UGA Police DepartmentAbout the University of Georgia:
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.Posting Type:
Internal (PEP)Retirement Plan:
TRS or ORPEmployment Type:
Benefits EligibleFull/Part time:
Full TimeAdditional Schedule Information:
This position involves rotating shifts, there are no fixed shifts available for this position. Advertised Salary:
$65,000 - $70,000Posting Date:
07/16/2021Open until filled:
07/23/2021Proposed Starting Date:
07/30/2021Special Instructions to Applicants:
All external applicants MUST complete and submit, with all requested paperwork, the UGA Police departmental application which may be found on our web site at www.police.uga.edu in addition to the on-line application through UGA Human Resources.Location of Vacancy:
You must be a current employee of The University of Georgia to be eligible for this position.
Athens Area EEO Policy Statement:
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).Classification Title:
Police/Security ProfessionalJob Family:
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.Position Summary:
This is responsible supervisory work directing law enforcement activities for an assigned shift, staff of police personnel or specialized technical police work of comparable responsibility. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:
An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for assigning and supervising the work of assigned personnel engaged in patrol activities or in police work of a specialized nature. Considerable independent judgement, initiative, and understanding will be exercised in interpreting orders, rules, and regulations, and in meeting emergency situations. Work is performed in accordance with established rules, regulations, and instructions from superior officers who review the work through reports, conferences, and observation of police efficiency.
Extensive knowledge of standard police practices and techniques. Physical Demands:
Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances, particularly the laws of arrest and evidence as well as full familiarity with University policies in the public safety area.
Extensive knowledge of the campus and surrounding geographic area.
Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work and training of subordinates and to command their respect.
Ability to obtain information through interview and interrogation and to deal firmly and courteously with the public under stress conditions.
Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action on own initiative.
Ability to speak and write effectively.
Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with employees, university officials, and the public.
Skill in the use and care of firearms and firm administration of firearms safety policies.
Skill in first aid training.
Shift work of a a Law Enforcement nature, subject to working in hazardous conditions and outdoors in inclement weather.Is driving a responsibility of this position?:
YesIs this a Position of Trust?:
YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:
NoDoes this position require a P-Card? :
NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :
NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:
NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):
YesCredit and P-Card policy:
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.Duties/Responsibilities:
Acts as Shift Commander; determines personnel and equipment assignments; reviews investigation and arrest reports, and determines disposition requirements. Percentage of time:
Supervises and participates in the work of personnel engaged in the investigation of crimes and other offenses against persons and property; handles the more difficult and sensitive situations; reviews investigation reports.
Supervises the work of personnel engaged in communications and the preparation and maintenance of a variety of police records and reports on an assigned shift.
Assists superior officer in developing and implementing new or revised policies and procedures; interprets policies and procedures to departmental employees.
Acts as liaison between the police department and automotive center in order to keep all patrol cars in the best running condition at all times. Percentage of time:
Prepares or directs the preparation and maintenance of necessary records and reports.
Performs related work.