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Police Sergeant- Victoria Campus - (STA009058)

Employer
University of Houston
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
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This position will be located in University of Houston- Victoria campus.

Supervises law enforcement and/or other safety and security personnel for an assigned shift and monitors shift activity to ensure actions are in accordance with procedures and applicable laws. Guides and maintains the operation of law enforcement and security related programs and functions. Performs Police Officer patrol tasks as needed.

  1. Supervises shift personnel including activities, work assignments, development, and evaluation of performance.
  2. Coordinates the Beat Management program, call responses, and investigations of crime scenes.
  3. Disseminates information regarding criminal activity, special assignments and safety or security related events to appropriate departmental staff.
  4. Acts as liaison between the department and the community, providing safety and security information, and initiating and participating in crime prevention presentations.
  5. Identifies and implements efficiencies in department operations and processes.
  6. Prepares and distributes various reports; reviews reports written by subordinates for accuracy; and maintains local supervisory files.
  7. Conducts regular building, uniform and vehicle inspections.
  8. Participates in periodic training as required.
  9. Investigates complaints concerning shift personnel.
  10. Performs Police Officer patrol duties as needed. Performs other job-related duties are assigned.


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Job Description:

This position is located at the Victoria Campus

Supervises law enforcement and/or other safety and security personnel for an assigned shift and monitors shift activity to ensure actions are in accordance with procedures and applicable laws. Guides and maintains the operation of law enforcement and security related programs and functions. Performs Police Officer patrol tasks as needed.

Supervises shift personnel including activities, work assignments, development, and evaluation of performance. Coordinates the Beat Management program, call responses, and investigations of crime scenes.

Disseminates information regarding criminal activity, special assignments and safety or security related events to appropriate departmental staff.

Acts as liaison between the department and the community, providing safety and security information, and initiating and participating in crime prevention presentations.

Identifies and implements efficiencies in department operations and processes. Investigates complaints concerning shift personnel.

Supervises shift personnel including activities, work assignments, development, and evaluation of performance.

Prepares and distributes various reports; reviews reports written by subordinates for accuracy; and maintains local supervisory files.

Conducts regular building, uniform and vehicle inspections. Participates in periodic training as required.

Investigates complaints concerning shift personnel. Performs Police Officer patrol duties as needed.

Also, a Clery Contributor

Performs other job-related duties are assigned.

Qualifications:

18 months and 3 years’ experience.

Requires specialized training in basic trades, principles, procedures, practice, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level. Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required.

Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

Requires technical certification or licensing directly related to the job, as specified on a job description addendum. Additional Information/ Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires specialized training in basic trades, principles, procedures, practice, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level.

Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience in law enforcement and public safety, with two (2) of those years having supervisory experience in a Police agency.

Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required, specifically operation of motorized vehicles, computer equipment, and law- enforcement related tools.

A valid, active TCOLE (formerly TCLEOSE) license with up-to-date annual TCOLE training. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have a valid Texas Driver ' s License before receiving job offer.

Must pass a Criminal History and valid Driver ' s License check prior to an interview. Must be able to work nights, weekends and overtime assignments.

Must pass Background Investigation prior to employment. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening.

UHPD requires all applicants to complete the criminal history fields on their application. Applicants with incomplete criminal history fields will not be considered for a position.

Required information includes, but may not be limited to:

-DOB

Driver ' s license Last 4 digits of SSN

Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply and will receive preference in employment over other applicants for the same position who do not have greater qualification.

Supervises law enforcement personnel for an assigned shift and monitors shift activity to ensure actions are in accordance with procedures and applicable laws.

Supervises shift personnel, to include activities, work assignments, development, and evaluation of performance. Coordinates the Beat Management program.

Conducts shift ‘Roll Call' and provides current information regarding criminal activity, special assignments and events. Coordinates call responses and investigations of crime scenes. Reviews reports written by subordinates for accuracy. Prepares and distributes various reports, maintains local supervisory files. Conducts regular building, uniform and vehicle inspections.

Participates in peri odic training as required. Investigates complaints concerning shift personnel. Performs other job-related duties are assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Considerable knowledge of State and Federal laws Exceptional leadership and management skills

The ability to work effectively in complex, decentralized organization Excellent written and oral communication skills

A proven ability to initiate and maintain productive relationship with internal and external constituencies

Responsibility may include management and direct supervision of Security Officer Personnel assigned to various campuses within the UH System

This position requires the applicant to pass several phases: i.e.: Multiple types of review

Tests (oral and written) Background check clearance

Applicants that do not pass the testing phase, may re-apply after three months, if there is an open position.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be inclusive.

Additional Monetary Benefits:

Special Events Overtime Pay Uniforms & Equipment provided Designated Paid Holidays
Education Incentive after completing a 12- month probationary period Longevity Pay and Retirement benefits

Tuition benefits up to 3 hours/week-based eligibility

$10 monthly Hazardous duty pay for each 12 - month period of lifetime service credit

The selected candidate must have and/or obtain a Texas Driver 's License prior to job offer. Physical & Environmental Demands:

The physical demands described here as the representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and or not meant to be all inclusive. While performing this job the staff member shall:

Environmental:

The employee is regularly exposed to inside and outside temperature or weather conditions; potentially hostile environments and extensive public contact

Employee are required to work their various assigned shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekend and may be required to remain at their post for an additional shift

All staff are ' essential personnel ' and are required to work during inclement weather

Physical:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in law enforcement setting and an office setting; restrain or subdue individuals: walk, stand, sit, or run for extended periods of time; occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; occasionally climb and balance; ability to operate and use specialized law enforcement tools and equipment.

Required Attachments by Candidate Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

*This position will report to UH Main Campus Commander

Qualifications :

This position will be located in University of Houston- Victoria campus.

High School Diploma and 3 years experience

Requires specialized training in basic trades, principles, procedures, practice, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to High School Diploma or training beyond the high school level. Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience. Requires technical certification or licensing directly related to the job, as specified on a job description addendum.

Notes to Applicant: See attached addendum
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