Police Officer

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Position Title Police Officer Working Title Police Officer Department 600210-Police/Support Services Pay Rate $17.50 w/POST or $15.29/Hourly w/o POST FTE 1.0 FLSA Nonexempt Position Number 999161 Classification CJS12 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Department is 24/7/365. Days and hours will vary.

Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 03/11/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

Protects students, faculty, staff, visitors and University of Central Missouri property. Officers enforce state statutes, city ordinances, University rules and regulations, and policies of University of Central Missouri. Helps to ensure that University of Central Missouri maintains an atmosphere that is supportive of the educational process.

Education & Formal Training Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Credit Hours (Specify hours below)

-Applicants must have completed a minimum of 80 college credit hours and possess the desire to complete their undergraduate degree.
-Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred.

Computer Skills Word-Processing Experience

Missouri Police Officer Licensed or currently enrolled in the police academy preferred.

Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Police background check, Criminal History check, Fingerprinting, Driver's license, Missouri license required Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Must obtain and maintain Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training ( POST ) license as mandated by state law.
Must attend and successfully pass the basic Police Academy as prescribed by Missouri Department of Public Safety for state police officers.
Minimum 21 years of age at time of appointment.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Sensory abilities: special vision and/or hearing requirements (specify), Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with University students, employees, and volunteers, as well as, other law enforcement and public safety agencies.
Ability to apply complex laws and court decision to situations and people in conflict.
Ability to deal courteously and authoritatively with the public.
Ability to hear and discern radio traffic.
Must pass and maintain qualification courses with issue pistol and shotgun.
Must be physically able to perform defensive tactic skills after being trained (i.e., unilateral vascular neck restraint, handgun retention, handcuffing techniques, and defensive tactics).
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws.
Knowledge of University regulations preferred.
Knowledge of effective law enforcement practices, methods, procedures, and standards.
Knowledge of safety standards and precautions pertaining to the use and operation of police equipment and law enforcement.
Knowledge of UCM physical grounds and facilities, including building plans, mechanical access, roof access, and safety routes preferred.

Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 50 lbs. Other Physical & Environmental Factors

-Long periods of time in patrol car.
-Potential life-threatening situations.

Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Uniform required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions Other Special Working Conditions

Inclement weather conditions.
Potentially life threatening situations.
Work in cramped patrol car.

Ability to Keyboard Special Qualifications: Post-offer physical exam required. Other Special Qualifications

Interview process includes entrance exam and oral review board.
Post-offer physical exam required.
Post offer psychological exam required.
Post offer Computer Voice Stress Analyzer exam (lie detector).
No prior criminal convictions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents