Duties include vehicular and foot patrol of University property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, protection of people and property, investigation of crimes, completion of police reports, testimony in court, and assistance to other law enforcement agencies. Variable shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Requirements include a bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field (such as political science, psychology or government studies), U.S. citizenship, PA Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission Act 120 Certification, Act 33 Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Act 34 Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, Act 73 FBI Criminal History Report, valid PA driver's license, and safe driving record are required. Two years' experience in a related field is preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. Proficiency in Word, Excel spreadsheets and Outlook required.
Minimum Related Experience Level Required
1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field (such as political science, psychology or government studies), and safe driving record. Knowledge and successful completion of Firearms training and qualification. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. Proficiency in Word, Excel spreadsheets and Outlook required. Ability to interact with diverse populations.
Two years' experience in a related field is preferred.
PA Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission Act 120 Certification. Valid PA driver's license. CPR and first aid certification.
Child Protection Clearances
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Scheduled Work Hours
Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
This position requires variable shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:
Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match
Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance
Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)
Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time
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