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Campus Police Officer

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Working Title Campus Police Officer

Job Summary

Eastern Washington University is currently seeking applications for Campus Police Officer. This position will perform general duty police work to protect life and property, enforce laws and ordinances, maintain order, and prevent and investigate crime.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.



About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.



Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.



Conditions of Employment

Applicants will be required to pass the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Fitness test, a written test and participate in an oral board interview as a part of the recruitment process. Applicants will be notified of the dates/times for these components of the process. The fitness test consists of a 300p meter run (to be completed in no more than 71.0 seconds), push-ups (minimum of 21/maximum of 35), sit-ups (minimum of 30/maximum of 38) and a 1.5 mile run (to be completed in no more than 14.31 minutes). Human Resources will contact applicants for the next available Fitness Test.

The selected candidate will be required to work rotating shifts and attend any required training at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Academy. The successful candidate will be required to pass both a psychological and polygraph test prior to entrance into the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Academy. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check and pre-placement physical prior to beginning work.

This is an agency shop position.



Physical Demands

If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at [email protected]

Required Qualifications:
  • High school graduation or GED
  • Minimum age of 21 years
  • Valid driver's license
  • No previous felony convictions
    AND
  • 2 years of full-time college in Police Science or allied field OR 1 year of police or campus security
  • Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications, except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current commissioned police officer
  • Completed Criminal Justice Training Commission reserve police officer academy and has been employed for the last two years as a police officer.


Other Skills and Abilities:



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Posted: 3/16/2018
Application Due: 5/15/2018
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