Police Officer

Pittsburgh, PA
Robert Morris University

The position provides law enforcement and public safety services to the University community. It is a sworn position and requires the carrying of a firearm.

Responsibilities:

• Enforce the laws legislated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the rules/regulations established by the University.
• Provide law enforcement, security, and police related services to the University community in an effort to enhance the safety and security of people and property.
• Conduct proactive mobile and foot patrols in an effort to deter or detect criminal activity, security breaches, or public safety issues.
• Respond to incidents and/or requests for assistance by the University community and take appropriate action to either resolve or contain a situation.
• Conduct preliminary investigations of criminal and related non-criminal incidents.
• Document criminal and related non-criminal incidents, using established departmental reports and/or forms, in an accurate and timely manner.
• Enhance the University community’s awareness about safety and security issues through informal discussions and formal programming, as directed.
• Provide general information to the University community and its visitors, when requested.
• All other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

• Bachelor or Associate Degree preferred.
• Previous law enforcement experience preferred, ideally in a campus setting.
• Excellent verbal, communication and problem-solving skills a must.
• Certification under Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 120 (Municipal Police Officers Education Training Commission).
• Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.
• Pre-employment Criminal Background Check, Psychological, Drug and Alcohol Tests.
• Valid drivers license required.