Police Cadet


University of Texas at Arlington -

JOB LINK: https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/6302

Position Information
Posting Number S00809P
Position Title Police Cadet (S00809P)
Department Police Department
Location Arlington
Job Family Police/Campus Safety
Position Status Full-time
Work Hours Flexible
Work Schedule
Our agency operates 365 days a year 7 days a week to include holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed.

Open to External and Internal
Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Monthly
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary
To attend and satisfactorily complete The University of Texas System Police Academy, qualifying for commissioning as a peace officer of The University of Texas System or an approved local academy. Responsible for successfully fulfilling the academic and physical requirements of the Basic Peace Officer Course conducted by The University of Texas System Police Academy or an appointed law enforcement academy approved by the University of Texas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Attends classes, maintains comprehensive notebooks, and completes homework assignments. Participates in the physical training program, firearms training, defensive tactics program and practical problems to demonstrate the following required abilities: necessary strength and agility to subdue and restrain persons resisting arrest including the proper use of handcuffs and other restraining devices; adequate hand, arm and upper body strength and ability to safely operate a handgun and/or should weapon with either hand and qualify with same on a prescribed course; necessary agility and endurance to pursue violators on foot; ability to scale a reasonable barrier or obstruction while in foot pursuit of violators, to include running up and down flights of stairs; ability to remove an injured or unconscious person of reasonable size from an area of danger; ability to safely operate an automobile on a public street or highway without the use of any specialized equipment peculiar only to the operator while utilizing the police radio and emergency equipment such as siren and emergency lights. Actively participates in classroom discussions and groups’ projects and demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge gained in the Basic Police Officer Course. Complies with established rules and regulations governing The University of Texas System Police Academy. Complies with assignments and instructions given by the Director of Police of the University of Texas System, or by any member of the Academy staff. Complies with policies of respective component institution police departments relating to his or her status and attendance at the Academy. Adheres to The University of Texas System Police Code of Conduct and the Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System. Performs related duties as required.

Required Qualifications
High school diploma or GED. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications
Great communication skills to include good study habits.

Working Conditions
Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 4
Desired Start Date
Open Date
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Written and Physical Testing will occur at 8am on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
All applicants must submit their application by 5pm on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Police Laterals are encourage to apply.

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.

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