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University Police Officer (Cadet, UPO1)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please attach the following to your application. 1. **Resume/CV** – List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented. 2. **Cover Letter** - Optional 3. **Three Supervisory References** – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position. 4. **Transcripts** – Optional - If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position. ________________________________________ ******TESTING NOTICE: ALL qualified candidates will be required to complete written/physical testing. Testing notices will be sent to candidates via email.

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title University Police Officer (Cadet, UPO1)
Department University Police
Department Web Address http://www.unr.edu/police
Full Time Equivalent

100%

Position Type Classified
Comp Grade Grade 34
Tenure Track No Response
Job Description

University Police Services is conducting a continuous recruitment for current and future openings for University Police Officer 1 – POST Certified and CADET candidates. Positions may be assigned to any campus to include the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College. The University Police Officer 1 will work under general supervision, performing journey level law enforcement duties to include protecting university employees, students, and the general public; patrolling and safeguarding the university system properties and surrounding areas; conducting traffic investigations; conducting criminal and non-criminal investigations; preparing for security and law enforcement activities surrounding special events; preparing for appearances in court; performing maintenance on assigned equipment; performing special assignments related to law enforcement and peace officer functions; and maintaining law and order, among other duties. This position provides semi-automatic progression to University Police Officer II upon satisfactory completion of the training period, meeting minimum requirements and with the recommendation of the hiring authority. CADET candidates selected for employment will attend a Nevada State certified law enforcement academy. Upon successful completion of the academy, employees will work under direct supervision and receive training in performing law enforcement duties including protection of university employees, students and the general public; patrol and safeguard university system properties and concurrent jurisdiction in surrounding areas; and maintain law and order, among other duties.

The typical work schedule is varied; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Reno/Tahoe Area: Located just a 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, the Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail) for your enjoyment during the winter and summer months. The region offers an array of festivals and cultural activities including museums and performing arts centers. Additionally, the area attracts world class entertainers.

For more information on Reno/Tahoe, please visit:

http://www.reno.gov/
http://www.tahoe.com/
http://livability.com/reno/nv
http://www.visitrenotahoe.com/reno-tahoe/what-to-do/arts-culture
http://renotahoe.about.com/od/parksrecreation/u/greatoutdoors.htm
http://www.davidsonacademy.unr.edu/

Required Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience in public contact work which included application of rules, regulations or established procedures.

Preferred Qualifications
Contact Information for this Position

Applicant Help Desk:
775-784-1495
classifiedjobs@unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following to your application.

1. Resume/CV – List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

2. Cover Letter – Optional

3. Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

4. Transcripts – Optional – If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.
________________________________________


TESTING NOTICE: ALL qualified candidates will be required to complete written/physical testing. Testing notices will be sent to candidates via email.

Job Open Date 04/04/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Search Number 72436
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

This job posting is specific to the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Information regarding specific campus security, personal safety, fire safety, and crime statistics can be found at http://www.bcn-nshe.org/hr/employment/

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you initially learn about this recruitment/job opening?
    • unr.jobs.edu
    • higheredjobs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education.
    • Other online resource. Specify URL below.
    • Newspaper or Professional/Trade Journal. Specify title below.
    • Association or Listserv. Specify below.
    • Personal Contact. Specify person and affiliation below.
    • LinkedIn
    • www.workreno.com
    • www.latinosinhighered.com
    • www.indeed.com
    • www.insidehighered.com
    • Craig's List
    • CareerBuilder
  2. If applicable, give more details on specific resource(s) indicated above.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This position requires a High School Diploma/High School Equivalent or higher level of education. Can you meet this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you currently a State of Nevada Classified Employee? If so, please list your job class code, department, and division.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Applicants must indicate if they are applying as a POST Certified applicant or CADET applicant for the purposes of scheduling exam processes.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Pursuant to NAC 289.110.1, persons may not be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer unless (1) he or she is a citizen of the United States; (2) is at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment; and (3) undergone a medical examination performed by a licensed physician who confirms in writing that no physical condition exists which would adversely affect his or her performance of the duties of a peace officer. Do you understand that you must meet these requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Pursuant to NAC 289.110.2 and NAC 289.110.3, persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment background investigation to include, without limitation: (a) investigation of current and past employment, including duties assigned to the person and any performance evaluations; (2) an inquiry into the criminal history of the person in the State of Nevada and in any other state where the person is known to have resided; (3) an inquiry to the DMV and the appropriate entity in each other state in which the person is known to have resided regarding any driver's licenses the person has held and the driving record of the person; (4) financial history; (5) educational background; (6) history of any military service; (7) history of each physical address where the person has resided; (8) a drug screening test; (9) psychological evaluation; and (10) use of a lie detector as defined in NRS 613.440 for a peace officer being appointed to as a Category I peace officer. Do you understand and accept that prior to employment the above described background investigation will be conducted?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Pursuant to NAC 289.110.4, the Nevada System of Higher Education will not appoint a person to perform the duties of a peace officer if they have: (a) been convicted of a felony in this State or of any offense which would be a felony if committed in this State; (b) been convicted of an offense involving moral turpitude or the unlawful use, sale or possession of a controlled substance; (c) a documented history of physical violence; or (d) resigned in lieu of termination or been terminated from any civil service employment for substantiated misconduct involving dishonesty. Have you ever (a) been convicted of a felony in this State or of any offense which would be a felony if committed in this State; (b) been convicted of an offense involving moral turpitude or the unlawful use, sale or possession of a controlled substance; (c) a documented history of physical violence; or (d) resigned in lieu of termination or been terminated from any civil service employment for substantiated misconduct involving dishonesty? Select yes if any of the above apply to you.
    • No
    • Yes
  9. * Applicants must meet minimum fitness requirements established by Nevada P.O.S.T and enumerated in NAC 289.205. This requires a physical agility test consisting of: (1) complete a vertical jump of not less than 14 inches; (2) complete not less than 30 sit-ups in 1 minute; (3) complete not less than 23 push-ups; (4) run 300 meters in not more than 1 minute and 8 seconds; (5) walk or run 1.5 miles in not more than 16 minutes and 57 seconds; and (6) complete an agility run in not more than 19.5 seconds. Do you understand that you must meet these physical fitness requirements and that you will be tested?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Applicants must be able and willing to work any shift, weekends, and holidays. Are you willing to work any shift, weekends, and holidays?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Final candidates must meet all of the academy requirements for admission, and must successfully complete the academy training to maintain employment. Do you understand this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. Do you understand this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * This position requires having a valid drivers license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment. Do you understand this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter