Posted: Apr 2, 2024
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Police Officer

Full-time
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Job Title
Police Officer

Agency
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Department
University Police

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description
TAMU-CC is a dynamic university designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) with approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54 foreign nations. We employ over 1,400 full-time and 2,000 part-time Islanders (including students/GAs). The University attracts highly talented faculty and staff and offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As a member of the Texas A&M University System, TAMU-CC benefits from a range of resources, increased visibility and influence, and opportunities to collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member institutions and associated agencies.

TAMU-CC's beautiful campus is located on a 240 acre island on Corpus Christi Bay and was ranked #1 College by the Sea by Best College Reviews. Our natural setting is enhanced by its modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities.
From our generous https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftamucc.edu%2Fhuman-resources%2Fcareers%2Fjob-reasons.php&data=05%7C01%7CCassondra.Casanova%40tamucc.edu%7C35821e2f33f0482e798d08daa8b0bb5d%7C34cbfaf167a64781a9ca514eb2550b66%7C0%7C0%7C638007774287696144%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=wti5wEYDH%2FrvWuoDrXu0VSZkga1zNb7Y1%2B7GXlSMpuI%3D&reserved=0 and professional development opportunities, to our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence, the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to work.

PURPOSE

• This position is responsible for providing law enforcement duties for the campus community. Responds to all emergencies and calls for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Functional Area 1: Enforcement

Percent Effort: 50

• Respond to calls of police service involving a wide variety of activity.

• Document all incidents both criminal and non-criminal utilizing CLERK (Computerized Law Enforcement Record Keeping) system.

• Enforce criminal and traffic laws as well as university rules and regulations.

• Arrest, cite, or refer persons as appropriate when in violation.

• Testify in court for criminal and traffic offenses.

Functional Area 2: Patrol

Percent Effort: 40

• Patrol property both on and off campus that is owned or controlled by TAMU-CC, by foot, bike, cart, or motor vehicle.

• Provide security during special details.

• Provide security escorts when requested.

Functional Area 3: Other

Percent Effort: 10

• Unlock doors and buildings.

• Assist the campus community with vehicle jumpstarts and unlocks.

• Assist other divisions within the University Police Department as needed.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Police Officer I:

• Pay: $51,500 annually, approximately ($24.75/hr)

• High School Diploma or GED.

• One (1) year of related experience in law enforcement.

• Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.

• Basic peace officer certification through TCOLE or currently enrolled in a Police Academy.

• Police Officer II:

• Pay: $53,900 annually, approximately ($25.91/hr)

• High School Diploma or GED.

• One (1) year of related experience in law enforcement.

• Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.

• 800 training hours towards peace officer certification through TCOLE.

• Police Officer III:

• Pay: $56,300 annually, approximately ($27.06/hr)

• High School Diploma or GED.

• Three (3) years of related experience in law enforcement.

• Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.

• Intermediate peace officer certification through TCOLE.

• Police Officer IV:

• Pay: $58,700 annually, approximately ($28.22/hr)

• High School Diploma or GED.

• Five (5) years of related experience in law enforcement.

• Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.

• Advanced peace officer certification through TCOLE.

• Skills:

• Ability to work shift work.

• Ability to pass a firearms qualification.

• Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population. Ability to function under adverse and stressful conditions.

PERKS

• Longevity bonuses.

• Tuition reimbursement available after three months of employment.

• Wellness reimbursement programs.

• Discounts to local area businesses and cell phone companies.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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