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Patrol (foot and vehicle) assigned area(s) to provide personal safety of university community populace, and provide protection and security for university facilities; maintain orderly flow of traffic, investigate accidents, respond to complaints, disturbances, and law investigations make arrests and apprehensions, issue parking and moving citations, assist other law enforcement agencies, fire department and emergency medical technicians.
Take initial police reports; conduct preliminary investigations, including security of crime scene, collection and preservation of evidence, maintaining the chain of custody of evidence.
Crowd control during all types of catastrophes, which may affect the university community; crow, traffic and security control during athletic and other special events (The percentage of time spent in this area will increase/decrease dependent upon university needs). Sometimes a great deal of overtime is required to meet the need.
Provide armed escort for university monies.
Attends training classes.
Appearance and testimony in judicial proceedings.

Total Hours biweekly: 80, Employee works 12-hour shifts. Twenty hours are in the first week of the pay period and 60 hours are worked in the second. Shift assignment in accordance with PBA contract. Overtime required-amount determined by department’s workload. This position will be to on-call status.

Advertised Salary:
Starting Salary $20.28

Minimum Requirements:
Must possess an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or equivalent 2-year degree and meet Florida Statutory and Administrative Code requirements. Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943, Florida Statute.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous law enforcement experience
Considerable knowledge of controlling laws, ordinances and departmental rules and regulations
Considerable knowledge of the rules and methods of preserving evidence
Considerable knowledge of the geography of UF and adjoining area
Considerable knowledge of the practices and techniques of traffic control and criminal investigations
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of model police work
Some knowledge of first aid methods
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

In order to be considered, you must posses a post-secondary degree either an associate’s or higher.

In order to be considered, you must be State of Florida certified.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran’s Preference Page for more specific information.

Health Assessment Required: Yes

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