University Police Officer
The George Mason University Police Department invites applications for the position of University Police Officer. This online application is equivalent to the commonwealth of Virginia state employment application and is required.
Successful applicants must be able to perform law enforcement and security functions within the University Police Department. Duties, responsibilities and requisite skills include providing vehicle, bicycle or foot patrol of the campus; responding to suspicious activities; resolving complaints; investigating criminal and traffic accidents; and providing first responder aid when required. Other skills required are interviewing and taking statements; making arrests; filing case reports; testifying in court; and assisting other law enforcement agencies.
Must successfully pass an in-depth background investigation; complete a course of instruction at a police academy approved by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services; successful completion of a Field Training Program administered by the department; complete a physical and psychological examination; and be at a satisfactory fitness level. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, an advanced degree is desired; be at least 21 years of age, be able to obtain a valid operator’s license, and must live within 75 miles of the Fairfax campus.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10312z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
For Full Consideration, Apply by:
September 25, 2012
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