Patrol Officer I

New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Monmouth University

Patrol Officer I

Department: University Police

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Patrol Officer I.

The candidate would be expected to: provide security and protection of life and property to the University community by patrolling areas or buildings to enforce criminal and traffic laws.

A complete list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal residence

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience: 3

Other Requirements:
A graduate from the Police Academy in New Jersey. Three years of experience in a recognized State Law Enforcement Agency. Must have a current New Jersey Basic Course for Police Officer Certificate (formerly known as NJ Class A Certificate).

Willingness to respond to department call-ins required. Must be able to work rotating shifts/overtime and respond to emergency call-ins as needed.

Have the physical ability to pursue suspects while navigating obstacles such as walls, fences, stairs, and other unexpected barriers. Ability to apprehend and control suspects. Use all required safety and personal protective equipment (including respiratory protection).

Ability to maintain high levels of exertion in times of emergencies. Ability to lift and carry suspects, prisoners, victims and people to safe areas. Ability to safely handle their assigned weapons and successful qualify at the designated range on a bi-annual basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalency. Some college.

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Posting Date: 09/15/2020
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.