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Police Officer

Job in Portales - Roosevelt County - NM New Mexico - USA , 88130
Company: Eastern New Mexico University
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-07-29
Job specializations:
  • Law/Legal
    Police Officer
  • Security
    Police Officer, Security Guard
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position Summary

Under limited supervision, enforces local, state, and federal laws and ensures compliance with University policies and provides security for personnel, real property, and equipment.


Duties and Responsibilities:

* Patrol University property to provide security and traffic law enforcement

* Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls

* Conduct accident and crime investigations and prepare detailed reports

* Provide escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty

* Provide public assistance, including lockout services, first aid, and vehicle jump-starts

* Provide building security, including locking and unlocking doors

* Process evidence, prepare court cases, and provide legal testimony

* Write and file daily activity reports

* Operate university patrol cars safely

* Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Job


A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Applicants must be 21 years of age on the date of hire. Current certification by the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy or the ability to obtain certification within one year is required. Applicants that are currently certified by the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy may be eligible for appointment as a Police Officer II.

A current New Mexico driver's license is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

* Ability to understand and follow safety procedures

* Ability to write reports containing technical information

* Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

* Skill in the use of first aid procedures

* Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures

* Skill in completing accident and criminal investigations

* Skill in providing protection services to individuals on campus

* Ability to complete moderately complex administrative paperwork

* Ability to gather and organize legal evidence

* Skill in utilizing building security and lock systems and procedures

* Must be of good moral character with conduct consistent with the University and state code of conduct.



Physical Demand and Working


* Work is performed inside and outside during normal, night, and weekend hours

* Requires moderate physical activity and is medium in nature with 50 pounds maximum weight to lift and carry

* Requires pushing, pulling, climbing and/or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling, reaching, handling, using hands or fingers, talking and/or hearing, and seeing

* Requires exposure to conditions which are wet and exposure to noise and vibration, fumes, dust, odors and/or toxic situations that may be hazardous

Additional Information:
Application Review Date:
Open until filled

Condition of Employment:
Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Electronic Application Instructions:
Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:

Required Documents:

Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.

Letter of interest


Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position)

Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer .

Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources . The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. For more information regarding Title IX please click /public-documents/title-ix/coordinator .

New Mexico is an open records state, therefore ENMU complies with the Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2, from the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General. Requests for records should be sent to Patrice.caldwell. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources  or e-mail ENMU.

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