Texas A&M University - Kingsville Police Officer II in Kingsville, Texas

Job Title

Police Officer II

Agency

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Department

University Police

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Kingsville, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Police Officer II, under general supervision, prevents and investigates violations of the law, University rules and regulations.

Responsibilities:

-Patrols property under the jurisdiction of the University by car, bicycle or on foot. Enforces all criminal laws and violations of the Transportation Code of the State of Texas.-Takes reports and performs preliminary investigations.-Reports all violations of the rules and regulations.-Prevents crime, suppresses disturbances, issues citations and testifies in Justice of the Peace Court as well as County and District Courts and student judicial hearings. Guards and transports prisoners.-Interacts with the public by day-to-day contact. Provides assistance to the public whenever possible.-Responds to emergency calls and takes appropriate action.-Provides assistance to other law enforcement and community departments or agencies.-Safely operates and properly maintains departmental vehicles.

Education and Experience:

-High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.-One year of experience as a licensed Police Officer.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population. Ability to function under adverse and stressful conditions.

Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic certification. Must have a State of Texas class 'C' vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

Other Requirements:

Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Applicant must pass an entrance exam to be considered for employment. Applicant must successfully pass psychological evaluation, physical examination, and complete background investigation to include but not limited to driving history, criminal background, and credit history.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is the fastest growing public doctoral university in the nation. Degree offerings include well-known programs in engineering, agriculture and music, and new programs in veterinary technology and criminal justice. Classroom learning is enhanced through hands-on research opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Recognized for excellence in affordability, financial aid, athletics and more, Texas A&M-Kingsville offers a complete college experience.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (361) 593-3705.

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  • TAMUK HR Home Page

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