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Police Officer 1

Apply Now Job Number: P057
Work Type: Classified
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Police and Public Safety

Job Title

Police Officer 1

Department

University Police

Salary

$36,000 - $41,228; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Train and serve as a Police Officer qualified to carry firearms; patrol the campus community, testify in court proceedings, maintain accurate records; operate and maintain law enforcement equipment; enforce university, state and local laws; investigate suspected criminal incidents and respond to emergency situations. Graduate and receive P.O.S.T. certification from a Basic Police Academy in the State of Tennessee. Successfully complete all Field Training Program requirements as indicated by Daily Observation Reports and review by the Training Sergeant.

Required Education

High School diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) required.

Required Related Experience

US citizen, 18 years of age minimum, valid drivers license. Honorable discharge if military experience; must pass a psychological and physical examination administered by a licensed physician at the department’s expense.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Tennessee P.O.S.T. certifiable candidate.

Desirable Related Experience

Two (2) years of discipline free law enforcement related experience and training preferred.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

Tennessee P.O.S.T. Certification preferred; National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2020AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: May 13, 2021

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