Sergeant Police (Req#: 29325)
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||To provide supervisory and enforcement skills in the commissioned law enforcement services of The University of Texas System.Responsible for supervising police personnel engaged in law enforcement duties associated with the protection, safety, and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System. Exercises independent judgment within limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental policies and procedures.|
|Duties:||Supervises and participates in the policing of the property of The University of Texas System. Preserves the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding without warrant when authorized by law to prevent or suppress crime. Executes all lawful process. Gives notice to magistrate of offenses committed within the areas under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System. Arrests offenders with and without warrant where authorized by law. Investigates all criminal offenses, to detect and arrest criminals and to recover lost or stolen property. Attempts to locate missing persons. Detects violations of the Transportation Code, makes violator contacts, and places violators in custody or issues citations or warnings. Investigates motor vehicle collisions. Enforces Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents. Provides service, information, and direction to students, employees, and visitors. Writes reports, analyzes workloads, and plans work schedules. Ensures conformance to policies and procedures by checking quality of subordinate’s performance Keeps staff informed of changes in departmental policies and regulations and legal interpretation. Performs related duties as assigned.|
|Qualifications:||Required: At the time the promotional process is undertaken, the applicant must have accrued a minimum of sixty credit hours or an Associate’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education; have three years’ satisfactory service as a commissioned UTSP officer or two years; UTSP service in combination with one year’s honorable service in another full service law enforcement agency as a full time commissioned peace officer; must possess an Intermediate Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education at the time the promotional examination is taken.|
Preferred: Possess an Intermediate and Instructor Certification issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
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