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Police Officer III

Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title

Police Officer III



Position Class


EPA Position Type

EHRA Non Faculty

Position Overview

Position Summary

Performs a variety of duties to protect members of the University community. Comply with commonly applied regulations, policies, procedures, and general orders.
Conducts visible vehicular patrols on roadways and in parking areas.
Operates vehicle equipment, in-car cameras, police radio, emergency lights, siren, rifle/shotgun rack, fire suppression equipment, AED, digital camera, vehicle unlock tools, flares, and Taser®, Mobile Data Computer and software, including CAD, RMS, CJLEADS, DCI, and NCAWARE as necessary and available.
Recognizes most frequently occurring motor vehicle code violations.
Conducts motor vehicle stops utilizing appropriate officer safety and procedural protocol.
Conducts traffic crash investigations for minor/lesser involved incidents, with no significant personal injuries presented, with minimal assistance.
Identifies drivers that may be impaired and conducts standardized field sobriety testing procedures to evaluate impaired drivers.
Differentiates between criminal and non-criminal acts and behaviors. Properly detain/arrest persons using proper subject control; transport/process arrestees.
Follows established procedures in securing a crime scene; conducting legal searches; and submitting evidence.

Position Information

Position Number


Working Position Title

Police Officer III

Building and Room No.

Patricia D. Norris Public Safety Building.

Appointment Type

Permanent Full-Time

If Time Limited.


Appointment Length.


Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies


Normal Work Schedule

12-hour rotating shifts

Department Required Skills

High school diploma or equivalency. Must have Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Demonstrated competencies associated with the following duties: effective performance of general patrol duties (emergency response, medical, traffic, and service); the ability to perform effective investigations; an understanding of crime prevention and community policing in a university environment; the ability to effectively use and maintain law enforcement equipment.

Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED and 4 years experience as a sworn local, state or federal law enforcement officer.

Completion of a Basic Law Enforcement Training school or a certification that is equivalent to NC training and standards commission.

Prefer campus law experience.

Required License or Certification

Must be North Carolina BLET Certified

Valid US Driver's License


Commercial Driver's License Required


Physical Required


List any other medical/drug tests required

Posting Details

Posting Details

Internal Posting Only


Position Type

EHRA Non Faculty

Time Limited Position

Appointment Length


$55,000 - $59,859

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.

Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position.

Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. Out of State Applicants Only – If you have attended a Law Enforcement Academy from an accredited institution or certified Basic Law Enforcement Course, are you able to provide proof of completion?
    • Yes
    • NO
  3. If you are out of state and are not currently working as a sworn Law Enforcement Officer, when will your commission expire? Please explain how long you have been out of a sworn Law Enforcement position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Out of State Applicants Only - Do you have a Law Enforcement Commission equivalent to a NC Training and Standards Commission?
    • Yes
    • NO
  5. If you are not currently working as a Law Enforcement Officer, when will your commission expire?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. If you answered yes to the previous question, please advise on who is currently holding your certification.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Are you currently certified or eligible for immediate certification in accordance with the provisions of NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission as a law enforcement officer?
    • Yes
    • NO
  8. Are you currently certified as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provision of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission?
    • Yes
    • NO
  9. Are you currently working as a Law Enforcement Officer? If so, where?

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. Please indicate how many years of experience you have as a certified Law Enforcement Officer?
    • None
    • Less than 1 years
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 3-4 years
    • 4 years or more
  11. Please indicate your years of law enforcement employment in a supervisory capacity.
    • None
    • Less than 3 years
    • 3-4 years
    • 4-5 years
    • 5 years or more
Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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