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Slippery Rock University Police Department
Patrol Officers

Position Title: Patrol Officers
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: Slippery Rock University Police Department
Address: 1 Morrow Way
City: Slippery Rock
State: PA    Zipcode: 16057
Contact: Human Resources

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Slippery Rock University is currently recruiting for multiple patrol officers. Patrol officers on a university campus perform community oriented policing. Our officers are highly interactive with the student population as many students are away from home for the first time and seek guidance and direction from our officers. The role is one of assistance and enforcement, and the officers are viewed as problem solvers. We look for leadership potential and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to make presentations and relate to our student population. The officers provide a police presence that promotes the safety and security of all members of the University community.


One year of police experience and formal training in the provisions of basic police services as certified through ACT 120; or any equivalent experience or training
Possession of a valid PA driver’s license
Ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility and health required
The successful candidate must also satisfactorily pass psychological and medical testing, as well as be able to be commissioned in Pennsylvania
Candidate must be available to work shifts, holidays, weekends and overtime
A successful interview and passing a criminal background check required

Preferred Qualifications
Police work within the last two years
Knowledge of Commonwealth criminal and traffic laws, rules and regulations
Investigative experience
Experience and training to the needs of others/diverse cultures and possess an understanding of diverse populations
Experience performing community oriented policing
Experience in report writing and other professional documentation
Experience with public interaction
Experience with computer software, including Microsoft Office Suite

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 02/22/2021

Application Period Ends: 04/23/2021

Number Positions to be Filled: 3

Yearly Salary: $41,290.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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