Employment

UVU Police is always seeking dependable and motivated employees for positions within our department. Our full-time police officer positions are offered as needed, but we always accept applications for reserve officer and dispatcher.

Dispatcher - under direction of the Police Department, dispatches for the college police to ensure the safety of students, employees, visitors, and officers on the UVU campuses. Requirements and information:

  • At least HS or equivalent education
  • Previous dispatch experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to perform under stress
  • Skilled in computer use/data entry
  • Background check performed prior to job offer
  • Classified hourly employee, $10.00-$11.25 DOE
Please fill out an online job application 

For More Information Contact:
Jake Hardee
Police Dispatch Supervisor
800 W University Parkway MS195
Orem, UT 84058
E-Mail: jhardee@uvu.edu

Reserve Police Officer - under direction of the Police Chief, enforces Federal, State, University and local laws/regulations; arrests violators and issues citations; conducts formal investigations; records activity by way of first/supplementary reports and other required forms; testifies in court and at formal hearings; attends 40 hours training each year, maintains a working relationship with state/local law enforcement; provides security at special functions/events; handles public assistance calls, such as directing traffic, resolving personal disputes, keeping the peace, and other requests of the public. Requirements and information:

  • Utah POST Category I certification
  • Valid UT Driver's License
  • 21 years old
  • Successful character investigation including possession of emotional and mental stability.
  • Good medical condition including near/distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice
  • 1.5 years of law enforcement/criminal justice education and/or experience
  • Classified hourly employee, $13.50/hr- $15.95 DOE
Please fill out an online job application .

For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Justin Sprague Patrol Supervisor
800 W University Parkway MS195 Orem, UT 84058
E-Mail: justin.sprague@uvu.edu