Police Officer

Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Police Department

Salary: $39.77 – $49.99 hourly

Application Deadline: 12-31-2022

Job Summary Statement:
Under the direction of a Police Sergeant, expected to perform regular law enforcement duties including: foot, bicycle and/or vehicle patrol of University of California properties (campus, medical centers, Westwood properties and nearby residential areas), investigate and prepare preliminary investigation reports, issue citations, make arrests, assist in the prosecution of violators of law, provide crime prevention information and serve as a proactive resource to a uniquely diverse community. May also work as part of a security detail with civilian and other law enforcement agencies at university and athletic events. Have the opportunity to participate in a number of assignments such as bicycle patrol, various training instructor positions, detectives, background investigations, crime prevention, field training officer, traffic collision investigator and various lead officer positions. Also perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required/Preferred

Demonstrated ability to serve and work well with the public, peers, supervision and management.
Required

Demonstrated ability to comply with instructions and counsel from supervisors.
Required

Demonstrated ability to maintain a professional stance in all emergency situations.
Required

Demonstrated ability to write accurate reports with proper grammar, punctuation and spelling; suitable for use in prosecuting criminal cases.
Required

Ability to work rotating shifts in all inclement and diverse weather conditions.
Required

Knowledge of campus buildings, roadways, parking lots, fire / intrusion alarms systems and keys.
Can be trained

Demonstrated ability to use department issued firearms and other police equipment with proficiency to meet departmental standards.
Required

Skill in the operation of a motor vehicle under emergency and other police-related driving conditions.
Required

Knowledge of State, Federal and University of California laws, rules and regulations as applicable to the police function.
Required

Knowledge of the application of first aid to act as an emergency medical “first responder”.
Required

Skill in assembling evidence, writing reports and following up on investigations to prepare criminal cases for prosecution.
Required

At least 21 years old at time of hire, high school graduate or equivalent with preference for college course work in criminal justice or law enforcement.
Required

Completion of basic POST (Peace Officer Standards & Training) Certification for the position of Police Officer or POST Basic Course Waiver process.
Required