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Posting Number: S00992FY17
Budget Type: Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
The Police Officer in Training, under supervision, receives classroom instruction and on-the-job training in the Texas A&M University Police Department.
Required Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED. 45 college credit hours from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (Each year of continuous experience as a commissioned law enforcement officer in the state of Texas and/or each year of active duty in a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces may be substituted for ten (10) college credit hours. A maximum of 30 college credit hours may be substituted. A minimum of 15 college credit hours from an accredited college or university is required.) Two years of full-time employment experience (a baccalaureate or higher degree may substitute for two years of full-time employment experience).
Required Licenses, Certifications or Registrations:
Certified as a Police Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Successful completion of field training program. Applicant must pass an entrance exam to be considered for employment. Must have a State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The elements of the selection process are: online application, written exam, initial interview, records check, Personal History Statement, background investigation, polygraph exam, oral interview, Chief's panel, medical exam, drug screen, psychological exam, fingerprint check, and final selection. The expected duration of the selection process is 90-120 days. Applicants that are not selected for hire may re-apply for the next available posted position. The last day to submit an application for this position is Sunday, September 17, 2017, providing the applicant pool is sufficient. The written exam for this position will be administered on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 6:30 PM, on the TAMU Campus in College Station, TX. Applicants will be notified as to the exact location on campus prior to the exam. Individuals submitting applications after September 17, 2017, must contact Lieutenant Allan Baron, firstname.lastname@example.org, to schedule the written exam.
The Texas A&M System is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.
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