QualificationsEducation and Experience:
High school diploma/GED required. Successful completion of entrance-level training at an accredited Police Academy or AA in Law Enforcement preferred. Two years law enforcement experience required.
Good communication skills, including handwriting. Proficiency with personal computers and modern word processing. Valid MD driver's license with excellent driving record. Must meet MD State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police commission. Applicant's background, integrity, and MV operating record must be exemplary.
Physical Requirements for the Job:
Successfully complete a physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening; successfully meet and maintain Campus Safety and Security physical requirements. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work and officers must be able to remain on feet for extended periods of time, as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, lift. Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including automobiles, vans, segways, baton, pepper spray, office equipment, radio, telephone, computers with current word processing and other software, etc.; pursue offenders, restrain or apprehend aggressive individuals and make arrests when necessary; run moderate distances and/or go up and /or down flights of steps; read, interpret, and understand University policies and procedures; withstand exposure to inclement weather.
Must meet Maryland State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary background and integrity in possession of a valid U.S. motor vehicle driver's license; must pass a University criminal background investigation; have and maintain a clean motor vehicle driving record (no more than two current points).