Entry-Level Police Officer

MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION (MTA)

Salary  $35,000.00 - $82,068.00 Annually

Location  Baltimore City

Job Type  Full Time

Department  Maryland Transit Administration

Closing  Continuous

 

Attractive Retirement and Benefits Package Provided
Applications are not accepted online
 
Salary start at $35,000.00 – upon graduation from the Academy $46,000.00
 
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is seeking Entry Level Police Officers to join the existing MTA force serving MTA Bus, Metro, Light Rail and MARC Train/Commuter Bus Systems.  
 
JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is an intermediate level of law enforcement work at the MTA. These duties will include but are not limited to; enforcing laws, rules and regulations governing the protection of personnel and State property; performing safety and security duties patrolling in automatic transmission motor vehicles or on foot; responding to trespassers and suspicious persons; directing vehicular traffic and enforcing parking regulations; issuing verbal and written warnings or issuing summonses and make arrests; investigating accidents and criminal acts; writing clear and accurate accident and/or unusual incident reports in accordance with agency guidelines; responding to disturbances and emergencies; rendering emergency first aid; transporting suspects in State vehicles; and performing other related duties and participating in additional training as required. This position will care for and bare firearms. 

 

 

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Qualifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Age/Citizenship: At least 20 years of age and a citizen of the United States
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate recognized by the State of Maryland
 
SELECTION PROCESS: 

  1. Written Examination
  2. Physical Agility Test
  3. Oral Interview
  4. Background Investigation
  5. Polygraph Examination
  6. Medical Examination

Once your application and required documentation is reviewed and accepted by Human Resources, you will receive written notification for a scheduled written examination date.  You must pass the written examination in order to move to the next step in the process.

Only candidates who meet all other qualifications may be selected to attend academy.