As a Police Officer with East Tennessee State University Department of Public Safety, you will perform law enforcement, crime prevention and other general police/security services, enforce state and local laws as well as East Tennessee State University polices and procedures, proactive patrolling by means of foot, bicycle, motorcycle, or vehicle. Assignments are made based on the needs of the department and are subject to change.
Job Category: Support Staff
High School Education or G.E.D.
Graduate of an accredited, approved Police Academy.
Two years experience as a Police Officer (will consider relevant military service as years towards experience).
Must be a certified police officer meeting all of the requirements for P.O.S.T. certification in Tennessee.
Must have a valid driver’s license in the State of Tennessee or be eligible to obtain one and do so within 60 days of appointment, and maintain during incumbency.
Must be at least 21 years of age and a US Citizen.
Must attend and successfully complete, annually, a department authorized and POST approved in-service training course consisting of at least forty ( 40) hours of instruction.
Must successfully pass a background check that demonstrates he/she is of good moral character with no prior convictions that would prohibit meeting the standards set forth by the State of Tennessee to become a police officer.
Must pass a Psychological Evaluation
Internal Number: 13892
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.