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Police Officer
Post Date: 02/05/2019
Close Date: 02/19/2019
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140

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$30,000 - $49,999

Fargo, ND

Job Description:

Responsible for police patrol of university facilities and grounds, enforcing institutional rules and regulations, city ordinances and state laws. Duties include conducting and writing investigative reports, maintaining traffic regulations and issuing citations, reporting unsafe conditions, checking building security and responding to alarms, protecting life and institutional property and other duties associated with a university police officer position. Position also provides for initial response and assessment activities in evaluating incidents consistent with Crisis Management Response Plan related events.
Will work various shifts to cover 24/7 police patrol responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
The equivalent of two years of college in Criminal Justice or a closely related field.
Three years of law enforcement experience may be substituted for the college requirement
North Dakota Peace Officer license or ability to license in North Dakota upon hire
Valid driver’s license with no more than three moving violations in the last two years
Knowledge of the general nature and existence of rules, procedures and methods related to duties which comprise the work associated with law enforcement
Must have left previous law enforcement employment in good standing
Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy
Demonstrated strong oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
As a part of the post offer/pre-hire, selected candidate must pass a polygraph examination, pass a physical exam to include vision, corrected to 20/40, and hearing test, take a psychological assessment with results satisfactory to NDSU, submit and successfully pass a background check
Must be able to render credible testimony in a court of law.
Must not be subject to the restrictions or prohibitions as set forth by the Lautenberg amendment of the Gun Control Act of 1968.
Must be able to satisfactorily demonstrate abilities to meet minimum qualifications
After hire, must pass a weapons written test and shooting course per department standards as a condition of continued employment
After hire, must successfully complete recruit police officer training program and successfully complete a one year probationary period as a condition of continued employment

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or a closely related field
Law enforcement experience in a university setting or as a School Resource Officer
Experience in law enforcement with a demonstrated increase in police responsibilities

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