The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Department of Public Safety is currently recruiting for two (2) University Police Officer II positions. University Police Officer II's are commissioned by the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC) and have full police authority. They work closely with a non-sworn security force to ensure the safety and protection of the campus. Typically, Police Officers respond to calls and requests for services via foot patrol, bike patrol, and vehicles. The department has a strong commitment to timely notifications of crime incidents that impact the safety of the campus.
UMB's Police Force is comprised of sworn officers, security officers, police communications, and administrative staff. The mission of the force is to deliver quality crime control service that supports UMB's mission to improve the human condition and serve the public good of Maryland and society at-large through education, research, clinical care, and service.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Patrols designated areas by vehicle and foot to identify and report safety hazards, detect violations of laws and ordinances, and identify wanted vehicles, persons, and unusual conditions. Maintains a visible presence to deter crime.
Responds to calls for emergency service, evaluates the situation and determines appropriate course of action. Performs crowd control; responds to emergency situations; administers emergency medical aid.
Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements; collects, preserves, and processes evidence.
Conducts surveillance and serves warrants and summonses. Performs searches and detains suspicious vehicles and persons. Arrests, searches, restrains, transports, guards, and processes violators.
Interacts with campus community and establishes rapport with public.
Mediates disputes and provides advice on legal rights and processes. Performs crisis mediation with persons involved in domestic and civil disputes, suicide, or hostage situations.
Operates a variety of communication equipment to obtain, report, and verify information. Prepares and completes a variety of detailed reports and forms to support investigations.
Prepares cases; appears and testifies in court.
Enforces laws, ordinances, and institutional regulations.
Directs traffic, investigates accidents, determines cause and takes appropriate action.
Inspects and maintains assigned equipment including firearms and clothing. Operates and utilizes various types of law enforcement equipment such as firearms and other self-defense tools and criminal detection devices.
Assists in the training and directs the activities of law enforcement and other support personnel.
Participates as instructed in specialized unit activities such as: crime prevention, recertification instruction, criminal investigations, or special events.
Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
Education: High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: Satisfactory completion of a Maryland Police Training Commission recognized or approved Police Academy Training program and successful completion of a Police Field Training program.
OTHER: Certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission and valid Maryland Non-Commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license.
Comprehensive background check is required.
Conditions of Employment
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class are required to maintain certification as specified by the Maryland Police Training Commission. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.