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Campus Police Officer

University of Washington - Seattle, Washington

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Entry Level Salary:
$4,298.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$5,641.00 monthly

Job Description

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT 1117 NE BOAT STREET SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98105 www.uw.edu/jobs Updated: February 10, 2014 Job Classification: Campus Police Officer The University of Washington Police Department is currently hiring for campus police officer. Entry level applicants are accepted; lateral experience is preferred. Applications must be completed by Sunday, March 9, 2014. All testing through National Testing Network must be completed by Saturday, March 15, 2014. Contact Person: Lt. Craig Wilson craigw@uw.edu Salary Range: $4,298 to $5,641 per month BENEFITS :
  • Salary is commensurate with an applicant's prior experience
  • Uniforms, equipment and dry cleaning provided
  • Twelve paid holidays per year
  • Employees earn sick leave at the rate of eight hours per month. No limit is placed on accrual of sick leave. Upon retirement, employees are paid for 25% of their unused accrued sick leave
  • Paid vacation accrues at 8-hours per month. The accrual rate increases over time to a maximum of 15.33 hours per month
  • Retirement age 53; retirement benefit = 2% for each year of service
  • Choice of 5 medical and 3 dental plans to cover employees and eligible dependents
  • Employer-paid life insurance with employee-paid options to increase the level of coverage
  • Employer-paid vision care plan
  • Optional long- and short-term disability programs
  • Voluntary enrollment in University-sponsored investment funds
  • Partial tuition exemption program
  • Choice of local credit unions
  • Hometown Home Loan program (home buying plan)
  • Use of recreational sports facilities
  • Numerous special event overtime opportunities
  • Specialty pay incentives for field training officers
CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER [ENTRY AND LATERAL] As an agency of the university community, UWPD provides law enforcement to the largest college and stadium in Washington State. It also provides security to visiting dignitaries and during demonstrations. The Police Department serves a vital role in the safety, security, and success of the University of Washington. Its purpose is to serve and protect the students, staff, faculty and all people and property within the jurisdiction of that community. Police services are available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The University Police department has the exclusive responsibility to act upon law-enforcement matters and perform police functions for the main campus of the University of Washington, Seattle. All qualified ENTRY and LATERAL POLICE OFFICER candidates are invited to participate in the complete selection process, which may include a physical agility test, written test, ride along with a Field Training Officer, Oral Boards (panel interview), a thorough background investigation, Hiring Committee interview, polygraph, medical examination and psychological examination. New, entry police officers attend the 720 hours Basic Law Enforcement Academy and, upon graduation, will enter a fourteen-week Field Training Officer (FTO) program. Lateral transfer officers will proceed directly into the FTO program. Lateral officers hired from out of state will attend the first available equivalency academy. Duties: Police services are available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The University Police department has the exclusive responsibility to act upon law-enforcement matters and perform police functions for the main campus of the University of Washington, Seattle. Police Officers at the University of Washington respond to public calls for service within a very diverse community. They provide preventive patrol of the campus and nearby areas, enforcing state laws, city ordinances, and University regulations. Police officers conduct criminal and traffic investigations, make arrests, prepare necessary documentation and testify in court. Officers also provide for the safety and security of persons and property at University events and attend community meetings.

Additional Information

Before scheduling a test with the National Testing Network (NTN), you must first complete the application process at the University of Washington employment web site: www.uw.edu/jobs ; click START your job search, enter Req #105127 in the search box. Create your online candidate profile and complete the related assessments for Campus Police Officer (Entry and Lateral). UWPD will only consider those who complete the entire application process. For those who have already completed testing with NTN, The UWPD will only consider test results that are valid within the last 6 months. If your results are older than 6 months, you will need to retest for this position. To schedule testing, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on LAW ENFORCEMENT JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : 60 hours college credit
  • Experience: : Entry, but lateral preferred.
Job Requirements Age: Minimum age 21 US Citizen: US Citizen High School Grad/GED: Yes Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: WA State Driver's License Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes College: 2 Year Degree or minimum 60 hours college credit Academy Certification: Yes Prior Experience: Lateral candidates preferred

Contact Informaton

Chad Andrews

University of Washington
1117 NE Boat St.
Seattle, Washington 98105
phone: 866-563-3882

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