JOB NO.: 102433-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: POLICE OFFICERS DETECTIVES
Categories: Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 102433
Working Title: POLICE OFFICER
Official Title: POLICE OFFICER(65200)
Hiring Department: A776000-UNIV POLICE DEPARTMENT/POLICE OFFICERS DETECTIVES
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
The Police Officer is a sworn law enforcement position under the general direction of a ranking officer or supervisor. Police Officers must be capable of providing a full range of law enforcement services. They enforce laws, investigate complaints, investigate incidents which may have an impact on the University, maintain order, assist people, identify criminal activity, apprehend and arrest offenders, identify the source of problems in the community and work with the community to resolve issues.
All Police Officers in permanent status are expected to have the ability to conduct complex investigations, take photographs, collect physical evidence and assist less senior officers in similar circumstances. Police Officers must be capable of preparing complete written reports of all investigation and testifying regarding those reports when necessary. Police officers must maintain a high level of proficiency in the use of police equipment including the handling and use of firearms and be capable of using deadly force when appropriate based on the laws of the State of Wisconsin and Department Written Directives.
Police officers should be capable of working in cooperation with officers from other agencies and interacting with persons from other University departments, mental health and social services agencies. Police officers may be required to participate in crowd control and dignitary protection details.
Experienced Police Officers may be selected to serve as Police Training Officers, Evidence Technicians or Community Officers, in which cases additional training is normally provided. Experienced officers may also be assigned to Court Services, Crime Prevention, Personnel and Training, Emergency Management, Infrastructure Security or the Detective Bureau.
UW-Madison Police Department employees will support the Department's vision and mission by operating in a fair, unbiased manner which respects the rights and dignity of all individuals. As a Department employee, your everyday actions will be guided by the Department's values of Honor, Integrity, Guardians, Health, Empathy and Respect (Reaching HIGHER) and be grounded in the highest ethical and professional standards. UW-Madison Police Department employees are expected to take an active role in creating and maintaining a positive, welcoming and inclusive work environment. Employees will assist or participate in the Department's recruiting, hiring and diversity efforts and the on-boarding of new employees in the work unit. Department employees are expected to work in partnership with the campus and area communities to provide leadership in solving community problems, preventing crime and providing a safe environment to fulfill the mission of the University. Employees will strive for excellence in fulfilling the Department's mission and vision statements, values and goals.
As part of building community trust, employees are expected to intervene in crises; protect life and property; and actively participate in crime prevention and education and training of public. The ability to collect data, document, report, and analyze incidents is critical to maintaining a safe environment. In addition employees in this position must be able to plan, self-analyze, adjust, predict and adapt to change, and have a visionary and futuristic outlook. Employees are expected to build trust and positive relationships not only within the Department, but also with key partner agencies and entities and the UW-Madison community. Employees will be actively engaged within the Department and the campus community.
This position is considered an essential position for the University Campus. The schedule is determined by Department needs and policy. The schedule rotates based on a pre-determined schedule and includes working holidays and weekends. Work beyond or outside hours scheduled may be required during emergencies, special events or as assigned.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.
As part of the application process you will be required to upload your cover letter and resume in to the Talent Recruitment and Engagement Management System.
This Police Officer process requires candidates to be certified as a sworn law enforcement officer in the State of Wisconsin on the date of hire.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
Advertised: 06 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 8 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time