Special Events Officer at University of North Texas System in Denton, TX

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Department Overview

The University of North Texas Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency serving the University of North Texas (UNT) community, a 38,000 student public institution of higher education within the Dallas/Fort Worth region. The UNT Police Department is among only 7% of law enforcement agencies nationwide to have earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). The UNT Police Department is additionally accredited by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). This dual accreditation helps to ensure the University of North Texas Police Department operates in accordance with over 500 best practice standards to offer the UNT community the highest level of professional law enforcement.

Job Description

The Police Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Special Events Officer to join our team.

The special events officer works under the direction and supervision of the University of North Texas Police Department to supplement our full-time personnel, as needed, for special events on campus. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Guest assistance.
* Crowd monitoring.
* Traffic direction and control.
* Response to emergency situations.
* Response to criminal offenses.
* Other security and safety related duties as assigned.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a current license by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and employed as a full-time peace officer with a Texas law enforcement agency. Candidate will have maintained and completed all State mandated and agency mandated training and annual weapons qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

  For further instructions and information about our hiring process, please visit the UNT Police website at https://police.unt.edu/EventOfficers.

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