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Police Officer

University of Texas Police at Houston - Houston, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$48,000.00 annual
Top Pay:
$72,000.00 annual

Job Description

The University of Texas Police at Houston (UT Police) is staffed with a dedicated team of sworn and civilian professionals that serve, protect and preserve the “daily campus life” at the number-one cancer center in the nation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the prestigious University of Texas Health Sciences Center (UTHealth). Both institutions are part of the world’s largest medical complex, The Texas Medical Center located in the heart of the nation’s energy capital, Houston, Texas. UT Police is responsible for law enforcement, security and personal safety services. Accredited since 1994, it has most recently received meritorious accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®). The primary purpose of the Police Officer position is to serve and protect the community, enforce the law, aid all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, mitigate disturbances, investigate criminal offenses and arrest offenders.

Additional Information

The  salary  range  for  this  position  is  $48,000  to  $72,000,  and  starting  pay  is  on  a  sliding  scale commensurate with experience. For example, a police officer with 10 years of approved experience would have a starting pay of approximately $60,000. We also offer a TRS Pension Program, annual merit raises, shift differential pay, bi-lingual pay (up to $1,800 a year), education pay (up to $6,000 a year), TCOLE certification pay (up to $4,200 a year) and a tuition reimbursement through a Cohort (up to $5,250 a year). We offer excellent benefits, to include 100% of health insurance premiums paid for the employee, paid time off starting at 11 hours a month on the MD Anderson payroll, paid holidays and the opportunity to earn up to 32 additional hours of time off based on performance.

To apply, visit www.mdanderson.org/careers and click on the purple box.  Then search for keyword “Police” to apply for the opening.  For further information or questions, contact UTP-H Talent Management at 713-792-0900 or UTP-HRecruiting@mdanderson.org.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED, successful completion of a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Course. Has passed TCOLE exam.
  • Experience: None required.

License Required: Possess Peace Officer License from TCOLE and the ability to obrain a valid Texas Driver’s License. 

Contact Informaton

Gabe Wisneski

University of Texas Police at Houston
7777 Knight Rd.
Houston, Texas 77054
phone: (713) 792-0900

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