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Police Officer in Training

Texas A&M International University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 6, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Police Officer in Training

Job Title
Police Officer in Training

Texas A&M International University

University Police Department

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Police Officer in Training, under supervision, receives classroom instruction and on-the-job training in the Texas A&M University Police Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Attends a field training program sponsored by the University Police Department.
  • Observes and assists qualified police officers in the performance of routine police activities.
  • Studies and becomes familiar with Texas A&M University and University Police Department policies and procedures.
  • Learns layout of Texas A&M University campus including buildings, streets, major departments, etc.
  • Becomes proficient in the use of police vehicles and equipment, which requires operating a vehicle.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education - High school diploma.
  • Experience - Two years of full-time employment.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population.
  • Function under adverse and stressful conditions.

Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • TCOLE Instructor certified.
  • TCOLE Field Training Officer certified.

Licensing / Professional Certification
  • Certified as a Police Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
  • Must have a State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

Physical Requirements - Must be in excellent physical health and stamina.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • All system university police recruits will be required to meet minimum licensing standard requirements as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) § 217.1.
  • Position requires to work beyond normal office hours and/or work weekends.
  • Successful completion of field training program.
  • Applicant must pass an entrance exam to be considered for employment. Applicant must successfully pass psychological evaluation, physical examination, and complete background investigation to include but not limited to driving history, criminal background, and credit history.

First review of applications will be August 22, 2022.

Salary: $19.23/hourly

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

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.

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