Utah State University

Part-Time Police Officer

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2020 5:03 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Business & Finance
University Police
Advertised Salary
$20.00 per hour


Perform essential law enforcement and community service functions to help the department meet its mission to protect life and property, to provide the campus community with a peaceful and safe environment. This is a part-time position consisting of evening and weekend hours.


  • Enforce all state, local and university laws, ordinances, regulations, and perform community service activities.
  • Assist in the judicial process by giving testimony.
  • Keep the University community informed through appropriate public relations activities.
  • Develop a relationship of trust by becoming personally acquainted with members of the community.
  • Ensure a prompt response and a proper disposition to all calls for service.
  • Prepare quality reports when appropriate.
  • Ensure that crimes are properly investigated and that evidence is properly gathered, reported, and preserved.
  • Promote the general safety of persons, property, and equipment through a proper balance of vehicle, foot, and bicycle patrol.
  • Facilitate the safe and smooth flow of traffic by directing traffic and enforcing traffic laws through citations and verbal warnings.
  • Foster good interdepartmental relations by cooperating with other law enforcement agencies in information exchange.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of laws, University regulations, and police operations.
  • Maintain a minimum of 40 hours of law enforcement training.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be a law enforcement officer (LEO) certified or certifiable upon hiring (this means you must have successfully completed a police academy)
  2. Utah POST Certified
  3. Professional High Values.

  4. Hours are 24/7 Holidays and Weekends.

  5. Will be required to pass a physical fitness test, background check, written test and oral interview.

  6. Ability to use good judgment and to problem solve
  7. Capacity for empathy and compassion
  8. Capacity for multi-tasking
  9. Ability to demonstrate courage and to take responsibility
  10. Ability to be resourceful and show initiative
  11. Demonstrated assertiveness
  12. Possess and demonstrate integrity
  13. Capacity for engaging in teamwork and the ability to collaborate

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Previous law enforcement experience
  2. Radar and Intoxilyzer certification


Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$20.00 per hour


The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (50 pounds) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects.  Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Additionally, the work environment can include confined or narrow spaces. Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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