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University Police Officer

Company: Kansas State University Foundation
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

About This Role:The K-State Police Trainees and Officers patrol university property to enforce laws, ordinances, and regulations. They protect citizens and property from harm; respond to incidents and situations that arise using clear judgment according to the policies and procedures of the university's police department and applicable laws and regulations. The trainees and officers serve the community by providing preventative patrol and response to accidents, incidents, crimes, and disturbances. They work with diverse groups of people and makes an effort to involve community members in positive ways that promote public safety goals. For more information, check out about the K-State Police Department website.Applicants must be a United States Citizen and at least 21 years of age.Why Join Us:Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: The Police Department also participates in the Kansas Police & Fireman's Retirement System. For more details, please visit the KPERS website.Additional perks for the Police Department:* Private gym facility accessible during shift hours* Special positions include:* Investigations* COO* Drone* Housing* ERU* Bike Patrol

* Employee Tuition Assistance (for employees and immediate family members)* Annual KSU longevity bonus after 10 years of service* Department team building events to include:* BBQs* Ziplining* Holiday parties

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.What You'll Need to Succeed:Minimum Qualifications:* High school diploma or equivalent* Valid driver's licensePreferred Qualifications:* Thorough working knowledge of local, state, and federal law, and university rules and regulations* Ability to make reports in written form in a clear and concise manner* Additional special requirements preferred (all of the following to be considered equally):* Expresses good judgment* displays job knowledge, skills, abilities, and interests* Shows the ability to maintain positive public relations* Demonstrates analytical ability* Demonstrates good verbal communication skills* Indicates high-stress toleranceOther Requirements:* Applicants must be a United States Citizen and at least 21 years of age.* Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.* First Aid and CPR certification necessary within one year after employment.* Must possess a valid unrestricted driver's license (corrected vision acceptable) upon employment.* Must complete a basic law enforcement training program recognized by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission and obtain certification as a law enforcement officer from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission before being given permanent status.* At the time of appointment, the candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services.* This class requires the use of a firearm for law enforcement duties and therefore, candidates cannot have been convicted of, and must be free of any diversions from a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. -- 922 (d) (9) and (g) (9).* Attend 40 hours of in-service training each year after certification.* Good physical health and must be able to fulfill all requirements for admission to an accredited Kansas Law Enforcement Training Academy.How to Apply:Please submit the following documents:* Cover letter* Resume* Three professional referencesScreening of Applications Begins:The search committee will accept applications until November 1, 2021. The committee will begin identifying candidates to interview the week of November 1st and initial (Zoom) interviews will take place the week of November 8th. In-person interviews will take place the week of November 15th and the background checks/Chief's interview will take place the week of December 8th. This timeline may extend slightly as needed to accommodate scheduling requests.Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:$19.13 per hour (officer)$17.00 per hour (trainee)* Overtime is available for both positions.* Annual KSU longevity bonus after 10 years of service.Equal Employment Opportunity:Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.Background Screening Statement:In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.Advertised: Oct 20, 2021 Central Daylight TimeApplications close:

Keywords: Kansas State University Foundation, Manhattan , University Police Officer, Other , Manhattan, Kansas

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