Police Officer

Sul Ross State University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$39,000
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Job Title Police Officer Location Alpine Department University of Public Safety Job No. Posting Date 05/05/2023 End Date Until Filled Yes Appointment Date Salary $39,000.00 Required

High school graduate or equivalent. Must have met requirements of basic peace officer certification as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Good interpersonal skills and report writing ability. Valid driver's license with driving record acceptable to the University must be maintained as a condition of employment.


Thirty or more semester college hours. Understanding of school-based environment; one to two years law enforcement related experience. One to two years law enforcement related experience.

Primary Responsibilities

A responsible position involving the safeguarding of human lives and property. Involves the regular patrolling of the campus and requires mature judgment under conditions of stress. Must be emotionally stable; honest; capable of functioning intelligently in a variety of situations; be able to communicate and act effectively; endure physical and verbal abuse and exhibit a balanced perspective.

Shall patrol all University owned property; prevent criminal acts and civil disturbances; to arrest and/or refer to appropriate University officials those engaged in such activities; patrol assigned areas of the campus both on foot and in an automobile; advise, direct and give information to the general public; respond to and handle emergency calls involving a wide variety of situations; enforce State and Federal laws where applicable as well as published University Regulations; make arrests with and without warrants; conduct searches and seizures after establishing probable cause or obtaining proper warrants from a magistrate; investigate complaints from students, faculty, and staff and make preliminary investigations of crimes; conduct preliminary initial interrogation and interviews of victims, witnesses and suspects; make necessary reports and records in writing; initiate preliminary investigation of all criminal acts within the jurisdiction of the University; report all matters observed regarding safety and welfare of those on State property; safeguard property; collect, preserve, and maintain chains of custody of evidence; testify in courts; regulate and control traffic; investigate all traffic accidents, to include preparation of reports; enforce violations of moving and parking regulations and provide University services on a call basis; cooperate with other police units and agencies; operate and maintain departmental and personal equipment; perform miscellaneous duties and services as requested or assigned by superior officers.

This position may expect irregular working hours and days off; may be required to work during night hours, weekends, and rotating shifts; exposure to inclement and extreme weather conditions. Involves a degree of hazards and various other physical difficulties including stairs; steep inclines and livestock; position is Security Sensitive.

Other Information

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available online at https: // srinfo.sulross.edu/udps/

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Non-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

A paper copy of the report will be provided upon request. If you would like to receive a paper copy, you can contact the Office of Student Life, located on the Alpine Campus in the Morgan University Center, Room 211 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 432-837-8424 or emailing [email protected]

About SRSU

Sul Ross State University Alpine Campus is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine.

More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings See https:// www. sulross.edu our website.

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