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Campus Police Officer III- Sergeant ( one or more position)
Institution:
Quinsigamond Community College

Location:
Worcester, MA

Category:
Admin - Police and Public Safety

Posted:
04/12/2021

Type:
Full-Time

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Company Description:
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. QCC offers over 70 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Health Care, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. Additionally, over 137 credit and 300 noncredit courses are offered online, as well as a wide variety of classroom non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars. Classes are provided on the main campus, in downtown Worcester (Healthcare, Workforce Development, Continuing Education), at the Worcester Senior Center (Hospitality & Recreation Management), at Burncoat High School (Automotive Technology), and in the city of Southbridge.
Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:


Patrol campus buildings, grounds and adjacent areas of the College; enforce State laws as well as the rules and regulations of the college; deliver confidential/sensitive material; perform related work required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Deputy Chief of Operations or other employees of higher grade who provide training, assign work and review performance through inspection, conferences and reports for effectiveness and compliance with standard police practices, laws, rules and regulations.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

All Full-time and Part-time staff of lower grade within the department assigned to them.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Supervise, assign work to and review the performance of law enforcement personnel.
  2. Assume charge of police and security forces in the absence of superior officers; may also act as shift supervisor.
  3. Assist with planning and preparing of work schedules with Deputy Chief of Operations.
  4. Assist superior officers in the planning and preparation of both mandatory and approved training.
  5. Supervise initial police officer's investigations of crime incidents, however the Campus Police Detective will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Administration.
  6. Provide on-the-job training to subordinates personally or through referral to law enforcement educational programs to develop their technical skills.
  7. Perform related administrative duties such as maintaining liaison with administrative personnel; maintaining records; authorizing overtime in emergency situations; preparing periodic reports; issuing tools, supplies and equipment; and operating data processing terminals, photographic equipment and audio-visual equipment.
  8. Adept at motivating subordinates to work effectively; able to determine the need for disciplinary action and/or ability to initiate such action.
  9. Assist with facilitating programs within department involving prevention, awareness and intervention initiatives.
  10. Patrols assigned campus buildings, locations and adjacent areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle to ensure the security of buildings, grounds and persons.
  11. Guards against trespass, theft, damage to property or injury to individuals by screening visitors; inspecting rooms, packages and vehicles for explosives, firearms and other contraband; controlling crowds; providing personal protection to individuals as required; conducting surveillance of high-crime areas; searching for missing goods and persons; investigating complaints and reports of suspicious activity; mediating disputes; and inspecting buildings, grounds, fire lanes and emergency exits for compliance with safety standards to ensure campus security.
  12. Exercises police powers by making arrests, searching prisoners, restraining violent persons, transporting persons under restraints and advising suspects of their constitutional rights to prosecute violators and to prevent further violations of law.
  13. Investigates traffic accidents on campus by operating breathalyzers and other chemical detection devices to determine liability and by measuring skid marks to determine vehicle speed at the time accidents occurred.
  14. Assists the courts or grand juries by serving summonses, warrants and capiases; presenting evidence; testifying as witness; reporting case developments; and arranging for the appearance of witnesses to provide information necessary for the prosecution of cases.
  15. Enforces campus traffic and safety regulations by directing traffic; assisting operators of disabled motor vehicles; assisting pedestrians in crossing streets; writing traffic tickets; inspecting licenses, permits and registrations for validity; and arranging for snow removal or sanding to ensure the orderly flow of traffic and prevent accidents.
  16. Operates such equipment as two-way radios, teletypes, C.J.I.S. terminals, facsimile transmitters or receivers, base stations, public address systems, emergency medical equipment, office machines, and firearms.
  17. Assigned as an on-call supervisor as needed on nights and weekends.
  18. Provide an on-call status as needed on nights and weekend.
  19. Performs related duties such as cooperating and sharing information with other agencies; notifying designated personnel of emergencies; writing reports such as activity reports, daily logs, investigative reports and stolen vehicle reports; issuance of parking decals; key issuance; maintaining records on lost-and-found items, criminal records and files; assisting in the evacuation of students, faculty, staff and visitors in fire drills; assisting in firefighting operations; administering first aid to injured persons; and raising and lowering flags; other assigned related duties.
  20. Working Conditions: Campus Police Officers work under exposure to injury resulting from dangerous weapons, physical and verbal abuse and adverse weather conditions; may operate vehicles at high speed for pursuit or emergency response purposes; work with people under physical and/or emotional stress; work alone in isolated or high crime areas; walk and stand for prolonged periods of time; lift and carry heavy objects or persons; may travel for job related purposes; may be required to furnish private transportation for job-related travel for which mileage is reimbursed.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned by superior officers.
  22. Considered essential personnel.
Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in a governmental police force or in law enforcement work and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
    1. Substitutions:
      1. An Associate's degree with a major in police science, law enforcement or criminal justice may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*
      2. A Bachelor's degree or higher with a major in police science, law enforcement or criminal justice may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.*
      3. *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
  2. Ability to read, write and comprehend the English language.
  3. Knowledge of police procedures and practices and fire prevention methods.
  4. Knowledge of law of arrest and criminal procedures in lower courts.
  5. Knowledge of guarding procedures
  6. Ability to maintain student discipline, deal with the public, recognize fire hazards and to walk long hours alone, indoors and out, under varying climatic conditions.
  7. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
  8. Appointee must be eligible for appointment as a Special State Police Officer under Chapter 22C Section 63 of the Massachusetts General Laws, must undergo an extensive background investigation and CORI Check.
  9. Must meet POST Standards for police certification.
  10. Must pass a police psychological screening.
  11. Must have valid Massachusetts LTC.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Bilingual
  2. A minimum of 5 years' consecutive of campus, state, federal or municipal law enforcement.
  3. Active certification as a Special State Police Officer under Ch. 22 Sect. 63.
  4. Successfully completed SSPO Academy or MPTC Full Time Academy and demonstrate a progressive training record.
  5. Supervisory or Sergeant Training from MPTC or suitable training program.
Additional Information:
SALARY/HOURS:

$1,051.45 per week. Full benefit package. 2 positions: Monday-Fridays 7am-3pm and 1 position: Monday-Fridays 3pm-11pm. Assignments/Posts to other QCC campus sites around the commonwealth will be assigned by seniority upon hiring.
Application Instructions:
TO APPLY:

Visit our Web Site at www.qcc.edu/human-resources for information about our college. All applicants must apply online by April 25, 2021 and submit a cover letter and resume. All internal applicants should be aware that their application for this vacancy constitutes permission for review of their personnel file. Please note, if you are selected as a finalist, you will be required to provide three (3) references. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI/SORI) request. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply. Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity affirmative action college supporting diversity.
Diversity, inclusion and equity are core values at Quinsigamond Community College. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive, respectful and equitable environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Every member on our college campus enriches our diversity. We support inclusion and are dedicated to ensuring equity in access to opportunities.
Quinsigamond Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity and expression, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Contact:
Quinsigamond Community College

Online App. Form:
http://qcc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=129876&jobboard=148
 

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SSPO? Get any certified folks you want, but why is a state school doing SSPO theses days
 

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Because statutory, they ONLY have powers because of SSPO, they (campus) are not recognized as a municipal agency, hence MSP extends the powers. And until the state changes the language, it'll probably continue that way with MSP simply modifying their requirements to be POST Certified. They're still SSPOs.
 

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Because statutory, they ONLY have powers because of SSPO, they (campus) are not recognized as a municipal agency, hence MSP extends the powers. And until the state changes the language, it'll probably continue that way with MSP simply modifying their requirements to be POST Certified. They're still SSPOs.
Wrong, they only have SSPO because of pussy administrators who insist on it, it’s legally unnecessary and redundant, as they have statutory police powers under MGL 73-18.

 
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