Faulkner University is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Police Officer. The qualified candidate will serve as entry-level personnel for the Faulkner University Police Department (FPD). Faulkner University is a Christian university affiliated with the churches of Christ.
Full-time (40 hours per week), 12-month position.
Summary of Duties:
Conduct foot patrols and provide a security presence for buildings/property owned and operated by the university
Respond to calls for service from students, staff, faculty and visitors
Conduct accident reports, accident investigations, traffic enforcement
Secure buildings as required by operating procedure
Enforce all University policies and procedures, state laws and local municipal ordinances
Complete reports, documents and forms
High School diploma or GED certificate required
Active Peace Officer Certification with the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC) preferred
Applicants that are not Sworn Law Enforcement through APOSTC are required to successfully pass a basic ability test, psychological test and physical agility test and work towards a Peace Officer Certification
Must be certified by a licensed physician, designated as satisfactory by the appointing authority, to be in good health and physically fit for the performance of duties
Must pass drug and alcohol screening; be 21 years of age or older; possess a valid driver's license; and have no prior felony convictions or misdemeanors involving force or moral turpitude
Must be able to obtain certification in CPR and First Aid
Must be able to pass firearms, pepper spray and taser certification test annually
Sworn Officers are required to obtain 12 hours of continuing law enforcement education annually
May be required to work first, second, and third shift as well as weekends and holidays
Active members of the churches of Christ will be given priority consideration
For initial application submit:
Employment is conditional upon a satisfactory background check and verification of work authorization through E-Verify.
Non-discrimination statement: Faulkner University is a church-affiliated liberal arts institution committed to employing a highly qualified and diverse administration, faculty and staff which reflects the University's religious traditions, values, affiliation, and purpose. Thus, the institution invites individuals affiliated with the churches of Christ to submit applications regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability. Faulkner University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability in connection with its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, employment, educational programs, or activities. However, Faulkner University exercises a preference in employment for those qualified applicants who are members of the churches of Christ whose lifestyles are consistent with the mission of the University and with the beliefs and values of the churches of Christ. Please refer to our website for further information: www.faulkner.edu