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Employment

The Florida Atlantic University Police Department is devoted to recruiting and hiring the best-qualified candidates available to serve the University, its students, faculty, and staff. Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department of Florida Atlantic University and will only be accepted for open positions. The Police Department does not directly accept applications or resumes. Please email Sergeant Mary Douglas at mdougl10@fau.edu for more information about the position of police officer. Be sure to include your contact information.

 

For current position vacancies, please visit:

jobs.fau.edu

 

Law Enforcement Officer - Certified

Minimum Qualifications

Must meet the requirement of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes. Successful completion of a Florida Law Enforcement Academy and a passing score on the Florida Law Enforcement Exam are required.

Out-of-state certifications are accepted through comparative compliance. Two years of military or other appropriate experience may be substituted. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may be substituted at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

One year of law enforcement experience

Must be a citizen of the United States.

Must be at least 19 years of age.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Must have a valid Florida Driver's License.

Must not have been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement or have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.

Hiring Process

Once applications are received from the Department of Human Resources, select candidates will complete a rigorous pre-employment process that includes the following:

Five Person Oral Board Interview

Background Investigation

Polygraph Examination

Psychological Examination

Drug Screening & Medical Evaluation

Chief's Interview

Duties

Newly hired police officers will be assigned to a Field Training Officer (FTO) to receive in-house orientation and field training. Officers are instructed, evaluated and observed on a daily basis. Our police officers have the unique opportunity of serving the University community, where the protection of life and property are of utmost importance. Examples of work include but are not limited to the following:

Patrolling assigned areas to ensure personal safety of the University populace and to provide protection and security to facilities.

Investigating traffic crashes, complaints, disturbances and violations of local and state laws by interviewing complainants, suspects, witnesses; securing incident areas; and collecting and preserving evidence.

Pursuing, apprehending and arresting violators of the law and those suspected of violating the law.

Controlling crowds during special events, catastrophes, riots and demonstrations.

Providing armed escorts for University monies.

Directing traffic during high volume periods and during major University events.

Benefits

For information regarding employee benefits, visit the FAU Department of Human Resources website at: www.fau.edu/hr/benefits

Police Communications Operator

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a certified Telecommunicator through the Florida Department of Health.

Must possess FCIC/NCIC Terminal Access Certification, CPR Certification and ICS 100, 200 and 700 Certifications.

Must be a citizen of the United States.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Must have a valid Florida Driver's License.

Must not have been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement or have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.

Hiring Process

Once applications are received from the Department of Human Resources, select candidates will complete a rigorous pre-employment process that includes the following:

Five Person Oral Board Interview

Background Investigation

Drug Screening & Medical Evaluation

Duties

Examples of work include but are not limited to the following:

Operate police and other radio systems; monitor alarm, access control and camera systems; and dispatch officers and other emergency personnel as needed. Accurately document officer status, location and activity.

Handle emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, prioritize calls and channel pertinent information to officers and supervisory personnel. Make necessary emergency notification. Operate Criminal Justice Information Systems computer terminal to include inquiries and entering persons, vehicles and property at the direction of officers.

Provide the public with assistance on complaints and informational services, lost and found property, bicycle registration, directions, fingerprinting and other services. Use tact and discretion. Observe strict confidentiality rules. Direct persons to proper supervisory level as necessary.

Monitor messages directed to the department and information related to local criminal activity and officer safety.

Demonstrate knowledge of police terminology and procedures, Florida criminal and civil law, campus geography, and University policies and procedures pertaining to police operations.

Benefits

For information regarding employee benefits, visit the FAU Department of Human Resources website at: www.fau.edu/hr/benefits.

Community Service Officer

The position of Community Service Officer is a part-time position limited to students enrolled and registered at Florida Atlantic University. For more information about becoming a Community Service Officer, click here.

 Last Modified 2/14/17