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University Police Officer

Company: Western New England University
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

University Police Officer WesternNew England University Police provide protection to the campus community andproperty with the primary goals to maintain peace and prevent crime. Inaddition to investigating complaints and incidents, the University Policeenforce traffic and parking regulations, campus rules as well as Federal, State,and Municipal laws and ordinances. Through these efforts the University PoliceDepartment helps to ensure an educational environment that is both safe andconducive to learning.Preferencewill be given to those candidates having successfully completed an approvedfull-time municipal police academy. Two years' experience in law enforcementdesired, preferably on a University campus. Must be able to obtain SpecialPolice authority in accordance with requirements set forth by the PoliceOfficer Standards and Training Commission and the Massachusetts State Police,which can be located at the following web addresses: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/post-commissionhttps://www.mass.gov/doc/special-state-police-equivalency-guidelines/downloadHours:To be determined; 4 days on 2 days off scheduling format Hourly Rate: $21.64/hr. if candidate has a recognized and accepted full timeacademy; $20.19/hr.if candidate has a recognized Reserve/Intermittent Training Academy. Suchcandidates will be sent to the Municipal Police Training Council Police Academyand will receive $1.45/hr. raise upon successful completion. Deadline to submit applications is April 15, 2022.Qualifications:Possess an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field of study, or a Bachelor degree in any field of study from an accredited University or College.Successful completion of a recognized full time police academy.Must possess a valid Class D driver's license.Must be able to obtain certification in basic first aid and CPR.Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation.Must be able to pass a psychological examination and psychologically supportive individual interview.Must be able to pass initial and random drug tests throughout employment with the University Police Department.Must possess the ability to obtain a Massachusetts License to Carry Firearms - Class A Large Capacity permit in accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 140, Section 131.Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.Inalignment with the University's commitment to health and safety, all Facultyand Staff are required to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.

Keywords: Western New England University, Springfield , University Police Officer, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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