Police Officer

Location
Clemson, Pickens County
Posted
May 13, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time

Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

1. JOB PURPOSE

A CU LEO I-Patrolman performs duties under general supervision to enforce State, County and Municipal Laws, Rules and Regulations for the protection and security of persons and/or property of Clemson University.  

2. JOB FUNCTIONS

PATROL
Patrols assigned areas to detect violations and enforce State, County and Municipal laws, rules and regulations for the protection and security of persons and/or property of Clemson University.  E/30%

INVESTIGATES
Investigates complaints, interviews victims, witnesses and participants; photographs and sketches crime scene(s), collects evidence and informs superiors as appropriate.  E/25%

PREVENTION
Performs duties associated with fire and crime prevention to include transporting sick/injured persons to/from infirmary and assisting disabled motorists.  E/10%

TRAFFIC CONTROL
Directs pedestrian and vehicular traffic installs and removes traffic control barricades, issues parking tickets and traffic summons as appropriate; participates in traffic safety programs.  E/10%

OTHER DUTIES
Performs other related duties as required.  E/5%

PRESENTATIONS
Prepares cases for court presentation.  Presents cases in the Clemson University Municipal Court - forwards any and all necessary documents for Circuit Court cases to the Solicitor's Office and testifies in court when necessary.  E/5%

RESPONSE
Responds to disturbances, performs investigations, collects evidence and completes necessary reports.  E/5%

BOOKING
Exercises arrest powers when appropriate: completes booking reports, fingerprints and photographs when necessary.  E/5%

HAZMAT
Reports safety hazards ,prepares police reports and other report(s) of activity as required.  E/5%
QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A high school diploma or GED

LICENSES:
A valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

CERTIFICATIONS:
Must possess or obtain Certification by the S.C. Law Enforcement Training Council in accordance with State Law within a year of hire.  Must be qualified for appointment as a State Constable in pursuant to SC Code Section 23-1-60.

PREFERRED ADDITION TO THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
One (1)  year previous experience in law enforcement or a related field.
PAY & WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 40;  Band: 04 ($ 25,627.00 - $ 30,000)

Employee may be required to work in excess of forty (40) hours per week.  Employee's work schedule is subject to change and may require work on weekends and/or holidays.  Employee may be required to work on day, evening, night or a combination of shifts
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Working knowledge of the civil codes for the state of South Carolina and modern police methods and procedures.   Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.  Physical ability to perform assigned duties.

Guidelines: The employee performs daily assignments with the direction and supervision of his/her supervisor.   Employee's independence with discretion depends upon assignments and may vary from liberal to limited.  All duties are performed within the parameters of State Law and Department Policy.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:

May 23, 2014
JOB LOCATION:

Clemson University Police Department
JEANNE CLERY ACT:

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding areas.  As a current or prospective Clemson University employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information for this institution.   For more information regarding our Employment, Campus Safety and Benefits, please visit the Human Resources - Prospective Employees web page shown below:

http://www.clemson.edu/cao/humanresources/prospective/
CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.PI77400091