Police Officer

Levelland, TX
South Plains College

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:
Protect life and property of South Plains College. Perform general duty police work through the enforcement of laws and college rules and regulation.

Essential Functions:

  • Must act and perform without direct supervision and to make independent decisions as to the appropriate action taken in certain situations such as infractions of college rules and regulations.
  • Familiarizes self with SPC campuses and builds rapport with students and staff.
  • Reports hazards to the appropriate agencies.
  • Control hostile and non-hostile crowds at sporting events, school functions or emergency situations.
  • Renders first aid at traffic collisions. Investigate traffic collisions to determine cause and to determine if a crime has been committed.
  • Directs and reroutes traffic around fire or other disruptions.
  • Patrol areas on foot or in a vehicle to observe and detect criminal or suspicious activity.
  • Provide traffic enforcement to observe and address violations of traffic law.
  • Conducts arrests for law violations where appropriate and necessary.
  • Issues citations in lieu of arrest where appropriate and necessary.
  • Maintains proficiency in the use of police related equipment and weapons.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Must hold a current Peace Officer license issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Prior law enforcement experience is preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, faculty, staff and the public.
  • Must possess basic arithmetic skills.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License is required.