2012-098 POLICE OFFICER II (4 positions)

Job # 2012-098 
Job Type Classified
Department Police and Public Safety
Class Code 6980
Bargaining Unit Yes
FLSA Status Non-Exepmt
Job Status Full Time
Hiring Salary $36,204 - $46,000
Pay Range 12 ($36,204 - $59,796)
Posting Date October 18, 2012
Closing Date Open Until Filled


Department: Police and Public Safety (4 positions)

DutiesProtects life and property at Morgan State University; enforces all rules and regulations set forth by the Morgan State University Board of Regents and the State of Maryland in accordance with the Maryland Annotated Code of Laws; patrols designated areas to identify and report safety hazards, detect violations of laws and ordinances; identify wanted vehicles, persons, and unusual conditions; respond to calls for assistance and emergency service; take action as directed and assist in preliminary and follow-up investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements; assist in collecting and preserving evidence; assist in surveillance and in serving warrants and summons; assists in the apprehension, detention, and processing of violators; performs searches, detains vehicles and persons, and makes arrests when institutional is present; interacts with campus community and establishes rapport with public; operates a variety of communication equipment to obtain, report, and verify information; prepares and completes a variety of detailed reports and forms to support investigations; assists in the preparation of cases; appears and testifies in court; directs traffic; operates and utilizes a variety of law enforcement equipment, e.g., self-defense tools and criminal detection devices; performs other duties, as required.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Possession of a valid Maryland Class C or equivalent driver's license; satisfactory completion of a Maryland Police Academy program and successful completion of a Police Field Training program; certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission.

Requirements: Knowledge of citizens' rights and responsibilities; knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; skill in detecting situations that imperil public safety; skill in operating emergency vehicles under all conditions; skill in the care and use of firearms, self-defense tools, and criminal detection devices; ability to communicate effectively; ability to operate two way radios and telephones in  a variety of environments; ability to apply knowledge, experience, and reason to arrive at prompt and effective decisions for both routine and critical situations; ability to show sensitivity in interactions with a diverse population; ability to maintain composure and demonstrate restraint in stressful and dangerous situations; ability to lift, drag, and carry heavy objects; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to follow directions; ability to provide guidance and training to others; ability to respond to emergency situations requiring physical stamina and force; ability to enter and exit vehicles frequently and quickly; ability to work in and wear personal protective equipment; ability to conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations.

To Apply:  Send letter of interest indicating Job # 2012-098, a Morgan State University Application for Employment, and three names of references with telephone numbers to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or you may e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu




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