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UHDPD Career Opportunities

The UHD Police Department serves the University of Houston-Downtown by providing the highest level of professional law enforcement and public safety services to the University community. Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. For specific information concerning police officer job vacancies, applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the UHD Police Department or check out the Career Site.

If you are ready to provide a safe environment for the UHD community, enforce the law and preserve the peace, then we are looking for you!

We are looking to fill the following jobs: There are no vacancies at this time. Please check back at a later date.

Salary and Benefits

The base pay salary for police officer positions is $42,314 - $46,114 depending on qualifications. The salary may be adjusted based on training/education, tenure at UHD, and/or shift differential. For more information on Police Pay Grade Structure click here.

UHD offers a variety of benefit programs as part of its employment and compensation package. Officers employed with the UHD Police Department receive automatic state benefits, which include:

Learn more information on the Employee Benefits website. We encourage you to review all of the available information to help you determine the best way to apply these benefits to your personal situation.

Application Process

Applications may be completed by clicking on Employment Opportunities. An application, resume, and cover letter are required.

All qualified applicants must pass a comprehensive medical exam, including drug/steroid screen, polygraph, and psychological evaluation. . This is a security sensitive position; a complete background investigation is also required.

The University of Houston-Downtown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.



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Last updated or reviewed on 4/10/15

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