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Univ Police Officer Trainee

Apply now Department: 3670070030 KSU Police Department
Job no: 509849
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Law Enforcement
Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:

This position patrols university property to enforce laws, ordinances, and regulations. Protects citizens and property from harm; responds to incidents and situations that arise using clear judgment according to the policies and procedures of the university's police department and applicable laws and regulations. Serves the community by providing preventative patrol and response to accidents, incidents, crimes, and disturbances. Works with diverse groups of people and makes an effort to involve community members in positive ways that promote public safety goals.

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.

To learn more visit: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough working knowledge of local, state, and federal law, and university rules and regulations.
  • Ability to make reports in written form in a clear and concise manner.
  • Additional special requirements preferred: (all of the following to be considered equally): expresses good judgment; displays job knowledge, skills abilities, and interests; shows the ability to maintain positive public relations; demonstrates analytical ability; demonstrates good verbal communication skills, indicates high-stress tolerance. 

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • First Aid and CPR certification necessary within one year after employment.
  • Must possess a valid unrestricted driver’s license (corrected vision acceptable) upon employment.
  • Must complete a basic law enforcement training program recognized by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission and obtain certification as a law enforcement officer from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission before being given permanent status.
  • At the time of appointment, the candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services.
  • This class requires the use of a firearm for law enforcement duties and therefore, candidates cannot have been convicted of and must be free of any diversions from a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 922 (d) (9) and (g) (9).
  • First Aid and CPR certification required during the first year of employment.
  • Attend 40 hours of in-service training each year after certification.
  • Good physical health and must be able to fulfill all requirements for admission to an accredited Kansas Law Enforcement Training Academy.
  • Must be a United States Citizen and at least 21 years of age.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by February 7, 2021.

Anticipated Pay Rate:

$16.67/hr (trainee)

$18.75/hr (officer)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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