Police Officer - (17001205)

Agency: Temple University

Location: Philadelphia PA

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement





Campus Police Officers-Temple University (Act120 Certification)


Campus Police officers provide basic police patrol, police protective services and related police services for students, faculty and staff of Temple University.  Incumbents ensure peace and order in and around Temple University campuses. Position responsible to prevent crime by processing information received and taking necessary police action. Incumbents investigate criminal and non-criminal incidents, determining what occurred, identifying criminal perpetrators, arresting criminal perpetrators, or acting to bring about the arrest of criminal perpetrators.  Position performs uniformed police services at University functions and preventative foot patrol, primarily outdoors, of campus grounds and surrounding areas. Requirements include the operation of a police vehicle and/or police bike, occasionally under emergency circumstances, and performing motorized and bike police patrol. Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Education and  Experience: 

Must be at least 21 years of age. Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Have a current MPOETC certification card or be certified under the Municipal Police Officer’s Training Act (Act 120).. Must successfully complete a medical physical, psychological and extensive background investigation


Required Skills and Abilities:

*Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.

*Valid Driver's license.

*Ability to complete physical requirements of position, including heavy lifting, ability to physically pursue, restrain, and take into custody people suspected of a crime and ability to move rapidly up and down stairs while carrying heavy equipment.

*Demonstrated ability to recognize, understand, accept and appreciate the value of workplace diversity and respect the practices, values, and points of view of other individuals and groups.


Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations  for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.


Job: Staff

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Employee Status: Regular







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