Carnegie Mellon University's Police Department (UPD) is searching for Police Officers who are highly motivated and eager to serve the CMU community! This is an excellent opportunity if you seek to make a positive impact on a diverse community. In this role you will be required to work a flexible schedule/hours, which includes working mandated overtime and continuation of regular tour of duty.
Here at CMU, our mission is to improve and promote safety at the university through collaboration, proactive problem-solving, open communication and the delivery of professional and dependable police and security services. Our vision is to provide outstanding service to the Carnegie Mellon University community.
Apply today and help build our Police Force!
Core responsibilities will include:
Conducting general police, security, and watchman-style foot and mobile patrols of property used, owned, or occupied in whole or in part by Carnegie Mellon University.
Patrols in all weather conditions and temperatures.
Protecting life and property and preserving the public peace.
Ensuring the safety and security of the campus, the assigned sector, and its occupants/users by enforcing all Federal, state, and local laws, and university policies.
Investigating and making written reports concerning suspicious activity, persons, and unsafe conditions immediately.
Providing general assistance to security guards and traffic monitors on request; and general information to university personnel and visitors.
You Must Demonstrate:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to interact with a varied population
Ability to remain calm in difficult, dangerous, and high stress emergency situations, and respond to all campus constituents in a professional and polite manner
Must be at least 21 years of age
High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor's Degree or semester credit equivalent preferred
Previous security/police training preferred
Extensive law enforcement background investigation to include, but not limited to, credit check, criminal history, driving record, physical, drug & alcohol screening, and psychological exam per the Chief of Police and PLEAC Accreditation Standards.
Valid PA driver's license
PA Act 120 certification at time of hire
PA Child Protection Clearance (Act 153)
CMU's COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated, including a booster when eligible, against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Those granted an exemption must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements. The most up-to-date information on CMU's COVID-19 mitigation requirements can be found here: Minimum Requirements to Return to Campus.
Police/Security Officers (CPA)
Staff - Regular
Full Time/Part time
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