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POLICE OFFICER

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title POLICE OFFICER
Position Status Full Time
Classification Title Police Officer-12 m
Work Location Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX
Job Summary

Under general supervision, serves as a commissioned law enforcement officer responsible for the protection, safety, and welfare of students, staff, and visitors and for the protection of College property.

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent

Licensed as a Peace Officer in Texas and have required in-service training hours to be licensed as a Basic Peace Officer (or above) from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Some law enforcement experience

Computer literacy

Knowledge of police traffic RADAR operation

Must have working knowledge of the Texas Penal Code, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and Texas Transportation Code

During a 13 week probationary period, must successfully complete the department’s entire Field Training Program

Complete bi-annual 40 hours of Texas Peace Officer in-service training

Must possess a valid Texas driver license, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

Able to successfully pass the department daytime, low-light firearms and basic patrol rifle course on an annual basis

Preferred Qualifications

College/university campus law enforcement

Essential Functions

Patrols assigned area by foot, bicycle, or police vehicle to preserve the peace, enforce laws, prevent and detect crime, and respond to complaints

Answers calls regarding service, accidents, disturbances, crime, distress, or illness

Provides information, assistance, and service to students, staff, and the public

Investigates illegal or suspicious activities, persons, and establishments, causes and results of accidents and completes required reports

Collects and preserves physical evidence, protects crime scene, and reports and records all facts of incident

Controls and directs traffic to enforce College parking rules and regulations

Mediates and resolves conflicts involving students, department personnel and community members

Provides escort services as needed and assists state, county and city law enforcement authorities as requested

Conducts crime prevention programs and presentations for faculty, staff, students, and the surrounding community

Testifies at administrative hearings and in court to present evidence by describing conditions, situations and actions of individuals for a case

Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

Must have sufficient stamina to work long hours as necessary

Ability to walk considerable distances during a shift

Must be able to respond to calls at any time of the day or night

Ability to be on an on-call rotation schedule throughout the year

Capability of working and training under strenuous emergency and non-emergency conditions

All Midland campuses of the college to include the main campus, ATC, and Cogdell

May be assigned to work the day shift, evening shift and/or midnight shift weekdays and/or weekends when manpower needs dictate

Max Salary 3,368.75 per month
Pay Statement Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P00060S2016
Open Date 02/21/2017
Close Date
Position Available Immediately
Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, resume, transcripts (if applicable), three letters of reference, and a statement addressing responsibilities, qualifications and how the candidate meets the desired characteristics. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts (if applicable) sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources are required within 30 days of hire. If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days. All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

EEO Statement

Equal opportunity shall be provided to all applicants for employment and employees, without regard to their race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or other factors which cannot be lawfully the basis for a personnel decision.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a licensed Peace Officer or do you have enough training hours to be licensed as a Basic Peace Officer from TCOLE?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Do you possess a valid Texas Driver License and good driving record?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 2-3
    • 4-5
    • 6+

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Statement Addressing Responsibilities & Qualifications