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Posting Number: S00579JP
This position is responsible for providing a safe environment for the university community. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, patrolling property under the jurisdiction of Prairie View A&M University in Waller County by bicycle or on foot; investigating illegal or suspicious activities, persons and establishments, causes and results of accidents; enforcing all criminal laws and violations of the Criminal Penal code of the state of Texas; reporting all violations of the rules and regulations of Prairie View A&M University; providing assistance to the public whenever possible; preventing crime, suppressing disturbances, issuing citations and testifying in Justice of the Peace Court as well as County and District Courts and student judicial hearings; guarding and transporting prisoners; providing escort service as needed and assisting state, county and city law enforcement authorities as requested; responding to emergency calls and take appropriate action; providing assistance to other law enforcement and community departments or agencies; safely operating and properly maintaining departmental vehicles; preparing reports relating to activities in accordance with PVPD Policy; providing traffic enforcement and regulations; attending training session to obtain information on new procedures and maintaining compliance with departmental standards; maintaining liaison with investigators, officers and other departmental personnel.
High school diploma or GED
Two years of full-time employment.
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic certification. Valid driver's license.
Some College/Associate's degree with 30 earned college credit hours.
Preferred Experience Requirements:
Years of continuous law enforcement service in the state of Texas or active duty in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces my be substituted in lieu of education.
Each year of continuous experience as a commissioned law enforcement officer in the state of Texas may be substituted for ten (10) hours of college credit (3 years continuous experience as a commissioned law enforcement office in the state of Texas is the equivalent of 30 earned college credit hours).
Preferred Licenses/Certifications :
Basic Peace Officer Certification (TECLOSE), Texas Drivers License
Instructions for attachments:
Other Document 1: Copy of TCLEOSE certification
The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) and its member institutions are now part of a standardized Pay Plan effective December 1, 2016. All job postings with a title that is not a part of the new TAMUS standardized pay plan will be matched to an appropriate title under the TAMUS standardized pay plan. Upon hire, the successful candidate will be notified of the title change.
Prairie View A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disability Employer