Private First Class – University Police Officer II

College Park, MD
University of Maryland, Department of Public Safety

The University of Maryland Department of Public Safety (UMPD) is a full-service, legislated police agency that serves the myriad needs of the students, faculty, staff, and visitors within its jurisdiction. UMPD is currently recruiting candidates to be considered for the position of University Police Officer II. Applicants must have a non-provisional police officer certification through the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission, or comparable police certification through another state (Comparative Compliance), must have successfully completed a Police Field Training Program and must have successfully completed a probationary period with a police agency.*

UMPD is seeking dynamic individuals that exhibit good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity combined with excellent communication skills to serve the University of Maryland community.

University of Maryland Police Officers patrol designated areas by vehicle and foot; respond to calls for assistance and emergencies; apprehend, detain, process, and arrest individuals who violate Maryland Vehicle and Criminal laws; interacts with and establishes rapport with the campus community; testifies in court cases as necessary, and work rotating shifts. Police officers may be called back to duty in emergency situations and are required to work weekends, nights, and holidays as needed by the department.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED AND Satisfactory completion of a Maryland Police Training Commission recognized or approved Police Academy Training program and successful completion of a Police Field Training program.

*OTHER: Certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission and valid Maryland Non- commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license.

This is a regular non-exempt position with a full benefits package including:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans.
  • Tuition reimbursement program for employee and dependents.
  • Law Enforcement Officers of the State of Maryland Pension System (LEOPS).
  • Generous leave package
  • Life insurance programs, deferred compensation packages, long- term disability, and participation in the State Credit Union.

Salary Range: $58,654,36 – $63,164.34
Closing Date: February 11, 2022


Please apply through the universities job board at the link shown.