Police Officer I


Tennessee State University -

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Job Description Patrols campus by foot, bicycle or motor vehicle; investigates suspected crimes; reports findings and arrests suspected individuals; investigates accidents and pursues appropriate course of action; issues citations for traffic and parking violations; participates in programs sponsored by the police department to include but not limited to crime prevention; be available to work nights, weekends and holidays; testifies in court or legal proceedings as required; keeps records and makes reports; operates and maintains police and security equipment; directs and controls traffic; and performs other work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience Meets the requirements of T.C.A. 38-8-106, Qualifications of Police Officers including completion and/or attendance and completion within one year following employment, of a law enforcement academy curriculum approved by the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission . Be at least twenty one (21) years of age; be a citizen of the United States; be a high school graduate or possess equivalency; not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of federal or state law or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances; not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States; have his fingerprints on file with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician; have a good moral character as determined by a thorough investigation conducted by the employing agency; and be free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III) of the American Psychiatric Association. Applicants must be certified as meeting these criteria by a qualified professional in the psychiatric or psychological fields. Possess a valid Tennessee operator license as issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety.

Special Instructions to Applicants This position is required to work special events. You will be required to provide names and contact information for three references during your application to the posting. If you are approved for the candidate pool, our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information you provided. The letters should be returned via the link provided in the solicitation of the recommendation and must be current and specific to the job posting. Employment is contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check as mandated by Tennessee State University.

We are seeking to fill six (6) positions.

Benefits Tennessee State University offers eligible employees a competitive benefits package that includes annual leave (vacation), sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, flexible benefits plans and more.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

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