Certified Police Officer

Delta State University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Certified Police Officer

Working Title Police Officer (Full-time certified) Position Type Staff Department Police Department and Campus Safety Posting Number 201201377 Full or Part Time Full Time Benefit Eligible Yes If Other, Please Explain: Tenure/Non-Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track Salary Basis 12 month If Other, Please Explain:

Salary will vary depending on the Candidate's experience Step 1-3

Position Summary Information


The officer is responsible for protecting life and property utilizing effective crime prevention techniques, and apprehending criminals. The officer will enforce university, state and applicable federal laws, regulations and policies. The officer may be assigned to traffic and crowd control as well as securing buildings after business operations have ceased. The officer must be able to act soundly without direct supervision, and to exercise independent judgment in dealing with emergency situations.


Must be physically fit and able to walk, run, climb, and crawl to the extent prescribed by the Board on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Candidate must have good verbal communication as well as written communication skills. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle including a car, truck, ATV, or other vehicles. The candidate must be a board-certified police officer or able to obtain a transitional status by being Post certified in another state..

Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED. Applicants must be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer through P.O.S.T. (Peace Officers Standard and Training), POST certified in another US State, or currently in the Academy. Must have a valid Mississippi driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications

an Associate's Degree or an undergraduate degree in a related field is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

You must attach proof of certification as a Law Enforcement Officer from a POST agency in MS or another State, and be eligible for transfer if outside MS.

Additional Information

Start Date of Employment to be Determined

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 01/17/2023

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • MS State Employment Service
  • HigherEdJobs
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  • Do you have a high school degree or a GED?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What type of driver's license do you have?
  • Do not have a Driver's License
  • A regular Operator's License
  • A Commercial Driver's License
  • Are you currently certified as a law enforcement officer in Mississippi by the State (BLEOST) or in another state and able to transfer certification within one year?
  • yes
  • no
  • other state
  • Do you have any experience in campus law enforcement?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Will you now or in the future require "sponsorship" for an employment based visa status?
  • Yes
  • No
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