Patrols assigned areas. Maintains order. Directs vehicle/pedestrian traffic. Responds to citizen and visitor inquiries. Enforces state laws and regulations. Performs assigned investigations of criminal and non-criminal incidents. Makes on-view or warrant arrests for criminal statute violations. Apprehends and books suspects and transports them to appropriate facility. Resolves or prevents conflicts between persons or groups within campus community. Enforces traffic laws and regulations. Performs crowd control duties. May, with specific supervisory direction, work independently in the resolution of department problems and/or needs. Submits detailed reports regarding investigations of criminal and non-criminal incidents. May be assigned to a technical or specialized function related to law enforcement operations.
Physical fitness and written testing for this position will occur on May 13th or May 14th, 2020
Subject to 24-hour call in. May work evenings and weekends.
This position is identified as an Essential position, whose presence is required regardless of the existence of an emergency condition, and whose absence from duty could endanger the safety and well-being of the campus population and/or physical plant.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Unusual Working Conditions:
Subject to 24-hour call in. May work evenings and weekends. May have to chase, tackle and engage suspects. Must annually qualify with firearm. This position is identified as an 'Essential' position, whose presence is required regardless of the existence of an emergency condition, and whose absence from duty could endanger the safety and well-being of the campus population and/or physical plant.
Minimum age 21; Valid unrestricted driver's license (must obtain a valid Ohio driver's license prior to the end of probationary period); Minimum seventy-two (72) quarter college credit hours or equivalent semester credit hours of documented college course work or twelve (12) months public law enforcement experience or equivalent combination education and experience; Eligibility for faithful performance bond; Must successfully complete medical/visual, psychological, physical performance evaluations, polygraph, and other pre-employment requirements prescribed by the University and police department prior to appointment, and possibly thereafter; No conviction record for felony or crime of moral turpitude; Current Peace Office certification (if certification is from a state other than Ohio, must be able to meet all of the conditions necessary as determined by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) to receive an Ohio Peace Officer Certification within 6 months of employment).
Target Salary: $29.92 - $40.85 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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