Police Sergeant - (STA006333)
Supervises law enforcement and/or other safety and security personnel for an assigned shift and monitors shift activity to ensure actions are in accordance with procedures and applicable laws. Guides and maintains the operation of law enforcement and security related programs and functions. Performs Police Officer patrol tasks as needed.
- Supervises shift personnel including activities, work assignments, development, and evaluation of performance.
- Coordinates the Beat Management program, call responses, and investigations of crime scenes.
- Disseminates information regarding criminal activity, special assignments and safety or security related events to appropriate departmental staff.
- Acts as liaison between the department and the community, providing safety and security information, and initiating and participating in crime prevention presentations.
- Identifies and implements efficiencies in department operations and processes.
- Prepares and distributes various reports; reviews reports written by subordinates for accuracy; and maintains local supervisory files.
- Conducts regular building, uniform and vehicle inspections.
- Participates in periodic training as required.
- Investigates complaints concerning shift personnel.Performs Police Officer patrol duties as needed.Performs other job-related duties are assigned.
18 months and 3 years experience.
Requires specialized training in basic trades, principles, procedures, practice, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level. Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
Requires technical certification or licensing directly related to the job, as specified on a job description addendum.
Additional Information / Preferred Qualifications:
Supervises law enforcement personnel for an assigned shift and monitors shift
activity to ensure actions are in accordance with procedures and applicable laws.
Supervises shift personnel, to include activities, work assignments, development,
and evaluation of performance.
Coordinates the Beat Management program.
Conducts shift ‘Roll Call’ and provides current information regarding criminal
activity, special assignments and events.
Coordinates call responses and investigations of crime scenes.
Reviews reports written by subordinates for accuracy.
Prepares and distributes various reports, maintains local supervisory files.
Conducts regular building, uniform and vehicle inspections.
Participates in periodic training as required.
Investigates complaints concerning shift personnel.
Performs other job-related duties are assigned.
Requires specialized training in basic trades, principles, procedures, practice,
routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired
through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level.
Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience in law
enforcement and public safety, with two (2) of those years having supervisory
experience in a Police agency.
Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may
be required, specifically operation of motorized vehicles, computer equipment, and
law- enforcement related tools.
A valid, active TCOLE (formerly TCLEOSE) license with up-to-date annual TCOLE training.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License before receiving job offer.
Must pass a Criminal History and valid Driver’s License check prior to an interview.
Must be able to work nights, weekends and overtime assignments.
Must pass Background Investigation and complete the DPS FBI Fingerprints prior to employmen t.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screening, physical and psychological exams.
UHPD requires all applicants to complete the criminal history fields on their application.
Applicants with incomplete criminal history fields may not be considered for a position.
Required information includes, but may not be limited to:
- Driver’s license
- Last 4 digits of SSN
Additional Posting Information
Ability to work in a dynamic environment.
Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply and will receive preference in employment
over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Considerable knowledge of State and Federal laws.
Exceptional leadership and management skills.
The ability to work effectively in complex, decentralized organization. Excellent written
and oral communication skills.
A proven ability to initiate and maintain productive relationships with internal and
Responsibilities may include management and direct supervision of Security Officer
Personnel assigned to various campuses within the UH System.
This position requires the applicant to pass several phases of reviews and tests such
as a written exam, an oral review, a thorough background check, etc. Applicants that
do not pass any phase may re-apply after three months.
Additional Monetary Benefits:
• Special Event Overtime pay,
• Uniforms & Equipment provided,
• Designated Paid Holidays,
• Education Incentive after completing a 12-month probationary period,
• Longevity Pay and Retirement benefits,
• Tuition benefits up to 3 hours/week based on eligibility,
• $10 monthly Hazardous duty pay for each 12-month period of lifetime service credit.
The selected candidate must have and/or obtain a Texas Driver’s License prior to job offer.
PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of
the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. While performing this job the staff member shall:
The employee maybe exposed to inclement weather conditions; extensive public contact
with student, faculty and staff.
Employees are required to work various assigned shifts, including days,
evenings, nights and weekends and may be required to remain at their post for an
additional shift. All staff are “essential personnel” and are required to report to work
during inclement weather.
Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in a law enforcement
setting and an office setting; restrain or subdue individuals; walk, stand, sit, or run for
extended periods of time; occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist;
occasionally climb and balance; ability to operate and use specialized law enforcement tools and equipment.
- Cover Letter
- DD-214, if applicable
- TCOLE Personal Status Report
- Misc. Documents