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Join the University of Cincinnati Police Division

The University of Cincinnati Police Division is seeking:

  • Police officers who hold a current Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy commission
  • Individuals who have not yet been certified through OPOTA
  • Security officers

Join one of the nation's leading universities and make a positive impact in the lives of others. UC Police Officers work every day to create a safe community, serving and protecting those who are poised to change the world.

If you are a problem solver who is passionate about serving your community, join an organization where you can train and grow.

University Law Enforcement Officer 1

Essential Function

Assist with department needs to achieve the goals and satisfy the mission of the University of Cincinnati and Police Division. Provide a safe environment for students, faculty and staff. Under close supervision from higher level university law enforcement officer or supervisor, receive instruction on purpose and responsibilities of university law enforcement officer at state supported university with student population of over 44,000. For more, please view the full ULEO 1 job description.

University Law Enforcement Officer Apprentice

Essential Function

Under close supervision from Training Section Lieutenant, attend and successfully complete a certified Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA). For more, please view the full ULEO Apprentice job description.

Security Officer 1

Essential Funcation

Under close supervision from university law enforcement officer or supervisor, checks and reports on safety and security conditions of grounds and/or buildings and/or equipment and/or investigates crimes, complaints or accidents. May perform any of the following as assigned: assists in apprehensions or detain violators or clients, assists law enforcement officers and firefighters during emergencies, and/or enforces motor vehicle regulations. For more, please view the full Security Officer 1 job description.

UCPD is an agency that invests in our people. Our benefits include:

  • A competitive salary and an excellent benefit package
  • Tuition remission for you, your spouse/domestic partner and your children
  • Extensive training opportunities
  • A flexible schedule
  • Nothing beats walking our campus, a campus Forbes Magazine says is one of the world’s most beautiful
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