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Police Officer II - Univ Police - 65725

Location: Galveston, TX
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

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 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 heat, 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.

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.

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