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Police Officer Position Opening - Texas State University San Marcos

Posting Information Posting Information Posting Number2022313Posting/Functional TitlePolice OfficerUniversity Pay Plan TitlePolice OfficerLocationSan MarcosDepartmentUniversity PoliceRecruitment TypeOpen to AllJob TypeFull-TimeMonthly Salary$4,000.00Job CategoryNon-ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.• Be a US Citizen, by birth or naturalization. • Current TCOLE Certification. • Must meet requirements of university driver selection program. • Provide a valid Texas Driver License. • Provide a completed Personal History Statement. • Must possess a high school diploma / GED.Preferred Qualifications• 60 College Credit Hours / Associates Degree. • Bachelor’s Degree. • Previous work experience in university policing. • TCOLE Proficiency Certificate above Basic Peace Officer.Job DescriptionTexas State University Police Department (TXST UPD) is a community and trust-based policing agency that serves a diverse population of approximately 38,000 students and additional faculty, staff, and visitors. The campus is in San Marcos, Texas, a beautiful, charming, and colorful hometown. San Marcos is a short drive to Austin or San Antonio, making this location a terrific spot. Texas State University strives to create new knowledge to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural, economic development and prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world. TXST UPD embraces and adheres to our transparency, respect, integrity, and innovation values. Our police officers are skilled personnel who pursue excellence through training, education, and professional development. This enables officers to facilitate a safe and inclusive learning and working environment. Our Officers have many opportunities to ad

vance and sharpen their skills by working in the different sections of the department, such as K-9, investigations, bicycle patrol, motor units to include ATV training/patrol duties. If this sounds like the department you are looking for, then look no further, we have a job for you. Job Duties• Provide proactive patrols of university owned, leased or operated property by foot, bike and vehicle to provide a visible deterrence to crime. • Respond to police calls for service utilizing safe operation of a police vehicle. • Complete and submit accurate police reports in a timely manner. • Enforce State Laws, Local Ordinances, and all University Rules as appropriate. • Proper use of communication and recording equipment.Additional Information to ApplicantsJob Open Date03/02/2022Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)04/08/2022Open Until FilledNoNormal Work DaysSunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, SaturdayNormal Work Hours StartRotating ShiftsNormal Work Hours EndRotating ShiftsPosting NoticesApplicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements., Applicant must pass the drug and alcohol test relevant to the job posting title requirements.Legal and Required NoticesTexas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of

our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles. Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.Why work @ Texas State?• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program

• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs. • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.Quick Link

Applicant Document

Required Documents


  1. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  1. DD 214/DD1300

  2. Veteran's Preference

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently hold or have the ability to obtain a drivers license within 90 days of employment?

  • Yes

  • No

  1. * Do you have a TCOLE License?

    • Yes

    • No



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