Police Officer / Police Officer Recruit

Civil service executive officer

Job title: Police Officer / Police Officer Recruit

Company: Utah State University

Job description: OverviewUnderstand and work within the parameters of the department mission and governing values. This position will be hired at either the Police Officer level or the Police Officer Recruit level based on qualifications of successful candidate.Police Officer – Enforce state law, adhere to federal regulations in accordance to campus law enforcement, as well as university policy and guidelines. Serve as first responders to calls for service and actively engage in community service activities. Perform detailed investigations and complete accurate incident reports. Assure a prompt response to calls for service. Protect the campus and campus citizens through a proper balance of proactive efforts and response to calls for service.Police Officer Recruit – Understand and work within the parameters of the department mission and governing values. Attend the assigned law enforce academy as selected by the Utah State University Police Department and successfully obtain UT POST peace officer certification. In training to; enforce state law, adhere to federal regulations in accordance to campus law enforcement, as well as university policy and guidelines. Serve as first responders to calls for service and actively engage in community service activities.Responsibilities

  • Attend Academy training and complete POST certification within 12 months of hire (If a Recruit Applicant).
  • Ensure a prompt response and appropriate disposition to all calls for service.
  • Investigate criminal activity and other service calls in an impartial and detailed manner.
  • Ensure that crimes are properly investigated, applicable evidence is properly gathered/preserved, reports are accurately completed in timely manner, and associated notifications are made contemporaneous to the originating call.
  • Prepare quality reports when appropriate.
  • Promote the general safety of persons, property, and equipment through a proper balance of vehicle, foot and bicycle patrol.
  • Facilitate the safe and smooth flow of traffic by directing traffic and enforcing traffic laws through citations and verbal warnings.
  • Keep the University community informed through appropriate public relations activities.
  • Develop a relationship of trust by becoming personally acquainted with members of the campus community.
  • Use investigative skills to assist in investigations where possible and as directed.
  • Provide direct support to the department and community by completing special assignments and projects.
  • Keep the chief informed of any issues sensitive to the department or the university.
  • Foster good interdepartmental relations by cooperating with other law enforcement agencies in information exchange.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of laws applicable to current duties, departmental policies, USU policies and procedures, and police operations best practice. Maintain physical readiness.
  • Maintain a minimum of 40 hours of law enforcement training approved by the chief. Maintain all other certifications in areas needed for patrol work (e.g. firearms, ACT, radar/lidar, intoxilyzer, pursuit driving).

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:For hire at the “Police Officer” level:

  • Utah POST certification as a Law Enforcement Officer.

For hire at the “Police Recruit” level:

  • Ability to obtain Utah POST certification as a Law Enforcement Officer within 12 months of hire.

At Both Levels:

  • 21 years of age at time of appointment
  • Must have a Utah driver license or be able to obtain one within a month of start date
  • Must have an excellent driving record
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Shall not have been convicted of a felony or any crime involving moral turpitude
  • Must be in excellent physical condition
  • Excellent interpersonal skills consistent with law enforcement on a university campus

Required DocumentsAlong with the online application, please attach:1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**Advertised SalaryCommensurate with experience, plus excellent benefitsADAThis position requires moderate physical activity, including the handling of average weight objects up to 25 pounds and/or standing or walking more than four hours per day. Employees may be exposed to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. The work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.University HighlightsFounded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students , including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named in 2023. about USU.The university provides a to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or .About the RegionU.S. News and World Report for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, , is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation.*updated 04/2024Notice of Non-discriminationIn its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, , Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, , Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit , or contact:U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481,*updated 09/2023

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Location: Logan, UT

Job date: Mon, 06 May 2024 03:54:59 GMT

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