Working Title: Police Sergeant
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: University of Virginia Police Department
Posting Date: 10-04-2017
The University of Virginia Police Department, a nationally accredited law enforcement agency, is seeking certified Police Officers for the position of Police Sergeant to provide professional police service to the University community. This position supervises officers, keeps supervisory records, provides officer training, and performs technical activities, enforces laws, responds to emergencies, controls traffic and crowds, prevents crime and provides other services that are essential to the core responsibilities of the police department. This position exists to supervise officers who carry out the core duties of the Police Department to protect lives, health, and property. The position does this by emergency responses, law enforcement, and crowd and traffic control.
Candidates must be DCJS certified Police Officers in the state of Virginia, have a positive point balance on their driving record, be able to successfully pass a thorough background check, complete pre-employment testing and successfully complete a field training program. University Police Officers must display uncommon integrity and be committed to the highest level of professionalism and excellence.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Should have the ability to supervise personnel, track/train personnel, and provide customer assistance, as well as the ability to maintain a calm, balanced perspective and successfully complete duties in stressful situations; and the ability to analyze situations and use good judgment in a problem solving or crisis situation.
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