Campus Police Off-Trainee

Job description

DescriptionCampus Police officers provide basic police patrol, police protective services and related police services for students, faculty and staff of Temple University.  Incumbents ensure peace and order in and around Temple University campuses. Position responsible to prevent crime by processing information received and taking necessary police action. Incumbents investigate criminal and non-criminal incidents, determining what occurred, identifying criminal perpetrators, arresting criminal perpetrators, or acting to bring about the arrest of criminal perpetrators.  Position performs uniformed police services at University functions and preventative foot patrol, primarily outdoors, of campus grounds and surrounding areas. Requirements include the operation of a police vehicle and/or police bike, occasionally under emergency circumstances, and performing motorized and bike police patrol. Perform other duties as assigned.


Must be at least 21 years of age. Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Have a current MPOETC certification card or be certified under the Municipal Police Officer’s Training Act (Act 120). Must successfully complete a medical physical, psychological and extensive background investigation.


Required Skills & Abilities:

**Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.

*Valid Driver's license.

*Ability to complete physical requirements of position, including heavy lifting, ability to physically pursue, restrain, and take into custody people suspected of a crime and ability to move rapidly up and down stairs while carrying heavy equipment.

*Demonstrated ability to recognize, understand, accept and appreciate the value of workplace diversity and respect the practices, values, and points of view of other individuals and groups.


** This position requires a background check **

** This position requires a Valid, current Driver’s License **


Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.


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Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at:


You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Variable
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time