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Public Safety Officer (2 Vacancies)

East Carolina University Police Department - Greenville, North Carolina

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$29,498.00 annual
Top Pay:
$42,086.00 annual

Job Description

  • East Carolina University Police Department seeks officer candidates to prevent and suppress crime
  • Protect life and property by effecting arrest, forcible if necessary
  • Conduct safety and crime prevention programs
  • Recognize, identify, and mitigate safety concerns and issues
  • Pursue fleeing suspects
  • perform rescue operations
  • Prepare reports
  • Determine when there is reasonable suspicion to detain
  • Operate law enforcement vehicle, day and night.
Work schedule will include rotating shifts: 48 hours one week, 36 hours second week Candidates must be physically and psychologically able to perform duties of a sworn law enforcement officer. Candidates must also:
  • Be currently enrolled or have successfully completed North Carolina's Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a high school graduate or have passed the General Educational Development (GED) test
  • Have a valid North Carolina driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Be at least 20 years of age at the time of testing
  • Be of good moral character with no disqualifying criminal conviction(s)
  • Undergo an extensive background investigation including, but not limited to, psychological evaluation, medical exam, and drug screen
  • Successfully pass the North Carolina Police Officer Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) prior to the final offer of employment
  • Successfully score a minimum of 75% on firearms qualification course prior to final offer of employment
  • Be available to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays on a rotating schedule
  • Be available to work special events when necessary
  • Meet any other minimum employment requirements established by East Carolina University
  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards.
  • Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University that accommodates individuals with disabilities. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY). Proper documentation of identity and employability is required at the time of employment.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : must be at least 20 years old
  • Education: : High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Experience: :

    Must be enrolled or have successfully completed North Carolina's Basic Law Enforcement Training program.

Contact Informaton

ECU Human Resources

East Carolina University Police Department
609 East Tenth Street
Greenville, North Carolina 27858
phone: 252-328-9847

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