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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: 2023-05-09 00:00:00

End date: 2023-12-31 00:00:00

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

Come join our dynamic and well-trained team of law enforcement professionals!

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 


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 programsand/or events.

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