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Police Officer in Training

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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 18.43
Mid Salary or Wage 26.33
Required Education

High school diploma or GED

Required Experience

Two years of full-time employment.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of – None.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Physical Requirements – None.

Required Certification(s)/Licensure(s)

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) basic certification. Valid driver’s license.

Department Information

Department Name Public Safety
Department Location PO BOX 519; MS 1430

Position Information

Posting Title Police Officer in Training
Preferred Education

Some College/Associate’s degree with 30 earned college credit hours.

Preferred Experience Requirements

Years of continuous law enforcement service in the state of Texas or active duty in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces my be substituted in lieu of education.
Each year of continuous experience as a commissioned law enforcement officer in the state of Texas may be substituted for ten (10) hours of college credit (3 years continuous experience as a commissioned law enforcement office in the state of Texas is the equivalent of 30 earned college credit hours).

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Good written and verbal communication skills and good computer skills

Preferred Licenses/Certifications

Basic Peace Officer Certification (TECLOSE), Texas Drivers License

Budget

Budget Information

Employment Type

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S00579JP
Posting Summary

This position is responsible for providing a safe environment for the university community. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, 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; enforcing all criminal laws and violations of the Criminal Penal code of the state of Texas; reporting all violations of the rules and regulations of Prairie View A&M University; providing assistance to the public whenever possible; 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; providing escort service as needed and assisting state, county and city law enforcement authorities as requested; responding to emergency calls and take appropriate action; providing assistance to other law enforcement and community departments or agencies; safely operating and properly maintaining departmental vehicles; preparing reports relating to activities in accordance with PVPD Policy; providing traffic enforcement and regulations; attending training session to obtain information on new procedures and maintaining compliance with departmental standards; maintaining liaison with investigators, officers and other departmental personnel.

Posting Type OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS
Number of Vacancies
Open Date 04/18/2017
Close Date 05/02/2017
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

The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) and its member institutions are now part of a standardized Pay Plan effective December 1, 2016. All job postings with a title that is not a part of the new TAMUS standardized pay plan will be matched to an appropriate title under the TAMUS standardized pay plan. Upon hire, the successful candidate will be notified of the title change.

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 full-time experience do you have?
    • None
    • Less than 2 years
    • 2 years
    • 2+ years
  3. * Do you have a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Peace Officer License?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • 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. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document 1
Optional Documents