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Job ID: 149841

Police Officer
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2020
Title Police Officer
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Public Safety

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal POLICE OFFICER will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Issue traffic citations and arrest warrants
Respond to calls regarding disputes and advise subjects regarding appropriate behavior
Effect arrests and jail transports
Patrols assigned areas and investigate incidents
Conducts investigations as required; submits reports regarding criminal and administrative incidents
Directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic, crowd control during events
Responds to emergency situations and assists other law enforcement agencies as requested
Attend required annual training
Performs other related duties as assigned and must be able to work various shifts as assigned
Must be a team player


High School Diploma or GED required
Successful passing of mental, drug, or physical agility tests if required
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must be able to work various shifts as assigned
Must possess a valid Alabama Pistol Permit and Driver’s License
Ability to administer first aid or CPR
Must complete the Alabama Police Academy within 6 months of employment; Prior certification preferred
Interpersonal skills needed to communicate with faculty, staff, students, and the public
Ability to operate the emergency equipment and firearms
Ability to recognize safety, security or health hazards
Exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crises situations
If the applicant does not have a college degree, the must submit passing results of the BAT as required by the Alabama Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, available at any junior college.


Commensurate with education, training, and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, three (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies o unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the even budgetary or operational constraints.

Tuskegee University

Attn: OHR Employment/Recruitment

1200 West Montgomery Road

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: | Fax: 334.724.4319

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