Public Service Officer

Denton, TX
Mar 02, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Public Service Officer

Official Title
Public Service Officer

Position Number

Police Services - 152500


Is this an internal posting only?

Work Schedule
12 - Hour Shifts - Hours Vary as Needed

Department Overview
The University of North Texas Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency serving the University of North Texas (UNT) community, a 38,000 student public institution of higher education 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 additionally accredited by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). This dual accreditation helps to ensure 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
The Police Services Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Public Service Officer to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

The Public Service Officer provides a wide variety of services to the UNT community. The Public Service Officer is service-oriented and non-combative and does not act as a law enforcement officer. Provides general support to the Police Department and is expected to report any situation requiring a
police response.

Some of the services provided may include:
* Securing buildings, conducting vehicle or foot patrol of campus.
* Providing escorts to students, staff and visitors as requested.
* Assist with vehicle jump-starts.
* Reporting theft, vandalism, unsafe acts, accidents, disturbances and property damage to Campus Police.

We intend for this position to be assigned to the UNT Discovery Park in Denton.

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 a High school diploma or GED and two (2) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

* Some college and/or one full year of security experience.
* Good driving record.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?

Driving a University Vehicle?

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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