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Posting Details

Working TitleCampus Police OfficerPosting Number2019050CP Position Information

Classification TitleCampus Police OfficerClassification Code387ERCW Exemption CriteriaNo ExemptionEWU Position NumberC99212CUPA CodeNo MatchFLSANon-ExemptBargaining Unit BU 1% Full Time100%Salary / Wage RangeCS - 51PSalary Information$62,160 – $81,552

Anticipated Start DateTBDTerm of Appointment12 months per yearLocationCheney CampusCountySpokaneProject DescriptionProject DurationBackground CheckYes - BothResponsible HR UserVara Lyn ConrathResponsible HR User Email Posting Text

Job SummaryEastern Washington University is currently seeking applications for a Campus Police Officer. This position will perform general duty police work to protect life and property, enforce laws and ordinances, maintain order, and prevent and investigate crime.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington UniversityEastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity StatementEastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of EmploymentApplicants will be required to pass the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Fitness test, a written test and participate in an oral board interview as part of the recruitment process. Applicants will be notified of the dates/times for these components of the process. The fitness test consists of a 300 meter run (to be completed in no more than 71 seconds), push-ups (minimum of 21/maximum of 35), sit-ups (minimum of 30/maximum of 38) and a 1.5 mile run (to be completed in no more than 14.31 minutes). Human Resources will contact applicants for the next available Fitness Test.

Applicants with a current commission from the Washington State CJTC or an equivalent States certifying agency will not be required to participate in PAT testing and/ or written test.

The selected candidate will be required to work rotating shifts. Entry level applicants will be required to attend a 720 hour basic law enforcement academy and certify as a peace officer as a condition of continuing employment. Lateral applicants must also have a current Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certificate or equivalent certification from another state-approved academy. Out of state lateral applicants must achieve certification by the Washington State Equivalency Academy within one year or employment.

The successful candidate will be required to pass both a psychological and polygraph test prior to entrance into the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Academy for both entry and lateral applicants.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

This position is covered by the Washington Federation of State Employees’ Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Physical Demands If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at

Pre-Placement Physical YesHearing Test YesMedical Monitoring Post Hire YesProtective Equipment Eye, hearing, and respiratory protection; protective gloves, duty boots, ballistic vest

Required Qualifications
- High school graduation or GED
- Minimum age of 21 years
- Valid driver’s license
- No previous felony convictions
- Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications, except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
- Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications
- Current commissioned police officer

Other Skills and Abilities
- Ability to verbally communicate with both internal and external constituents in a professional and direct manner while maintaining customer service.
- Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to establish and build relationships with a diverse range of colleagues and customers.
- Demonstrated critical thinking skills to make decisions in emergency/harmful situations, as well as the use of problem solving skills as part of daily work responsibilities.
- Exemplifies roles requiring leadership and the associated characteristics of a strong leader: accountability, integrity, self-motivated, and a desire to lead others by example.
- Must be computer literate and able to operate software programs associated with campus police duties.

Work Schedule TypeOtherWork Schedule7K – 6 month rotation of 10 hour 40 minutes shifts per day

- 5 ON 4 OFF
- 5 ON 4 OFF
- 5 ON 5 OFF

Posting Date11/08/2019Open Until Further NoticeNoClosing Date11/24/2019Screening to BeginImmediatelySpecial Instructions to Applicants1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, email addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.
3. Complete the online application form. Professional references may be the same as listed on your resume.
4. Respond to the online questions if applicable.
5. Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Application Types AcceptedApplication Job Duties

% of Time50Responsibility / DutyPatrol a designated area on foot or in a patrol car to enforce institution rules and regulations, local, state, and federal statues, and ordinances. Inspect buildings and grounds for prowlers, conduct fire watches as necessary, property damage, or other irregularities. Community oriented policing (COP).

Essential Function IndicatorYes Job Duties

% of Time20Responsibility / DutyDirect and regulate traffic; investigate accidents or crimes; administer first aid; issue citations for violations; gather evidence; locate witnesses; appear in court, present evidence, and testify against persons accused of crimes.

Essential Function IndicatorYes Job Duties

% of Time15Responsibility / DutyIssue misdemeanor citations; investigate, arrest and/or book suspects into applicable detention facilities for misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, and felony offenses.

Essential Function IndicatorYes Job Duties

% of Time15Responsibility / Duty5% Assist city or county police and state patrol in cases of emergency.

5% Operate department communication equipment; answer telephone inquiries; receive reports of criminal activity; dispatch foot and mobile units; operate paging system; monitor alarm systems; prepare, type and distribute reports.

5% Prevent or disperse illegal gatherings or demonstrations; maintain surveillance of an area suspect for criminal activity. Perform other duties as required.

Essential Function IndicatorYesPosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Resume
- Cover Letter
- Diversity Response

Optional Documents
- DD214 Form
- Other Document #1
- Other Document #2

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