Security Officer

Officers of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) Office of Police and Security have the primary responsibility to provide protective and law enforcement services on the ACHE campus and property.  Duties normally consist of monitoring security surveillance systems, manning a static security post, routine patrol, preliminary investigation and traffic regulation.  Officers are tasked with providing a safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors and to serve as receptionist at the main entrance, answer incoming phone calls to ACHE (first point of contact) ranging from general inquiries from the public, staff, and students to first-line response to emergency situations.


Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications (qualifications as required by Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training (CLEST))

  • Must possess an Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training (CLEST) Basic Officer Certificate.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Be a high school graduate or have passed the General Education Development Test indicating high school graduation level.
  • Must successfully pass a physical exam, psychological assessment and background investigation.
  • Must successfully pass a drug test.
  • Must successfully complete a CLEST firearms qualification.
  • Must continuously meet all requirements and standards of CLEST minimum Arkansas law enforcement officer standards.
  • Must not have a felony or domestic abuse conviction or plea.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice or Criminology.
  • Prior full-time law enforcement experience.
  • Arkansas Crime Information Center Terminal Operator Certification.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite software.