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Union Pacific Railroad Company

Special Agent

Union Pacific Railroad Company - Odessa, TX

Special Agent

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Odessa

Texas

Description

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.

Accountabilities

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.

This is a physically demanding job. The successful candidate will be required, among other things, to walk or run long distances over uneven terrain in the rail yard; and to climb on to and off of equipment. The successful candidate will also be required to take and pass the annual physical and firearms tests for U.P. Special Agents.

To respond to patrol and police activities the ideal candidate will reside within 50 miles of the assigned office location.

Qualifications

Required

Graduated from an accredited Police Academy

Must qualify on the Operations Management Test Battery. Click here for the sample questions here.

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

Currently certified certificated 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.

This is a physically demanding job. The successful candidate will be required, among other things, to walk or run long distances over uneven terrain in the rail yard; and to climb on to and off of equipment. The successful candidate will also be required to take and pass the annual physical and firearms tests for U.P. Special Agents.

Preferred

A Bachelor's Degree

3 year(s) experience of the following legal areas working as a public law enforcement or Military Police professional

1 year(s) experience of the Railroad industry

Proficient spoken and written foreign language skills in Spanish

Advanced Microsoft Suite skills specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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

To respond to patrol and police activities the ideal candidate will reside within 50 miles of the assigned office location.

Department

Safety is Union Pacific’s No. 1 priority. Employees strive to conduct all operations in a safe manner, and all employees are responsible for maintaining safe working conditions and preventing personal injuries. The Safety Department provides tools and resources to ensure systemwide safety on the job, which includes personal protective equipment, training, alcohol and drug programs, rules for safe operating practices, and safety reporting and compliance. Safety directs internal reporting of personal injuries, highway-rail grade crossing accidents and rail equipment accidents while ensuring safety reporting is in compliance.

Company

Union Pacific is one of America’s premier transportation and logistics companies, linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serving many of the fastest-growing U.S. cities. Generations of Americans have built successful careers at Union Pacific and in the process, they’ve helped build a nation – delivering lumber for our homes, food for our tables, energy for our power plants and the countless raw materials and finished goods that supply the American way of life.

Location:

Odessa, TX

Closing Date:

12/15/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time

Job Open To:

Internal and External Candidates

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Special Agent Union Pacific Railroad Company - Odessa, TX, United States

   

Location: Odessa, TX

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.