Police Officer 5 (Sergeant)

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
Penn State Altoona
Date Announced:
11/02/2017
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
75430
Level/Salary Band:
05 – N.A. – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
University Police
Department:
Police and Public Safety
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

Penn State University Police is currently implementing an exciting centralization process across the commonwealth. The Sergeant will act as a Shift Supervisor at the Altoona campus and report to a Station Commander-Lieutenant. The Sergeant is responsible for protecting life and property and enforcing state laws and University regulations through investigation, apprehension and prosecution of violators, while projecting a professional demeanor to the public and co-workers. The candidate selected must possess the ability to evaluate and apply tactical knowledge, skills, and abilities to respond to dangerous or potentially dangerous incidents/persons. The selected individual will assist the Lieutenant with coordinating work and overseeing the daily operations of the police force; responsibilities will include: performance evaluations, investigations, case management, training, disciplinary process, authorize vacation requests and review employee timecards, interpreting and communicating laws and policies, assuring staff comply with established laws and policies. This individual will represent the department on appropriate committees, and assist with the interpretation of laws and criminal procedure. This position may require supervising the parking program, the property inventory and the lost and found program. This individual will perform all the duties of lower level Police Officers when needed. The leader selected will model and encourage a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Act 120 Certification required. U.S. Citizenship; a driver's license or the ability to obtain one; and the successful completion of a psychological evaluation and physical examination is required. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required. Due to the financial or fiduciary responsibilities of this position, successful completion of a credit history check will also be required in addition to standard background checks.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088