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University Police Officer - UPO1 and Cadet - University Police Department -Northern Command

Company: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job DescriptionUniversity Police Department - Northern Command is conducting a continuous recruitment for current and future openings for University Police Officer 1 - POST Certified and CADET candidates. Positions may be assigned to any campus to include the University of Nevada, Reno,Truckee Meadows Community College, Desert Research Institute, and Western Nevada College. The University Police Officer 1 will work under general supervision, performing journey level law enforcement duties to include protecting university employees, students, and the general public; patrolling and safeguarding the university system properties and surrounding areas; conducting traffic investigations; conducting criminal and non-criminal investigations; preparing for security and law enforcement activities surrounding special events; preparing for appearances in court; performing maintenance on assigned equipment; performing special assignments related to law enforcement and peace officer functions; and maintaining law and order, among other duties.CadetsCadet candidates selected for employment will attend a Nevada State certified law enforcement academy. Upon successful completion of the academy, employees will work under direct supervision and receive training in performing law enforcement duties including protection of university employees, students and the general public; patrol and safeguard university system properties and concurrent jurisdiction in surrounding areas; and maintain law and order, among other duties.Auto ProgressionThis position provides semi-automatic progression to University Police Officer 2 upon satisfactory completion of the training period, meeting minimum requirements and with the recommendation of the hiring authority.Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience in public contact work which included application of rules, regulations or established procedures.
  • Applicants must meet minimum standards for appointment as a peace officer as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
  • This position requires having a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.ScheduleThe typical work schedule is varied; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. Applicants must be able and willing to work any shift, weekends, and holidays. Compensation GradeGrade 34 ( Step 05, $58,965.12 )In addition, based on hours worked, there are 5% shift differentials.To view the classified compensation schedules, please visit: Classified Compensation. Select Salary schedule, PP01.For more information, visit the Classified Salary CalculatorPerks of PERSClassified Employees are enrolled in The Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada (PERS) upon hire. The PERS retirement plan is beyond compare. Please visit the Benefit Estimator Retirement Calculator for more information.Perks of Working at UNR
    • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
    • Life insurance, generous annual and sick leave - Classified Benefits
    • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.
    • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
    • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
    • Staff Employees' Council (SEC). SEC holds monthly meetings to provide a forum for employees to participate. SECClassified Staff Grants-In-Aid BenefitFor more information about the Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit, please visit: Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid BenefitClassified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramAdditionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent). For more information, please visit: Classified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramUniversity Police Department - Northern CommandThe department is a full-service police department comprised of patrol operations, administration and a detective division. Services include a canine program, walking and bicycle patrols, and a pro-active, selective traffic enforcement program and takes a leadership role in preparing the University to respond to large-scale crises and events. The department consists of 50 employees (23 full-time sworn officers, 7 sworn part-time, 8 non-sworn part-time, and 12 full & part-time civilian support staff).The patrol area for Police Services encompasses all Nevada System of Higher Education facilities in the Reno Metropolitan area, which is approximately 106 square miles, and some facilities statewide. For more information, please visit: Search ContactAngela Gutierrez, Recruiter775.784.1495classifiedjobs@unr.eduExemptNoFull-Time Equivalent100.0%Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at the following attachments to your applicationResume/CV - (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.Cover Letter - (optional)Contact Information for Three Supervisory References - (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.Transcripts - (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.Veteran Interview Consideration - (optional) - To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Resume/CV section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran's Administration, etc)Testing NoticeALL qualified candidates will be required to complete written/PPRT(POST Physical Readiness Test). Testing notices will be sent to candidates via email when testing is scheduled. One reschedule request can be made and must be done prior to the day of testing.This job posting is open until filled.Though there is a posting close date, this recruitment is open until filled. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close Date07/1/2023Note to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, Reno

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