University Police Officer II- PFC – Lateral

College Park, MD
University of Maryland Police Department

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Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power.

Under direct supervision, the employee in the classification is responsible for protecting the 40,000 student and 15,000 faculty/staff population and real property of the College Park campus and enforcing the laws of the United States & Maryland and the rules and regulations of the University of Maryland. Performs the assigned police mission within the unit and fulfills the duties of a uniformed police officer. The duties performed include, but are not limited to, the following: Vehicle, foot patrol or bike patrol; the enforcement of criminal and traffic laws; enforcement of University rules and regulations; documentation of work performed; handling property; training and education of members of the community, and serves as a community police officer.

Opportunities for overtime pay and additional pay incentives, including shift diff, special events, field training, etc. Advancement potential to move into other units.

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. Some other state certifications may be considered eligible.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.