Location: Springfield, OH Category: Police & Security Positions Posted On: Wed Mar 1 2023 Job Description:
Wittenberg University is accepting applications for a part-time Police Officer position.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Using courtesy and tact to encourage voluntary obedience of laws, ordinances and other university district needs.
Building and maintaining community policing relationships with the Wittenberg community along with participating in student engagement activities.
Enforcing federal and state laws, city ordinances and all other pertinent university and local regulations with regard to the rights of the individual concerned.
Maintaining high visibility; responding immediately to university district police/security incidents. Duties are to be carried out with prudent regard for the reasonable safety of all persons, specifically including the officer.
Utilizing appropriate and lawful means to prevent or halt the commission of an offense and to prevent escape of, or to apprehend, a suspect or offender when it is reasonable to do so.
Operating and maintaining vehicles.
Maintaining proficiency through training and education.
High School Diploma/GED.
Applicants for this position must have successfully completed Ohio peace officer basic training requirements and the peace officer certification examination
Applicants must be 21 years of age or older.
A valid driver's license is required; must meet required insurance qualifications found in Wittenberg Motor Pool policies and procedures. If license is from out of state, successful candidate will need to obtain a valid Ohio driver's license within 30 days of hire date.
Applicants must be able to pass the following tests/screenings: drug screen, psychological fitness, and background records check.
This position has a beginning pay rate of $20.87 per hour with periodic step increases, topping out at $26.47 per hour.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
Employment at Wittenberg University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of applicable background checks including but not limited to: criminal records, educational verifications, driving records (when job-related), and/or credit history (when job related).
A Lutheran-affiliated liberal arts college in the heart of Southwest Ohio, Wittenberg is nationally recognized for accessible professors, engaging classroom experiences, service opportunities, and valued athletics traditions. Wittenberg University is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the university's mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families.