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Montana State University Billings University Police Patrol Officer in Billings, Montana

University Police Patrol OfficerPosition DetailsPosition InformationNBAPOSN Title Police Patrol OfficerWorking Title University Police Patrol OfficerBrief Position OverviewThe University Police Officer is a full time, year round position within the UniversityPolice Department at MSU Billings.Successfully completed Montana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Police Officer Training or EQ Challenge applicants onlyPosition Number 6N8047Department University PoliceDivisionAppointment Type ClassifiedContract Term Fiscal YearFLSA Non-ExemptUnion Affiliation FOCUS-MFPEFTE 1.0Benefits Eligible YesCompensation HourlySalary $23.80 per hourContract Type Classified HourlyIf other, please specifyRecruitment Type OpenPosition DetailsGeneral Statement Montana State University Billings is a preferred employer in the region-WE WANT YOU!The following are reasons why you should join our team:Work-life balanceHolidays-10 paid holidays per year and General Election DayVacation- 15 days per year (New Employees to 10 years; after 10 years the accrual rate increases)Sick Leave - Earned at an accrual rate of .0416125 for each hour in pay status.Employee and Dependent Tuition WaiverOpportunities to engage in professional development opportunitiesCommitted to employee wellness and access to a robust Employee Assistance ProgramMedical Benefits that are robust and affordableVisit MUS Benefits to learn more about our benefit package including Medical, Vision, and DentalLife Insurance and Long Term Disability are incorporated into our benefits.Learn more about our retirement benefits at MUS Retirement.Opportunities for career growth and a variety of career pathsCampus vibrancy- coffee shops, FREE attendance to MSUB concerts, athletic events, and lectures, access to recreation center, library, etc.Beautiful campus environment that features our MSUB Mile walking pathDuties and Responsibilities UNIVERSITY LAW ENFORCEMENTDeliver crime prevention and personal safety education presentationsConduct criminal and non-criminal investigationsMediate disputesMaintain public order, protect lives and propertyRespond to criminal behavior and calls in a timely, efficient and professional mannerEnforcement of Federal, State and Local laws along with university policiesProvide for the safe and convenient flow of pedestrians and motor vehicle traffic in and around our university communityPrepare written reports and other documentation as requiredPresent evidence and provide oral testimony in legal proceedingsEnforce university parking rules/regulationsProvide law enforcement assistance to other agenciesPerform other law enforcement duties as assignedEMERGENCY RESPONSERespond to medical, fire and other emergency situations (i.e., alarms, bomb threats, disturbances)Respond to pedestrian and traffic accidentsRespond to resistance and aggression appropriately while making arrestsPerform other emergency response activities as needed and assignedCAMPUS SAFETY AND SECURITYConduct routine motor vehicle, bicycle, and foot patrolsAssist with security at various university functions (i.e., sporting events, concerts)Conduct building security checksAssist Facilities Services with fire code inspections and fire drillsMaintaining/inspecting fire extinguishers and AED’sLocking and unlocking buildingsPerform other campus safety/security duties as assignedPOSITION REQUIREMENTS:University Police Officers may be exposed to life-threatening situations and risk of injury during high risk calls for service such as: barricaded subjects, burglaries, bomb threats, gun calls, drug and alcohol overdose, domestic disturbances, fights, and mentally ill persons.Officers respond to emergency medical situations, which may put them at risk for contact with blood borne pathogens.Officers may also be exposed to dangers involving hazardous materials and fires.University Police Officers are required to work in a variety of weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.University Police Officers are required to work 12 hour, rotating shifts. Shifts cover a 24-hour period, 365 days a year, including holidaysUniversity Police Officers often work aloneUniversity Police Officers’ work often involves walking, running, pursuing fleeing subjects on foot, climbing stairs, and physically restraining and handcuffing persons who may be resisting or combative.Possession of a valid and insurable Montana driver’s licenseMaintain annual firearms and CEW/Taser qualificationMaintain CPR, First Aid, Narcan, and AED certificationRequired Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge &SkillsEDUCATION REQUIRED: High School Diploma or GEDEXPERIENCE REQUIREDSuccessfully completed Montana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Police Officer Training or EQ ChallengePreferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & SkillsEDUCATION PREFERREDBachelor’s degreeEXPERIENCE PREFERREDHas obtained Montana Public Safety Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification as a Peace Officer.The Successful Candidate Will QUALITIESAbility to operate a motor vehicle safely under various conditions and circumstancesAbility to evaluate situations and use good judgementAbility to use discretion commensurate with lawful authority (i.e., search and seizure)Ability to interact professionally with a diverse campus communityConduct oneself both on and off duty with the highest degree of integrity and honesty Excellent decision-making skills in high-stress and urgent situationsExcellent verbal and written communications skillsKnowledge of State of Montana criminal law, traffic law, and Rules of CriminalProcedure through Montana Code AnnotatedKnowledge of Municipal codes and university policies/proceduresKnowledge of state and federal lawsKnowledge of University Police Department policies/procedures (i.e., Use of Force)Knowledge of fire safety codesKnowledge of university parking rules/regulationsKnowledge of University geographyKnowledge of other law enforcement agencies operating in/around Yellowstone County (i.e., Billings Police, Yellowstone County Sheriff, Highway Patrol, F.B.I./A.T.F. Proficiency with firearms (handgun and rifle)Active shooter trainingSpecial RequirementsPhysical Demands Must be able to pass a D.O.T. physical, drug screen, psychological testing for fitness for duty as a police officer, and have other physical characteristics (vision, hearing, etc…) commensurate with the ability to perform the job of a police officer.This position has supervisory Noduties?Posting Detail InformationAnnouncement Number S00775PNumber of Vacancies 1.0Close Date 06/09/2023Open until filled YesSpecial Instructions SummaryQuick Link for Internal Postings Statement Montana State University Billings is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.Montana State University Billings makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the MontanaVeteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU Billings provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office,Montana State University Billings, 1500 University Drive, Billings, MT 59101-0298, 406- 657-2278MSU Billings Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Billings Website: DocumentsRequired Documents1. Resume (or CV)2. Cover Letter3. List of References (3 or more)Optional DocumentsNonePosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $23.80 per hourBenefits:Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programEmployee discountHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offParental leaveProfessional development assistanceRetirement planTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule:12 hour shift