Police Officer

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitlePolice OfficerDepartmentHSC-Police-Administration-355400Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationSalary Commensurate With ExperienceDepartment Summary

The Police Officer provides law enforcement, security and related public safety services for both the protection of Universityowned
property and the members of the community in fulfillment of the department’s mission to provide a comprehensive program
of services to help ensure the campus remains a safe and pleasant place in which to live, study and work.

Position Overview

The Police Officer provides law enforcement, security and related public safety services for both the protection of Universityowned
property and the members of the community in fulfillment of the department’s mission to provide a comprehensive program
of services to help ensure the campus remains a safe and pleasant place in which to live, study and work.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess current TCOLE license. Must possess a valid Texas Driver License or obtain one within 30 days of hire. Must have physical ability to perform police officer (Law Enforcement) duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Good moral character and ability to furnish acceptable character references.
  • Understanding of and willingness to abide by the Police Officers Code of Ethics.
  • Physical ability to perform Police Officer (Law Enforcement) duties.
  • Ability and willingness to work long or irregular hours, on various and changing shifts, sometimes under severe emotional stress and inclement weather.
  • Exercises good judgment and utilizes tact and courtesy when working with the public under frequently stressful conditions.
  • Ability to react quickly and effectively under emergency (high stress) situations.
  • Demonstrates professional demeanor and superior oral communication skills.
  • Ability to formulate effective solutions to problem situations in accordance with statutes, regulations, and training.
  • Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
Preferred Qualifications

Two years of police officer experience

Required License / Registration / Certification

Basic Peace Officer License

Work Schedule

Rotating shift

Driving University VehicleYesSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitlePolice OfficerPhysical RequirementsDriving, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Sitting, Standing, Twisting, Walking Job Duties

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- Detains, arrests, or issue citations to individuals suspected of criminal activity.

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- Answer calls for service in HSC primary jurisdiction and related property.

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- Provides security during special events (graduations, conferences, etc..)

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- Enforce state laws, Local ordinances, traffic laws and university regulations related to the welfare of students, faculty , staff and the
general public.

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-Complete and submit accurate police reports in a timely manner

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-Patrolling of university owned, leased or operated property by foot, bike and vehicle to provide a visible deterrence of crime.

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-Intensive walking/patrolling on University Property.

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-Performs dispatch function as needed.

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-Participate in community based police activities and programs.

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-Perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of law enforcement services.

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-Perform all aspects of law enforcement duties including investigation, community services, administration and training.

Posting NumberS1221PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/40068Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or a GED equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you at least 21 years of age?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a current TCOLE license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess a valid Texas Drivers License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 10/30/2020
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