Working Title: Police Sergeant
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: University of Virginia Police Department
Posting Date: 08-29-2018
The University of Virginia Police Department is seeking highly qualified candidates for Police Sergeant to join their nationally accredited law enforcement agency providing police services to the University Community. The Police Sergeant supports and supervises officers who carry out the core duties of the Police Department to protect lives, health, and property, in addition to enforcing laws, responding to emergencies, controlling traffic and crowds, preventing crime, and providing other services.
Interested applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent, as well as a Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Certification. Applicants must have a valid Virginia Driver's License with a positive points balance. Previous working experience in a security or law enforcement capacity is required. Previous supervisory and leadership experience is also required. The ability to maintain a calm, balanced perspective, and successfully complete duties in a stressful situation is essential, as is the ability to analyze situations and use good judgment The ability to apply Virginia state law in field situations and understand and articulate the University's strategic aims and programs is required. Successful and demonstrated experience in responsive, approachable, and courteous engagement with the community is required. Strong oral and written communications, including writing accurate reports, testifying in court, and interacting with the community is essential.
Preference will be given to applicants with an Associate's Degree or higher and/or who possess a DCJS Instructor certification.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number #0623937, complete the application and attach a cover letter, a resume/CV. This position is open until filled.
For questions about this position or the application process, please contact Rhiannon O'Coin at [email protected]
The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to maintain a calm, balanced perspective, successfully complete duties in stressful situations and to analyze situations and use good judgment in a problem solving or crisis situation.
Ability to apply Virginia state law in field situations and understands and articulates the University's strategic aims and programs.
Ability to supervise, track, and train personnel
Demonstrate exemplary customer service through responsive, approachable, and courteous engagement with the community.
Demonstrate strong oral and written communications, including writing accurate reports, testifying in court, interacting with the community.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
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