UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
1117 NE BOAT STREET
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98105
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Updated: October 24, 2018
Job Classification: Campus Police Officer
This recruitment may be used to fill more than one opening. Please note that this position has been re-posted. If you have already submitted your application, you need not submit it again, as it has already been received.
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years
The University POLICE department has the exclusive responsibility to act upon law-enforcement matters and perform POLICE functions for the main campus of the University of Washington, Seattle, 24 hours a day. POLICE Officers at the University of Washington respond to public calls for service within a very diverse community, providing law enforcement patrol of the campus and nearby areas, enforcing state laws, city ordinances, and University regulations. POLICE Officers conduct criminal and traffic investigations, make arrests, prepare necessary documentation and testify in court. Officers also provide for the safety and security of persons and property at University events and attend community meetings.
We have an outstanding opportunity for Campus POLICE Officer (Entry or Lateral).
Duties and Responsibilities include:
UW POLICE Officers have unique opportunities to work in specialized units and assignments. These units and assignments include:
POLICE Officers work a variety of shifts depending on their assignment. These shifts may include traditional 5x8s or 4x10s, with some weekend work required.
Salary Range: $5,067 to $6,651/monthBenefits:
Retirement age 53; retirement benefit = 2% for each year of service;
Employer-paid vision care plan;
Choice of local credit unions;
Numerous special event overtime opportunities;
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, POLICE-Officers 2-18.pdf">click here.
The University of Washington POLICE Department (UWPD) is very proud to be the only campus law enforcement agency in the State of Washington that is Triple Accredited: 1) Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA); 2) International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA); and, 3) Washington Association of Sheriffs & POLICE Chiefs (WASPC). The UWPD is one of only fifteen (15) POLICE agencies in the State of Washington that has achieved national accreditation.
We are looking for dedicated professionals to join our ranks. We have so much to offer; including a pleasant atmosphere policing a student population, specialty positions, working Pac-12 sporting events, lucrative overtime assignments, and an opportunity to practice the community policing and service expected from our nationally accredited POLICE department. We are committed to officer training, a high officer-to-area ratio and innovative policing strategies.
All qualified ENTRY and LATERAL candidates are invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a physical agility test, written test and ride-along with a Field Training Officer. An Oral Board (panel interview), a background investigation, polygraph, medical and psychological examination are required of all POLICE officer candidates. The following may apply:
Age: Minimum age 21
US Citizen: US Citizen
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid WASHINGTON State Driver's License: WA State Driver's License
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: At least two years of full-time college credits (90 credit hours if quarter system or 60 credit hours if semester system) in police science or allied field,
OR one year of Police Officer
OR one year of campus security officer experience at an accredited higher education institution (i.e., college or university)
Academy Certification: Yes
Conditions of Employment:
POLICE officers are on duty 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and their services and facilities are available at all times. Must be flexible for scheduling.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS FOR ENTRY and LATERAL APPLICANTS:
Application Deadline: Open until Filled with review of applications to being the week of November 5, 2018.
Testing Deadline: Must be completed by December 31, 2018. Oral Boards: November/December 2018
Reapplication is permitted at any time, except for candidates disqualified for reasons of prior felony convictions or non-correctable selection.
Please note: It may take 2 to 4 months to successfully complete all phases of the selection process from
Oral Boards to Official Offer of Employment. Be sure to check back periodically for updated recruitment information.