Website Union Pacific Railroad
This job at Union Pacific operates as a railroad police officer with employee and public safety as their first priority! The position has also responsibility for protection of facilities, real estate and assets, and the protection of our customers’ lading through police activities, security services, crime prevention, and safety initiatives within an assigned geographical territory.
- Share inter-department responsibility for employee and public safety, crossing accident and third-party personal injury investigation, freight claim resolution, civil investigation, hazardous material release and related environment issues
- Investigate all criminal (including employee) activities that occur on around assigned railroad property, including, but not limited to, writing comprehensive reports and warrant documents, interviewing victims and witnesses, preparing criminal cases for prosecution, personally testifying, maintaining physical evidence, and identifying and recovering stolen property
- Participate in crime reduction enforcement operations to ensure customer’s lading moves intact and without unnecessary delay from origin to destination
- Ensure that highly sensitive government shipments requiring special handling are protected or inspected according to federal rules and regulations
- Promote public safety through grade crossing traffic enforcement operations and the investigation of unsafe motorist incidents
- Implement the Union Pacific’s Homeland Security Plan countermeasures as threat levels change
- Participate in audits on critical targets to test vulnerabilities and validate effectiveness of security measures
- Participate in the executive protection of the Board of Directors, Corporate Officers and senior leaders, their families and their guests
- Perform other duties as assigned
- A high school diploma or Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED)
- Valid driver’s license
- Certified and/or licensed as a commissioned law enforcement officer by the state in which this position is located or currently employed as a special agent within the Union Pacific Police Department. A Copy of P.O.S.T. certificate and/or certificate number, where applicable, must be included in application to be eligible for consideration.
- Ability to speak English in a clear, concise manner to communicate with coworker(s) and supervisor(s)
- A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field
basic computer skills
- Hands-on experience developing AND giving presentations
- 1 year experience in the Railroad Industry
- 3 years experience in public law enforcement or as a Military Police professional
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills in Spanish
- Able to perform physically strenuous work on a frequent basis
- Be able to take and pass recurring firearms tests
- Able to safely walk and maintain balance on uneven surfaces
- Able to frequently walk, climb, and maintain balance on stairs, ladders or equipment in a safe manner
- 21 years of age or older
- Willingness to work outside regardless of weather conditions
- Individuals hired to work in this position will be expected to work evenings, weekends and holidays
- Work Conditions: Must live within 50 miles of office location
- Equal Employment Opportunity – Union Pacific strictly prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other ground prohibited by law (“protected status”).
- Union Pacific supports diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.