Police Cadet

Job description

Job location: Commerce TAMUC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-19
Req: R-036861
Job Title

Police Cadet

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

University Police

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.

This one combined PDF must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.

SUMMARY:

The Police Cadet, under supervision, attends an approved Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic police academy, works a schedule as assigned by the Texas A&M-Commerce Police Department, and attends one (1) week of a departmental orientation. The Police Cadet must complete the approved Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic police academy and pass the State of Texas police licensing exam within three (3) attempts.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attends and completes a Texas A&M University-Commerce Police Department orientation course.
  • Attends and completes an approved Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic police academy.
  • Participates in intensive classroom instruction programs and practical exercises.
  • Passes the State of Texas police licensing exam within three (3) attempts.
  • Works a schedule as assigned by the Texas A&M-Commerce Police Department.
  • Participates and completes a Texas A&M University-Commerce Police Cadet field training course.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education:

    High school diploma or equivalent AND:

    Minimum of twelve (12) hours of college credit from an accredited college or university (must provide documentation of college credit with an official transcript) OR

    Minimum of one (1) year of active duty in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. No equivalency will be granted unless the candidate was honorably discharged and has a DD Form 214 to document service and type of discharge. If the candidate is currently serving in the Reserves / Guard and a DD Form 214 is not available, appropriate documentation form the candidate’s unit verifying active duty service will suffice.

  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

    Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Ability to:

    Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population. Ability to function under adverse and stressful conditions.

  • Licensing/Professional Certifications:

    Upon employment, applicant must complete an approved Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic police academy and pass the required State of Texas police licensing exam within three (3) attempts.

    Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

    All Police Cadets will be required to meet minimum licensing standard requirements as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) § 217.1.

  • Physical/Psychological Requirements:

    Ability to obtain a passing Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Licensee Medical Condition Declaration (L-2).

    Ability to obtain a passing Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Licensee Psychological and Emotional Health Declaration (L-3).

  • Other Requirements: Background investigation and testing to include psychological examination required. May be required to submit to polygraph exam and drug testing. Due to the position you are applying for requires access to CJI systems, if it is found you have any of the following convictions on your criminal history report your application will be disqualified:

    Felony Conviction

    Felony Deferred Adjudication

    Class A Misdemeanor Conviction

    Class A Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication

    Family Violence Conviction

Open arrest for any criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor) will be disqualified until disposition. The following will be a disqualified for the amount of time listed:

a. Class B Misdemeanor Conviction – 10 years

b. Class B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication – 10 years

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of thirty-six (36) hours of college credit from an accredited college or university (must provide documentation of college credit with an official transcript) OR

  • Minimum of three (3) years of active duty in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. No equivalency will be granted unless the candidate was honorably discharged and has a DD Form 214 to document service and type of discharge. If the candidate is currently serving in the Reserves / Guard and a DD Form 214 is not available, appropriate documentation form the candidate’s unit verifying active duty service will suffice.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 4/12/2021
Application Due: 7/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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