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Police Officer/Recruit Job Openings by University of Kentucky in Lexington

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Required License/Registration/Certification Valid Driver’s License.
Physical Requirements Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 100 lbs., sitting for long periods of time, walking for long periods of time, standing for long periods of time, handling intermittent periods of high levels of stress.
Shift 10 hour shifts, four days a week on either 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift:
1st shift – 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
2nd shift – 4:00 pm to 2:00 am
3rd shift – 10:00 pm to 8:00 am Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays, and mandatory Overtime.
Job Summary Police Officers are responsible for providing the University community with a safe and secure environment in which to work, live and learn.
The department is service oriented and specializes in meeting the needs of the campus’ diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The major job responsibilities of the Police Officer include patrol and investigations, public relations and service, community oriented policing, professional development and training, and report writing. Specific duties include foot, bike, and mobile patrol, responding to service calls, investigating crimes, preparing and presenting testimony in court, community relations with students and campus partners, providing security and traffic control for special University events, writing reports, completing training, and engaging in professional development, and preparing written records including but not limited to citations, criminal reports, and internal documentation. The first two steps of this hiring process are a written test and a physical fitness test. Below is more information about these tests. • Written Test •
The written test has four sections – math, reading comprehension, grammar, and writing skills. If you are interested in study materials, please visit for study guides and practice tests to prepare for the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST). • Physical Fitness Test •
For more information about the Physical Fitness Test and preparation, visit
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Minimum Applicant Qualifications
Citizen of the United States
At least twenty-one (21) years of age
High school graduate or has successfully completed a General Education Development (G.E.D.) examination
Possess a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle
Has not been convicted of a felony
Has not received a dishonorable discharge, bad conduct discharge, or general discharge under other than honorable conditions
Not prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm
Not had certification as a peace officer permanently revoked in another state

Must complete Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) Basic Training Academy within one year of hire date if not already certified.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
University Community of Inclusion The is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

If your qualification is matched with the requirement above, please submit your online application directly through University of Kentucky system at :

Notes :
  • Application will be treated strictly confidential .
  • Only qualified, short-listed applicants will be invited for furthers process.

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