Job Description: Police Officer
The University of Texas Police at Houston (UT Police) is staffed with a dedicated team of sworn and civilian professionals that serve, protect and preserve the “daily campus life” at the number-one cancer center in the nation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the prestigious University of Texas Health Sciences Center (UTHealth). Both institutions are part of the world’s largest medical complex, The Texas Medical Center located in the heart of the nation’s energy capital, Houston, TX. UT Police is responsible for law enforcement, security
The primary purpose of the Police Officer position is to serve and protect the community, enforce the law, aid all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, mitigate disturbances, investigate criminal offenses and arrest offenders.
Required: High School Diploma or GED, successful completion of a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Course. Has passed
Preferred: 60 college hours from an accredited college or university.
Required: Possess Peace Officer License from TCLEOSE and a valid Texas Driver’s License. Must hold a Peace Officer Commission issued by the Director of Police of The University of Texas System.
Preferred: Ten years of experience working in a law enforcement agency of 75 commissioned personnel or more. Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Systems certification.
Preferred: Successful completion of the prescribed Field Training Program. Note: Must successfully complete the UT System Police Lateral Academy after hire.
|Pay and Compensation||The salary range for this position is $52,000 to $78,000, and
How To Apply
To apply for MD Anderson positions, visit MD Anderson Careers and search for keyword “police”. To apply for UTHealth positions, visit UTHealth Careers, follow the prompts and search for keyword “police".*
The department offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. The starting pay for all positions is on a sliding scale commensurate with experience. UT Police offers tuition reimbursement through a cohort (up to $5,250 a year). Excellent benefits are provided to UT Police employees, including paid health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and the opportunity to earn up to 24 additional hours of time off based on performance.
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*UT Police employees are hired either by MD Anderson or UTHealth, and the positions are therefore posted on either institution's careers website. Benefits may vary. All UT Police employees serve both institutions.