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University Police Officer I- Entry Level

University of Maryland at College Park Police - College Park, Maryland

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$42,049.00 annual

Job Description

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position is for a full-time, non-exempt staff position under VPFA- Public Safety. Position is for an entry level, sworn, armed Law Enforcement Officer (Private). Candidates will undergo a selection process which includes a Physical Abilities Test, Written Test, Personal History Statement, Oral Board, Background Investigation, Polygraph, Command Interview, Medical Exam, and Psychological Exam. Selected candidates will need to complete a six month entry level Police Academy, Field Training, and probationary period. Candidates must be able to be certified as a sworn police officer and maintain their certification through the Maryland Police Training Commission. Employee in the classification, under direct supervision, is responsible for protecting the inhabitant and real property of the College Park campus and enforcing the laws of the United States & Maryland and the rules and regulations of the University of Maryland.

Additional Information

Starting Salary of $42,049 for a UPO I. Police Academy is scheduled to start in late January or February of 2014. Employees are required to work shift work 24 hours a day, 7 days per week as well as assigned overtime events. The employee will be expected to maintain his/her physical condition in order to successfully accomplish all assignments without jeopardizing his/her personal well being or that of the community which he/she is expected to serve. INTERESTED APPLICANTS NEED TO COMPLETE AN ELECTRONIC APPLICATION AT: ejobs.umd.edu under Position # 101502. Position closing date is 10/18/2013.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21 years or older
  • Education: : HS Diploma or GED
  • Experience: : Entry Level
  1. Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license.
  2. Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience. The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Contact Informaton

Philip Tou

University of Maryland at College Park Police
Police HQ, Bldg. #003
College Park, Maryland 20742
phone: 301-405-5764

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