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Police Officer 1

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A Two-Year Contract/Addendum will be required of all persons selected and hired.

Posting Information

Posting Information

Requisition Number P262
Job Title Police Officer 1
Department University Police
Job Description

Serve as a Police Officer qualified to carry firearms; patrol the campus community, testify in court proceedings, maintain accurate records; operate and maintain law enforcement equipment; enforce all university, state, local and federal laws; investigate suspected criminal incidents and respond to emergency situations.

Required Educational Qualifications and Field of Study

High School diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) required.

Required Year(s) and Type of Work Experience

US citizen, 18 years of age minimum, valid drivers license. Honorable discharge if military experience; must pass a psychological and physical examination administered by a licensed physician at the department’s expense; Tennessee P.O.S.T. certifiable candidate.

Preferred Year(s) and Type of Work Experience

Two (2) years of discipline free law enforcement experience and training preferred. Bachelors degree preferred.

Certificates/ Licenses Preferred

Tennessee P.O.S.T. Certification preferred; National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification preferred.

Salary Range $29,399 - $36,161; commensurate with experience
Job Open Date 09/12/2017
Job Close Date 09/26/2017
Is this position Grant Funded? No
Special Instructions to Applicants

A Two-Year Contract/Addendum will be required of all persons selected and hired.

Additional Information

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Category Classified Non-Exempt
Job Type Full Time
Skills Testing

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • MTSU Jobs
    • State Office of Employment Services
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Friend/Employee
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 2