Police Officer - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The police officer, with moderate supervision, performs law enforcement duties and provides services that enable the University of Alabama to achieve its mission. Duties and responsibilities include responding to calls for service; performing preventive patrol; meeting with complainants/victims, completing incident/offense reports and conducting preliminary investigations; investigating vehicular/pedestrian accidents and completing required reports; testifying in court on criminal, traffic and/or civil matters; operating radio and emergency equipment in accordance with established departmental procedures; conducting security checks of facilities and grounds; directing traffic; attending in-service and specialized training; and performing any other task necessary for the University to accomplish its mission.

Required Minimum Qualifications

High school degree or equivalent. Successful passage of physical agility and physical ability examinations, officer review panel, and the written examination for law enforcement officers. U.S. Citizenship. If the applicant has been a member of the armed forces of the United States, discharge from service must be honorable. Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier. Post-hire, this position must successfully complete the recruit orientation training, the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission's (APOSTC) minimum standards academy within 6 months of date of employment and the University of Alabama Police Department's (UAPD) field training and evaluation program. After completion of these phases, the position has a 1040-hour probationary period of field assignment duty.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Physical Examination, Psychological Examination, and Drug Testing.

Pay Grade/Pay Range:

$23.48 - $25.66 per hour based on certifications and experience UAPD is beginning the process for updating the existing list of candidates for police officer positions. Previous applicants who are on the list can choose to keep their current scores or attempt to raise their existing score by going through the process this cycle.The application process involves many activities and normally occurs over a three month period. Once applications are taken and/or updated, the written examination will be Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 1pm in HM Comer room 126. Successful applicants will appear before an officer review panel. The applicants name will be ranked on a list according to the combined scores from the written examination and the officer review panel.If an applicant fails to achieve the minimum standard of any portion of the selection process, the applicant may reapply for consideration during the next recruitment cycle.Please be aware that it is the applicant's responsibility to advise the University of Alabama Employment Office and UAPD of any changes in address, phone numbers, email, etc.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Police Operations
  • Police Officer
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Campus Safety and Police
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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