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West Virginia University
Campus Police Officer - University Police Department

Position Title: Campus Police Officer - University Police Department
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: West Virginia University
Address: Div Of Hr - Medical Mgmt, P O Box 6640 (1 Waterfront Place)
City: Morgantown
State: WV    Zipcode: 26506-6640
Contact: Lt. Chad Barker
Phone: 304-293-3136

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

The University Police Department at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Campus Police Officer position to advance WVU’s commitment to our values of Service, Curiosity, Respect, Accountability, and Appreciation. WVU’s Police Department is a 24/7 community based, progressive agency that gives officers the flexibility to do good work for all faculty, staff, students and visitors.

WVU Campus Police Officers are state certified and sworn police officers that exercise the same authority as all other law enforcement agencies under WV Law. With opportunities for advancement, ongoing training and the ability to work in specialized units, Officers are given the means to grow within the University Police Department. Apply now to become a member of one of the most community-oriented police organizations in the profession.

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Valid driver's license
Residency within one-hour response time to the WVU police station under normal driving conditions.
Drug testing and medical management required
Selected candidate(s) must successfully complete a pre-employment psychological evaluation before official hire date
Selected candidate(s) must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination and be within a certain height and weight range per Police Academy requirements to be able to attend Academy
Applicant must pass physical agility testing (PAT) prior to final offer. PAT standards are as follows:
Sit-ups: 28 in one minute
Push-ups: 18 in one minute
Mile and half run: 14 minutes and 36 seconds
Following hire, must attend and complete West Virginia Basic Law Enforcement Academy within one year.
Must be bondable upon background check
Physical abilities include:
Standing, walking, carrying and bending daily
Running, jumping, and climbing weekly

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 02/15/2021

Application Period Ends: 03/16/2021

Number Positions to be Filled: 3

Yearly Salary: $0.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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