Police Officer (Lateral-Minimum 2 years experience)

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University of Texas at Dallas - Richardson, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$42,281.00 annual
Top Pay:
$68,567.00 annual

Job Description

UT Dallas Police Department has current openings for TCOLE licensed Police Officers (lateral) with a minimum of two years’ experience. Please apply online at: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/10845

The University of Texas at Dallas Police Department is a Department of 35 sworn Police Officers, 27 Public Safety Officers, 10 Communications Officers and 10 Support Staff. UT Dallas Police is an agency of the UT System Police, which is the third largest state police agency in Texas. UT Dallas has approximately 27,000 enrolled students and 3,500 faculty and staff. Approximately 7,000 of those students living on campus. The campus is bordered by the Cities of Richardson, Plano and Dallas. In addition to 7 Residence Halls, UT Dallas has a large apartment complex on campus.

Duties include providing law enforcement services and police duties associated with the protection, safety and welfare of faculty, students, staff and visitors to The University of Texas at Dallas.

The University of Texas at Dallas Police Department is a Department of 35 sworn Police Officers, 27 Public Safety Officers, 10 Communications Officers and 10 Support Staff. UT Dallas Police is an agency of the UT System Police, which is the third largest state police agency in Texas. UT Dallas has approximately 27,000 enrolled students and 3,500 faculty and staff. Approximately 7,000 of those students living on campus. The campus is bordered by the Cities of Richardson, Plano and Dallas. In addition to 7 Residence Halls, UT Dallas has a large apartment complex on campus.

Salary Range for lateral Police Officer applicants is $42,281 - $68,567 depending on experience.

Please apply online at: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/10845

Additional Information

This is an excellent opportunity for officers considering retirement from their present agency and wishing to get into a new field of policing. Campus Policing is very community oriented. The UT Dallas student population is growing 10-12% annually. UT Dallas is constantly building new buildings to keep up with growth. As the campus grows, the police department will continue to grow with it.

UT Dallas offers excellent health benefits and there is currently no cost for employee coverage. Dental and vision coverage is also available.

UT Dallas also offers education discounts to those employees wishing to continue their education.

UT Dallas Officers are part of the State of Texas Teacher Retirement System (TRS).

Experienced Texas Police Officers that have an interest in these positions should apply online at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/10845. The entrance exam is given monthly and the next exam will be given on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 5:30pm. For additional information, please contact LT. Ken MacKenzie at UT Dallas PD at ken.mackenzie@utdallas.edu or 972-883-2572.

Salary Range for lateral Police Officer applicants is $42,281 - $68,567 depending on experience. Starting salary offer will be based on experience.

Please apply online at: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/10845

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21+
  • Education: High School Diploma / GED and TCOLE license
  • Experience: 2 years or more law enforcement experience.

Contact Informaton

Ken Mackenzie

University of Texas at Dallas
Emergency Mgmt & Preparedness
Richardson, Texas 75083-0688
phone: 972-883-2572

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