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Police Officer

Employer
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 21, 2023

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Job Title
Police Officer

Agency
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Department
University Police

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

TAMU-CC is a dynamic university designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) with approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54 foreign nations. We employ over 1,400 full-time and 2,000 part-time Islanders (including students/GAs). The University attracts highly talented faculty and staff and offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As a member of the Texas A&M University System, TAMU-CC benefits from a range of resources, increased visibility and influence, and opportunities to collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member institutions and associated agencies.

TAMU-CC's beautiful campus is located on a 240 acre island on Corpus Christi Bay and was ranked #1 College by the Sea by Best College Reviews. Our natural setting is enhanced by its modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities.

From our generous benefits package and professional development opportunities, to our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence, the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to work.

PURPOSE
  • This position is responsible for providing law enforcement duties for the campus community. Responds to all emergencies and calls for assistance.


DESCRIPTION

Functional Area 1: Enforcement

Percent Effort: 50
  • Respond to calls of police service involving a wide variety of activity.
  • Document all incidents both criminal and non-criminal utilizing CLERK (Computerized Law Enforcement Record Keeping) system.
  • Enforce criminal and traffic laws as well as university rules and regulations.
  • Arrest, cite, or refer persons as appropriate when in violation.
  • Testify in court for criminal and traffic offenses.


Functional Area 2: Patrol

Percent Effort: 40
  • Patrol property both on and off campus that is owned or controlled by TAMU-CC, by foot, bike, cart, or motor vehicle.
  • Provide security during special details.
  • Provide security escorts when requested.


Functional Area 3: Other

Percent Effort: 10
  • Unlock doors and buildings.
  • Assist the campus community with vehicle jumpstarts and unlocks.
  • Assist other divisions within the University Police Department as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Police Officer in Training:
    • Pay: $40,600 ($19.51/hr)
      • High School Diploma or GED.
      • Two (2) years working experience.
      • Complete FTO training within six months of employment.
      • Basic peace officer certification through TCOLE.
  • Police Officer I:
    • Pay: $41,200 ($19.51/hr)
      • High School Diploma or GED.
      • One (1) year of related experience in law enforcement.
      • Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.
      • Basic peace officer certification through TCOLE.
  • Police Officer II:
    • Pay: $43,600 ($20.96/hr)
      • High School Diploma or GED.
      • One (1) year of related experience in law enforcement.
      • Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.
      • 800 training hours towards peace officer certification through TCOLE.
  • Police Officer III:
    • Pay: $46,000 ($22.11/hr)
      • High School Diploma or GED.
      • Three (3) years of related experience in law enforcement.
      • Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.
      • Intermediate peace officer certification through TCOLE.
  • Police Officer IV:
    • Pay: $50,200 ($24.13/hr)
      • High School Diploma or GED.
      • Five (5) years of related experience in law enforcement.
      • Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.
      • Advanced peace officer certification through TCOLE.
  • Skills:
    • Ability to work shift work.
    • Ability to pass a firearms qualification.
    • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population. Ability to function under adverse and stressful conditions.

PERKS
  • Longevity bonuses.
  • Tuition reimbursement available after three months of employment. Tuition is covered 100% for in person classes.
  • Wellness reimbursement programs.
  • Discounts to local area businesses and cell phone companies.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUCC_External/job/Corpus-Christi-TX/Police-Officer_R-055276



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