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Inst. Police Officer WIT

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    Institute Police Officer
    Wentworth Institute of Technology

    Boston, MA

    Admin - Police and Public Safety



    Position Number: 0166

    Department: Public Safety

    Job Description Summary
    The Department of Public Safety will support and emulate the mission, core values, and goals of Wentworth by providing a safe campus for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. These services are provided with the highest standards of inclusivity, transparency and accountability.

    The Institute Police Officer is expected to support the WIT community by following the organization's and department's values and polices. The Institute Police Officer will provide a full range of law enforcement and security services. This position will investigate calls, complaints, and suspicious activity and incidents, will enforce laws, maintain order, assist people, identify criminal activity, apprehend offenders, identify the source of problems in the WIT community, and work with other law enforcement agencies to resolve issues. The Institute Police Officer will support the department's mission by respecting the rights and dignity of all individuals while completing the functions of their job.

    This position will work both independently and cooperatively to provide pro-active police protection and crime prevention consistent with community policing standards. This position will ensure the safety of the WIT community in an orderly, efficient, and professional manner. It is expected that the Institute Police Officer will conduct investigations of issues and crimes which lead to identification, apprehension, and prosecution of offenders.

    Minimum Education Required: Associate's degree, or vocational or technical school degree

    Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree

    Minimum Work Experience Required: 1 - 3 years

    Minimum Knowledge Required
    Working knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations. Uses instructions and guidelines to perform the job safety function. Periodic training will be required.

    Preferred Knowledge
    Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.

    Advertised Minimum Qualifications
    Must be academy certified and able to obtain Special State Police Officers License (SSPO) from the Colonel of the Massachusetts State Police. Graduate from an academy certified by the Municipal Police Training Council Academy, Special State Police Officer Training Academy, or Massachusetts Reserve Intermittent Training Academy. License to carry a firearm in Massachusetts. Must successfully pass a comprehensive background assessment that includes criminal history, driving record, medical examination, psychological evaluation including drug screening, and an inclusive appraisal of work history.

    This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check and possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.

    This position may regularly be required to work evenings and weekends.

    Posting Number: S00559

    Job Category: Public Safety
    Human Resources Office
    Wentworth Institute of Technology

    Online App. Form:

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
    Wentworth is a Tobacco-free Community
    Apply through Institution's Website

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