The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Department of Public Safety is currently recruiting for University Police Officer I (UPO I) positions . UPO I's are commissioned by the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC) and have full police authority. They work closely with a non-sworn security force to ensure the safety and protection of the campus. Typically, police officers respond to calls and requests for services via foot patrol, bike patrol, and vehicles. The department has a strong commitment to timely notifications of crime incidents that impact the safety of the campus. The University also sponsors UPO I hires through a Maryland Police Training Academy.
Opened in 1807, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is Maryland's public health, law, and human services university, dedicated to excellence in education, research, clinical care, and public service.
UMB enrolls over 6,700 students in six nationally ranked professional schools -- dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work -- and an interdisciplinary Graduate School. The University offers 62 doctoral, master's, baccalaureate, and certificate programs and confers most of the professional practice doctoral degrees awarded in Maryland.
UMB is a thriving academic health center combining cutting-edge biomedical research and exceptional patient care. UMB's extramural funding totaled a record-breaking $667.4 million in FY 2018, and each tenured/tenure-track faculty member brings $1.3 million in research grants, on average, into UMB every year.
The Department of Public Safety consists of a full-service police department that serves the UMB campus 24 hours a day; 365 days a year. University Police Officer are commissioned by the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC) and have full police authority. They work closely with a non-sworn security force to ensure the safety and protection of the campus. Typically, Police Officers respond to calls and requests for services via foot patrol, bike patrol, and vehicles. The department has a strong commitment to timely notifications of crime incidents that impact the safety of the campus.
UMB offers a generous benefits package which includes with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
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Under direct supervision, participates in formal and on-the-job training programs to achieve and maintain the Maryland Police Training Commission and institutional requirements. Performs the duties of an entry level Police Officer.
Patrols designated areas by vehicle and foot to identify and report safety hazards, detect violations of laws and ordinances, and identify wanted vehicles, persons, and unusual conditions.
Responds to calls for assistance and emergency service; takes action as directed. Assists in preliminary and follow-up investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements. Assists in collecting and preserving evidence.
Assists in surveillance and in serving warrants and summonses.
Assists in apprehending, detaining, and processing violators. Performs searches, detains vehicles and persons, and makes arrest when institutional authority and Maryland State Certification are presents.
Interacts with campus community and establishes rapport with public.
Operates a variety of communication equipment to obtain, report, and verify information. Prepares and completes a variety of detailed reports and forms to support investigations.
Assists in the preparation of cases; appears and testifies in court.
Enforces laws, ordinances, and institutional regulations when institutional authority and Maryland State Certification are present.
Operates and utilizes a variety of law enforcement equipment such as firearms, self-defense tools and criminal detection devices.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Other: Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license.
* Must be at least 21 years of age * Must be a citizen of the United States * Must have 20/100 (Snellen) vision the weaker eye and vision correctable to 20/30 in each eye and wear corrective lenses * Must not have been convicted of a felony * Must demonstrate physical ability to perform job * Must work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, on call, and as needed * Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License
Finalists will be required to complete a comprehensive background check, including drug test, polygraph, and psychological evaluation.
Applicants who have prior military police experience or a degree in criminal justice and/or with prior security experience in an academic setting are preferred.
Successful candidates must have a stable work history and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Finalists will be subject to a thorough background investigation, including polygraph examination.
Working knowledge of citizens' rights and responsibilities; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to operate two way radios and telephones in a variety of environments; to show sensitivity in interactions with a diverse population; to maintain composure and demonstrate appropriate professionalism and restraint at all times; to comprehend laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations; to sit, drive, stand, walk, climb, and run for sustained periods of time; to lift, drag, and carry heavy objects; to detect situations imperiling public safety; to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to follow oral and written directions; to physically respond to emergency situations requiring physical stamina and force; to enter and exit vehicles frequently and quickly; to operate emergency vehicles under all conditions; to meet Maryland Police Training Commission and institutional proficiency requirements in the care and use of firearms; to work in and wear personal protective equipment; to conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations.
Conditions of Employment
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class are required to achieve and maintain certification as specified by the Maryland Police Training Commission and must meet the minimum standards of appointment for Probationary Police Officer as established by the Maryland Police Training Commission. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
HOW TO APPLY:
STEP 1. Complete and submit your Online Application
STEP 2. You will receive an email from Human Resources after you submit your online application with information on registering for the Physical Agility Test (PAT). NOTE: We will be conducting the PAT test on: [ Saturday, March 14, 2020 ].
STEP 3. After you register online, you will receive a confirmation email confirming your registration, along with information on the PAT test, such as: location, time, date, protocols, forms needed (for the day of), etc.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - n10UP1
Employee Class : Non-Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Department of Public Safety
Job Posting: Feb 10, 2020
Unposting Date: Feb 25, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 145281
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.