Corporal - Campus Police

Updated: 3 days ago
Location: Clarksville, TENNESSEE

Position Information

Posting Number 2012862Staff
Position Title Corporal
Working Title Corporal - Campus Police
Pay Rate $44800 - $59733
Employment Category Clerical/Support
Regular/Temporary Regular
If temporary, list duration
Type of Appointment Fiscal
Contract Period 12 month

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Corporal reports to the assigned shift Sergeant. In the absence of a Sergeant on shift, the Corporal exercises supervisory responsibility over other assigned officers and is responsible for ensuring a safe and secure campus environment; and the enforcement of University policies, state and local laws. When the shift Sergeant is on-duty, the Corporal serves in the capacity of a Police Officer.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

- Act as the Supervising Officer on an assigned shift in the absence of the shift Sergeant. Supervise, train and deploy subordinates as assigned.
- Perform crime prevention, campus patrol, radio communications, parking and traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, and report writing duties associated with the position.
- Interact with other law enforcement agencies when appropriate. -Provide protection for University persons, property, and guests.
- Maintain surveillance of all areas within department jurisdiction.
- Identify and report hazards to safety and security of the campus.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

- Ability to effectively supervise, train and deploy subordinates.
- Ability to recognize safety and security hazards on campus and take appropriate corrective action.
- Ability to operate a vehicle.
- Ability to pursue suspects/suspicious individuals on foot, through University buildings, grounds and make arrests as needed.
- Ability to run, jump and physically restrain an individual as needed to make arrest.
- Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
- Ability to provide protection and apply law enforcement procedures in a safe and proper manner.
- Ability to ascertain facts through personal contact, observation and examination of records.
- Ability to pass annual weapon qualification to meet P.O.S.T. certification.
- Ability to effectively present security classes to faculty, staff and students.
- Ability to communicate effectively, especially with students and visitors to the campus.
- Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community and the public.

Physical Requirements

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Required Minimum Qualifications

- Must have obtained and sustained certification as a Police Officer. In Tennessee, the requirements are as follows: 18 years of age or older; a U.S. citizen; a high school graduate or equivalent; have no criminal convictions; pass a psychological examination; pass a physical examination by a licensed physician at the candidate’s own expense; pass a background investigation; have a valid driver’s license; be a graduate of an approved police academy; otherwise meet current requirements established by the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (P.O.S.T.).
- If an applicant is not certified currently in Tennessee, he/she must have completed a comparable training program from another state or jurisdiction making the applicant eligible for Tennessee Certification.
- A minimum of one year continuous and successful service as a commissioned police officer, preferably in a campus setting.
- A background search will be required of the successful applicant.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/24/2020
Close Date 04/03/2020
Open Until Filled No
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