Employment

Interested in a Career with Mason Police?

Sworn and non-sworn employment opportunities are available at jobs.edu.edu or Handshake. 

Benefits

Mason Police offers benefits that are competitive with other law enforcement agencies nationwide.

New full-time employees earn 96 hours (12 days) of annual leave (i.e., “paid time off”) per year. In addition to earned annual leave that accrues every pay period and carries over into the new year, full-time employees begin every year with the following leave balances:

Mason employees also enjoy other leave benefits such as:

Learn more about Paid Time Off.

Mason employees have access to:

Eligible Mason employees are allowed to enroll in classes and related laboratories each academic year, for which tuition (up to 12 credits per year for any academic program – including the Scalia Law School and graduate programs), mandatory student fee, lab, and course fees will be exempted. Learn more about Mason’s Employee Tuition Exemption Benefit.

Unique Opportunities

  • Eight-lane indoor firing range shared with City of Fairfax PD and City of Falls Church PD
  • Crime Scene Processing Course
  • Firearms Instructor Course
  • Leadership Development Course
  • Police Driving Instructor Course
  • Executive Protection Course
  • And more
  • Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU)
  • K-9 Unit
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drone) Unit
  • Threat Assessment Unit
  • Special Response Team (SRT) Unit
  • Executive Protection Unit
  • Bike Patrol Unit
  • Crime Prevention Officer
  • And more
  • EagleBank Arena
  • Center for the Arts
  • Registered Student Organizations (RSOs)
  • Political Campaigns
  • VIPs
  • And more

Eligible Officers can participate in Mason Police’s take-home vehicle program.

  • LGBTQ+
  • Greek Life
  • Title IX
  • Mason Life
  • And more

Members of Mason Police enjoy opportunities working with cutting edge technology such as FARO, 3D Mapping, and more.

Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Learn more about Mason’s Non-Discrimination Policy.