Police Officer

Job description

Job no: 493569
Work type: Staff
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Police/Security/Safety

Position Title:

Police Officer


NMU Police Department

Term of Assignment:


Term End Date, If Applicable:

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt = overtime eligible

Work Schedule:

Variable shift/variable days; 10 hour shifts


$24.75 starting; $25.92 working


Less than 10%

Brief Statement of DutiesBrief Statement of Duties:

To assist the Chief-of-Police/Safety-Director in providing a safe environment for members of the University community. Enforce laws, regulations, ordinances and provide safeguards for University and private property.

Minimum QualificationsRequired Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Discipline / Degree Area:

Required Specialized Training/Certifications:

Must meet minimum standards of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards IAW P.A. 203.

Must have attended and graduated from a regional police academy and be licensable upon hiring.

Valid Michigan operators permit with a good driving record.

Required Minimum Work Experience:


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:

Public Safety and Security-Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Administration and Management-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Law and Government-Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, and agency rules.

Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively. Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Service Orientation-Actively looking for ways to help people.

Problem Sensitivity-The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Far Vision-The ability to see details at a distance.
Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Speech Clarity-The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Selective Attention-The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Speech Recognition-The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Flexibility of Closure-The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.

Additional Desirable QualificationsAdditional Desirable Qualifications:

OtherSpecial Instructions to Applicants:

Submit application, cover letter and resume.

Contact Information:

Brenda Bickler, Employment Specialist, 906-227-2114

Equal Employment Opportunity:

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

Advertised: Jun 07 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 17 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time