Police Officer - Public Safety - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Responsible for performing sworn law enforcement duties. Patrols assigned area(s) to insure personal safety and provides protection and security to facilities. Investigates accidents, complaints, disturbances, and law violations. Secures crime scenes and collects and preserves evidence. Directs traffic. Pursues, apprehends, and arrests law violators and suspected law violators. Issues traffic warnings and citations. Controls crowds during special events, catastrophes, riots, and demonstrations.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent AND P.O.S.T graduate. Applicant must be currently Certified Law Enforcement Officer or certifiable as a State of Utah Law Enforcement Officer. Applicants with contingent offer will be subjected to a psychological test and thorough background check


Knowledge of Utah Code, local laws and ordinances.

Knowledge of investigative tactics, information sources, and productive line of inquiry.


Skills in the use of firearms.

Interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision making skills.


Ability to operative a motor vehicle in high speed, pursuit situations, and in adverse conditions while maintaining a safe operation.

Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals.

Ability to work effectively in highly stressful situations.

Ability to maintain control when others may seem to be not in control.

Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Ability to run and walk around campus to protect all personnel and property.

Pay Range

$27,051 to $33,814

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Police
  • Police Officer - Public Safety
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • 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:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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