Police Officer 2 (Search Extended)
Job Number: P622
Work Type: Classified
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Police and Public Safety
Police Officer 2 (Search Extended)
$42,994 - $53,098; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
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. Ascertain facts through personal contact / observation as well as analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine a proper course of action. Successfully complete all ongoing and annual requirements to maintain P.O.S.T. Peace Officer certification in the State of Tennessee. Adequately perform daily assignments and duties as indicated by reviews / performance evaluation of the assigned Patrol Sergeant.
High School diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) required.
Required Related Experience
Possess a minimum of two-years’ certified law enforcement experience (must be in good standing with previous law enforcement employer(s).
Required within the first six (6) months of employment:
• Completion of the 3-week transition training for POST certification (if required).
• Completion of the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification.
• Completion of the MTSU Field Training Program.
Tennessee POST Peace Officer Certification or equivalent certification from another state with ability to become certified in the state of Tennessee within the first 6 months of employment.
Desirable Related Experience
Bachelors degree preferred.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & Resume Required
Special Instruction to Applicants
Please note: both a cover letter and resume are required in order to be considered for the position.
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Sick Leave
- Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
- 13 paid University holidays
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement plans
- Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
- Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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 is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.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 will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.
For individuals requiring 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 to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email email@example.com.
Application Review Date: March 21, 2023
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