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Police Lieutenant

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All required documents listed below are required to be attached to your application prior to the Close Date indicated above. Please contact the Office of Human Resources on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process. No further applicant documents will be accepted once the job posting has closed. To be considered, even if you are a current or former employee, or current or former student of PVAMU, all required documents must be attached at the time your online application is submitted.

Position Details

Classification Information

FLSA Non-Exempt
Min Salary or Wage 27.97
Mid Salary or Wage 39.96
Required Education

High School Diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the TCOLE requirements for an advanced Peace Officer.

Required Experience

Twelve years of experience as a licensed Peace Officer

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population. Ability to function under adverse and stressful conditions.

Required Certification(s)/Licensure(s)

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) advanced certification. Must have a State of Texas class “C” vehicle operator’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

Department Information

Department Name Public Safety
Department Location P O Box 519 -MS 1400

Position Information

Posting Title Police Lieutenant
Preferred Education

Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Experience Requirements

One year experience as a Police Sergeant (in addition to the minimum experience required). Experience in developing and implementing policy and procedures, developing special event plans and providing supporting for law enforcement recognition and accreditation is desired.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

MS Suite

Preferred Licenses/Certifications

TCOLE Master Peace Officer License and National Incident System training

Budget

Budget Information

Employment Type

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S00583JP
Posting Summary

This position is responsible for providing police/law enforcement presence on university campus and enforcing all criminal laws and violations of criminal penal code of the State of Texas as well as the polices of Prairie View A&M University. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, drafting departmental policies and procedures; creating special event plans; supporting departmental emergency management functions; advising when to arrest subjects; proofreading police reports and assessing campus risk; acting as a liaison when Captain and Chief are absent; supervising Sergeants and entire department which will include scheduling, performance evaluations, career development, providing guidance pertaining to policies, procedures and legal requirements; maintaining and monitoring training records to ensure compliance with University and TCOLE requirements; managing compliance with the Texas Police Chiefs’ Association Recognition Program requirement.

Posting Type OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS
Number of Vacancies
Open Date 04/17/2017
Close Date 05/09/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

All required documents listed below are required to be attached to your application prior to the Close Date indicated above.

Please contact the Office of Human Resources on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process. No further applicant documents will be accepted once the job posting has closed.

To be considered, even if you are a current or former employee, or current or former student of PVAMU, all required documents must be attached at the time your online application is submitted.

Special Requirements

Instructions for attachments:

Other Document 1: Copy of TCLEOSE certification

Background Check Required Yes
Posting Text Approved by Research Compliance

Supplemental Questions for Posting

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School diploma/GED or above?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How much experience do you have as a licensed Peace Officer?
    • None
    • Less than 12 years
    • 12 years
    • 12+ years
  3. * Do you have a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) advanced certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you currently have a State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  6. * Please indicate the media/advertising location where you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document 1
Optional Documents