Police Officer

North Carolina State University

JOB LINK: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/111354

EducationAssociate’s Degree
High School Diploma or GED
SkillsDriver’s License
Law Enforcement
Our role in the community-wide shared responsibility for safety on campus is to provide professional law enforcement, effective emergency response, crime & incident reduction and community outreach & education.

Essential Job Duties
Police Officer Duties: Prevent and suppress crime; protect life and property; apply appropriate use of force options; pursue fleeing suspects; perform rescue operations; prepare reports; identify significant crime trends; determine reasonable suspicion to detain and probable cause to arrest; engage in community and problem oriented policing strategies; operate law enforcement vehicle, willing to work day and night shift assignments and communicate effectively with the public.

Other Work/Responsibilities
All selected candidates will have to undergo an extensive background investigation, psychological testing, EQI Testing (emotional intelligence), polygraph examination, medical examination, physical fitness testing (POPAT), drug and TB testing, and FBI fingerprint criminal check.

Minimum Experience/Education
High school diploma or equivalency.

Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment. Additional Education and Experience are necessary for progressive level(s).

Departmental Required Skills
Applicants must be able to wear and use personal protective equipment.

Applicants must successfully pass the North Carolina Police Officer Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) prior to final offer of employment and must be able to pass the POPAT semiannually as a condition of employment.

All new hires and transfers from other agencies must serve a 12 month probationary period.

**Note: This position is being advertised for a limited time and multiple candidates may be hired from the single posting.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
An associate’s degree or higher education level is preferred for this position.

80 percent score on annual firearms qualification strongly preferred.

Strongly prefer completion of the North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training program or are otherwise eligible for in-state or out-of-state transfer.

In-state police officer transfers must be currently certified as a law enforcement officer in the state of NC or be eligible for the 96 hour program, which includes passing the state exam in its entirety.

Out-of-state police officer transfer applicants must have at least 2 years of full-time, sworn law enforcement experience. Transfer candidates must have successfully completed a Basic Law Enforcement Training course accredited by the state of transfer to be considered for lateral entry. Out-of-state transfers cannot have a break in service from the out of state agency of more than one year. Candidates eligible for out of state transfer will have to complete 96 hours (or more) of training to be eligible for NC Certification and pass the state exam.

Notice to Veterans: pursuant to North Carolina law, you may qualify for a reduced BLET enrollment provided you meet the following qualifications as established by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission;

Successful completion of military police training program and awarded military police occupational specialty rating. Must have completed military police duties for any of the branches of service, active or reserve, or the National Guard for not less than two of the five years preceding this application.

Limited enrollment is subject to approval by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.

Required License or Certification
Valid driver license required at the time of application.

Valid North Carolina driver’s license required prior to appointment.

Special Instructions
Please include as attachments a resume, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 professional references.

**Note: This position is being advertised for a limited time and multiple candidates may be hired from the single posting.

Those offered this position may have the opportunity at time of offer to test for Senior Police Officer at the Journey level or Master Police Officer at the Advanced level after successful completion of a standard law enforcement examination endorsed by IPMA.

The expected/estimated duration of the Hiring Process is 3 to 4 months and consists of the following steps::

Application Review
Telephone Interview
In-Person Written Testing
In-Person Interview Panel
Conditional Employment Offer
Background Investigation, to include polygraph testing and verification of credentials
Medical examination
Psychological examination
Drug screen
Emotional Intelligence assessment
Successful completion of the Police Officers’ Physical Ability Test (POPAT)
Interview with the Chief of Police
Formal Employment Offer
Job Open Date 01/08/2019
Must Be Open Until- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.) 01/14/2019
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date
Alternate Option
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


To apply for this job please visit jobs.ncsu.edu.