New job Private in Maryland
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.
UMPD is seeking dynamic men and women that exhibit good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity combined with excellent communication skills to serve the University of Maryland community.
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.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
OTHER: Valid Maryland Non-commerical Class C or equivalent driver’s license.
Working knowledge of citizens rights and responsibilities; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to operate two way radios and telephones in a variety of environments; to show sensitivity in interactions with a diverse population; to maintain composure and demonstrate appropriate professionalism and restraint at all times; to comprehend laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations; to sit, drive, stand, walk, climb, and run for sustained periods of time; to lift, drag, and carry heavy objects; to detect situations imperiling public safety; to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to follow oral and written directions; to physically respond to emergency situations requiring physical stamina and force; to enter and exit vehicles frequently and quickly; to operate emergency vehicles under all conditions; to meet Maryland Police Training Commission and institutional proficiency requirements in the care and use of firearms; 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; or a permanent legal resident of the U.S who is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces; and has submitted an application for U.S. citizenship that is pending approval; and submits documents to the hiring law enforcement agency that support a claim of Citizenship or permanent legal residency and proof of a pending application for U.S. Citizenship.
- 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;
- Written 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.
Assignments and tasks may include the ability to operate two-way radios and telephones in a variety of environments; to sit, drive, stand, walk, climb, and run for sustained periods of time; to lift, drag, and carry heavy objects; to detect situations imperiling public safety; to physically respond to emergency situations requiring physical stamina and force; to enter and exit vehicles frequently and quickly; to operate emergency vehicles under all conditions; to meet Maryland Police Training Commission and institutional proficiency requirements in the care and use of firearms; and to work in and wear personal protective equipment.
Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, nights, and holidays as needed by UMDPS. Police officers are essential and may be called back to duty in emergency situations.