Police Officer

Logan, UT
Utah State University

Seeking Police Officer who will understand and work within the parameters of the department mission and governing values. Enforce state, local, and university laws, ordinances, and regulations and perform community service activities. Complete accurate incident reports. Assure a prompt response to calls for service. Protect the campus and campus citizens through a proper balance of foot, bike, and vehicle patrol.

Responsibilities:

• Ensure a prompt response and a proper disposition to all calls for service.
• Prepare quality reports when appropriate.
• Ensure that crimes are properly investigated, and that evidence is properly gathered, reported, and preserved.
• Promote the general safety of persons, property, and equipment through a proper balance of vehicle, foot and bicycle patrol.
• Facilitate the safe and smooth flow of traffic by directing traffic, and enforcing traffic laws through citations and verbal warnings.
• Keep the University community informed through appropriate public relations activities.
• Develop a relationship of trust by becoming personally acquainted with members of the campus community.
• Use investigative skills to assist in investigations as directed by supervisor.
• Provide direct support to the chief and other supervisors by completing special assignments and projects.
• Keep the Chief informed of any issues sensitive to the department or the University.
• Foster good interdepartmental relations by cooperating with other law enforcement agencies in information exchange.
• Maintain a thorough knowledge of laws applicable to current duties, department policies and procedures, University regulations, and police operations.
• Maintain physical readiness.
• Maintain a minimum of 40 hours of law enforcement training approved by the Chief.
• Maintain other certifications in areas needed for patrol work (e.g. firearms, ACT, radar/lidar, intoxilyzer, pursuit driving).
• Work rotating shifts that include weekends, nights and holidays.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Must be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer in Utah, or have the ability to become certified upon hiring, and be over the age of 21 at the time of appointment.
• Must have a Utah driver license or be able to obtain one within a month of start date to perform the essential job responsibilities.
• Must have an excellent driving record.
• Must be a U.S. citizen.
• Has not been convicted of a felony or any crime involving moral turpitude.
• Excellent interpersonal skills consistent with law enforcement on a university campus.
• Ability to work with diverse groups and commit to equity and inclusion.
• Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.
• Strong written and verbal communication.
• Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, and cultures.