Police Officer (Public Safety Police Officer - MR06) Facilities Planning and Management University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
The Police Officer assists students, faculty, staff, and visitors in maintaining a safe and secure environment.
Conducting building and parking lot checks.
Patrolling assigned area to detect crime and arrest violators.
Regulating pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
Apprehending, arresting, and filing charges on suspects when required.
Preparing and presenting testimony in court concerning traffic violations, burglaries, and other offenses.
Providing security for special university events when needed.
Investigating traffic accidents and filing preliminary accident reports.
Performing other related duties as required.
Review of applications will begin July 27th and continue until the position is filled. Applications received bythis datewill receive priority consideration.
High school graduate or equivalent
Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment under stress
Physical ability and aptitude required
Must qualify with firearms and have a valid driver's license
Must possess Tennessee POST Certificate or be able to successfully complete the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy.
Must be at least 21 years of age and a U.S. citizen
No conviction, guilty plea, or "no contest" plea to any felony charge or violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor, or controlled substances; not have been released or discharged under other than honorable or medical discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces
Must be able to pass a (post-offer) physical and psychological examination; have good moral character as determined by a thorough investigation conducted by the University Police
Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously under stressful conditions.
Current POST certified officers may be eligible for lateral pay, depending on qualifications and experience.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.