This is a uniformed and armed police position charged with enforcing state/local laws and the rules of the university. Patrols the campus in a marked unit. Responds to emergency calls for service. Arrest and issue citations as necessary. Provide backup assistance when dispatched.
Required Qualifications and Education:
Associates Degree and/or equivalent experience.
Applicants must be currently MCOLES certified or licensable as a police officer as defined by MCOLES at time of hire.
Valid State of Michigan driver’s license with an acceptable traffic record.
No criminal record, which will question credibility or public trust, expected of an officer.
Possess good moral character as determined by a favorable comprehensive background investigation.
Physical, mental and emotional ability to execute duties.
Available to work any shift.
Knowledge of current laws, standards and police procedures. Ability to learn and operate all communication equipment.
Ability to maintain a satisfactory work performance and attendance record.
Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
This is a uniformed and armed police position charged with enforcing state/local laws and the rules of the university. Patrols the campus in a marked unit. Responds to emergency calls for service. Arrest and issue citations as necessary. Provide backup assistance when dispatched. Provide first aid, scene control and/or coordination between backup units, ambulance and hospitals. Respond to and investigate complaints as received or as department requires. Testify at court and subsequent hearings. Serve subpoenas and warrants as requested. Revise and update all complaint reports and perform further actions as appropriate. Keep supervisor informed of progress. Provide surveillance of campus environment and report any unusual and/or unsafe conditions. Responsible for the safety and protection of the campus community, its personnel and property. Provide parking and crowd control at campus events. Act as a liaison between campus community and area law enforcement agencies. Responsible for care and maintenance of all equipment issued by the department. Willingness to exhibit proper attitude and demeanor to establish and maintain good public relations. Attend and complete by demonstrating proficiency all required in-service training programs which includes Medical First Responder training and certification. Performs other similar and related duties as directed by supervisor.
Applicants that make it past the initial screening will be required to complete and submit a personal history statement form provided by the Department of Public Safety.
How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
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