The Police Officer assistsstudents, faculty, staff and visitors in maintaining a safe and secureenvironment.
Conducting building and parking lot checks.
Patrolling assigned area to detect crime and arrest violators.
Regulating pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
Preparing and presenting testimony in court concerning traffic violations,burglaries and other offenses.
Providing security for special university events when needed.
Investigating traffic accidents and filing preliminary accident reports.
Performing other related duties as required.
Apprehending, arresting,and filing charges on suspects when required.
Review of applications will begin October19, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.Applications received bythis datewill receivepriority consideration.
High school graduateor equivalent
Excellentcommunication skills and demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment understress
Physical ability andaptitude required
Must qualify withfirearms and have a valid driver's license
Must possess TennesseePOST Certificate or be able to successfully complete the Tennessee LawEnforcement Training Academy.
Must be at least 21years of age and a U.S. citizen
No conviction, guiltyplea, or "no contest" plea to any felony charge or violation of any federal orstate laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty,gambling, liquor, or controlled substances; not have been released ordischarged under other than honorable or medical discharge from the U.S. ArmedForces
Must be able to pass a(post-offer) physical and psychological examination; have good moral characteras determined by a thorough investigation conducted by the University Police
Able to performmultiple tasks simultaneously under stressful conditions.
Current POST certifiedofficers may be eligible for lateral pay, depending on qualifications andexperience.
TheUniversity of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equalconsideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basisof race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status,sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, orprotected veteran status.
Internal Number: 206346
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