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Public Safety Officer 3 (Police Officer)

Pennsylvania State University - University Park, Pennsylvania

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Public Safety Officer 3 (Police Officer) University Police and Public Safety is seeking a police officer responsible for carrying out the functions of protection of life and property, preservation of peace and good order of the community, enforcement of laws, public safety, investigative work and other related duties at University Park. The successful candidate will be responsible for the prevention of illegal, unsafe or undesirable activity and regulatory violations through patrol, education, inspection and the deterrent effect of enforcement. Enforce national, state, and local laws, as well as University regulations, through investigation, apprehension, and prosecution of violators. Knowledge on the use of information technology, software applications, surveillance equipment, social media, communications (digital and conventional) in conducting investigations is highly desired. The successful candidate will possess skills necessary to enhance public respect for law enforcement and the University with courteous, devoted and ethical service and will demonstrate: the ability to work cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, students, and outside agencies; outstanding customer service orientation; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent analytical, judgment, and organization skills; and ability to work with a variety of cultures and backgrounds. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree plus one year of work related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Act 120 Certification is strongly preferred. U.S. Citizenship; a Pennsylvania driver’s license or the ability to obtain one; and the successful completion of a psychological evaluation and physical examination is required. Must pass a physical ability test and be in good general health as determined by University physical examination. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required. In addition, due to the financial or fiduciary responsibilities of this position, successful completion of a credit history check will also be required in additional to standard background checks. Apply to job 41710 at apptrkr.com/429435 Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. jeid-07668b1f3e1f2a5dc02f09210eb9fb98

Job Requirements

  • Age: : N/A
  • Education: : Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: : 1 Year

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Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

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