Public Safety Officer
Little Rock, AR 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
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NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

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Department:Public Safety Patrol

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Summary of Job Duties:The (HE) Public Safety/Police Officer is responsible for the enforcement of traffic, criminal laws and parking regulations. This position is governed by law enforcement standards, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • Formal education equivalent of a high school diploma;

  • Must possess a valid Arkansas driver's license;

  • Must be certified by the Arkansas Law Enforcement Certification Training in accordance with ACA 12-9-106, an approved law enforcement training academy, or be able to meet the certification eligibility requirements.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Patrol assigned areas to detect and prevent crimes, enforce traffic laws, recognize parking violations, issue traffic citations, and identify safety hazards and violators;

  • Perform security checks of campus buildings;

  • Conduct investigations of crimes, accidents, and reports incidents committed on campus;

  • Direct traffic during periods of high density to facilitate smooth flow;

  • Arrest violators, write incident reports, and testify in court, as required;

  • Respond to alarms, calls for assistance, check for locked or unlocked buildings and offices, as necessary, and assist stranded motorists and others in need of assistance;

  • Monitor security and fire panel for security and fire detection, assists with checking the alarm systems and emergency power supply, and inspects and maintains fire extinguishers;

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of traffic laws, rules, and regulations, for security;

  • Knowledge of general law enforcement methods and techniques;

  • Ability to direct traffic and maintain order;

  • Ability to prepare reports of incidents and accidents;

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing;

  • Ability to operate motor vehicles used in patrol duties.

Salary Information:


Required Documents to Apply:

List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Additional Information:

Please upload all required documents in the "Resume" attachment section of your application (before hitting the submit button), if you want to be considered for this position.

Recruitment Contact Information:

Andrea Robinson Police Services Manager 501-916-5308

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Criminal Background Check, Motor Vehicle Reports Check, Sex Offender Registry, Substance Abuse Testing

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Constant Physical Activity:Sitting, WalkingFrequent Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, TalkingOccasional Physical Activity:Lifting, ReachingBenefits Eligible:No
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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