|Title||Reserve Police Officer|
The mission of the & State University Public Safety Department is to protect, serve, and educate. We accomplish this through the delivery of comprehensive and integrated safety, security, and emergency preparedness programs in partnership with the community we serve.
The Department of Public Safety provides safety and security services for the & State University community. The Department is organized into two divisions, Operations and Support Services. These divisions are further organized into three sections, the Patrol Section, which reports to the Captain of Operations and the Investigations and Training Section and the Administrative Services and Emergency Management Section, both of which report to the Captain of Support Services. Each section is managed by a Lieutenant.
The Operations Division is primarily responsible for patrol services, event planning, and extra duty assignments. The Support Services Division is primarily responsible for functions that support the day-to-day activities of the Operations Division. These functions include: communications, emergency management, investigation, training, community relations, and special operations.Primary Purpose of Position
The position of Reserve Police Oﬃcer is a regular, and/or special detail position, providing general law enforcement and service related duties for the & State University community. To perform these duties, employees in this position must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain certiﬁcation as a peace oﬃcer, pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Oﬃcer Standards and Training Council.
Work involves knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, in addition to policies and procedures of the Board of Regents of the State of Georgia, & State University, and the department of Public Safety. Employees assigned to this position must be able to demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making within the limits prescribed by laws, rules, regulation, policies, and procedures.
Work requires dedication to public service, which is often accompanied by emotional and/or physical stress from rapidly evolving events. The employee must be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds.Key Functions and Related Job Duties Key Function Patrol
Conduct routine vehicle, foot, bicycle, and alternative patrol of & State University properties and the surrounding area pursuant to statutory jurisdictions.
Such patrol shall facilitate the detection and deterrence of crime, criminal activity, and suspicious activity for & State University properties.
This position requires employees to utilize sound discretion and decision making skills when determining appropriate responses to violations of federal, state, local, and traﬃc laws.
Provide adequate documentation of public safety actions, including the authoring of incident reports, arrest and booking reports, use of force reports, supplemental reports, traﬃc citations, and other documents related to safety and security initiatives on campus. Such documentation may include written reports, diagrams, sketches, and other representations of reported circumstances.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Perform relevant safety and security functions that enhance public safety within the & State University community. Such functions include: developing positive police-community relations, facilitating the physical security of campus properties, the performance of ﬁrst-aid in response to medical distress, and the enhancement of emergency response to a variety of natural and man-made hazards.
Effectively communicate with other departmental personnel in the ﬁeld, and as a reserve communications oﬃcer in the & State University Communications Center.
This position meets the deﬁnition of a “Campus Security Authority” under the Jeanne Clery Act, meaning that this position is a mandated reporter for the purposes of this federal legislation.
This position meets the deﬁnition of a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX, meaning that this position is a mandated reporter for the purposes of this federal legislation.Equal Opportunity Statement
is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to age, color, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Background Check Statement
conducts job-related background checks on final candidates in order to ensure a safe and secure work environment. All employment offers will be contingent upon the successful completion of applicable background screenings which include, but are not limited to criminal history, motor vehicle report, credit history, drug and alcohol screening.
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Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check, pursuant to the regulations of & State University, the Board of Regents Police Guidebook and recommendations from the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. Requirements will include, at a minimum: an oral interview, a state and federal criminal history check, a nationwide sex offender search, a social security number check, a credit history check, a medical examination, a drug screening, a psychological screening, a polygraph examination, an employment history check, and the veri?cation of at least three professional/personal references.
Must possess and maintain certi?cation as a peace o?cer pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace O?cer Standards and Training Council (said rules may be found at https://www.gapost.org/Rules/3offcrt.html)
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