Department of Public Safety
The police officer will: provide law enforcement services, prevention, detection and deterrence of crime through preventative patrol work within the community to identify concerns and problems and endeavor to reduce these problems; participate in departmental crime prevention programs and initiatives; work special details and events; provide support and assistance to persons who have been victims of crime; accurately and thoroughly complete reports related to criminal and non-criminal incidents; participate in department training programs; produce positive community relations while working to enhance the image and respect of the department.
Required qualifications include the ability to be certified and commissioned as a police officer in the State of Missouri; U.S. citizenship, twenty-one years of age, a high school diploma or G.E.D and a valid drivers license; excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to work as a member of a team within a University environment; demonstrated excellent organizational skills and attention to detail including comprehension of written and verbal instructions. Eyesight: 20/100 uncorrected; 20/25 corrected. Must be available to work rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, overtime and provide coverage for special events.
Preferred qualifications – completion of some college coursework and law enforcement experience.
Final candidate(s) will be expected to undergo and satisfactorily pass a background check, physical, computer voice stress analysis, drug screening and psychological evaluation.
Send cover letter, resume, completed staff application form, a copy of your driver’s license, academic transcripts, and a copy of a current POST license to firstname.lastname@example.org or to:
Human Resources Office
Truman State University
McClain Hall 101
100 E. Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501
Posted September 21, 2011. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.