The University of Texas at El Paso Job Posting

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Police Officer - Police Officer

Hiring department Police Department
Monthly salary $2,592 - $3,240
Hours per week 40.00 Shift
Posting number 13-02-14-01-6335
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location El Paso
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Non standard work week. Work hours/days are dependent on assigned shift.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


To enforce the law, provide service, information and aid to all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, suppress disturbances, investigate criminal offenses, and arrest offenders.

Essential Functions

To perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System. Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime. Execute all lawful process. Arrest offenders with and without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, and recover stolen or lost property. Attempt to locate missing persons. Enforce traffic law by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violators in custody or issuing citations or warnings. Investigate motor vehicle collisions. Prepare various written reports narrating law enforcement and police activities. Give testimony in the criminal courts of this state and the United States. Confers with prosecuting attorneys, preserves evidence, and maintains confidential information. Confers with local law enforcement, criminal justice and emergency response agencies on matters of mutual interest.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school diploma or GED, successful completion of a TCLEOSE approved Basic Peace Officer Course, and has passed the TECLEOSE exam. 60 college hours from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

Possess Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE). Successful completion of the prescribed Field Training Program.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Shift work.

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