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Police Officer I - Univ Police - 66273

Location: Galveston, TX
Post Date: 6/11/2019
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Min Qualifications

High school or equivalent. Must posses a Basic Peace Officer Certification issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. At least one year experience as a full time commissioned police officer. Must hold a Peace Officer Commission - UT System, a valid Texas Class C Driver's License.


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.


Specific Job Related Duties

Job Description:

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

Job Related Duties:

Serves as a Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).

Perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System.

Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime.

Proficient in all phases of duties performed. Must demonstrate logical, effective problem solving ability.

Arrest offenders with and without warrant when authorized by law.

Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, and recover stolen or lost property.

Attempt to locate missing persons.

Enforce traffic law by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violators in custody or issuing citations or warnings.

Investigate motor vehicle collisions.

Prepare various written reports narrating law enforcement and police activities.

Give testimony in the criminal courts of this state and the United States.

Confers with prosecuting attorneys, preserves evidence, and maintains confidential information.

Confers with local law enforcement, criminal justice, and emergency response agencies on matters of mutual interest.

Adheres to internal controls and reporting structures.


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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