Temporary Help: Police Officer I

Position Information

Posting

Position Title Temporary Help: Police Officer I
Posting Number 0020
Position Summary

This is a part-time, temporary position working under general supervision of the Assistant Director of Public Safety. The Police Officer 1 investigates crimes and protects faculty, staff, students, visitors, property, and facilities. Provides other safety related services. Must be flexible to work different shifts if and when deemed necessary.

Required Education and Work Experience

High school diploma or equivalent.

Must be an active duty sworn law enforcement officer.

Retired or recently separated sworn law enforcement officer.

Be able to work 25.0 hours per week.

Be able and willing to work flexible shifts.

NCIC (National Crime Information Center) certified.

Be able to explain and interpret pertinent provisions of laws, ordinances, and regulations.

The successful candidate must be P.O.S.T certified (Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission).

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

Have knowledge of various methods of investigations.

Have knowledge of geographic areas of each campus.

Ability to ascertain facts by personal contacts, observation, and the examination of records.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

Monitors, notes, reports, and investigates suspicious persons, situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.

Patrols the campus/specific area by foot, bicycle, or motor vehicle/motorized conveyance.

Assures building security, traffic control, parking lot management, and patrol readiness for crime and hazards.

Investigates accidents involving persons or property and the probable cause of accidents, and pursues appropriate course of action.

Issues citations for traffic and parking violations.

Testifies in court or legal proceedings.

Keeps records and makes reports.

Operates and maintains law enforcement equipment.

May perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Date 08/23/2015
Closing Date
Desired Start Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Organizational Unit Public Safety
Work Location
Work Hours
Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

The successful candidate must be P.O.S.T certified (Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission).

This is a TEMPORARY position with NO BENEFITS at $18.00 an hour. Maximum work hours 25.0 per week.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this position, please contact the Public Safety department at 901-333-5555.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * Are you an active duty sworn law enforcement officer?
    • NO RESPONSE WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION
    • No
    • Yes
  3. * Are you NCIC (National Crime Information Center) certified?
    • NO RESPONSE WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION
    • No
    • Yes

Application Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter