Feb 22, 2019

University Police Officer 1

  • Youngstown State University
  • Youngstown, OH 44555

Job Overview

The class works under immediate supervision & requires some knowledge of security & law enforcement procedures & techniques in order to assist other police officers in protecting lives & securing building & property or to patrol assigned area to protect lives & secure buildings & property.

Major Work Characteristics

Knowledge of security & safety procedures & techniques*; investigation procedures & techniques*; state & federal regulations, policies & procedures related to law enforcement*; reporting procedures*; basic first aid techniques*, English vocabulary, fractions, decimals & percentages. Skill in operation of police equipment*; operation of firearms*. Ability to deal with variety of variables in somewhat unfamiliar context; orally present evidence in legal proceedings; read & understand technical material relating to police work; demonstrate physical fitness & agility.

  • Developed after employment.
Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED; valid driver’s license; Basic Ohio Peach Officer Training Certification; LEADS certification if needed. Probationary period is one year.

Desired Qualifications Equipment Operated Job Duties
Job Duty

Patrols campus grounds and buildings on foot and/or in vehicle to protect lives and property. Enforces state statutes, rules, and regulations of Youngstown State University.


Percentage Of Time 50
Job Duties
Job Duty

Apprehends and processes criminal violators; may file affidavits, serve warrants, appear in court responding to criminal proceedings, and perform those functions required of peace officer in arrest situations.


Percentage Of Time 1
Job Duties
Job Duty

Performs crowd control at social, athletic, and business events. Makes occasional minor emergency runs in patrol vehicle. May pick up and deposit money to specific offices on/off campus. Performs other special details of security nature such as building openings/closings/ checks, and other assigned security-related duties. Directs/controls traffic.


Percentage Of Time 25
Job Duties
Job Duty

Investigates complaints of broad variety ranging from minor infractions to felonious acts. Writes reports and records pertinent information necessary to facilitate substance in any complaints/allegations.


Percentage Of Time 15
Job Duties
Job Duty

Performs routine office and administrative duties (e.g., answers phone, operates dispatch radio, writes routine police reports, operates LEADS terminal, and monitors alarms).


Percentage Of Time 5
Job Duties
Job Duty

Reports observed unsafe conditions of any nature that render place or thing hazardous to health or physical well being of University constituents.


Percentage Of Time 4

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