Texas State University Police Officer in San Marcos, Texas

Posting Information

Posting Number2017390

Posting/Functional TitlePolice Officer

University Pay Plan TitlePolice Officer

LocationSan Marcos

DepartmentUniversity Police

Recruitment TypeOpen to All

Job TypeFull-Time

Monthly Salary$ 3,833.00

Job CategoryNon-Exempt

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

Ability to:-Ability to read and interpret reports and understand policyand procedures-Ability to write grammatically correct reports-Ability to work as a team member.-Ability to interact courteously even in a controversialsituation.-Ability to communicate with the public-Ability to conduct campus security checks.-Ability to enforce traffic laws and issue citations.-Ability to respond to calls for assistance.-Ability to supervise.-Ability to perform basic math.-Work flexible hours, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays.-Ability to pass a Physical Assessment Test

Required documentation:Pass driving record check; provide a Personal History Statement; undergo a criminal background investigation; provide a valid Texas Driver’s License; Must possess a high school diploma/GED; 60 college credit hours or an Associate’s Degree; provide a current certification as a Peace Officer as established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); State and Federal laws, traffic and parking laws.

Preferred Qualifications

-Ability to investigate criminal incidents, motor vehiclecollisions and alarms.-Ability to ensure proper procedures for the apprehension ofsuspects is followed.-Ability to utilize Microsoft Application and the Internet-Bachelors Degree.-Knowledge of University Policy and Procedures.-Knowledge of Board of Regents rules and regulations-Work experience in University environment.-Have a consistent and satisfactory work history

Job Description

Responsible for providing a visible deterrent against crime within the university community.

Job Duties

To provide a visible deterrent against crime within the university community, enforce parking and traffic laws; make initial criminal investigations and reports; identify, apprehend and arrest criminal offenders. Respond to non-criminal incidents on university property to render assistance and also assist surrounding Law Enforcement agencies as needed.

Additional Information to Applicants

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check, drug/alcohol test and passing strength and agility test, WorkSTEPS.

Must be able to work flexible hours, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the Texas State University driving standards system. A driving record check will be performed on the selected applicant.

YOUWILLBEREQUIREDTOELECTRONICALLYATTACHARESUMEANDCOVERLETTERTOTHEAPPLICATION.

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is anEOE.

Job Open Date07/17/2017

Job Close Date

Job Close Date (Posting closes at midnight)07/31/2017

Open Until FilledYes

Normal Work DaysSunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Normal Work Hours StartDepends on the Shift

Normal Work Hours EndDepends on the Shift

Posting NoticesApplicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements., Applicant must pass the drug and alcohol test relevant to the job posting title requirements., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is anEOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

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