Police Officer IIIJob TitlePolice Officer IIIAgencyTexas A University – KingsvilleDepartmentUniversity PoliceProposed Minimum SalaryCommensurateJob LocationKingsville, TexasJob TypeStaffJob DescriptionThe Police Officer III, under general supervision, provides advanced professional law enforcement skills in preventing and investigating violations of the law, University rules and regulations.Responsibilities:-Function as a patrol officer, criminal investigator (which may include conducting criminal investigations, processing crime scenes, conducting surveillance, and providing a plain-clothed officer presence), crime prevention officer (which may include community-oriented policing, developing and presenting educational programs, conducting security surveys, and providing crime prevention information to members of the university community) or field training officer.-May assume supervisory responsibility as assigned or when functioning as the highest ranking officer.-Patrols property under the jurisdiction of the University by car, bicycle or on foot. Enforces all criminal laws and violations of the Transportation Code of the State of Texas.-Takes reports and performs preliminary investigations.-Reports all violations of the rules and regulations..-Prevents crime, suppresses disturbances, issues citations and testifies in Justice of the Peace Court as well as County and District Courts and student judicial hearings. Guards and transports prisoners.-Interacts with the public by day-to-day contact. Provides assistance to the public whenever possible.-Responds to emergency calls and takes appropriate action.-Provides assistance to other law enforcement and community departments or agencies.-Safely operates and properly maintains departmental vehicles.Education and Experience:-High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.-Three years of experience as a licensed Police Officer.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:-None.-Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population. Ability to function under adverse and stressful conditions.Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) intermediate certification. Must have a State of Texas class ‘C’ vehicle operator’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.Other Requirements:Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Applicant must pass an entrance exam to be considered for employment. Applicant must successfully pass psychological evaluation, physical examination, and complete background investigation to include but not limited to driving history, criminal background, and credit history.All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.To apply, visit A University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.Copyright ©2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-883134b9235df343aaaea1cd5Tracking

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