UConn - UConn Entry Level Police Officer

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Department UConn Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleUConn Entry Level Police Officer
Salary$55,414 - $72,915 plus $5,000 in additional stipends – see advertisement
Location Storrs, CT

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Job Announcement

University of Connecticut

Police Department

Statewide Locations

Police Officers

(Positions may be filled with P.O.S.T Certified Police Officers or Police Officer Trainees)

 

Compensation

Effective June 21, 2019, starting salary for certified police officers is $55,414 - $72,915 (plus $5,000 in additional stipends) per NP-5 CT Police and Fire collective bargaining agreement.

 

Additional benefits include:

  • State of Connecticut Hazardous Duty Retirement Plan
  • State of Connecticut Medical and Dental Plans

 

 

UConn Police. Protecting Connecticut’s Future.

 

The University of Connecticut Police Department, an internationally accredited police agency, is inviting applicants to apply for Police Officer vacancies currently available throughout statewide locations of the University of Connecticut including Storrs, Hartford, Farmington, Stamford, Avery Point, and Waterbury. A career with UConn Police is multi-dimensional, challenging, and an opportunity to serve a unique and diverse community. UConn Police Officers provide a wide range of police services including the investigation of criminal incidents, preparation of arrest and search warrant affidavits, enforcement of motor vehicle and criminal laws, and management of public demonstrations and large gatherings. UConn Police Officers work a challenging schedule that includes major University events, NCAA athletics events, dignitary visits and other complex assignments.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Interested applicants must have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Current valid CPCA Entry Level Police Officer exam score.
  • Current valid CHIP card at the time of application or ability to pass department issued physical ability assessment.  
  • Have no Class A or Class B misdemeanor convictions or any act of perjury or false statement
  • Have no felony convictions
  • Have reached 21st birthday
  • Possess excellent written communication
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communications
  • Experience in and awareness of the sensitivity required when interacting with and addressing the needs of a diverse community.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in any field of study from an accredited college/university.
  • Volunteer work in the community.
  • United States Military Service.

 

Applicants interested in trainee positions can visit https://www.policeapp.com/ to learn about CPCA exam dates.

 

APPOINTMENT TERMS:

These are full time, permanent positions on various shifts. The University of Connecticut offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes hazardous duty retirement and full medical and dental benefits.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon successfully completing Polygraph, Psychological, Background and Pre-Employment physical.

 

TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants must apply online using https://www.policeapp.com/. To be eligible you must provide a resume, references, and a cover letter that includes why you want to become a Police Officer at the University of Connecticut; your expectations of the job and what skillsets you can bring to the Police Department.

 

Application deadline is April 25, 2019.

 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 


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