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Police Officer 2-A

Police Officer 2-A

Police Officer 2-A

University Police
  • Agency Tracking #: MSU03/19/15C99953
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Deadline to Apply: 03/29/15 no later than 11:59 p.m.
  • Job Vacancy: CLASSIFIED
  • Hourly Salary: $14.19 Special Entrance Rate

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience in law enforcement work.


College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
An applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.
For some positions, evidence of POST certification must be submitted at the time of the application.
May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.
For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond.
All classified jobs in State service with police officer and wildlife enforcement titles qualify as law enforcement.
Jobs outside State service that will qualify as law enforcement are those performed while commissioned with the power of arrest.
Military police in the armed services are law enforcement; security/guard duty is NOT qualifying.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Necessary Special Requirements

Must have attained 18th birthday at time of application

Supplemental Information

This  position is in University Police and is considered a  Patrol Officer.  This position is non-exempt under the provisions of the FLSA and may work rotating shifts.  This position is subject to overtime, working weekends, holidays, and 24 hour call.  This position has a physical component which includes the ability to run, jump, stand for long periods, climb, crawl, carry, drag, work in all weather conditions, and change flat tires.  This position requires the ability to shoot a gun with either hand.  This position requires the ability to work in a collegial manner, displaying excellent customer service skills.

This position has a special entrance rate of  $14.19 per hour and this rate is non-negotiable.

The successful candidate must possess a valid Louisiana drivers license and must maintain qualification with firearms.  An extensive background investigation will be performed on the final candidate to include pre-employment psychological examination and polygraph, DNA testing, Fingerprinting, Prior Employment History Verification, Drug Testing, Reference Check, Criminal and Misdemeanor records search, Basic Knowledge Test, and Drivers License Records search.  

Preference may be given as follows:
Candidates who are 21 years of age or older;
Candidates who have continuing education beyond high school.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9500-LEAPS in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy.  If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

For testing or application process, visit the Department of Civil Service website at under the Job Seekers Tab
For additional information contact:
Benita Malbrough, HR Analyst B
McNeese State University
Human Resources, Smith Hall Room 110A

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.