Police Officer

Mobile, AL
University of South Alabama

Open Until Filled

Essential Functions:

  • Performs patrol of assigned area(s) on foot, patrol vehicle, or other methods.
  • Issues temporary parking permits and provides general information to visitors.
  • Enforces state and federal laws with police powers of arrest.
  • Enforces University rules and regulations.
  • Conducts traffic related enforcement for both moving and parking violations.
  • Responds to various types of emergencies and performs activities necessary to protect life and property to include summoning appropriate emergency response agencies and personnel.
  • Responds to and investigates criminal and non-criminal incidents and completes appropriate reports.
  • Performs law enforcement services on University owned and leased property in accordance with applicable law.
  • Provides security related services at special functions and other times as required by department supervisor(s).
  • Directs traffic as needed.
  • Apprehends violators of traffic/criminal law as prescribed by law.
  • Testifies in legal/administrative hearings as needed.
  • Performs patrols to prevent or reduce the likelihood of criminal offenses being committed.
  • Regular and prompt attendance.
  • Ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required.
  • Related duties as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent,
  • Must meet the minimum standards set by the state of Alabama for a Police Officer.
  • Satisfactory completion of drug/alcohol and psychological screenings required prior to employment.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and maintenance of a driving record sufficient to maintain insurance coverage under the University of South Alabama.

Preferred Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred.