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University Police Officer

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University Police Officer

Job ID: 224189
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Columbus State University is a vibrant, 24 hour campus with over 8,000 students. Located in Columbus, Georgia, Columbus State University is a diverse academic community and is committed to providing a safe environment for those who work and study here as well as those who visit our campus. The University Police Department supports this mission by playing a critical role in the safety and protection of all constituents, serving as a campus partner to other units that address the needs of the University community.

Job Summary
Columbus State University has an opening for a University Police Officer in the University Police Department. This position is regular or special duty work, protecting life and property.

Work involves prevention and detention of crimes, enforcement of state and local laws and rules, as well as enforcement of regulations and policies of Columbus State University and the Board of Regents. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with the University community; must be willing to promote cooperation and understanding within the department and organization; must be self- motivated and able to work independently.

Required Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or GED; must be 21 years of age; and have a valid driver's license. The selected candidate should possess a Georgia P.O.S.T. certification as a peace officer, or the ability to obtain certification.

Proposed Salary
The annualized salary for this position is $34,000 and includes full benefits.

Required Documents to Attach
For fullest consideration, please submit your application immediately. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment. Applicant must be in good physical health, and pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Review of applications will immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume

All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University's online employment site.

Contact Information
If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to [email protected].

Conditions of Employment
Columbus State University Police Officer Selection Process:

The selection process for police officers is intended to identify those candidates that are best suited for a rewarding and challenging career in law enforcement. The mission of the Columbus State University Police Department is in part to safeguard the life, liberty and property of all people who may come into contact with the agency. The hiring process helps ensure that the selected candidate best reflects the core values of the Columbus State University Police Department. Each candidate for the position of police officer will be required to submit to the following steps:

1. Initial application submission using the Columbus State University's online employment site.
2. Interview with command staff.
3. Personal History Booklet completed.
4. Background investigation to include a fingerprint check through FBI and GBI.
5. Computer Voice Stress Examination (information provided from application and PHB).
6. Interview with Chief of Police.
7. Conditional offer of employment.
8. Pre-employment physical, pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment psychological.
9. Probationary appointment for six months following basic mandate certification.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=224189&PostingSeq=1

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Job No:
Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 2/18/2033
Work Type: Full Time