FT Campus Police Officer I (2nd Shift) Category: Other Department: Campus Police Locations: Brockton, MA Posted: Jul 27, '12 Type: Full-time E-mail to a friend About Massasoit Community College: We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. In accordance with the American College and University President's Climate Commitment it is our goal as educational leaders to demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable practices through highly visible efforts. All staff must demonstrate a commitment to energy conservation and environmental stewardship and promote those values to co-workers and the wider campus community. Job Description: MCC Campus Police Officers patrol campus buildings and grounds, investigate crimes and other incidents as directed, enforce traffic rules, direct traffic, and perform other duties as assigned by Chief of Police, superior officers or senior college administrators. Campus Police Officers interact frequently with students, faculty, staff and visitors. Officers are required to carry a College issued firearm when on duty. Officers are assigned on a rotating basis to one of the three shifts and shifts may include weekends and nights. Officers are appointed by the Colonel of the State Police as Special State Officers pursuant to M.G.L. c. 22C, section 63. Upon receiving appointment as a Special State Police Officer Campus Police Officers while performing duties in the buildings and on the grounds of the College have the same police powers to make arrests as State Police Officers. For a detailed job description please follow the link: www.mass.edu/forinstitutions/humanresources/classpecs Requirements: Must be eligible to be appointed (warranted) and maintain appointment by the Massachusetts State Police as a Special State Police Officer pursuant to M.G.L. c 22c, section 63( http://www.mass.gov/Eeops/docs/msp/...te-police-equivalency-training-guidelines.pdf) 2. Must possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class A license to carry firearm (M.G.L.c.140, section 131). 3. Must have and maintain a valid Massachusetts Drivers License. 4. Strong Interpersonal skills 5. Knowledge of police procedures and practices, the law of arrest and criminal procedures. 6. Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to prepare written reports. 7. Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as listed in Form 30-Classifications Specifications (available upon request). Form 30 qualifications include, but are not limited to the following: Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others. Ability to deal tactfully with others. Ability to interact with people who are under physical and/or emotional distress. Ability to exercise sound judgment. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to use proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Ability to maintain a calm manner in stressful and emergency situations. Ability to lift heavy objects or persons. Must have physical stamina and endurance. Ability to establish rapport with persons from different ethnic, cultural and/or economic backgrounds. Ability to understand and apply the laws, rules and regulations governing assigned unit activities. Ability to adapt to varying work situations. Preference will be given to those candidates who have an Associate’s Degree or higher in Criminal Justice and/or employed as an Auxiliary/Seasonal police officer by a Massachusetts Municipal Police Department with 2 years of work experience. ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND INFORMATION: Annual in service trainings will be required. Items 3, 4, and 5 above are essential for the continued performance of duties. Additional Information: Officers failing to receive a warrant from the State Police to serve as a Special State Police Officer or who may have their warrants suspended during their employment will be subject to dismissal from employment. A failure to maintain a license to carry a firearm and/or a valid driver's license will subject officers to dismissal. Officers whose warrant applications are pending will be assigned duties that do not require Special State Police powers. Female candidates encouraged to apply. AFSCME Union position Grade 16 Step 1 40 Hrs Thursday - Monday 3-11pm shift $730.63/week Application Instructions: Please apply on line only at www.massasoit.mass.edu BY APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION APPLICANTS AUTHORIZE MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO CONDUCT A PRE-INTERVIEW CRIMINAL HISTORY, MOTOR VEHICLE AND/OR SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY CHECKS AND INTERNET SEARCH OR ANY OTHER RESEARCH CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO EVALUATE A CANDIDATE'S QUALIFICATIONS. MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE CONDUCTS A COMPREHENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECK. Massasoit Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Massasoit Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs, activities or employment. Ms Joyce Zymaris has been designated as the College’s 504/ADA, Title II, and Title IX Coordinator and may be reached at 508-588-9100 ext. 1304 and her office is located in the upper level of the Administrative Building (Room A234).