Police Officer 2 - Current UCO Employees Only (22444)
Job DetailsLevel ExperiencedJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKRemote Type N/APosition Type StaffEducation Level UndisclosedSalary Range $42,702.40 - $42,702.40 Salary/yearTravel Percentage NoneJob Shift AnyJob Category UndisclosedDescription Position Overview:Provide for campus safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Monitor, note, report, and investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area. Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Investigate traffic accidents and other accidents to determine causes and to determine if a crime has been committed. Cooperate with other law enforcement officials. Department Specific Essential Job Functions:This is general duty investigative work involving the investigation of criminal incidents and filing charges with the appropriate court of jurisdiction as necessary. An employee of this class has the same responsibilities as that of a Patrol Officer II with additional requirements, responsibilities and expectations for performance. A Patrol Officer I may be assigned to this position with approval of the Chief of Police. Work involves an element of danger and is generally performed in plain clothes. The police investigator is engaged in constant and varied contact with the public which requires the exercise of individual initiative. Expected to perform with a great degree of independent judgment within well-defined guidelines and laws. Must be able to make informed decisions, with authority, in all situations. Specific assignments are received from supervisors and are carried out in accordance with established rules and procedures. Employee must, however, be able to react with discretion, dispatch and authority in managing emergencies. The assigned investigator will be expected to work a combination of scheduled uniformed patrol duties and investigative duties each work week. The assigned investigator can expect this balance to be roughly 60% uniformed patrol and 40% investigations, but adjusted dependent upon department need or as directed by department supervisors in any given work week. Patrol duties may be extended to enable the qualified investigator to also serve as a Field Training Officer for new police officers. He or she will work special events in plain clothes or uniform as needed. The Detective will be subject to call to provide guidance to other department staff and will be required to respond in-person at all hours of the day and night in response to investigative or other department needs. A portion of the salary differential between this position and Master Police Officer is intended to compensate the Detective for maintaining a cellular phone used all or in part to fulfill duties. The Detective will manage the department’s evidence and property management systems consistent with policy, liaison with prosecutors and courts and partner with other agencies on investigations as may be appropriate. Other duties assigned may include special project participation, support for other university activities, training coordination, and policy development. The investigator will be referred to as Detective in all agency reports, policies, etc.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Portrays to the public a calm demeanor during normal and highly stressful situations of interaction. Expresses ideas clearly and concisely in English, both orally and in writing. Ability to interact with various levels within or outside the University to provide service, interpret and explain ideas and concepts, as well as resolve issues., Maintains a working knowledge of policies and procedures, generally accepted principles, and methods. Resolves day to day operational issues by collecting and interpreting information. Solutions may include modifying procedures and methods to address new conditions and may incorporate advice and input as needed from supervisor. Judgment and Decision Making - Ability to make independent, complex decisions simultaneously exercising personal initiative and good judgment Social Perceptiveness - Demonstrates good human relation skills to establish and foster good relationships with subordinates, university employees, and students. Must have a service attitude. Critical thinking, and ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Learning - Proficient use of personal computer and Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to learn and utilize the university software program and systems in the performance of regular duties. Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.Job Level:Scope & Impact: This position is an intermediate-level independent contributor whose actions may have a significant impact on a department's operations. This position may also affect operations of multiple work areas.Communication & Interaction: Interacts with various levels within or outside the University to provide service, interpret and explain ideas and concepts, as well as resolve issues.Effective Knowledge: Demonstrates functional expertise in a particular domain. Demonstrates ability to operate independently and without supervision for day to day operations.Problem Solving & Judgement: Maintains a working knowledge of policies and procedures, generally accepted principles, and methods. Resolves day to day operational issues by collecting and interpreting information. Solutions may include modifying procedures and methods to address new conditions and may incorporate advice and input as needed from supervisor. This role includes broad responsibilities requiring the application of policies to dynamic and complex conditions. Problems generally require significant analysis and judgment. Solutions may include adapting existing policies and systems to address unique situations.Budget Authority: May provide input into budget development by identifying operational needs and requirements. May assist with research, requirements gathering or other related efforts to develop budgetary requirements.Policy & Procedure Authority: Primarily responsible for applying organizational policies and procedures and/or determining appropriate process to follow.Reporting Relationships: Generally reports to manager or higher but may receive basic operational direction and guidance from senior level staff members.Supervisory & Team Leadership Responsibilities: May provide functional subject matter expertise and guidance to junior staff.Qualifications Qualifications Required: Must have been employed as a Police Officer I with UCO with no less than two (2) years experience or have at least three (3) years of service (plus 18 months with UCO) with another law enforcement agency in a commissioned position that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Must have a service history that reflects commitment to the department and university and minimal behavior and performance (negative) incidents. Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License. Must be an officer in good standing with C.L.E.E.T.Qualifications Preferred: May train and supervise student employees. Works under minimal supervision with some latitude for independent judgment. May provide functional subject matter expertise and guidance to junior and senior staff. Will this employee supervise others?NOPhysical Demands:Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.This position requires a physical. The physical requirements are:
- Ability to lift 50 lbs. regularly and 75 lbs. occasionally.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry 200 feet.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry up/down 30 stairs.
- Ability to walk regularly for long periods of time across the campus.
- Ability to sit for long periods of time.
- Ability to use and reach with hands and arms regularly.
- Ability to climb in high places using a ladder or balance frequently.
- Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and crawl occasionally.
- Ability to push or pull dolly loaded with up to 120 pounds for 300 feet occasionally.
- Must have close, distance, and peripheral vision.
- Depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
- Pass PFT (pulmonary function test)