University Police Services is conducting a continuous recruitment for current and future openings for University Police Officer 2s. Positions may be assigned to any campus; to include the University of Nevada, Reno, Truckee Meadows Community College, and the Desert Research Institute.
The University Police Officer 2 will work under general supervision, performing journey level law enforcement duties including: protecting university employees, students, and the general public; patrolling and safeguarding the university system properties and surrounding areas; conducting traffic investigations; conducting criminal and non-criminal investigations; preparing for security and law enforcement activities surrounding special events; preparing for appearances in court; performing maintenance on assigned equipment; performing special assignments related to law enforcement and peace officer functions; and maintaining law and order, among other duties.
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of law enforcement experience; OR Associate of Arts degree or equivalent coursework in criminal justice, police science, psychology, or closely related field and six months of law enforcement experience; OR one year of experience as a University Police Officer I in Nevada State service.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
This position requires having a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada's land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a "Top Tier" Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person's age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.