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Police Officer/Recruit

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Police Officer/Recruit
Requisition Number RE23074
Working Title Police Officer/Recruit
Department Name 3HL00:UK Police
Work Location Lexington, Ky
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $14.99-23.98/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Valid Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 100 lbs., sitting for long periods of time, walking for long periods of time, standing for long periods of time, handling intermittent periods of high levels of stress.

Shift

10 hour shifts, four days a week on either 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift:
1st shift – 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
2nd shift – 4:00 pm to 2:00 am
3rd shift – 10:00 pm to 8:00 am

Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays, and mandatory Overtime.

Job Summary

University of Kentucky Police Officers are responsible for providing the University community with a safe and secure environment in which to work, live and learn.

The department is service oriented and specializes in meeting the needs of the campus’ diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

The major job responsibilities of the University of Kentucky Police Officer include patrol and investigations, public relations and service, community oriented policing, professional development and training, and report writing.

Specific duties include foot, bike, and mobile patrol, responding to service calls, investigating crimes, preparing and presenting testimony in court, community relations with students and campus partners, providing security and traffic control for special University events, writing reports, completing training, and engaging in professional development, and preparing written records including but not limited to citations, criminal reports, and internal documentation.

The first two tests (written test and physical fitness test) in the hiring process are typically scheduled in advance. However these tests dates are to be determined at this time. Once dates are scheduled, all applicants will receive an email with more information. You are encouraged to prepare for these tests with the information below.

• Written Test •
The written test has four sections – math, reading comprehension, grammar, and writing skills. If you are interested in study materials, please visit https://www.applytoserve.com/Study/ for study guides and practice tests to prepare for the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST).

• Physical Fitness Test •
For more information about the Physical Fitness Test and preparation, visit https://klecs.ky.gov/physical-agility-prep.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Minimum Applicant Qualifications
• Citizen of the United States
• At least twenty-one (21) years of age
• High school graduate or has successfully completed a General Education Development (G.E.D.) examination
• Possess a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle
• Has not been convicted of a felony
• Has not received a dishonorable discharge, bad conduct discharge, or general discharge under other than honorable conditions
• Not prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm
• Not had certification as a peace officer permanently revoked in another state

Must complete Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) Basic Training Academy within one year of hire date if not already certified.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 06/07/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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