Police Officer Commissioned (Lateral) – Bozeman, MT

Police Officer Commissioned (Lateral)

Montana State University Police Department (MT)

Bozeman, MT


Police Officer Commissioned (Lateral)

Montana State University Police Department (MT) – Bozeman, Montana

Feb 21, 2023

Application Deadline:
Apr 10, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$68,247 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$$70,993 annual
Top Pay:
$$76,712 annual

Job Description

A Police Officer Commissioned is a Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) Certified Montana Police Officer who is assigned to either patrol or investigative functions. These officers assist with providing law enforcement and security for the Montana State University community.

This position is for certified lateral applicants only.

Apply here: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/34861

Additional Information

The mission of the University Police Department (UPD) is to provide the students, employees and visitors at Montana State University-Bozeman with a safe and secure environment for living and learning. It is the responsibility of every UPD member to consistently seek and find ways to affirmatively promote preserve and deliver security, safety and quality services to members of our community.

Job Requirements

Age: Must be at least 18 years of age

Education: High school graduate or have been issued a high school equivalency diploma

Experience: Must have at least one-year full-time experience as a police officer to qualify as a lateral hire.

Required Qualifications:

Meet peace officer education and certification standards as set forth by the Montana Code annotated 7-32-303.

Meet Montana Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification requirements through one of the following:

Possess a current Montana POST certification for sworn law enforcement officer.

Possess a current out-of-state equivalent certification and the ability to obtain Montana POST certification within one year.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience with the use of firearms.

Experience participating in community service programs and/or events.

Contact Information

Kristine Mashaw

[email protected]

Montana State University Police Department (MT)

7th Avenue and Kagy Blvd. PO Box 172680

Bozeman, Montana 59717

phone: 406-994-5428


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