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Patrol Officers

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please provide three professional references in the application form. Full consideration given to resumes received by October 27, 2017. Recommended candidate will be required to complete criminal background checks, including Act 34 (State Police); Act 151 (Child Abuse); and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number N00393
Classification Title Patrol Officers
Working Title Patrol Officers
Employee Group Staff
Bargaining Unit SPFPA
Location Main Campus
Department Police
Pay Rate $37,096
Employment Type Regular FT
Work Schedule

May work days, evenings or weekends and shift work. 7 am – 3 pm; 3 pm – 11 pm; 11 pm – 7 am.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

This is a full-time commissioned police officer with excellent fringe benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of police experience and formal training in the provisions of basic police services as certified through ACT 120 training; or any equivalent experience or training; possession of a valid driver’s operator’s license; ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility and health required. The successful candidate must also satisfactorily pass psychological and medical testing, as well as be able to be commissioned in Pennsylvania.  Candidate must be available to work shifts, holidays and weekends. A successful campus interview and passing a criminal background check required.  

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who have had police work within the last two years; have knowledge of  Commonwealth criminal and traffic laws, rules and regulations; experience with computer software, including Microsoft Word Office Suite; excellent communication skills; and possess an understanding of diverse populations.  

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 10/05/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Affirmative Action Statement

Slippery Rock University is committed to a policy of affirmative action. Slippery Rock University assures an equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, gender or veteran’s status in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide three professional references in the application form.

Full consideration given to resumes received by October 27, 2017.

Recommended candidate will be required to complete criminal background checks, including Act 34 (State Police); Act 151 (Child Abuse); and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have one year of police experience and formal training in the provisions of basic police services as certified through ACT 120 training; or any equivalent experience or training; possession of a valid driver’s operator’s license; ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility and health required?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents