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Police Officer

Company: The University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Job Description:

Posting Details Posting Details Posting Number S02868P Working Title Police Officer Department UGA Police Department About the University of Georgia The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Non-Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Part Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information The employee in this position will assist with working special events within the institution, there is no set schedule for this position. Advertised Salary $25/Hour Posting Date 04/02/2019 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 04/22/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants All external applicants MUST complete and submit, with all requested paperwork, the UGA Police departmental application which may be found on our web site at www.police.uga.edu in addition to the on-line application through UGA Human Resources. Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Policy Statement The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Position Information Classification Title Police Officer Pay Grade FLSA Job Family FTE .49 Minimum Qualifications Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualificaitons. Preferred Qualifications Position Summary This is regular or special detail police work in protecting life and property on the university campus. Work involves professional response to the need for the prevention and detection of crimes, and for generally maintaining law and order. Work also involves patrolling assigned area, traffic enforcement, accident reporting, and criminal investigations. Assignments are received from superior officers and are carried out under established policies and procedures. However, employee must exercise quick, independent, and sound judgment and display initiative in applying work methods to emergency situations which arise when superior officers are not immediately available. Work requires dedication to public service often made difficult by emotional or physical stress of events. Work is reviewed through conferences, written reports, inspections, and observation of results obtained. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Knowledge of standard police practices and techniques. Knowledge of the university properties, population, and traffic control problems. Knowledge of fire prevention techniques. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine the proper course of action. Ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously, and tactfully and with respect for the rights of others. Ability to react quickly and calmly under emergency conditions. Ability to obtain information through interview, interrogation, and observation. Ability to understand and execute difficult oral and written instructions. Ability to express ideas clearly, orally and in writing, and to prepare comprehensive records and reports. Ability to develop skill in the use and care of firearms. Ability to develop and maintain good public relations. Ability to meet such specific physical requirements as may be established by competent authority. Skill in furnishing first aid and comfort in case of accidents, illness, and death situations. Physical Demands This position is that of a police officer and employees in this position will be exposed to hazardous situations. Employees in this position will be required to work outside at times in extreme and inclement weather. Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment. Does this position have financial responsibilities? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Credit and P-Card policy Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website. Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities Patrols a designated area of the campus on foot or in a patrol car to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crimes, and to enforce traffic regulations; answer calls and complaints involving fire, traffic or other accidents, robberies, and other misdemeanors and felonies, and takes necessary police action; makes arrests. Conducts investigations of criminal activities, consisting of collection and identification of evidence, questioning principals and witnesses, case preparation, and testifying in court. Investigates traffic accidents and performs related traffic control functions. Performs dispatcher duties such as operating telephone and shortwave radios, and performing related clerical tasks. This position requires fast, efficient, and accurate receiving, dispatching, and processing of calls and messages to and from police vehicles and personnel. Recovers stolen property; provides various types of public service and assistance to students, faculty, staff, guests, and visitors on the university campus; provides money escorts. Percentage of time 75 Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities Prepares necessary records and reports. Performs related work as required. Percentage of time 25 Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Are you a Georgia P.O.S.T. certified police officer? No Response Yes No Do you possess a valid driver's license? No Response No Yes Applicant Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Resume/CV Cover Letter

Keywords: The University of Georgia, Athens , Police Officer, Other , Athens, Georgia

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