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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
|Min Salary or Wage||25.32|
|Mid Salary or Wage||36.17|
High School diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the TCOLE requirements for an intermediate or advanced Peace Officer.
Eight years of related experience as licensed Police 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.
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) intermediate or advanced certification. Must have a State of Texas class “C” vehicle operator’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
|Department Name||Public Safety|
|Department Location||P O Box 519 -MS 1400|
|Posting Title||Police Sergeant|
|Preferred Experience Requirements||
Ten years experience as a licensed Police Officer with at least two years law enforcement experience at an institution of higher education.
|Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities||
TCOLE Advanced Peace Officer License
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, working under general supervision of police lieutenant or captain; patrolling property under the jurisdiction of Prairie View A&M University in Waller County by bicycle or on foot; investigating illegal or suspicious activities, persons and establishments, causes and results of accidents; taking reports and performing preliminary investigations; reporting all violations of the rules and regulations of Prairie View A&M University; preventing crime, suppressing disturbances, issuing citations and testifying in Justice of the Peace Court as well as County and District Courts and student judicial hearings; guarding and transporting prisoners; interacting with public by day-to-day contact; providing escort service as needed and assisting state, county and city law enforcement authorities as requested; responding to emergency calls and taking appropriate action; providing assistance to other law enforcement and community departments or agencies; functioning as training coordinator to ensure compliance with state TCLEOSE training mandates and as a Victim Assistance Coordinator for the department; providing supervision to assigned officers and staff.
|Posting Type||OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS|
|Number of Vacancies|
|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 email@example.com 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.
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 (*).
Do you have a High School diploma/GED or above?
How much related experience do you have as a licensed Peace Officer?
- Less than 8 years
- 8 years
- 8+ years
Do you have a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) intermediate or advanced certification?
Do you have a State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment?
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Public Job Posting
- Internal Job Posting
- Agency Referral
- Personal Referral
Please indicate the media/advertising location where you heard about this employment opportunity.
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Other Document 1