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UNIVERSITY POLICE OFFICER IV

Employer
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 18, 2023

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UNIVERSITY POLICE OFFICER IV

Posting Number: SRGV6907
Number of Vacancies: 2
Location: Laredo, TX
Department: University Police
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To enforce the law, provide service, information and aid to all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, suppress disturbances, investigate criminal offenses, and arrest offenders. Serves as a Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental policies and procedures.

Description of Duties:
Typical: To perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System. Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime. Provide service, information and directions to students, employees and visitors. Execute all lawful process. Arrest offenders with and without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, recover stolen or lost property. Attempt to locate missing persons. Enforce traffic law by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violators in custody or issuing citations or warnings. Investigate motor vehicle collisions. Enforce Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations. Prepare reports on all activities, filing them with supervising officer. Identify potential security and safety hazards. Perform related duties as assigned.

Periodic: Discusses cases with prosecuting attorneys, prepares evidence, and appears as a witness in court.

Supervision Received:
Work is reviewed by supervising officers through activities, reports, and observation of performance.

Supervision Given:
As assigned.

Required Education:
High school diploma or GED. Must possess a Master Peace Officer Certificate issued by the Texas Commission On Law Enforcement

Preferred Education:
Possess an Instructor Certificate issued by the Texas Commission On Law Enforcement.

Licenses/Certifications:
Must possess a Master Peace Officer Certificate issued by the Texas Commission On Law Enforcement

Required Experience:
At least 10 years experience as a full time commissioned police officer.

To be considered suitable for employment, applicants may be required to successfully complete a polygraph interview, a criminal back ground check, and an extensive drug use analysis.

Preferred Experience:
N/A

Equipment:
Must be proficient in the operation and safety procedures of all equipment utilized by the University Police Department necessary to perform assigned tasks.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Exposure to outside weather conditions. May be required to work either day or night on any one of three shifts with varying days off and on holidays. Work involves a degree of hazard. Must hold a Peace Officer Commission, issued by The University of Texas System, and a valid driver’s license not subject to suspension. Must be eligible to drive a University owned or leased motor vehicle. Must meet certain prerequisites established by the Director of Police, the Board of Regents, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement concerning age requirements and physical, mental, and educational standards. Effective written and oral communications skills. Must have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a commissioned police officer of The University of Texas System Police. Must possess knowledge and skills in emergency medical procedures, first aid and CPR techniques.

This position is classified as security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215, Texas Education Code.

Other:
Proficiency in all phases of duties performed. Must demonstrate logical, effective problem solving ability. Must be able to provide creditable testimony in a court of law. Must hold a Peace Officer Commission, issued by The University of Texas System, and a valid driver’s license not subject to suspension. Must be eligible to drive a University owned or leased motor vehicle. Must meet certain prerequisites established by the Director of Police, the Board of Regents, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement concerning age requirements and physical, mental, and educational standards. Effective written and oral communications skills. Must have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a commissioned police officer of The University of Texas System Police. Must possess knowledge and skills in emergency medical procedures, first aid and CPR techniques.

This position is classified as security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215, Texas Education Code.

Physical Capabilities: Duties involve driving, walking, running, standing, stooping, climbing, crouching, pushing, jumping over, pulling, carrying, reaching above head, lifting, lowering, hand-wrist and elbow motion, grasping, and holding. Excellent physical condition and vision, ability to hear and speak and full use of arms and legs.
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 07/28/2023
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the VP of HR & Talent Development .

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/41251 jeid-7f7ff1f2f0c2244e9579cce0a53c898f

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