Serves as the first line responding sworn department member for accomplishing the department's mission and goals as they pertain to protection of life and property, the provision of patient health cares services in the hospital, and the provision of all other services required by UAB and the department. Interacts with general public, fellow officers and outside agencies in the performance of duties. Uses various software such as Microsoft Windows, Excel and other applications specific to police operations.
Starting Hourly Rate: $20.00/hr. (Commensurate with experience & qualifications)
High School diploma or GED required. Candidates who do not possess an Associate's degree or higher must also pass the Alabama Basic Skills Test administered by the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC) prior to APOSTC certification.
Certification by the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC) required. Non-certified applicants must receive certification by an approved APOSTC Academy during probationary period. Currently licensed with a Driver's License from the State of Alabama required.
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.