Police Officer

Employer: 
University of Oregon
Division: 
Police Department

Salary: $27.17 - $35.56 per hour

Department Summary
The University of Oregon Police Department (UOPD) is a community oriented and trust based policing agency within the University of Oregon. UOPD plays an integral role in the university community by providing a safe, secure, and welcoming environment. The UOPD’s mission is to foster a climate encouraging a free, open, and civil exchange of ideas in support of the educational, research, and public service goals of the university. The UOPD recognizes and promotes the value of multiculturalism and inclusiveness consistent with a spirit of responsible citizenship within an international community. The University of Oregon is a diverse and ever changing community. Constant efforts by the UOPD are necessary to partner with and educate the community to deter, reduce, and solve crimes. The UOPD is dedicated to resolving issues through modern compassionate policing.

Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to maintain peace and public safety through enforcement of laws and traffic control and by providing emergency services on the University of Oregon owned and controlled properties. This position also requires officers to act as intermediaries and problem solvers within the university and surrounding community.

Police Officers have regular daily contact with all members of the University of Oregon campus community, students, faculty, staff, administrators, visitors, and members of the public, whilst carrying out law enforcement duties of providing a safe and secure campus.

Minimum Requirements
• Must be a United States citizen within 18 months of hire
• Must be a minimum of 21 year of age
• Must possess a High school diploma or equivalent
• 45 quarter credit hours or 30 semester credit hours from an accredited college or university
• One year of full time (40 hours per week) work experience (can be paid or volunteer or a combination of both) interacting with the public

Special Requirements and Qualifications: 
• It is an essential requirement of this position to qualify for and maintain UO driver's certification eligibility, which includes maintaining an Oregon driver’s license throughout employment in this position
• May not have any felony convictions under federal or state law
• May not have any Class A misdemeanor convictions within three years of application
• Must be legally eligible to carry a firearm and complete all requirements for certification as a police officer in the State of Oregon
• Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background assessment that includes a criminal history check, driving record review, drug screening, medical evaluation, psychological evaluation, and an inclusive appraisal of work history
• Using the US Supreme Court case Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963) as a guideline, the UOPD employees must be able to render credible testimony in a court of law. The candidate must not be subject to any District Attorney’s Office Brady Disclosure Material in relation to courtroom testimony
• Must be able to pass a written exam (equivalent to the 12th grade)
• Must be able to pass the Oregon Physical Abilities Test (ORPAT)
• Must adhere to the Clery Act, FERPA, mandatory reporting and Title IX reporting responsibilities

Required Certifications and Training:
• Must be able to obtain DPSST basic police officer certification within 18 months of appointment
• Must obtain Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with first aid and Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) certification required within 12 months of appointment; CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED specialization preferred
• Must obtain Incident Command System 100/200/700/800 certification within 18 months of appointment

TO APPLY: Visit our website, create an account and submit a complete application. http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/524238/police-officer-1

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