UConn - Certified Police Officer - Stamford Campus (2017460)

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Department UConn Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer - Stamford Campus (2017460)
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Storrs, CT

Job Announcement

The University of Connecticut Police Department, an internationally accredited agency through CALEA, is inviting applicants with a valid P.O.S.T. Certification to apply for Police Officer vacancies currently available at our Stamford Campus. Applicants must be willing to work in a fast paced, diverse community. UConn Police Officers provide a wide range of police services along with investigation of criminal incidents, preparation of arrest and search warrant affidavits, enforcement of motor vehicle and criminal laws, and management of public demonstrations and large gatherings. Officers may patrol in cruisers, motorcycles, or bicycles. UConn Police Officers work a challenging schedule that includes major University events, NCAA athletics events, dignitary visits and other complex assignments.


Minimum Qualifications for P.O.S.T. Certified Police Officer:

In order to be considered for employment as a P.O.S.T. Certified Police Officer with the UConn Police Department, applicants must:

  • Currently be a Certified Police Officer in the State of Connecticut through the Police Officers Standards and Training Council. 
  • Possess excellent written communication skills.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Be available to work at the Stamford Campus.
  • Experience in Community Policing and Outreach as well as awareness of the sensitivity required when interacting with and addressing the needs of a diverse community.


Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree in any field of study from an accredited college/university.
  • Volunteer work in the community.
  • Experience working in community relations or community policing units.


For more information on state class specification (job description), minimum qualifications and pay plans, go to: http://das.ct.gov/HR/JobspecNew/JobDetail.asp?FCC=6945 


Appointment Terms


Applicants must be a certified Police Officer in the State of Connecticut through the Police Officers Standards and Training Council.


These are full time, permanent positions with rotating shifts. The University of Connecticut offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes hazardous duty retirement and full medical and dental benefits.


To Apply

Qualified applicants must apply online using https://www.policeapp.com/ . To be eligible, you must submit a resume, references and a cover letter that includes why you want to become a Police Officer at the University of Connecticut Stamford Campus; your expectations of the job and what skillsets you can bring to the Police Department. Application deadline is June 29, 2018. Refer to: https://www.policeapp.com/ for more information


Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon successfully completing Polygraph, Psychological, Background, Pre-Employment physical and criminal background check. (Search # 2017460)


This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 29, 2018.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


Please direct questions regarding this position to PDRecruitmentProcess@uconn.edu

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