University Police Officer - Academy Trained (Multiple Positions)

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University of Massachusetts Lowell
Location
UMass Lowell

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Job Details

Job no: 508328
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: University Police
Salary: Grade 15E Step 1
Applications Open: May 14 2021
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Police Department is a full-service police agency that serves the University Community and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. University Police Officers perform a full range of police duties to insure the safety and security of the University community and property.

Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, 21 years of age or older
  • Must have successfully completed a full-time MPTC Academy or equivalent (SSPO academies and NERPI/ part-time do not qualify)
  • Must have Class A LTC Firearms License or the ability to obtain one
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Required:

  • Must pass a screening process that includes a background investigation, oral interview, physical fitness test, psychological exam, medical and drug exam
  • Certified candidates are expected to fulfill 1 year of service. If an employee fails to fulfill their required year he/she will be required to reimburse the University for their costs (not including the employees salary).

Only internal International Teamsters Union Local 25 Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

This is an International Teamsters Union Local 25 position, Grade 15E - Step 1.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

Posting updated 5/21/2021

Organization

Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell

Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.

Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.

This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.

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