New job Private First Class in Maryland
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Private First Class
Company : University of Maryland
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Maryland
The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.
University of Maryland Police Officers patrol designated areas by vehicle and foot; respond to calls for assistance and emergencies; apprehend, detain, process, and arrest individuals who violate Maryland Vehicle and Criminal laws; interacts with and establishes rapport with the campus community; testifies in court cases as necessary, and work rotating shifts. Police officers may be called back to duty in emergency situations and are required to work weekends, nights, and holidays as needed by the department.
High School Diploma or GED AND Satisfactory completion of a Maryland Police Training Commission recognized or approved Police Academy Training program and successful completion of a Police Field Training program.
OTHER: Certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission and valid Maryland Non- commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license.
General knowledge of citizens rights and responsibilities; of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. Skill in detecting situations imperiling public safety; in operating emergency vehicles under all conditions; in the care and use of firearms, self defense tools and criminal detection devices. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to operate two way radios and telephones in a variety of environments; to apply knowledge, experience, and reason to arrive at prompt and effective decisions for both routine and critical situations; to show sensitivity in interactions with a diverse population; to maintain composure and demonstrate restraint in stressful and dangerous situations; to perform extensive sitting, driving, standing, walking, climbing, and running; to lift, drag, and carry heavy objects; to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to follow oral and written directions; to provide guidance and training to others; to respond to emergency situations requiring physical stamina and force; to enter and exit vehicles frequently and quickly; to work in and wear personal protective equipment; to conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations.
- Be 21 years of age upon graduation from the Police Academy;
- Be a citizen of the United States;
- Meet various physical requirements; have vision that is correctable to 20/20 in each eye;
- Must not have been convicted of a felony;
- Physical Agility test;
- Oral Interview
- Truth Verification Examination (Polygraph);
- Drug Screening;
- Physical and Psychological Examination (after Conditional Offer of Employment); and
- Complete background investigation
This is a regular non-exempt position with a full benefits package including:
- Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans.
- Tuition reimbursement program for employee and dependents.
- Law Enforcement Officers of the State of Maryland Pension System (LEOPS).
- Generous leave package
- Life insurance programs, deferred compensation packages, long- term disability, and participation in the State Credit Union.