|Job Title||Police Officer/Recruit|
|Working Title||Police Officer/Recruit|
|Department Name||3HL00:UK Police|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Required Education|| |
|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|| |
|Physical Requirements|| |
Must be able to meet the minimum fitness requirements set forth by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council Police Officer Professional Standards administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Training. 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, and handling intermittent periods of high levels of stress.
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
Officers shall positively interact, enhance relations, and represent the University with local law enforcement and community partners.
Below are the next two required steps of this hiring process for you to plan in advance.
• Written Test •
Date: Thursday, April 11 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, April 13 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: The 90, 2nd floor, room 202
Physical Address: 440 Hilltop Ave, Lexington, KY 40506
Materials to Bring: Driver's License and 2 black ink pens
Additional Notes: Arrive 15-20 minutes early. No one will be permitted in the room after the start time.
The written test has four sections - math, reading comprehension, grammar, and writing skills. If you are interested in study materials, visit https://www.applytoserve.com/Study/ for study guides and practice tests to prepare for the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST).
• Physical Test •
Date: Monday, April 22
Time: 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training
Department of Criminal Justice Training
Eastern Kentucky University
For more information about the Physical Fitness Test and preparation, visit https://docjt.ky.gov/forms/KLEC/2009/POPS%20physical%20agility%20brochure_9-23-09_v10a1.pdf.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities|| |
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|| |
Driver's license preferred.
|Deadline to Apply||03/31/2019|
|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.