Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: Houston, Texas
Job Offer is contingent on applicant passing Law Enforcement Validated Entry Level Test, comprehensive Police background investigation, obtaining approved L3 & L2 evaluations, passing a polygraph.
The Police Officer I performs a variety of duties in support of the Police Department’s stated Mission to support the educational programs of the University by providing a safe environment, preserving the peace, preventing and detecting crime, enforcing the law, and protecting the rights of all citizens.
Police Officer I must meet all the requirements for an entry level Police Officer, be licensed as a Police Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Direct Reports: None
Delegation of Work: N/A
Supervision Given: N/A
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
WORK LOCATION AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Primary Work Location: This is a uniform position. All positions requiring peace officer certification should be prepared for full field duty at any time regardless of primary assignment. Personnel may be reassigned to field duty at any time either permanently or temporarily to assure appropriate field staffing levels. Position may be allowed routine office wear as required for performance of duty.
A. Environmental Conditions
Environment consists of indoor and outdoor conditions, some may be extreme; exposure to emergency public safety environment; exposure to emergency and disaster situations; exposure to potentially hostile environments; exposure to dangerous and/or hostile people; animal and human body fluids; hazards of
emergency driving; hazards associated with traffic control and working in and near traffic; working in and near natural and man-made disasters, exposure to inclement weather conditions; may be required to work in and around heavy vehicles and equipment; possible exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes and gases when assisting in emergency calls; possible exposure to hazardous chemicals, high voltage and toxic materials; exposure to waste and infectious diseases; frequent contact with the public.
B. Physical Conditions
Essential and marginal functions require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, running or walking for prolonged periods of time; adequate speech, hearing, and eyesight required; medium to heavy lifting; bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, jumping and climbing; the use of fingers, both hands and both arms; the use of both legs; may be required to take offensive and/or defensive action during physical confrontations; ability to discharge a firearm; the ability to operate motorized equipment and/or
assigned vehicles; adequate speech, hearing and eyesight required; carry, push, pull, drag or hold medium to heavy weight objects; visual acuity and ability to distinguish color.
Required Experience: None Required