Police Officer II
Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Proposed Minimum Salary
The Police Officer II, under general supervision, prevents and investigates violations of the law, University rules and regulations.
Essential Duties and 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.
The above represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Education – High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience – One year of experience as a licensed Police Officer.
Knowledge, Skills, 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.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure - 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.
- All system university police will be required to meet minimum licensing standard requirements as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) § 217.1.
- 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.
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