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Police Officer I (2 Positions)

UT Brownsville Police - Brownsville, Texas

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Position Number: FY 13-100 Special Note: Only current TCLEOSE licensed and actively commissioned police officers are eligible to apply. Scope: Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental policies and procedures. This is a security-sensitive position subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which allows the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Duties: To perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System. Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime. Provide service, information and directions to students, employees and visitors. Execute all lawful process. Arrest offenders with or without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, recover stolen or lost property. Attempt to locate missing persons. Enforce traffic law by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violators in custody or issuing citations or warnings. Investigate motor vehicle collisions. Prepare various written reports narrating law enforcement and police activities. Enforce Board of Regent’s Rules and Regulations. Prepare reports on all activities, filing them with supervising officer. Identify potential security and safety hazards. Perform related duties as assigned. Discusses cases with prosecuting attorneys, prepares evidence, and appears as a witness in court.

Additional Information

Salary: $35,197 annual salary Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Application Procedure: Download and complete a staff application at www.utb.edu/ba/hr/employment. Submit application materials to: Office of Human Resources The University of Texas at Brownsville 80 Fort Brown - Brownsville, Texas 78520 Tel. (956) 882-8205 Fax (956) 882-7476

Job Requirements

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Requirements: Education: High School Diploma or GED, successful completion of a TCLEOSE approved Basic Peace Officer Course, has passed TCLEOSE exam. Experience: At least one-year experience as a full-time commissioned police officer. Possess Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE). Equipment: Must be proficient in the operations and safety procedures of all equipment utilized by the University Police Department necessary to perform assigned tasks. Physical Capabilities: Duties involve driving, walking, running, standing, stooping, climbing, crouching, pushing, jumping over, pulling, carrying, reaching above head, lifting, lowering, hand-wrist and elbow motion, grasping, and holding. Good physical condition and vision, ability to hear and speak and full use of arms and legs. Working Conditions: Exposure to outside weather conditions. May be required to work either day or night on any one of three shifts with varying days off and on holidays. Work involves a degree of hazard. Must hold a Peace Officer Commission, and a valid driver’s license not subject to suspension. Must be eligible to drive a University of Texas owned or leased motor vehicle. Must meet certain prerequisites established by the Office of the Director of Police, Board of Regents, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education concerning age requirements and physical, mental, and educational standards. Effective written and oral communications skills. Must have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a commissioned police officer of The University of Texas System Police. Knowledge and skills in emergency medical procedures, first aid and CPR techniques. Must successfully complete a minimum six-month probationary period immediately following commissioning as a Police Officer.

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Roman Ramos

UT Brownsville Police
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, Texas 78521
phone: (956) 882-8232

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