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Police Officer I

Las Vegas, NV
University of Nevada Las Vegas

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

University Police Services is conducting a continuous recruitment for current and future openings for University Police Officer 1 – POST Certified and CADET candidates. Positions may be assigned to any campus to include the College of Southern Nevada, Desert Research Institute, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

The University Police Officer 1 will work under general supervision, performing journey level law enforcement duties to include protecting university employees, students, and the general public; patrolling and safeguarding the university system properties and surrounding areas; conducting traffic investigations; conducting criminal and non-criminal investigations; preparing for security and law enforcement activities surrounding special events; preparing for appearances in court; performing maintenance on assigned equipment; performing special assignments related to law enforcement and peace officer functions; and maintaining law and order, among other duties.

Salary $49,151.52.

Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience in public contact work which included application of rules, regulations or established procedures.

• Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
• A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
• Applicants may be subjected to psychological testing which may include polygraph testing
• Applicants must meet minimum standards for appointment as a peace officer as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.