Police Cadet

Fairfax, VA
Feb 24, 2023
Apr 04, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Police Cadet Internal Search: Open to currently enrolled George Mason University students only. The George Mason University Police Department invites current George Mason University students for the position of Police Cadet. The department is looking to fill positions immediately. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities: Duties, responsibilities and requisite skills include, but are not limited to:Foot, bicycle, golfcart, and vehicle patrol of the campus;Directing vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic using hand directions and verbal instructions;Responding to calls for service (i.e. locking and unlocking doors);Providing escorts, traffic control, crowd control, and event staffing;Utilizing a police radio on a public safety radio system;Reporting hazardous conditions;Assisting police officers as directed;Crime prevention and security of buildings; andPreparing reports as needed.Training is provided in all of the above responsibilities, as well as in CPR/AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and proper radio communication procedures.Required Qualifications:Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures;Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions;Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time;Ability to practice effective interpersonal communication skills with students, faculty and staff, and the larger university community;Ability to communicate effectively via telephone and radio;Have a command of the English language (i.e., oral and written);Ability to remain calm during stressful and emergency situations;Assist the public in a professional manner;Ability to pass a background check;Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision;Ability to work independently and as a member of a team; andMust currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 https://universitypolicy.gmu.edu/policies/vehicle-use/. The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.

For full consideration, current George Mason University student applicants must apply for position number SW180z by March 31, 2023 at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application, and upload a resume and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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