Campus/Location: Penn State Hazleton Campus City:
Hazleton, PA Date Announced: 09/26/2019 Date Closing: open until filled Job Number: 91043 Level/Salary Band: 01 N.A. Non-exempt Work Unit: Police and Public Safety Department:
Full/Part Time: FullTime
Penn State University Police is looking for a Sergeant who will act as the Station Commander at the Hazleton campus. The Sergeant is responsible for protecting life and property and enforcing state laws and University regulations through investigation, apprehension and prosecution of violators, while projecting a professional demeanor to the public and co-workers.
The candidate selected must possess the ability to evaluate and apply tactical knowledge, skills, and abilities to respond to dangerous or potentially dangerous incidents/persons. The selected individual will report to the District Commander and will coordinate work and oversee the daily operations of the police force at the campus. Responsibilities will include: performance evaluations, investigations, case management, training, disciplinary process, authorize vacation requests and review employee timecards, interpreting and communicating laws and policies, assuring staff comply with established laws and policies.
This individual will represent the department on appropriate committees and assist with the interpretation of laws and criminal procedure. This position may require supervising the parking program, the property inventory and the lost and found program. This individual will perform all the duties of lower level Police Officers when needed.
The leader selected will model and encourage a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Act 120 Certification required.
U.S. Citizenship; a driver's license or the ability to obtain one; and the successful completion of a psychological evaluation and physical examination is required. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard