As a Police Officer with the 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 policies 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.
The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including paid time off & leave, paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, access to University facilities and services, and much more! Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information. https://www.etsu.edu/human-resources/benefits/.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Support Staff
High School Education or G.E.D.
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 a 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.
*Successful candidates that have not yet graduated from an approved Police Academy will be required to attend and successfully pass all qualifications as required by the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
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.