Law Enforcement Officer

Level –
Job Family – Public Safety
FLSA Status –Non-Exempt
Pay Grade – 52
Salary Plan –US2N
Job Code – 001114

Summary: 
This is work performing university sworn law enforcement duties.

Examples of Work:
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Patrols assigned area(s) to insure the personal safety of the university populace and to provide protection and security to facilities.
  • Directs traffic.
  • Investigates accidents, complaints, disturbances, and law violations by interviewing complainants, suspects, and witnesses; secures incident area; and collects and preserves evidence.
  • Pursues, apprehends, and arrests law violators and suspected law violators.
  • Issues traffic warnings and citations.
  • Controls crowds during special events, catastrophes, riots, and demonstrations.
  • Provides armed escort for university monies.

Education and Experience:
Must meet Florida statutory and Administrative Code requirements. Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes*, and have one year of law enforcement experience. Two years of military or other appropriate experience may substitute for the required one year of law enforcement experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/ technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification:
Must meet Florida statutory and Administrative Code requirements. Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes*, and have one year of law enforcement experience. Two years of military or other appropriate experience may substitute for the required one year of law enforcement experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/ technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Supervision:  
This position may supervise.