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Police Officer - University Police Job

UTMB Health

Date: Aug 18, 2014

Location: Galveston, TX, US

Job Title: Police Officer - University Police
Job ID: 39638
Location: Galveston
Business Unit: CMPSS
Full/Part Time: Full-Time (40 hours)
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Min Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED, successful completion of a TCOLE approved Basic Peace Officer Course, has passed TCLEOSE exam. Possess a valid Texas Class C driver’s license. Must successfully pass the U.S. Department of Justice Security Risk Assessment. Must pass polygraph, background checks, drug testing, psychological and physical agility testing. Proficient with all equipment utilized in the performance of assigned duties, to include but not limited to firearms, restraints, less lethal force weapons and techniques, automobiles, communications equipment, personal computers, investigative and surveillance equipment.

Job Description:

To enforce the law, provide service, information and aid to all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, suppress disturbances, investigate criminal offenses, and arrest offenders. Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System, including primary jurisdiction in all counties where the UT System has real property interest and secondary jurisdiction in all other Texas counties. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental policies and procedures.

Salary Range

From $39,636 to $51,600 Annual Salary Range. After successful completion of six-month probationary period, salary adjusted to Police Career Ladder.

Specific Job Related Duties

Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System, including primary jurisdiction in all counties where the UT System has real property interest and secondary jurisdiction in all other Texas counties. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental polices and procedures.

Preferred Education

60 college hours from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Work Experience

Successful completion of the prescribed Field Training Program.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston
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