Cheyney University is seeking interested applicants to submit packets for the Patrol Officer 1 candidate pool. Patrol Officers are members of the SPFPA Union and will be expected to complete a probationary period of 365 days. Annual salary is $34,801.
An employee in this classification provides police services and protection to University property, grounds, facilities, clientele, employees and the general public. This is basic police services work that includes the provision of routine and customary police services under the direction of a higher ranking police officer or a chief of the police department on the campus.
The work requires basic police knowledge and involves making routine decisions and performing actions limited to those guided by standard police procedures and general university policies and procedures. Employees in this classification are deputized and exercise the powers of arrest.
All assignments in this classification involve responsibility for recognizing the social importance of police functions, for tactful and courteous treatment of the general public, and for conscientious and efficient performance of duties under little direct supervision. Work is reviewed by a higher classified police officer or Department Director through personal inspection and review of reports. This position is considered to be essential.
Education, Training, and/or Experience:
One year of police experience and formal training in the provisions of basic police services as certified through ACT 120 training OR any relevant experience and training.
Necessary special requirements:
Possession of a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator's license. Ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility and health as may be required
How to Apply: PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY APPLICANTS WITH COMPLETE PACKETS WILL BE CONSIDERED!
Application packet must include the following:
·University Application (Go to www.cheyney.edu move bottom and select "Employment". Select "University Application". Download and complete the university application).
·Copy of transcript or certificate from ACT 120 training
·Resume and cover letter
·Copy of high school diploma, GED or highest level of education
1. Official transcripts and 3 letters of reference will be required if an offer of employment is extended.
2. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification and criminal background check per Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education policy.
All application materials must be emailed to HR@CHEYNEY.EDU:
Review of applications is ongoing and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be processed.