Police Officer Job Opening

Police Officers are the primary representatives of the University of California Police Department, directly responsible for delivery of public safety and law enforcement services on and near the campus and other properties owned, controlled or occupied by the University. Police Officers work under the general direction of, and report directly to, a Sergeant of Police. Police Officers must work independently as well as collaboratively, carrying out instructions and self-initiating activity in a manner consistent with law, regulations, department policies and standard procedures.

Police Officers engage in preventative patrols on foot, bicycle and by vehicle, and respond to calls for service from University affiliates and the general public. They make arrests, conduct investigations, prepare necessary documentation and testify in court. They maintain custody of and arrange for the proper disposition of evidence, contraband and lost & found property. Police Officers provide for security and safety of persons and property at University ceremonies and events. Police Officers may routinely work evening, night and weekend shifts, and all officers can be required to work mandatory overtime assignments, to attend off-site training and to provide mutual aid to other agencies or locations, based on the needs of the department.


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https://jobs.ucsc.edu - enter job number 1606317 in the search box

To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu) on or before the initial review date.  Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz.  For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009.  Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922.  The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.