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Police Officer/Recruit

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Police Officer/Recruit
Requisition Number RE22805
Working Title HealthCare Police Officer/Recruit
Department Name 3HL00:UK Police
Work Location Lexington. Ky
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $14.99-23.98/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Valid Drivers 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.


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

UK HealthCare Police Officers are responsible for providing the UK HealthCare community with a safe and secure environment in which to work, live, and learn. This position will serve specifically and primarily at Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital.

The department is service oriented and specializes in meeting the needs of the campus diverse population of students, faculty, staff, hospital guests, and visitors. The major job responsibilities of the UK HealthCare Police Officer include patrol and investigations, public relations and service, professional development and training, and report writing.

Specific duties include patrol, law enforcement, criminal investigation, community relations, preparing and presenting testimony in court, completing trainings and professional development, and completing University documents including but not limited to reports, tickets, daily logs, and property/person receipts.

Officers shall positively interact, enhance relations, and represent the University with local law enforcement, community partners, and UK HealthCare officials.

Below is the next required step of this hiring process for you to plan in advance. All applicants are invited to attend the written test.
Written Test
Date: Thursday, April 9th 6:00 pm 9:00 pm OR Saturday, April 11th 10:00 am 1:00 pm
Location: UK Campus

The written test has four sections math, reading comprehension, grammar, and writing skills. If you are interested in study materials, please visit https://www.applytoserve.com/Study/ for study guides and practice tests to prepare for the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST).

Candidates will not be required to complete the physical fitness test portion of Police Officer Professional Standards (POPS) if grandfathered or currently KLEC certified. If you have questions about this provision or your certification, please contact the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council at (859) 622-1328.

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 drivers 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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 04/01/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky 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 University of Kentucky 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 University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2020-03-16 Expires: 2020-04-15

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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