To attend and satisfactorily complete The University of Texas System Police Academy, qualifying for commissioning as a peace officer of The University of Texas System or an approved local academy. Responsible for successfully fulfilling the academic and physical requirements of the Basic Peace Officer Course conducted by The University of Texas System Police Academy or an appointed law enforcement academy approved by the University of Texas.
Attends classes, maintains comprehensive notebooks, and completes homework assignments. Participates in the physical training program, firearms training, defensive tactics program and practical problems to demonstrate the following required abilities: necessary strength and agility to subdue and restrain persons resisting arrest including the proper use of handcuffs and other restraining devices; adequate hand, arm and upper body strength and ability to safely operate a handgun and/or should weapon with either hand and qualify with same on a prescribed course; necessary agility and endurance to pursue violators on foot; ability to scale a reasonable barrier or obstruction while in foot pursuit of violators, to include running up and down flights of stairs; ability to remove an injured or unconscious person of reasonable size from an area of danger; ability to safely operate an automobile on a public street or highway without the use of any specialized equipment peculiar only to the operator while utilizing the police radio and emergency equipment such as siren and emergency lights. Actively participates in classroom discussions and groups’ projects and demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge gained in the Basic Police Officer Course. Complies with established rules and regulations governing The University of Texas System Police Academy. Complies with assignments and instructions given by the Director of Police of the University of Texas System, or by any member of the Academy staff. Complies with policies of respective component institution police departments relating to his or her status and attendance at the Academy. Adheres to The University of Texas System Police Code of Conduct and the Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System. Performs related duties as required.
High school diploma or GED. Applicant must have a valid Texas driver’s license.
Great communication skills to include good study habits. Certified TCOLE peace officers
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
Written and Physical Testing will occur at 8:00am on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
All applicants must submit their application by 5:00pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
Police Laterals are strongly encourage to apply and attend testing.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 8090
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community.
UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impa...ct, Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes.
Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years.
With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity.
UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East.
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