Officer (PSO) - Journey

Position Information

General Information

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
If time-limited, note appointment end date
Hours per week 40
Months per year 12
Position Number PSO001
NC Salary Grade Equivalency 65
Classification Title Officer (PSO)
Working Title Officer (PSO) - Journey
Salary Range $40,603
Anticipate Hiring Range $40,603
FLSA Status Non Exempt
Division Business Affairs
Department Risk Mgmt, Safety & Security (Adm)
Work Unit Police and Public Safety
Work Schedule

12 hour shifts, variable days with shifts rotating every six months.

Primary Purpose of Position

Performs all essential job functions of a North Carolina Law Enforcement Officer. Applies the community policing philosophy to all aspects of providing public safety services in a university environment.

Minimum Education/Experience

High school diploma or equivalency. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

Essential Job Duties

Performs all essential job functions of a North Carolina Law Enforcement Officer including: effecting arrests; preparing investigative and accident reports; exercise independent judgment in search and seizure and arrest situations; operate a police vehicle in all conditions; communicate effectively utilizing the police radio systems; conduct criminal investigations; pursue fleeing suspects; perform rescue operations; utilize various firearms and other use of force tools; conduct foot patrols; conduct surveillance operations; effectively communicate with people in all situations; maintain control when confronted with verbal abuse; administer medical assistance based on level of training; and transport and process detainees.

Other Work Responsibilities
Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Demonstrated competencies associated with the following duties: effective performance of general patrol duties (emergency response, medical, traffic, and service); the ability to perform effective investigations; an understanding of crime prevention and community policing in a university environment; the ability to effectively use and maintain law enforcement equipment; and the ability to effectively perform telecommunications duties.

Necessary Licenses or Certifications

Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

Work Location UNC Charlotte Campus
Posting date 07/01/2017
Closing date 12/31/2017
Proposed Hire Date
Contact Information
Special Notes to Applicants

Minimum age 21.

A medical examination, psychological evaluation, and drug screen is required of all finalists.

This is an on-going pool of Public Safety Officer candidates from which interviews will be scheduled. Priority consideration will be given as follows:

1) In-state transfers;
2) NC BLET certified candidates;
3) NC BLET certified officers who have been away from law enforcement for less than one year;
4) Out-of-state transfers;
5) Out-of state certified officers who have been away from law enforcement for less than one year;
6) Candidates currently enrolled in a NC BLET certification program.

Applicants will remain active for the duration of the posting period.

If you have continued interest beyond the posted closing date, you will need to reapply for the next available Public Safety Officer listing. (New postings: Jan 1st & July 1st each year).

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • Another Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • HERC Job Board
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you currently enrolled in a North Carolina Department of Justice (NCDOJ) North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training (NC BLET) program; OR do you have a current NC BLET certificate; OR a law enforcement certificate from another state?
    • No
    • Yes, BLET from the state of North Carolina.
    • Yes, BLET from another state.
    • Yes, I'm currently enrolled in a BLET program in North Carolina.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  4. Contact Information for References
  5. Other Document
  6. Military Service Record (DD-214)
  7. Unofficial Transcripts