Police Lieutenant

University of Houston

JOB LINK: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex1_uhs/jobdetail.ftl?job=STA002928&tz=GMT-05:00

Manages the personnel and resources of a section of the University of Houston Police Department, which include Patrol, Special Services, Training or Records.

Manages all activities and personnel of the assigned section.
Supervises personnel, to include training, development and evaluation of performance.
Coordinates with other section Lieutenants to ensure department goals and objectives are met.
Manages and monitors the section budget.
Investigates internal and external complaints against UHPD personnel.
Serves as liaison to university departments and other law enforcement agencies.
Prepares a variety of recurring reports for management use.
Participates in periodic training as required.
Performs other job-related duties are assigned.


Associates and 5 years experience.
Requires the ability and knowledge for analysis and interpretation of procedures, policies and practices attainable through specific education and/or training programs in a specialty or technical field. Advanced vocational or electronic skills or a basic knowledge of a professional field is required.

An Associate’s degree or certification/licensing in a technical specialty program of over 18 months and up to 3 years duration are characteristic of this field.

Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree and Campus Law Enforcement experience is preferred, but not required.

Although five (5) years of directly job-related experience is required, applicant must have three (3) years of supervisory experience in a Police agency.

Must have a valid, active TCOLE (formerly TCLEOSE) license with up-to-date annual TCOLE training.

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Immediate Peace Officer Proficiency Certificate or higher.

Completion of the Supervisory Training Course.

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and possession of a satisfactory driving record before receiving job offer.

Must pass a Criminal History and valid Driver’s License check prior to an interview.

Must pass Background Investigation and pre-employment drug screening prior to employment.

UHPD requires all applicants to complete the criminal history fields on their
application. Applications having incomplete criminal history fields will not be
considered for a position.

Required information includes, but may not be limited to the

Driver’s license
Last 4 digits of SSN
Must be able to work nights, weekends and additional assignments.
Thorough knowledge and ability to interpret and accurately apply current law enforcement methods, policies, procedures, rules regulations, laws, investigative techniques and procedures.

Knowledge of community policing programs, public safety procedures and emergency response planning.

Ability to perform all duties in a professional competent, and courteous manner, exercising independent judgment and sound decision making skills.
Possess strong oral and written communication skills.

Ability to handle all duties with accuracy, timeliness, and trust.
Ability to plan, organize, multi-task, and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Emergency Management System (SEMS), Incident Command System (ICS) guidelines, and general emergency preparedness practices.

Ability to lead, direct, supervise, motivate and inspire others; measure the performance of subordinates, coach and mentor, measure performance and progress for success.

Ability to operate in an environment that requires discretion and confidentiality.
Ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, staff, faculty and the campus community.

Must be proficient with Windows platform, word processing, spreadsheets and databases.

Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply and will receive preference in employment over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification.

We offer exceptional benefits:
Paid Time Off (accrual increases with your service years)
Sick leave accrual
Comprehensive free medical coverage for employees
(premiums apply for family members)
Great optional benefits to enhance your medical coverage
Many on-campus / off-campus employee perks
This position requires the applicant to pass several phases of reviews and tests such as an oral review, and a thorough background check, etc. Applicants that do not pass any phase may re-apply after three months.

Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required, specifically operation of motorized vehicles, computer equipment, and law- enforcement related tools.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. While performing this job the staff member shall:

The employee maybe exposed to inclement weather conditions; extensive public contact with student, faculty and staff.

Employees are required to work various assigned shifts, including days,
evenings, nights and weekends and may be required to remain at their post for an additional shift. All staff are “essential personnel” and are required to report to work during inclement weather.

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in a law enforcement
setting and an office setting; restrain or subdue individuals; walk, stand, sit, or run for extended periods of time; occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; occasionally climb and balance; ability to operate and use specialized law enforcement tools and equipment.

Salary: 5,135.00 – 6,674.00

Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Employee Status: Regular/Benefits

Job Posting: Aug 28, 2018, 1:58:39 PM
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