The Police Officer in Training, under supervision, receives classroom instruction and on-the-job training in the Texas A&M University Police Department.
Candidates in the available applicant pool will be contacted by the University Police Department as Police Officer positions become available. Application submissions are active for one year from the date of the Job Requisition being posted.
Attends a field training program sponsored by the University Police Department.
Observes and assists qualified police officers in the performance of routine police activities.
Studies and becomes familiar with Texas A&M University and University Police Department policies and procedures.
Learns layout of Texas A&M University campus including buildings, streets, major departments, etc.
Becomes proficient in the use of police vehicles and equipment, which requires operating a vehicle.
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years of full-time employment
Job Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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.
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Certified as a Police Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Must have a State of Texas class 'C' vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Must be in excellent physical health and stamina. Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Successful completion of the field training program. The applicant must pass an entrance exam to be considered for employment. Applicants must successfully pass a psychological evaluation, physical examination, and complete background investigation to include but not limited to driving history, criminal background, and credit history.
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
·Cover Letter (Optional)
·Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or firstname.lastname@example.org should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-028842
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