Campus Police Officer

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/02/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Working Title Campus Police Officer
Job Classification Campus Security III
Department Name 44030-Bradford Security
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0130713
Hiring Range $40,000/yr.
Position Description

Duties include vehicular and foot patrol of University property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, protection of people and property, investigation of crimes, completion of police reports, testimony in court, and assistance to other law enforcement agencies. Variable shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field (such as political science, psychology or government studies), U.S. citizenship, PA Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission Act 120 Certification, Act 33 Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Act 34 Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, Act 73 FBI Criminal History Report, valid PA driver’s license, and safe driving record are required. Two years’ experience in a related field is preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. Proficiency in Word, Excel spreadsheets and Outlook required.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field (such as political science, psychology or government studies), and safe driving record. Knowledge and successful completion of Firearms training and qualification. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. Proficiency in Word, Excel spreadsheets and Outlook required. Ability to interact with diverse populations.

Two years’ experience in a related field is preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

PA Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission Act 120 Certification. Valid PA driver’s license.
CPR and first aid certification.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

This position requires variable shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Bradford
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:


• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you currently have PA Municipal Police Officers Education & Training commission Act 120 Certification?
    • no
    • yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3