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Police Officer

Company: Wiley College
Location: Marshall
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Wiley College is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Police Officer position. Under general supervision, the police officer will serve as a commissioned law enforcement officer responsible for the protection, safety, and welfare of students, staff, and visitors and for the protection of College property. The duties of this position includes, but are not limited to:

  • Exercises independent judgement within the limits prescribed by law, institutional rules and regulations, departmental policies and procedures, and those as directed by the Chief of Police or his designee.
  • Provides for the protection, safety, assistance and welfare of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and all within the area under the control and jurisdiction of Wiley College.
  • Remains alert of threats to the College, and takes action to prevent or remediate those threats and situations that come or are brought to the officer's attention.
  • Maintains a courteous and professional attitude when dealing with all members of the Wiley College community and its visitors.
  • Provides uniform patrol of the campus and its properties, by vehicle, golf cart, foot patrol, or bicycle.
  • Investigates reports of criminal activity, suspicious conditions and circumstances, and writes quality police reports regarding findings and activities.
  • Maintains the security of the College property by opening and closing buildings, identifying and taking corrective action on unsafe conditions and hazards in and on College owned properties.
  • Responds to various security, door, and environmental alarms.

    Possess a high school diploma or GED; never convicted, pled guilty, been on court-ordered community service, or deferred adjudication for a Class B misdemeanor; never been convicted of family or dating violence; never had a dishonorable discharge in the US Military; and firearm qualified or can be qualified.

    Must be able to fulfill the duties of a police officer which includes, but not limited to: knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances, as well as law enforcement techniques and procedures; communicates well in speech and in writing; possesses good interpersonal skills; physically able to effect an arrest, subdue resisting individuals; walk and/or run short distances; walk, stand, and sit for extended periods of time; must be available to work varying shifts, nights, and weekends; operate and maintain vehicles and equipment; recognize dangerous/hazardous situations; possess the mental acumen for exercising reasonable and sound judgement under stressful circumstances; work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures; work outside and in inclement weather, if necessary.


    Licensed as a Texas peace officer through the Texas Commision on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

Keywords: Wiley College, Longview , Police Officer, Other , Marshall, Texas

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