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Union Pacific Railroad Company

Special Agent

Union Pacific Railroad Company - Dexter, MO


Responsible for employee and public safety; protection of facilities, real estate and assets; and the protection of our customer's lading through police activities, security services, and crime prevention and safety initiatives. Responsible for the ongoing monitoring and apprehension of organized criminal enterprises whom prey on the railroad. Direct attention and police activities to plan and organize police operations to ensure customer assets and lading reach their destination secure and intact. Investigate and initiate efforts towards Non-Cargo losses against the railroad.


Responsible for all police activities including patrol; criminal investigation; executive, cargo, and asset protection; grade crossing traffic enforcement; facility and Homeland security; and emergency response preparedness

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 environmental issues

Work with other special agents or independently with primary responsibility for an assigned geographical territory to: Conduct investigations of illegal activity or follow-up investigations of criminal cases; Write comprehensive and detailed reports that accurately articulate the findings in accordance with department guidelines and government legal standards; Interview victims, witnesses and suspects to develop the facts of the case and write criminal complaint and warrant documents in compliance with state and federal laws; Collect, preserve and interpret physical evidence and identify and recover stolen property

Prepare criminal cases for prosecution, work directly with prosecutors, attorneys and court officials, and personally testify for the Company in court.

Investigate all matters related to employee criminal misconduct

Participate in crime reduction enforcement operations to ensure customer's lading moves intact 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 (UPCARE) and the investigation of unsafe motorist incidents

Implement the Union Pacific's Homeland Security security plan counter measures as threat levels change

Participate in red team 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 Railroad management, family and their guests



Graduate of an accredited police academy

Must qualify on the Operations Management Test Battery. Click here

for the sample questions.

1 year(s) experience in law enforcement in a patrol assignment with a public law enforcement agency

Currently certified as a commissioned officer by the state in which this position is located, or currently an active member of the Union Pacific Police Department. Please note: A POST certificate number must be entered in the application under the Licenses/Certifications section. If extended a conditional offer of employment with Union Pacific, the successful candidate will be required to provide a copy of the actual POST certificate to background investigators.

Willingness to work outdoors regardless of weather conditions

Willingness to work nights, weekends and holidays

Ability to walk or run long distances over uneven terrain and climb on/off of requirement

Achieve a passing score on applicable post-offer, pre-employment testing (physical fitness, psychological)

Achieve and maintain a passing score on firearms accuracy assessment


A Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university

1 year experience of the Railroad industry

3 years experience working as a public law enforcement or Military Police professional

In order to respond to patrol and police activities the ideal candidate will reside within 50 driving miles of the assigned office location

Experience creating and delivering presentations and technical writing skills that clearly and concisely communicate programs, services and ideas to a diverse audience

Proficient spoken and written foreign language skills in Spanish

Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with the education, technical training and experience to evaluate complex facts and trends, identify problems, analyze and review data, draw sound conclusions and prepare comprehensive reports in support of the findings as they relate to a problem statement initiative program or service

Basic computer skills and technical training to effectively use the features of the FBIs National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database, Regional and State Law Enforcement and Intelligence databases and the Union Pacific Police Special Agent Incident Based Reporting System (SAIBRS) for data input, research and crime analysis


8 days 2 hours ago

Union Pacific Railroad Company


Special Agent Union Pacific Railroad Company - Dexter, MO, United States


Location: Dexter, MO

Company Profile:
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) is one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, is North America's premier railroad franchise, covering 23 states across the western two-thirds of the United States.