Police Corporal

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
153161

Job Title
Police Corporal

Official Title
Police Corporal

Position Number
00004892

Department
Police Services - 152500

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
Yes

Work Schedule
40 hours, overtime as necessary

Department Overview
** This position is open only to internal candidates in the Police Services Department.**

The University of North Texas Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency serving the University of North Texas (UNT) community, a 37,000 student public institution within the Dallas/Fort Worth region.

The UNT Police Department is among only 7% of law enforcement agencies nationwide to have earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). The UNT Police Department is also accredited by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). This dual accreditation helps ensure that the University of North Texas Police Department operates in accordance with over 500 best practice standards to offer the UNT Community the highest level of professional law enforcement.

Job Description
**This position is open only to internal candidates in the Police Department.**

The Police Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Police Corporal to join our team.

* This position is responsible for enforcement of criminal laws, ordinances, traffic laws, and University regulations related to the welfare of students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
* Work involves patrolling in patrol cars, bicycles and on foot, day and night, of all campus areas and surrounding jurisdiction.
* Position may also be assigned to specialized functions such as criminal investigation, canine unit, traffic enforcement, narcotics, task force participation, administration, or other specialized duties.
* Position serves as a Field Training Officer, promotes crime awareness through presentations, pamphlets, flyers, and crime alert bulletins to the University and surrounding communities, Investigates crimes on campus and surrounding communities and prepares prosecution reports.
* Position may function in a lead capacity over staff employees by monitoring/assigning work.

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.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess two years police experience including training, a minimum of one year of which was completed with the University of North Texas Police Department; active peace officer license from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); meet all minimum requirements as stated in BI 8898 Police Officer Recruit and BI 8901 Police Officer classification descriptions; and, work performance which meets or exceeds acceptable performance standards based on current and prior year performance evaluations. Must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and meet one of the following requirements: have at least 60 completed credit hours of study at an accredited college or university, or received an associate's degree from an accredited college or university, or received an honorable discharge from the United States armed forces after at least two years of active service.

MANDATORY CONTINUING REQUIREMENTS
Employees in this class must meet and maintain the requirements for licensure and continuing licensure as a peace officer as established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); possess/maintain a valid Texas driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field
* TCOLE Intermediate Peace Officer Proficiency Certificate
* TCOLE Instructor Proficiency Certificate

Special Instructions to Applicants
** This position is open only to internal candidates in the Police Services Department.**


Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?
Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?
Yes

Job Open Date
09-12-2017

Job Close Date
09-19-2017

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63850

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