Law Enforcement Officer 113050
Job no: 493544
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: University Police
Please review the requirements carefully. Failure to submit all pieces of the application may result in disqualification. For assistance contact UWF Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email@example.com.
|Position Title (Classification Title):||Law Enforcement Officer 113050, Law Enforcement Officer|
|Working Title:||Law Enforcement Officer|
|Job Summary:||The Law Enforcement Officer carries out campus law enforcement and security/safety functions involved in the protection of life and property, preservation of the peace, prevention of crime, and rendering of services to the University community. The incumbent enforces laws at the university and provides security for administrative and other buildings, parking areas, dormitories, and other campus facilities. Duties also include preliminary investigations, writing reports, enforcing traffic laws and parking regulations, investigating traffic accidents, handling suspicious or irregular conditions, and the apprehension and arrest of criminal violators. Work in this position is performed under the supervision of a Law Enforcement Corporal and Sergeant.|
|Minimum Qualifications:||Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943 Florida Statutes and have one year of law enforcement experience. Two years of military or other appropriate experience may substitute for the required one year of law enforcement experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/ technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.|
|Position Qualifications:||Knowledge of law enforcement and investigative principles and techniques, crime prevention and control procedures. Knowledge of criminal justice system, rules of evidence, arrest, search and seizure procedures. Knowledge of federal, state, and local statutes relating to traffic and criminal violations; UWF policies and procedures; Collective Bargaining Agreement pertaining to law enforcement. Knowledge of effective supervisory principles.|
|Preferred Qualifications||Individuals who have Florida Police Standards and who have passed the State Certification Exam or are currently enrolled in a Florida Criminal Justice Standards Training Commission approved Basic Recruit Training Program and are within 30 days of graduating and can verify they have signed up to take the State Certification Exam. Individuals who qualify for an Exemption from Training (EFT) per Chapter 943.131(2) Florida State Statutes and who can complete the EFT through a Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission approved Training or Selection Center and pass the State Certification Exam within 60 days of application.|
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|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||This position is eligible for veteran's preference, This position requires a criminal background screen., This position requires fingerprinting, This position requires a valid driver's license., This position requires a post-offer employment physical, This position requires licensure, certification, or other described in the Special Instructions.|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Work Hours||Rotating 12 hour shifts|
|Closed/Preferred Response Date:||3/30/2020|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Applicants must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu.
Applicants are required to attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses.
An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process.
For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position allows eligible veterans and their spouses to claim Veterans’ Preference pursuant to Section 295.07, F.S.; applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation on or before the posting deadline date as such documentation is required for eligibility determination. Supporting documentation, in addition to the DD214, may be required based on eligibility criteria. For information on obtaining a DD214, visit http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/ or call 1-866-272-6272.
At the conclusion of this search, if a non-preference eligible applicant is appointed to the position and you are a preference-eligible applicant and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, a written complaint requesting an investigation may be submitted to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Blvd., Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708. Such complaint should be filed within 60 calendar days from the date that the notice the position has been filled is received by the applicant pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S.
Prior to filing a complaint, it is the responsibility of the preference-eligible applicant to contact the designated Human Resources or other contact person at least one time after 45 days have passed from the final date for submitting an application or the interview date, whichever is later in time, if the applicant has not received notice of a hiring decision.
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