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Police Officer 1 - TCAT Crossville

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TNBR Careers Crossville TN United States

1 month ago

Title: Police Officer 1 - TCAT Crossville

Employee Classification: Other...

Institution: Roane State Community College

Department: Campus Police

Campus Location: Roane State Community College

Job Summary

Roane State Community College in conjunction with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Campus at Crossville, TN is inviting applications for qualified candidates for one [1] full time position at the Cumberland County campus; subject to availability of funds, as this is a restricted funds position.

Work performed in investigating crimes and accidents, protecting property, facilities, citizens, staff and students by law enforcement.

To be considered for a position at Roane State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please be sure to include the complete Begin and End Dates under your Employment History. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application. Attach required documents (diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Offer of employment contingent upon successful background check.

RSCC offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes an excellent retirement package from the state of Tennessee, 401K plan with match, thirteen paid annual holidays in addition to annual and sick leave days, health and dental insurance, tuition discounts and state employee discounts.

Roane State Community College is a TBR and AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by Roane State.

Job Duties
• Patrols the campus by foot or motor vehicle. Investigates suspected crimes, reports findings, and arrests suspected individuals.
• Investigates accidents involving persons or property, reports probable cause of accidents, and pursues appropriate course of action.
• Directs and controls traffic.
• Testifies in court or legal proceedings.
• May Issue citations for traffic and parking violations.
• Operates and maintains law enforcement equipment.
• Keeps records and makes reports.
• All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation.
• Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit.
• May be required to perform related clerical tasks as assigned.
• Performs other work as assigned.
• Must be willing to work and may be assigned to any shift at to include days, evenings, or night shifts as required.
• Must be willing to work and be assigned to work at any Roane State Community College campus location including the main campus, satellite campuses, or any property controlled, used, or leased by the College. Must be willing and may be assigned to work holidays, special events, or weekends as needed. - (Essential)

Minimum Qualifications

Currently certified or able to obtain certification as a police officer by the Tennessee POST Commission. Must be in good standing employed by a law enforcement agency OR employed within the previous five years as a Tennessee POST Commission certified police officer that left their agency in good standing.

Meets the requirements of TCA 38-8-106. Qualifications of Police Officers:
(1) Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
(2) Be a citizen of the United States;
(3) Be a high school graduate or possess equivalency;
(4) Not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances;
(5) Not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States;
(6) Have his fingerprints on file or willing to be fingerprinted as part of the employment and submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation;
(7) Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician;
(8) Have a good moral character as determined by a thorough investigation conducted by the employing agency; and
(9) Be free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-Ill) of the American Psychiatric Association. Applicants must be certified as meeting these criteria by a qualified professional in the psychiatric or psychological fields. Possess a valid Tennessee operator license as issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of or the ability to learn the court system and presentation of evidence in court proceedings.
Knowledge of or the ability to learn campus policies, city, county and state laws.
Knowledge of or the ability to learn effective methods of investigations.
Knowledge of or the ability to learn the geographic areas of the campus.
Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper course of action.
Ability to ascertain facts or learn how to ascertain the facts by personal contact, observation, and the examination of records.
Ability to ascertain facts or learn how to interpret pertinent provisions of laws, ordinances, and regulations.
Ability to enforce laws firmly, tactfully and with respect for the rights of others. Ability to learn to operate law enforcement equipment necessary in the performance of required duties.
Ability to meet local area and institutional requirements related to bonding, arrest authority and weapons use.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with students, the public and other employees
Crossville TN USA

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