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Supervisory Police Officer (Sergeant)
Title:Supervisory Police Officer (Sergeant)
Department:Office of Public Safety
Location:All Locations

Number of Vacancies: 3

Position Status: Full-Time, Permanent- (Internal Candidates only)
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: AD 083/09/1-10

Salary Range:  $39,883.00-$53,743.00

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties:

  • Directs and maintains law and order; observes, reports, and responds to illegal and unauthorized activity occurring on university owned and controlled premises through District laws, ordinances, enforcement of university policies, procedures and protocols, and the District of Columbia Official Code.
  • Oversees the conduct of preliminary investigations of crimes, accidents, disposal of complaints, and the recovery of stolen property, equipment, tools, and supplies.
  • In the absence of a Lieutenant or as assigned, the incumbent maintains responsibility/accountability for all shift activity and assigned duties during their respective tour of duty, to include (but not limited to) the following: Criminal/non-criminal calls for service, interviews and investigations, case activity/reports, administrative reports/paperwork, equipment issuance, monitoring of special details/events, time keeping, leave tracking, and personnel deployment and notifications.
  • Assists with investigating and resolving customer and employee complaints; assesses and addresses other unsatisfactory conditions pertaining to the quality of life.
  • Assists with assigning personnel and participates in community service activities, employs the practices and techniques of community oriented and problem oriented policing.
  • Responds to calls for and/or coordinates service (until relived) requiring the assistance of, and collaboration with, other local law enforcement and emergency response agencies (i.e., natural disaster, environmental hazards or risks; fire, medical emergencies).

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Police Science or a related field of study and two years of satisfactory law enforcement experience (or) possession of a high school diploma and three years of satisfactory law enforcement experience is required.
  • Must have satisfactory police patrol experience at least at the level of an officer at a recognized law enforcement agency in patrol operations.
  • Must have successfully completed a Federal, State, County, Municipal Police, or Consortium Campus Law Enforcement Academy (of at least 256 hours of classroom instruction) or comparable police training course that included instruction in police department procedures and methods, and local law and regulations.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Police Officer (SPO) status through the District of Columbia and meet the prescribed requirements and qualifications associated with SPO status to include firearms.
  • Position requires an individual who is flexible due to the nature and organization (24/7 operation) of the work. Must be willing to different shifts, hours, and weekends if required.

 Information to Applicant

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF). 

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.

 The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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