College Police Officer (El Centro)

Dallas, Dallas County
Feb 20, 2014
Location: El Centro
Division: Coll Police - El Centro
Position Number: 051402014
Position Type: Safety and Security
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $3.373.67/monthly; L01
Work Days/Hours: 40 hours per week as assigned
Posting Number: 02742
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Responsible for performing specialized police services involving college regulation enforcement, traffic control, accident investigation and enforcement of city ordinances and Texas state law on college property and in college facilities. Patrol college facilities and property on foot and by motor vehicle; issues citations; secures doors, gates, and other entrances and exits to the grounds and facilities. Investigate automobile accidents, suspected crimes, and nuisances. Conduct preliminary investigations; gathers evidence and obtains witnesses. Answer calls and complaints and provides assistance to faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Assist in case preparations and appears in court as directed by supervisor. Maintain contact with other law enforcement agencies to stay abreast of laws, ordinances, etc. and maintains peace officer licensure by obtaining proper bi-annual TCLEOSE mandated training. Provide daily status reports to supervisor regarding follow-up investigation, potential hazards, etc. Maintain compliance with proper data collection procedures necessary for adherence to Texas racial profiling reporting laws. May provide guidance to a College Safety Officer as necessary. May be required to provide emergency medical treatment, including CPR/AED, until medical personnel arrive. Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

Work involves physical stamina requiring light to moderately heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds), exposure to inclement weather, and extended periods of walking.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

There are two vacancies.

# of Months:
Close Date: 03/05/2014
Open Until Filled: No

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or equivalent or higher. Current and valid Texas Peace Officer license. Law enforcement experience preferred but not required. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine proper course of action. Ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously, tactfully, and with respect for the rights of others. Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others. Will be required to be trained to provide emergency medical treatment including CPR/AED. Valid Texas driver's license required. Will be required to handle handguns, baton, and/or defense spray in a safe and effective manner, and be tested on same periodically. Oral and written communication skills to interact with persons from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service. *Psychological testing, freedom from drug dependency testing, and a physical (medical) will be conducted as a condition of employment.* *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*