The University of Texas Medical Branch Police Officer II - University Police in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

High school or equivalent. Must possess an Intermediate Certificate issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. At least two years experience as a full time commissioned police officer. Must hold a Peace Officer Commission - UT System, a Valid Texas Class C Driver's License.


To provide, service, information, and aid to all citizens as circumstances require; prevent crime, suppress disturbance, investigate criminal offenses, and arrest offenders.

Min Qualifications

This position requires completion of the typing test with a score of at least 20 words per minute. You must complete this testing at the approved location prior to being considered for this position. If you are a current UTMB employee, you may still need to test if it has been longer than a year, or if your current position did not require scores of 20 words per minute or better.

You may complete the required testing at Workforce Solutions at 3549 Palmer Highway in Texas City. They are open Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM and no appointment is necessary. Please bring a picture ID and be sure to say that you are testing for UTMB jobs.

Department Marketing Statement

Police Department Mission:

The University of Texas Medical Branch Police Department strives to provide protection and service in a courteous manner to the faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors of UTMB in conformance with the Regents rules and Regulations, UTMB policies, or federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Department also implements programs that are aimed at preserving the assets of UTMB.

Salary Range

Per the Police Career Ladder:

PO II (2 - 4 YOS) - $52,800

PO II (5 - 7 YOS) - $56,100

PO II ( 8 - 10 YOS) - $60,000

TCOLE Certification incentive pay up to $1,620 annually

Education incentive pay up to $780 annually

Specific Job Related Duties

Serves as the Campus Security Authority.

Perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas Medical Branch. Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime. Provide service, information and directions to students, employees, and visitors. Execute all lawful process. Arrest offenders with and without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, recover stolen or lost property. Attempt to locate missing persons. Enforce traffic lay by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violation in custody or issuing citations or warnings. Investigate motor vehicle collisions. Prepare reports on all activities, filing them with supervising officer. Identify potential security and safety hazards. Perform related duties as assigned.

Proficiency in all phases of duties performed. Must demonstrate logical, effective problem solving ability. Must be able to provide creditable testimony in a court of law.

Work Schedule

Must be able to work assigned shift , weekends, and holidays.

Preferred Education

Prefer 30 college hours from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Skill/Competency

Holds a Peace Office Commission, issued by the Director of Police, The University of Texas System.

Cleared to work security sensitive environment. Must pass physical agility test, written test, background checks, drug testing, psychological testing, and polygraph.

Closing Statement


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.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Police Officer II - University Police

Job ID: 53180

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: CMPSS