Officer (PSO) - Journey
Vacancy Open to:
All CandidatesEmployment Type:
Permanent - Full-timeHours per week:
40Months per year:
PSO001NC Salary Grade Equivalency:
Officer (PSO)Working Title:
Officer (PSO) - JourneySalary Range:
$45,000Anticipate Hiring Range:
Safety & Security (Adm)Work Unit:
Police and Public SafetyWork Schedule:
12 hour shifts, variable days with shifts rotating every six months.Primary Purpose of Position:
Performs all essential job functions of a North Carolina Law Enforcement Officer.
Applies the community policing philosophy to all aspects of providing public safety services in a university environment.Minimum Education/Experience:
Required Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalency. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.Essential Job Duties:
Performs all essential job functions of a North Carolina Law Enforcement Officer including: effecting arrests; preparing investigative and accident reports; exercise independent judgment in search and seizure and arrest situations; operate a police vehicle in all conditions; communicate effectively utilizing the police radio systems; conduct criminal investigations; pursue fleeing suspects; perform rescue operations; utilize various firearms and other use of force tools; conduct foot patrols; conduct surveillance operations; effectively communicate with people in all situations; maintain control when confronted with verbal abuse; administer medical assistance based on level of training; and transport and process detainees.Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
Demonstrated competencies associated with the following duties: effective performance of general patrol duties (emergency response, medical, traffic, and service); the ability to perform effective investigations; an understanding of crime prevention and community policing in a university environment; the ability to effectively use and maintain law enforcement equipment; and the ability to effectively perform telecommunications duties.
Minimum age 21. Successful completion of a medical examination, psychological evaluation, and drug screen.
North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training (NC BLET) certified candidates;
NC BLET certified officers who have been away from law enforcement for less than one year;
Out-of-state certified officers; Out-of state certified officers who have been away from law enforcement for less than one year;
Candidates currently enrolled in a NC BLET certification program.Necessary Licenses or Certifications:
Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.Work Location:
UNC Charlotte CampusPosting date:
06/30/2021Special Notes to Applicants:
Applicants must be at the minimum age of 21 years old at the time of their application.
A medical examination, psychological evaluation, and drug screen is required of all finalists.
This is an on-going pool of Public Safety Officer candidates from which interviews will be scheduled.
Priority consideration to applicants will be given as follows:
1) In-state transfers;
2) NC BLET certified candidates;
3) NC BLET certified officers who have been away from law enforcement for less than one year;
4) Out-of-state transfers;
5) Out-of state certified officers who have been away from law enforcement for less than one year;
6) Candidates currently enrolled in a NC BLET certification program.
Applicants will remain active for the duration of the posting period.
If you have continued interest beyond the posted closing date, you will need to reapply for the next available Public Safety Officer listing.
*(New postings: Jan 1st & July 1st each year).