North Shore Community College Campus Police Department
Campus Police Officer I
Grade 16, AFSCME Unit Position
The college may fill future openings from this posting.
Campus location and entering employee schedule may vary due to AFSCME Unit Contract shift bidding.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
To ensure and maintain a secure campus environment; provide protection and security of persons, facilities, and property; patrol campus buildings and adjacent areas; enforces College and department policy, rules, regulations, and Massachusetts General Laws; provide emergency medical assistance; investigate crimes or other incidents; take appropriate legal action including making arrests when necessary; provide assistance to courts or grand juries in prosecution of cases; and perform related work as required.
(Abbreviated - Form 30 Position Specification available upon request)
1. Knowledge of the principles and correct usage of the English language including grammar, punctuation and spelling.
2. Ability to communicate and give oral instructions, in English, fluently, in a precise, understandable manner.
3. The ability to read, write and comprehend the English language.
4. The ability to use proper grammar, punctuation and spelling.
5. Ability to give written instructions in a precise, understandable manner.
6. Ability to work accurately with names, numbers, codes, and symbols.
7. Ability to perform arithmetical computations with speed accuracy (addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division).
8. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
9. Ability to deal tactfully with others.
10. Ability to interact with people who are under physical and/or emotional stress.
11. Ability to maintain a calm manner in stressful and emergency situations.
12. Ability to make decisions and act quickly in dangerous or emergency situations.
13. Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
14. Ability to exercise sound judgment.
15. Ability to establish rapport with others.
16. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
17. Ability to motivate others.
18. Ability to prepare general reports.
19. Ability to maintain accurate records.
20. Ability to accurately record information provided orally.
21. Ability to gather information through questioning individuals.
22. Ability to conduct interviews.
23. Ability to gather information by examining records and documents.
24. Ability to assemble items of information in accordance with established procedures.
25. Ability to utilize investigative techniques to obtain information.
26. Ability to understand and apply the laws, rules and regulations established by the College, the department, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
27. Ability to understand, apply and explain the policies, procedures, specifications guidelines and established by the College and the department.
28. Ability to establish rapport with persons from different ethnic, cultural and/or economic backgrounds.
29. Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of data, to draw conclusions and to make appropriate recommendations.
30. Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
31. Ability to coordinate the efforts of others in accomplishing assigned work objectives.
32. Ability to gather information through observing individuals.
33. Ability to lift heavy objects or persons.
34. Ability to adapt to varying work situations and environmental conditions
35. Ability to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time.
36. Physical stamina and endurance.
37. Ability to work alone at remote locations and in the dark.
38. The ability to be sworn as a Special State Police Officer in accordance with Massachusetts General Law chapter 22C section 63.
39. REQUIRED TRAINING -
• Candidates with an Associate's or higher degree in Criminal Justice must successfully pass the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Councils 242 hour Reserve/Intermittent Academy.
• Candidates without an Associate Degree or higher in Criminal Justice will attend the Massachusetts Special State Police Academy. Candidates must successfully pass the Massachusetts State Police Academy medical examination, pre-screening (which includes physical endurance testing) and successfully complete the Special State Police Recruit Academy as prescribed under MGL chapter 22C sec. 63.
• Failure to meet the entrance requirements or to successfully complete the required course of training shall result in dismissal. Candidates attending the Special State Police Academy will have an 18-month contractual commitment following Academy Training.
40. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Firearm Identification Card under Massachusetts General Law Chapter 140 Section 129B. Possession of a Massachusetts Class A or B License to Carry Firearms is a suitable alternative.
41. Must possess a high school diploma or GED
42. Must possess a current valid Massachusetts class "D" operator's license or equivalent.
43. Ability to pass a pre-placement physical after an offer of employment has been made
The Human Resource Division Classification Specification for this position is available in the Human Resources Department.
CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK: Criminal history checks and extensive background investigations are conducted on eligible candidates for Campus Police Officers positions.
SALARY: $741.59 per week ($38,562.68 per year) An appointment made from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) must start at step #1 of the range
Forward resume and cover letter no later than December 13, 2012.