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: -Patrols designated areas to prevent, discover, and deter the commission of crime, to enforce criminal law, to direct traffic, and to enforce motor vehicle operation and parking regulations. -Responds to calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, disturbances, assaults, robberies, and other felonies and misdemeanors. -Interacts with the public on a day-to-day contact, provides assistance to other law enforcement, community departments, or local agencies. -Secures crime scenes, conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witness statements, apprehends suspects, makes arrests, and transports offenders. -Enforces criminal and traffic laws as well as University rules and regulations. -Takes the appropriate action necessary in accordance with rules, regulations, and policies, Federal, State, and local laws.
Education and Experience: -High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. -One year of related experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses: 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.
Other Requirements: All system university police will be required to meet minimum licensing standard requirements as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Â§ 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.
This position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). A CSA reports non-personally identifying information to the Department of Public Safety related to incidents that fall within the Jeanne Clery Act. Working knowledge of and completion of annual training on the Jeanne Clery Act is required.
Hours and days vary
Internal Number: R-012975
About Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Texas A&M University-Central Texas is an upper-level university offering junior and senior-level coursework needed to successfully complete baccalaureate degrees and all coursework leading to the completion of graduate degrees. The University is committed to high quality, rigorous, and innovative learning experiences, and prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.