Feb 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: POLICE OFFICER #00027262
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35687
Hiring Department University Police Application DeadlineMarch 14th, 2021 Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, benefit eligible Salary$18.00/hourJob Description

Work rotating shifts operating police vehicles or conducting foot patrol throughout assigned geographical areas, observing for criminal activity or other incidents requiring police intervention.

Speaks informally on a continuing basis with citizens concerning local ordinances, state laws, and police related subjects to assist in resolving their particular issue in cooperation with the Department.

Answers calls regarding service, illness, accidents, disturbances, crime or distress and provides necessary assistance.

Conducts after hour security checks of University buildings and property.

Responds to in-progress or recent criminal incidents to apprehend violators, restore or maintain public safety and obtain pertinent information for subsequent investigations.

Makes pedestrian/vehicle stops to question suspects of ordinance/statute violations. Interview victims, witnesses, and actual or suspected subjects in criminal incidents. Writes a variety of narrative reports on incidents, information, traffic stops and accidents.

May serve as field training officer for new personnel. Maintains departmental equipment, supplies and facilities. Keeps in contact with the general public, court officials, and other city officials in the performance of police operations activities; and frequently attends training programs to enhance job knowledge and performance.

Dispatch and assist with information disbursement.

Provide crime prevention programs to the campus community.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 30 college credit hours from accredited college or university OR 2 years federal active duty military service with an honorable discharge OR 2 years’ experience as full-time POST certified peace officer
  • A valid Missouri operator’s license

Missouri POST certification may be required prior to employment, but it is required once job is started

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced levels of education and safe driving record without violations, summonses and arrests. Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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