Under general supervision, patrols grounds and buildings to protect lives and property, prevent crimes and enforce laws, investigate crimes. Carries firearms and/or makes arrests and testifies in court. Makes police presentations to groups and organizations.
Must possess current Ohio Police Officer Training Academy Certificate OR achieve certification following employment.
High School diploma or its equivalency required
Valid driver's license required
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and successfully complete a written and physical fitness examination to be eligible for additional consideration
Finalists will be required to undergo a psychological test, a polygraph, and a comprehensive background investigation
Applicants must possess the basic skills of reading, writing and math competencies
Successful applicants must meet Occupational Health Medical standards for the position and classification
In an effort to make the process of awarding bid upon positions more efficient, the successful candidate must indicate at the time of offer whether they accept or decline the position
Candidates may contact management during the posting period to tour the work area and ask questions regarding the expectations of the position
Planning Unit: Vice President for Finance & Administration
Department: Ohio University Police Department
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Lt. Eric Hoskinson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Current pay for uncertified recruits while attending basic academy training is $20.58. Current starting pay for certified police officers ranges from $24.21 to $29.41, depending on education and experience
Internal Number: 31462
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