Police Officer VII

Purdue University -

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Observe for and investigate complaints of criminal activity, i.e., missing persons, disturbances, traffic problems, crowd problems, etc. Secure and examine crime scenes, and interview victims, witnesses, suspects and offenders. Generate detailed case reports. Investigate traffic crashes and complete required reports. Resolve disputes or disturbances and restore order. Provide police services, traffic control, and assistance to other law enforcement agencies as needed. Provide traffic control, crowd control and security at sporting and special events. Actively support and participate in the community policing philosophy of the department. Provide appropriate police services with emphasis in the parking enforcement area by enforcing Indiana State laws and University rules and regulations as they pertain to parking.

The Purdue Police Officer hiring process consists of the following steps:

1. Physical Fitness Exam: The Physical Fitness Exam will be administered on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The exam session will begin promptly at 8:00 AM. You must bring a valid picture ID to be admitted to the exam session and you must have submitted a resume in accordance with the procedures described in this posting announcement. This is a pass/fail exam. Candidates must successfully complete all portions of the physical fitness exam to remain in the hiring process. The assessment will be based on the exit standards from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy www.in.gov/ilea/2338.htm. Candidates will be tested on the following Indiana Law Enforcement Academy standards:
Must be able to perform at least 25 push-ups. There is no time limit.
Must be able to perform 29 sit-ups in 1 minute.
Must be able to perform a vertical jump of at least 16″.
Must be able to run 300 meters in 71 seconds or less.
Must be able to run 1.5 miles in 16 minutes 28 seconds or less.
2. Written Exam: A written examination will be administered to those candidates who successfully complete all portions of the Physical Fitness Exam. The written exam session will take place on Sunday, October 7, 2018, following the Physical Fitness Exam. Anyone who arrives late will not be allowed to enter. You must bring a valid picture ID to be admitted to the testing session. The most competitive candidates based on the results of the written examination will advance to the next phase of the hiring process.

3. Oral Interview Panels

4. Background Investigation: A thorough background investigation to include reference checks and a polygraph examination will be conducted.

5. Chief’s Interview

6. Drug Screening, Post-Offer Medical, and Psychological Evaluation

All interested job seekers MUST submit a completed application via the Internet at www.purdue.edu/hr/careers.
Applications will be accepted until Monday, October 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

For more information about the Purdue University Police Department please visit www.purdue.edu/police.

For further information about the Police Officer hiring process please contact Captain Matthew Wietbrock at 765-494-8221 or mcwietbrock@purdue.edu.


A high school diploma/GED.
Must successfully complete the 40-hr Pre-Basic and Basic training courses through the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) within the first twelve months of employment.
Must successfully complete the Purdue Probationary Officer Training and the Purdue Field Training Program within the first twelve months of employment.
A strong commitment to customer service and use of good judgment.
Strong interpersonal relationship and public relations skills.
Strong conflict resolution skills and problem solving ability.
Ability to adapt and react to unusual conditions and work effectively under pressure.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to maintain Indiana Police Officer certification including completion of 24 hours of continuing education annually.
Must be physically and mentally capable of performing all duties of a police officer.
Must successfully complete the Purdue Police Officer Physical Abilities Test annually.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
A valid Indiana driver’s license and United States citizenship.
Must be able to maintain a valid Indiana Driver’s license.

An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related area.
One year of experience in public safety or law enforcement.
Bilingual communication skills.

Additional Information:
Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position.

A Background Check will be required for employment in this position.
All interested job seekers MUST submit a completed application via the Internet at www.purdue.edu/hr/careers. All qualifying applicants WHO ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE MUST be available on Sunday, October 7, 2018 for the physical assessment and written exam. No exceptions will be granted to this date. We will notify you with details if you are to participate. Notifications will be sent via email no later than Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to the email address listed in your completed online application. Applicants who pass the physical assessment and written exam and move forward in the process will be contacted to arrange for an interview.
Exposed to job hazards and working conditions associated with police work.
May work non-traditional hours.
The schedule for this position consists of rotating twelve hour shifts.
Required to wear a pager and carry a cell phone for callback to campus.
FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime).
Retirement Eligibility: PERF/Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


To apply for this job please visit purdue.taleo.net.