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Public Safety Officer

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UNC Department of Public Safety - Chapel Hill , North Carolina

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$35,985.00 annual

Job Description

Candidate must be at least 20 years of age at time of appointment; possess a valid NC Driver’s License; pass an in-depth background investigation, which includes driver’s history and criminal history with no felony convictions, psychological testing, polygraph examination, drug screening, and physical. Must successfully complete a three-week department orientation course and a twelve-week department field training program during probationary period; must satisfactorily complete the state mandated probationary period for public safety officers. The selected candidate must possess the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing and deal with the public and representatives of the criminal justice system in a professional manner. The candidate for this position will be considered an “ESSENTIAL” Emergency Duty Employee. This means that the position is one that is necessary to ensure University operations continue uninterrupted during periods of adverse weather and/or other emergency situations, including those that require the University to close. As such the employee in this position will be required to report to work according to their usual schedule, or upon notification to report outside of their usual work schedule. Work schedule: 48 hours one week, 36 hours second week. Rotating shifts, Dupont Schedule.

Certification or eligible for immediate certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.

Additional Information

THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IS RECRUITING FOR A CERTIFIED PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER POSITION. The main purpose of this position is to protect and serve the students, faculty, staff and visitors of UNC-Chapel Hill through law enforcement and crime prevention. The selected candidate will patrol campus and investigate complaints and violations of State laws and local ordinances using the Community Oriented Policing philosophy. This person also develops and implements preventative patrol techniques and performs specialized duties to deter crime and promote effective safety and security practices.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20 Years of Age
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalency
  • Experience: Certified as an offier or can achieve certification with in one year

Contact Informaton

Megan Howard

UNC Department of Public Safety
285 Manning Dr.
Chapel Hill , North Carolina 27599
phone: (919) 966-3230

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