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Police Officer I/II/III/IV

Company: Tarleton State University
Location: Stephenville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title
Police Officer I/II/III/IV

Agency
Tarleton State University

Department
Univ Police Transportation & Parking

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Stephenville, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

Applications accepted only online at

Police Officer I/II/III/IV

The Police Officer, under general supervision, provides specialized professional law enforcement skills by giving service, information and aid to citizens as circumstances require, preventing crime, suppressing disturbances, investigating criminal offenses, and arresting offenders.

Responsibilities:
65% Patrol duties; Provides for the safety of the students, faculty and staff by patrolling campus on foot, by vehicle, ATV or by riding bicycles. Prevents Crime and suppresses disturbances. Enforces Criminal Law and Texas Transportation Code violations. Performs preliminary investigation of crimes and incidents creating initial reports. Reports violations of Tarleton State University Rules and Regulations. Assists neighboring law enforcement agencies. Testifies in court proceedings. Investigates traffic accidents.

30% Public Service: Provides motorist assistance (vehicle jump starts and unlocks.) Attends campus functions and gatherings. Assists Residential and Living Learning. Attends community events and student speaking engagements. Provides escorts to students, faculty and staff as requested. Provides police presence at special events.

5% Responds to emergency calls for service. Provides welfare and/or medical concern checks and request EMS/Ambulance services. Performs other duties as assigned

Required Education, Experience, Skills

To be qualified at the Police Officer I level: High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience; One year of related experience in law enforcement. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic certification. Must have a State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

To be qualified at the Police Officer II level: High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience; One year of experience as a licensed Police Officer. 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. Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic certification. Must have a State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

To be qualified at the Police Officer III level: High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. Three years of experience as a licensed Police Officer. 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. 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.

To be qualified at the Police Officer IV level: High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience; Five years of experience as a licensed Police Officer. 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. Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) advanced certification. Must have a State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

All system university police will be required to meet minimum licensing standard requirements as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) -- 217.1. Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. 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.

Keywords: Tarleton State University, Fort Worth , Police Officer I/II/III/IV, Other , Stephenville, Texas

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