Police Officer – Full-Time – Lufkin, Service Area


POSITION: Full-Time – Police Officer – Lufkin, Service Area

EMPLOYMENT DATE: Until Filled

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Graduate of Texas Peace Officer Licensing Course.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ full-time work in related field.
  • State of Texas certified police officer.
  • A valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.

Preferred:

  • Advanced Texas Peace Officer proficiency, Mental Health Officer certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Ability to verbally interact effectively and respectfully, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to manage rapidly and adjust changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities.
  • Understand how to work successfully as a team within all levels of the organization and know how to contribute to the mission of the college.

Special Demands:

  • Work is normally performed on a typical college campus.
  • Some physical effort required with the employee occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk or stand for prolonged periods, and may be exposed to extreme temperatures during the summer as well as winter conditions.
  • Possible exposure to physical risk.
  • Carries and uses a firearm and defense weapons in accordance with policies, procedures, and laws, and must remain proficient in their use.
  • Some travel required.

It is the intent of the basic job requirements, duties, and responsibilities that these minimum requirements should, therefore, be referred to as a guide for, rather than a limitation to the services required.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position will report to the Chief of Police for job responsibilities and other College related activities as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the protection and security of all College property.
  • Enforce regulations concerning parking, blocking or impeding traffic flow.
  • Investigate criminal and non-criminal complaints and incidents against persons and property.
  • Process crime scenes.
  • Make needed contact with defendant, complainants and witnesses.
  • Subdue violent, dangerous or disruptive persons and take appropriate action such as arresting, removing them from campus, or referring them for administrative action or criminal prosecution.
  • Testify and make case presentations in grand juries, courts, and other venues as necessary.
  • Write reports, parking citations, daily activity logs, and related legal and administrative reports, including Clery reporting data.
  • Assist in preparing annual reports required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, annual campus safety report, and the annual report for the Clery Act.
  • Network with municipal, county, and other law enforcement agencies and prosecutor’s offices within the college service area.
  • Attend meetings and successfully complete training sessions to satisfy all police officer requirements.
  • Provide Law Enforcement duties and Security actions for special events.
  • Participate in appropriate professional development for campus police officers.
  • Provide presence and maintain the peace at all campus events.
  • Assist residence life staff with problematic dorm activity.
  • Develop ideas and recommend solutions related to campus safety and law enforcement related activities.
  • Periodically unlock building doors for individuals and provide access for event activity.
  • Report maintenance issues, security deficiencies, and hazardous conditions that appear across campus.
  • Complete daily, monthly, overtime, and special event logs and time and attendance record.

CONTRACT & SALARY:
Annual salary of $44,000.00, in addition to excellent employee benefits. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be verified for the successful candidate.

SCHEDULE:
A letter of interest, completed application form, a resume, and college transcripts are required for an applicant to be considered. Screening of qualified applicants will begin and continue until the position is filled. This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for the position. Please download and save the application to your computer before completing. The application may be downloaded via our website at http://www.angelina.edu/hr-jobs/ or application forms may be requested from Human Resources. Please submit the complete application packet to: Human Resources, Angelina College, P.O. Box 1768, Lufkin TX 75902-1768, fax to 936-633-3230 or e-mail to ewalker@angelina.edu.

Angelina College is a great place to work and Lufkin is a great place to live! From the arts to the outdoors, Lufkin offers a wide variety of entertainment activities. We have many parks and our residents enjoy spending time walking and biking on the beautiful Azalea Trail. Golfers have a choice of four different courses. Lake Sam Rayburn provides opportunities for fishing and boating. Families often enjoy spending a day at Ellen Trout Zoo. For those who prefer shopping and dining, Lufkin has a wide variety of shops and restaurants offering everything from antiques to clothing and home-style cooking to fine dining. Our downtown area offers quaint boutiques and is the scene of many community events. Spending a day at a museum doesn’t require a long drive to the big city. Lufkin is home to the Museum of East Texas, the Texas Forestry Museum, and the Naranjo Natural History Museum. The arts come alive with organizations like Angelina Arts Alliance, which hosts the performing arts from around the world.

With all that it offers in recreation and entertainment, Lufkin really is a great place to live.

Angelina College is a comprehensive community college of 5,200 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, and serving twelve counties of East Texas. Lufkin is a city of 38,000 people, situated about 120 miles northeast of Houston, 112 miles southwest of Shreveport, Louisiana, and 165 miles southeast of Dallas.

Angelina College reserves the right to extend search or not offer position advertised.

ANGELINA COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY