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THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE
POLICE DEPARTMENT
EMPLOYMENT PROCESS

The following is a brief description of the applicant processing procedure for police officer at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). You will be given an opportunity to ask questions at the
time you make application and will be fully informed of necessary steps to apply for police officer employment. If at any point you do not wish to continue as an applicant for employment, please notify a member of the University's Human Resources Office.

1. COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM, THE POLICE OFFICER SUPPLEMENTAL FORM, PROVIDE INFORMATION RELEASES, AND BE INFORMED OF THE SELECTION PROCESSES.

At this step you are required to read and otherwise be informed of the selection process for appointment as Police Officer at UAH, to provide complete information on the application form and police officer supplemental application form and to sign information releases necessary for UAHPD to conduct the required background investigation. Personnel of the Human Resources Office will assist you in the preparation of your application at this point in the process.

2. SUBJECT TO BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.

The background investigation will be conducted by The UAH Police Department (UAHPD). The scope of the investigation will include investigation of all legal requirements mandated by State law and other considerations which are indicative of satisfactory police officer job performance. Failure to meet the legal requirements will result in disqualification. Applicants disqualified will be notified in writing.

3. PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAMINATION.

Applicants successfully passing the previous steps will be notified of the results and informed of the date, time, and place for taking the physical agility examination. The exam will be administered by a member(s) of UAHPD or their agents and will be at no cost to the applicant. Please read and be familiar with the statements entitled "Physical Agility Examination" given to you at the time you made application. Failure to pass the examination as described will result in disqualification. Applicants disqualified will be notified in writing.

4. INTERVIEW WITH CHIEF OF POLICE.

The Chief of Police will interview candidates who are declared "Finalist" for the position.

After a conditional offer of employment is received, the candidate will be provided a medical examination form that the candidate will take to his/her personal physician. The candidate is responsible for the cost associated with this medical exam. A drug screening and a psychological assessment follows and will then be set up and paid for by UAH.

A formal offer of employment will be made by the Chief of Police upon successful completion of all requirements.

If you have any questions, please contact the staff of the UAH Human Resources Office in person or at telephone number (256) 824-6545. Thank you for giving UAH the opportunity to consider your qualifications for employment as a police officer with UAHPD.

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 UAH Police Department is hiring Police Officers. APOST certification is not required, but certainly desirable. If you are interested, apply online:

http://uah.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=56066