University Police Officer (UPO, Cadet)

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University of Nevada, Reno -

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The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.
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Job Description

University Police Services is conducting a continuous recruitment for current and future openings for University Police Officer 1 – POST Certified and CADET candidates. Positions may be assigned to any campus to include the University of Nevada, Reno, Truckee Meadows Community College, and the Dessert Research Institute.

The University Police Officer 1 will work under general supervision, performing journey level law enforcement duties to include protecting university employees, students, and the general public; patrolling and safeguarding the university system properties and surrounding areas; conducting traffic investigations; conducting criminal and non-criminal investigations; preparing for security and law enforcement activities surrounding special events; preparing for appearances in court; performing maintenance on assigned equipment; performing special assignments related to law enforcement and peace officer functions; and maintaining law and order, among other duties.

Cadets

Cadet candidates selected for employment will attend a Nevada State certified law enforcement academy. Upon successful completion of the academy, employees will work under direct supervision and receive training in performing law enforcement duties including protection of university employees, students and the general public; patrol and safeguard university system properties and concurrent jurisdiction in surrounding areas; and maintain law and order, among other duties.

Auto Progression

This position provides semi-automatic progression to University Police Officer II upon satisfactory completion of the training period, meeting minimum requirements and with the recommendation of the hiring authority.

Required Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience in public contact work which included application of rules, regulations or established procedures.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

This position requires having a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedule

The typical work schedule is varied; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. Applicants must be able and willing to work any shift, weekends, and holidays.

Compensation Grade

34

Classified Benefits

PERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with other benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits

Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit

For more information about the Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits/educational-benefits/classified-staff

Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

Additionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 53% full-time equivalent).

For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/administrative-manual/2000-2999-personnel/classified-personnel/2362-classified-employee-family-opportunity-program-for-spouses-domestic-partners-and-dependents

Department Information

The department is a full-service police department comprised of patrol operations, administration and a detective division. Services include a canine program, walking and bicycle patrols, and a pro-active, selective traffic enforcement program and takes a leadership role in preparing the University to respond to large-scale crises and events. The department consists of 73 employees (37 full-time sworn officers, 6 sworn part-time, 8 non-sworn part-time, 12 students, and 10 full & part-time civilian support staff). The patrol area for Police Services encompasses all Nevada System of Higher Education facilities in the Reno Metropolitan area, which is approximately 106 square miles, and some facilities statewide. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/police

Exempt

No
Full-Time Equivalent

100.0%
Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to your application

Resume/CV – List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

Cover Letter – Optional

Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

Transcripts – (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

Veteran Interview Consideration – (optional) – To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Resume/CV section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran’s Administration, etc)

Testing Notice

ALL qualified candidates will be required to complete written/physical testing. Testing notices will be sent to candidates via email. One reschedule request can be made and must be done prior to the day of testing.

This job posting is open until filled.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.
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