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Police Officer Commissioned (certified lateral officers)

Institution name: Montana State University

Title: Police Officer Commissioned (certified lateral officers)

Job location: MT

Job category: Officer positions


Posting date: 2023-03-10 00:00:00

End date: 2023-05-01 00:00:00


The Montana State University Police Department is recruiting certified peace officers.

Come join our dynamic, progressive, and well-trained department.




The mission of the University Police Department (UPD) is to provide the students, employees and visitors at Montana State University-Bozeman with a safe and secure environment for living and learning. It is the responsibility of every UPD member to consistently seek and find ways to affirmatively promote preserve and deliver security, safety and quality services to members of our community.

Salary   $29.529991-$36.880988 per hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills     

1.     Meet peace officer education and certification standards as set forth by the Montana Code Annotated 7-32-303.

2.     Meet Montana Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification requirements through one of the following:

·       Possess a current Montana POST certification for sworn law enforcement officer.

·       Possess a current out-of-state equivalent certification and the ability to obtain Montana POST certification within one year.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills    

1.     Knowledge and experience with the use of firearms.

2.    Experience participating in community service programs and/or events.


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