Police Officer 3-A

Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University

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Job Posting Title: Police Officer 3-A
Position Type: Classified
Department: LSUA FA - Campus Police (Donald Wayne Collins (00004194))
Work Location: LSU - Alexandria
Pay Grade: Classified Protective Services
Must be POST certified.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9500-LEAPS in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicants without a current test score can apply to take the test here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana/jobs/152095/9500-leaps-test

***THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER 3 IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE
POLICING AND THE SAFETY OF 5300 ACRES, TWELVE MAJOR
BUILDINGS, ON-CAMPUS FACULTY HOMES, THE "OAKS" HOUSING
COMPLEX, AND EVACUATION CENTER - WHICH CAN HOUSE OVER
3,500 PEOPLE.

Applicant required to work a Flex Shift. Covering various AM or PM shifts.

These responsibilities include:

40% Protecting lives and property through active foot (brisk walk or running capacity) and mobile patrol (possibilities of driving at accelerated speeds), and through physical defensive tactics and take down maneuvers using necessary equipment such as hand to hand combat, chemical agents, baton, taser, gun, handcuffs (and any other law enforcement equipment necessary), with the primary emphasis on enforcement of laws and University regulations, investigations of crimes and accidents by retaining important information and facts by memory that are related to the incident at hand and the keeping and processing of records, documents, and information in files of importance.
***Officers must qualify yearly at the firing range with their duty weapons (gun) and shoot a qualifying score of a 96 or better.

20% Conducting investigations, including criminal investigations, and collecting evidence regarding thefts, harassment, assaults, accidents, etc. retaining this information by memory and/or physical documentation. Assisting Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, the Louisiana State Police, and other law enforcement agencies during emergencies and/.or with criminal investigations where appropriate. Arresting and transporting subjects to and from the Police Department and to the proper holding facility, detaining subjects for questioning.

20% Enforcing parking and traffic regulations and campus regulations. Issuing tickets to parking violators, speeders, etc. Wheel locking for repeat offenders. Directing traffic when appropriate. Rendering courtesy assistance to the public. Patrolling through student and staff parking lots making sure that all vehicles have the proper decals and current tags and are in the proper parking areas. Assist staff, students in cases of locked vehicles, flat tires (by calling wreckers assistance) and/or dead batteries.

10% Providing first aid and emergency assistance to faculty, staff, students, and the general public. Serving on the First Aid Team and the Campus Safety Committee. Escorting (by vehicle) First Responders and/or Ambulance services to on-campus medical emergencies. Reporting obstructions in the streets or sidewalks, holes, leaking or faulty utility services, or other unusual conditions that might endanger the public safety. Providing armed escort services during registrations and other peak periods by vehicle or foot for what may be necessary. Appear in court as a witness and testifying on previous complaints and/or arrests by retaining important detailed information concerning the events relating to a particular case.

5% Maintaining a close working relationship with the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, the Louisiana State Police, and other law enforcement agencies. LSUA University Police Department has communication radios that provide 24-hour contact with the 911 Emergency Communication Centers for the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana State Police, fire departments, ambulance services, and other local emergency agencies.

5% Be self-motivated to wok unsupervised, working alone during routine/emergency patrol maneuvers. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description: 169700
POLICE OFFICER 3--A
PS109 $34,632 - $61,443
Creation Date: 08/29/2005
Change Date: 11/30/2018

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To provide a full range of police services with a primary emphasis on enforcement of laws, investigations of crimes and accidents, and providing emergency services and crime prevention programs; or to serve as assistant shift supervisor by overseeing the full range of police services on an assigned shift.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Advanced.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
General from a higher-level police official.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None. May serve as a lead worker over lower-level police officers on an assigned shift.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Statewide.
JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from Police Officer 2-A by routine involvement in complex investigations, intelligence gathering, and surveillance operations.

Differs from Police Sergeant-A by the absence of supervisory responsibility.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

May serve on a hazardous materials or crisis intervention response team and routinely investigates serious crimes and accidents.

Protects lives and property with primary emphasis on enforcement of laws, investigations of crimes and accidents, and providing emergency services and crime prevention programs.

Intervenes in serious and complex matters requiring criminal investigation and collection of evidence, arrests, and testimony in court.

Works special assignments involving large crowd control operations, surveillance activities, intelligence gathering activities, and matters involving fire safety, environmental safety, hazardous materials, and selective enforcement programs.

May serve as an assistant shift supervisor.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years of experience in law enforcement work.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of appointment.

An applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.

May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.

For some positions, evidence of POST certification must be submitted at the time of the application.

May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.

For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond.

NOTE:
All classified jobs in State service with police officer and wildlife enforcement titles qualify as law enforcement.

Jobs outside State service that will qualify as law enforcement are those performed while commissioned with the power of arrest.

Military police in the armed services are law enforcement; security/guard duty is NOT qualifying.

NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Special Instructions: Job Description Summary
Must be POST certified.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9500-LEAPS in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicants without a current test score can apply to take the test here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana/jobs/152095/9500-leaps-test
Posting Date: February 20, 2020
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified): March 6, 2020
Additional Position Information: Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N): No
EEO Statement: LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

HCM Contact Information: Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu


To apply please click here! Posted: 02/27/2020