Must be certified by the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC)
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Opened in 1807, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is Maryland's public health, law, and human services university, dedicated to excellence in education, research, clinical care, and public service.
UMB enrolls over 6,700 students in six nationally ranked professional schools -- dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work -- and an interdisciplinary Graduate School. The University offers 62 doctoral, master's, baccalaureate, and certificate programs and confers most of the professional practice doctoral degrees awarded in Maryland.
UMB is a thriving academic health center combining cutting-edge biomedical research and exceptional patient care. UMB's extramural funding totaled a record-breaking $667.4 million in FY 2018, and each tenured/tenure-track faculty member brings $1.3 million in research grants, on average, into UMB every year.
The Department of Public Safety consists of a full-service police department that serves the UMB campus 24 hours a day; 365 days a year. University Police Officer are commissioned by the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC) and have full police authority. They work closely with a non-sworn security force to ensure the safety and protection of the campus. Typically, Police Officers respond to calls and requests for services via foot patrol, bike patrol, and vehicles. The department has a strong commitment to timely notifications of crime incidents that impact the safety of the campus.
UMB offers a generous benefits package which includes with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
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Under general supervision performs the duties of a Police Officer. Participates as instructed in specialized unit activities such as crime prevention, re-certification, instructing criminal investigations or special events.
In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
Patrols designated areas by vehicle and foot to identify and report safety hazards, detect violations of laws and ordinances, and identify wanted vehicles, persons, and unusual conditions. Maintains a visible presence to deter crime.
Responds to calls for emergency service, evaluates the situation and determines appropriate course of action. Performs crowd control; responds to emergency situations; administers emergency medical aid.
Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements; collects, preserves, and processes evidence.
Conducts surveillance and serves warrants and summonses. Performs searches and detains suspicious vehicles and persons. Arrests, searches, restrains, transports, guards, and processes violators.
Interacts with campus community and establishes rapport with public.
Mediates disputes and provides advice on legal rights and processes. Performs crisis mediation with persons involved in domestic and civil disputes, suicide, or hostage situations.
Operates a variety of communication equipment to obtain, report, and verify information. Prepares and completes a variety of detailed reports and forms to support investigations.
Prepares cases; appears and testifies in court.
Enforces laws, ordinances, and institutional regulations.
Directs traffic, investigates accidents, determines cause and takes appropriate action.
Inspects and maintains assigned equipment including firearms and clothing. Operates and utilizes various types of law enforcement equipment such as firearms and other self-defense tools and criminal detection devices.
Assists in the training and directs the activities of law enforcement and other support personnel.
Participates as instructed in specialized unit activities such as: crime prevention, recertification instruction, criminal investigations, or special events.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
Education: High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: Satisfactory completion of a Maryland Police Training Commission recognized or approved Police Academy Training program and successful completion of a Police Field Training program.
OTHER: Certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission and valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license.
High School Diploma or GED and MPTC Certification
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must be a citizen of the United States
Must have 20/100 (Snellen) vision the weaker eye and vision correctable to 20/30 in each eye and wear corrective lenses
Must not have been convicted of a felony
Must demonstrate physical ability to perform job
Must work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, on-call, and as needed
Must possess and maintain a Valid Driver's License
* Finalists will be required to complete a comprehensive background check, including drug test, polygraph, and psychological evaluation
Conditions of Employment
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class are required to maintain certification as specified by the Maryland Police Training Commission. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - N12UP2
Employee Class : Non-Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Department of Public Safety
Job Posting: Jun 22, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 151341
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.