Police Officer

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Posting Information

Posting Number2021034Posting/Functional TitlePolice OfficerUniversity Pay Plan TitlePolice OfficerLocationSan MarcosDepartmentUniversity PoliceRecruitment TypeOpen to AllJob TypeFull-TimeMonthly Salary$4,000Job Category Non-ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

• Be a US Citizen, by birth or naturalization
• Current TCOLE Certification
• Must meet requirements of university driver selection program
• Provide a valid Texas Driver License
• Provide a completed Personal History Statement
• Must possess a high school diploma / GED

Preferred Qualifications

• 60 College Credit Hours / Associates Degree
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Previous work experience in university policing
• TCOLE Proficiency Certificate above Basic Peace Officer

Job Description

Responsible for providing a visible deterrent against crime within the university community.

Job Duties

• Provide proactive patrols of university owned, leased or operated property by foot, bike and vehicle to provide a visible deterrence to crime
• Respond to police calls for service utilizing safe operation of a police vehicle
• Complete and submit accurate police reports in a timely manner
• Enforce State Laws, Local Ordinances, and all University Rules as appropriate
• Proper use of communication and recording equipment

Additional Information to ApplicantsJob Open Date10/07/2020Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)10/21/2020Open Until FilledNoNormal Work DaysSunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, SaturdayNormal Work Hours StartRotating ShiftsNormal Work Hours EndRotating ShiftsPosting NoticesApplicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements., Applicant must pass the drug and alcohol test relevant to the job posting title requirements., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.

Why work @ Texas State?

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

Quick Linkhttp://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/33903Applicant DocumentRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you currently hold or have the ability to obtain a drivers license within 90 days of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a TCOLE License?
    • Yes
    • No




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Posted: 10/11/2020
Application Due: 10/21/2020
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