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Police Officer - Tennessee College of Applied Technology (Athens)

  • Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
  • Staff
  • Staff Full-Time
  • Closing on: Jan 31 2023

Title: Police Officer - Tennessee College of Applied Technology (Athens)

Reporting Department: Campus Police at Cleveland State Community College

Job Summary

Work performed in general police work, conducting investigations of crimes and accidents, protecting property, facilities, citizens, staff, and students by law enforcement.

Job Duties

  • Patrols areas on the campus by foot, bicycle, or motor vehicle to detect and deter crime. Regulate pedestrian and vehicle traffic.
  • Provide security for special events as required.
  • Investigates suspected crimes, reports findings, and arresting suspected individuals.
  • Investigates accidents involving persons or property, reports probable cause of accidents and pursues appropriate course of action.
  • Testifies in court and legal proceedings.
  • Maintains and utilizes law enforcement equipment.
  • Keeps records and prepares reports for both accidents and incidents. Assist in community programs.
  • Coordinates with supervisors and trainers to identify training needs. Performs other related duties as required, Including related clerical tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED. Graduation from Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy under TCA 38-8-107, with one year of Law Enforcement Experience. POST standards require applicants to meet the following requirements of TCA 38-8-106:

• Be at least 18 years of age
• Be a verifiable US citizen
• High School Diploma or GED
• No criminal record of any kind
• No dishonorable or other than honorable discharge from any military service
• Have fingerprints on file with TBI
• Pass physical and psychological exam by licensed examiner
• Have good moral character as determined by extensive background check
• Be free of mental disorder as described by the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-Ill)
• Possess a valid Tennessee Driver's License

Location/Schedule: Primary duty station is Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) in Athens, TN; however, all officers may be required to work any and all Cleveland State Community College locations or TCAT Athens. Anticipated work schedule is Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm. Extended hours may be required on an as needed basis.

If you are interested, click on the link below to apply. 

Human Resources Office
Cleveland State Community College
Telephone: 423-478-6203; FAX: 423-478-6257

Cleveland State Community College does not discriminate against
students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of
race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic
information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all
employment, programs and activities sponsored by Cleveland State Community
College. Cleveland State Community College's policy on nondiscrimination
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