The University of Texas Medical Branch Police Officer University Police in Galveston, Texas
High School Diploma or GED, successful completion of a TCOLE approved Basic Peace Officer Course, has passed TCOLE exam. Possess a valid Texas Class C driver’s license. Must successfully pass the U.S. Department of Justice Security Risk Assessment. Must pass polygraph, background checks, drug testing, psychological and physical agility testing. Proficient with all equipment utilized in the performance of assigned duties, to include but not limited to firearms, restraints, less lethal force weapons and techniques, automobiles, communications equipment, personal computers, investigative and surveillance equipment.
To enforce the law, provide service, information and aid to all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, suppress disturbances, investigate criminal offenses, and arrest offenders. Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System, including primary jurisdiction in all counties where the UT System has real property interest and secondary jurisdiction in all other Texas counties. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental policies and procedures.
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.
Starting Pay for Police Officer: $40,000
*Police Career Ladder: *
Police Officer I: $47,000 (1 - year Police Officer experience)
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
Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System, including primary jurisdiction in all counties where the UT System has real property interest and secondary jurisdiction in all other Texas counties. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, rules and regulations of the board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police Departmental policies and procedures.
Holds a Peace Office Commission, issued by the Director of Police, The University of Texas System.
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.
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.
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.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University or at least 30 college credit hours .
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 University Police
Job ID: 60464
Business Unit: CMPSS