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.

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 **

Starting Pay for Police Officer II: $52,800

Police Career Ladder:

Police Officer II: $52,800 (2 - 4 years Police Officer experience)

Police Officer II: $56,100 (5 - 7 years experience)

Police Officer II: $60,000 (8 - 10 years experience)

Police Officer II: $63,000 (11 + years of experience)

Police Officer II: $66,000 (20+ years of experience)

TCOLE Certification Incentive Pay up to $1,620 annually

Education Pay up to $1,140 annually

Specific Job Related Duties **

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 law by detecting violations, making violator contact, placing violator in custody or using citations or warning. 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 court of law.

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

Work Schedule **

Police Officers must be willing to work assigned shift, which may include dayshift, evening-shift, or overnight midnight shifts.

Police Officers must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions, which may include summer hear, winter cold, rain, and or hurricane situations.

Preferred Education **

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University or at least 30 college credit hours.

Preferred Skill/Competency **

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 180 days, 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.

Applicants can also complete the typing and spelling tests at our Welcome Center at 2200 Market Street. Please call 409-747-4800 to schedule an appointment.

Your test scores will be kept on file for one year.

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

Job Type: Regular

Job Title: Police Officer II University Police

Job ID: 59433

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: CMPSS