Part-Time Police Officer I

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Killeen TAMUCT

Part time

Job Title
Part-Time Police Officer I

Texas A&M University - Central Tx

University Police

Proposed Minimum Salary
$16.68 hourly

Job Location
Killeen, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

The Police Officer, under general supervision, provides specialized professional law enforcement skills by giving service, information and aid to citizens as circumstances require, preventing crime, suppressing disturbances, investigating criminal offenses, and arresting offenders.

-Patrols designated areas to prevent, discover, and deter the commission of crime, to enforce criminal law, to direct traffic, and to enforce motor vehicle operation and parking regulations.
-Responds to calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, disturbances, assaults, robberies, and other felonies and misdemeanors.
-Interacts with the public on a day-to-day contact, provides assistance to other law enforcement, community departments, or local agencies.
-Secures crime scenes, conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witness statements, apprehends suspects, makes arrests, and transports offenders.
-Enforces criminal and traffic laws as well as University rules and regulations.
-Takes the appropriate action necessary in accordance with rules, regulations, and policies, Federal, State, and local laws.

Education and Experience:
-High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-One year of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic certification.

Must have a State of Texas class 'C' vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

Other Requirements:
All system university police will be required to meet minimum licensing standard requirements as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) § 217.1. Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Must successfully pass psychological evaluation, physical examination, and complete background investigation to include but not limited to driving history, criminal background, and credit history.

This position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). A CSA reports non-personally identifying information to the Department of Public Safety related to incidents that fall within the Jeanne Clery Act. Working knowledge of and completion of annual training on the Jeanne Clery Act is required.

Hours and days vary

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

About Us
Texas A&M University-Central Texas was established in 2009 as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is an upper-level institution, fully aligned with regional community colleges and offering quality bachelor's and master's degrees with an emphasis on access and affordability.

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, with more than 2,600 students currently enrolled. To accommodate both full and part-time students, classes are offered on the main campus in Killeen, at off-site locations like Fort Hood and the East Williamson County Higher Education Center in Hutto, as well as fully online. The University serves the Central Texas region with a growing range of academic programs that foster excellence and achievement. For more information about A&M-Central Texas, visit

Texas A&M University-Central Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (254) 519-8610.

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Job No:
Posted: 12/5/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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