University Police Officer

University of Wisconsin- Platteville -


Job no: 494120
Work type: University Staff – Permanent
Location: Platteville
Categories: Safety

Position Summary:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, located in Southwest Wisconsin, is currently recruiting for a University Police Officer. This is a full-time position with full benefits. Hours and work schedule vary and are subject to change. Starting pay $21.00/hr.

This position will fully perform all law enforcement functions by enforcing local and state laws and University regulations on the UW-Platteville Campus under limited, general supervision; conduct general and investigations; performance of security and various other services to the University Community; attend required meetings and training programs; implement emergency procedures. This position will work in a wide variety of outdoor and indoor settings, including working in adverse weather conditions.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:
Candidates must be currently enrolled in or have completed a WI Department of Justice “Law Enforcement Recruit” academy and be eligible to receive certification by November 1, 2018.

Or already be certified by the WI Law Enforcement Standards Board as a Law Enforcement Officer or certified by another state as a Law Enforcement Officer, with the ability to pass the WI Law Enforcement Training and Standards Reciprocity Examination.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:
The University Police Department consists of a Police Chief, Police Sergeant, six full time officers, two program assistants, and approximately twenty student University Resource Officers. The mission of the University Police to maintain a safe and secure environment for learning, working, and personal growth, while providing assistance to a culturally enriched and diverse college population.

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master’s programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin’s largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:
Applications must be received by Friday, October 19, 2018.

How to Apply:
To apply, complete the online application process and submit the following documents:

A current resume
Cover letter
Notarized Background Investigation Waiver Form

Questions about this position may be addressed to:
Police Chief Joseph Hallman (

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Advertised: August 28, 2018 Central Daylight Time

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