Police Officer/Protective Service Trainee

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Open To:         The Public

Location:        University Police Department- New Haven, CT

Search No:      C13-013A&B

Hours:             40 hours per week- Must be available to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shifts.

Salary:              Police Officer - $50,466.00
                           Protective Services Trainee - $37,916.00

Closing Date:  October 21, 2013

Note: Individuals with reemployment/SEBAC rights must be given first preference

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Protective Services Trainee: Candidates must have applied and passed the Protective Services Trainee exam and be on the current certification list promulgated by the Department of Administrative Services. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status may apply for lateral transfer. Upon completion of the academy and field training the salary will be upgraded to Police Officer.

Police Officer: Candidates must have certification as a law enforcement officer in the State of Connecticut pursuant to regulations promulgated by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council. Note: Candidates with a pending certification status may be employed on a temporary basis pending recertification by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: Include responding to emergencies and requests for assistance; conducting criminal investigations' applying for arrest and search warrants; enforcing motor vehicle and criminal statutes; issuing parking tickets, motor vehicle infractions and summonses; completing arrest paperwork; transporting prisoners to lockup; testifying in court; speaking with public groups and organizations; performing dispatching duties at communications desk; monitoring video and perimeter alarm systems; perform property checks and all associated duties; traffic direction; gives directions and routine information to the public in the event of fire, bomb threats or other potential disasters; participates in evacuation activities; operates fire-fighting apparatus as needed; periodic patrols in a police cruiser and on foot.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

Knowledge of police and security practices and procedures; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of traffic and crowd control; knowledge of criminal law and court procedures.

Incumbents in this class must posses and retain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator license. Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and maintainEmergency Response Technician (ERT) certification. In addition to checking references and of facts stated in the application a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for permanent appointment. Must possess good health, be free from disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility and visual and auditory acuity to perform the duties of the class. A physical fitness assessment will be required of all applicants.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:   Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a signed State of Connecticut Application for Examination or Employment Form (CT-HR-12) available at www.das.ct.gov/employment. State employees attach copies of your last two performance appraisals. Non-state employees attach three letters of reference. Reference the search number on your application.

Southern Connecticut State University

Office of Human Resources
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515
ATTN: Francesca Poole

Fax: (203)392-5571

SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. THE UNIVERSITY SEEKS TO ENHANCE THE DIVERSITY OF ITS FACULTY AND STAFF. PERSONS OF COLOR, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.