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Police Officer II

Institution name: University of North Texas at Dallas

Title: Police Officer II

Job location: TX

Job category: Officer positions


Posting date: 2023-01-05 00:00:00

End date: 2023-02-24 00:00:00

Police Sergeant


UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.


Department Summary

The safety and security of all members of the university community is a paramount concern of the administration of the University of North Texas at Dallas, which strives to provide a safe environment for all members of our learning community. We work to achieve this by developing a partnership with students, administrators, faculty, staff and the surrounding community.

Position Overview

This position perform all duties normally associated with employment as a licensed police officer; including, preventive patrol, arrest, search & seizure, traffic enforcement, crash investigation, public safety and service, investigation of criminal incidents, and maintaining public order on the university campus and surrounding area. Work involves patrolling day and night all campus areas, buildings and parking lots. The UNT Dallas Police Department is responsible for providing law enforcement and security services for the University of North Texas at Dallas Main Campus and The College of Law. Police Officers must exercise good judgment and discretion in dealing with violators of laws and University regulations. Police Officers may be required to work special assignments, special events or be on call.

Minimum Qualifications

• Must have a High School diploma or GED

• Must be at least 21 years of age

• Licensed in Texas as a Basic Police Officer and a minimum of two years of post-academy police experience.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Be of good moral character and able to furnish acceptable character references

• Understand and be willing to abide by the Police Officers Code of Ethics

• Be physically able to perform police officer (Law Enforcement) duties

• Possess valid Texas Driver’s License or obtain within thirty (30) days of employment

• Able to work long or irregular hours, on various and changing shifts, sometimes under severe emotional stress and inclement weather

• Exercise good judgment and to utilize tact and courtesy when working with the public under frequently stressful conditions

• Able to react quickly and effectively under emergency (high stress) situations

• Demonstrate professional demeanor and excellent oral communication skills

• Ability to formulate effective solutions to problem situations in accordance with statutes, regulations, and training

• Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed

• Lateral entry incumbents must be either currently employed as a police officer in Texas or other state or federal jurisdiction acceptable to the university or have less than a twelve (12) month break in service.



EEO Statement


The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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