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If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
Employee will be working on any or all three shifts including weekends and holidays. Days off will be determined by the shift supervisor.

If Temporary, Ending Date Recruiting Rate Commensurate with experience Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes Pay Basis Salary Required Education Graduated High School or completed GED Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No Preferred Education Some College Field of Study
None specified.

MS Office Experience Required Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes – Essential Function Other Computer and Software Skills Required
Personal computers and standard office equipment.

Experience and Other Skills Required
No experience required.

Successful completion of a TCOLE approved Basic Peace Officer Course by date of hire.

Must be currently enrolled in an academy or seeking TCOLE licensing for out of state applicants at time of application.

Successful passing of TCOLE licensing exam by date of hire.

Must hold or be able to obtain a Peace Officer Commission, issued by the Director of Police of the UT System Police.

Valid drivers license not subject to suspension.

Currently have or ability to obtain valid Texas drivers license by the first day of employment.

Must be eligible to drive a University owned or leased motor vehicle. Must meet UTS157 prerequisites established by the Office of the Director of Police, the Board of Regents, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

Must have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out the responsibilities and duties as a commissioned police officer of The University of Texas System Police to include passing a physical agility test.

Proficient with firearms, restraints, less lethal force weapons and techniques, and automobiles.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No Other Skills Preferred
Experience with Microsoft Word.

Description of Job Duties
Perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System.

Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime.

Execute all lawful processes.

Arrest offenders with and without warrant when authorized by law.

Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, and recover stolen or lost property.

Attempt to locate missing persons.

Enforce traffic law by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violators in custody or issuing citation or warnings.

Investigate motor vehicle collisions.

Prepare various written reports narrating law enforcement and police activities.

Give testimony in the criminal courts of this state and the United States. Confers with prosecuting attorneys, preserves evidence, and maintains confidential information.

Confer with local law enforcement, criminal justice and emergency response agencies on matters of mutual interest.

Serves as a Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).

Discuss cases with prosecuting attorneys, prepare evidence, and appear as a witness in court.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Open Date 05/29/2018 Posting Close Date at midnight on Open Until Filled Yes Special Notes To Applicants
Note 1: Must successfully complete a minimum six-month probationary period immediately following commissioning as a Police Officer.

Note 2: Final hire will be required to attend lateral police academy in Austin for 4 weeks within one year of hire as a police officer. Date to be determined when available. Room and board paid while attending the academy.

Note 3: Application submitted must detail at least the minimum requirements of this position.

Note 4: Applicants with more extensive education and experience may be considered for Police Officer I – IV positions based on qualifications.)

Note 5: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 6: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Note 7: UTSA is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 8: This position is in the UTSA Business Affairs division; whose employees are proud to operate under the following guiding principles:

WE CREATE positive change.
WE PARTNER to deliver excellent service.
WE RESPECT and care for each other.
WE VALUE and empower change.
WE DO the right thing.

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