member of a community policing team that employs problem-solving strategies for addressing crime and safety problems; performs patrol duties including but not limited to responding to calls for service or crimes, investigating violations of law or university rules, preparing written report, enforcing parking and traffic rules, engaging in crowd and traffic control, patrolling and inspecting buildings and facilities for safety or law enforcement concerns, and coordinating with higher authority on special traffic, law enforcement or safety concerns; enters reports into a computer; performs extensive computer work; performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalency. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.
Preferred Qualifications: Successfully complete Field Training Officer Program; good physical condition as evidenced by successfully passing an approved law enforcement physical test; must be 20 years of age; must be a US Citizen or eligible to work in the United States; must successfully pass a background investigation; two years of successful work experience in a public-contact occupation; must be able to work rotating shifts, out-of-doors, and in a variety of assignments including foot, vehicle, and bicycle patrol; must be able to deal with stressful situations, including life-threatening incidents; must not object to using force against another person when legally justified; experience in working with word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Additional desired qualifications include education beyond the minimum and one year of successful law enforcement work experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants: This posting will be used to fill four (4) vacancies; Pos. #170714, #170715, #170716 & #170717. The position will receive a comprehensive benefits package as a state employee including a Law Enforcement retirement package, paid holidays, health insurance, sick leave, vacation leave and shift premium pay. To be considered, you must apply online. HARD COPY APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Attach a cover letter and resume to complete the application and attach a DD-214 if applicable. PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS. If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. *Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).