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

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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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

Preferred Qualifications

Must meet all of the Utah requirements for admission to basic law enforcement training programs found at http://publicsafety.utah.gov/post/prospective/legal.html.

Must possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to safety operate a motor vehicle.


Knowledge of Utah Code, local laws and ordinances.
Knowledge of investigative tactics, information sources, and productive line of inquiry.


Skill in the use of firearms, the operation of police vehicles and equipment.
Skill in interpersonal communication.
Skill in problem solving.


Able to run and walk around campus to protect all personnel and property.
Ability to perform physical exertion duties of a hazardous nature.
Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle at high speed, pursuit situations, and in adverse conditions while maintaining a safe operation.
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group or individuals.
Ability to effectively work in highly stressful situations.
Ability to maintain control in high stress situations.-Ability to read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents.
Ability to direct traffic, administer emergency medical aid, lift, drag and carry people away from dangerous situations.

Pay Range

$27,051 to $33,814

Keyword Phrases

  • Police
  • Police Officer - Public Safety
  • student centered teaching organization
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  • 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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