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
State: PA    Zipcode:

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.

This is an essential personnel position.


One year of police experience and formal training in the provisions of basic police services as certified through ACT 120 training; or any equivalent experience or training; possession of a valid driver’s operator’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 and weekends. A successful campus interview and passing a criminal background check required.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants who have had police work within the last two years; have knowledge of Commonwealth criminal and traffic laws, rules and regulations; experience with computer software, including Microsoft Word Office Suite; excellent communication skills; and possess an understanding of diverse populations.

Please provide three professional references in the application form.

Full consideration given to resumes received by January 28, 2022.

Recommended candidate will be required to complete criminal background checks, including Act 34 (State Police); Act 151 (Child Abuse); and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 01/07/2022

Application Period Ends: 01/28/2022

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

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

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