Springfield Technical Community College Job Posting: Campus Police Officer I , Department of Public Safety/Police (Two positions) Deadline is September 9th 2020 About Springfield Technical Community College : Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequaled in the state. Biotechnology, IT Security, Laser Electro-Optics, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Telecommunications and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. Job Description: GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Candidate will be responsible for patrolling the college facilities and properties, providing protection and service to ensure a safe and secure environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors. The STCC Police Department is a service intensive, community-policing agency. The position will do the following: Patrol buildings, grounds and adjacent areas of a state educational institution by foot or patrol vehicle. Enforce state laws as well as the rules and regulations of the institution; restrain or arrest suspects when necessary. Investigate incidents/crimes and handle appropriately including related paperwork. Provide assistance to courts or grand juries in the prosecution of cases. Enforce campus traffic and safety regulations. Perform related work as required and assigned by supervisor See Also Mass. Dept. of Personnel Admin. Job Specifications/Campus Police Officer I http://www.mass.edu/shared/classificationspecs/specspers/Campus Police Officer.doc Requirements: Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice is required, Bachelor's Degree is preferred. At least two (2) years of law enforcement experience as a reserve officer preferred. Must be a graduate of a Massachusetts Reserve Police Academy. Completion of the SSPO Massachusetts Special State Police Academy, a full time Massachusetts municipal police academy, or a graduate a full time police academy approved and accepted by the Massachusetts State Police for purposes of obtaining Special State Police Officer certification is preferred. Must have completed annual required MPTC In-Service training within the last three (3) years Must have a valid Massachusetts License to Carry (LTC) firearms. Current and valid Mass LTC holders are preferred. Must be CPR/AED and First Responder Certified Possess a current and valid motor vehicle operator's license and clean driving record. Ability to prepare written reports of investigations, maintain accurate records and analyze data. Ability to follow and provide effective oral and written instructions in a precise, understandable manner. Ability to exercise sound judgment; maintain calm manner in stressful situations; make decisions and act quickly in emergency/dangerous situations, and maintain confidential information. Working knowledge of police procedures and practices and fire prevention methods; ability to recognize fire hazards. Working knowledge of the law of arrest and criminal procedure in lower courts. Working knowledge of the rules and regulations pertaining, in general, to the buildings and grounds of a state educational institution and the ability to apply and explain the policies and procedures to others. Ability to interface professionally with the public. Must understand and demonstrate community policing principles. Ability to complete firearms training and certification per State and college requirements. Ability to maintain student discipline. Ability to walk alone for long periods of time both indoors and out under varying climate conditions. Knowledge of the principles and correct usage of the English language, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Ability to apprehend non-compliant and compliant offenders who break the law. Ability to work harmoniously with all other members of the department. Ability to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation. Additional Information: SALARY: Before training: Grade 15-Step 1, $1,707.31 bi-weekly After training: Grade 16-Step 1, $1,799.63 bi-weekly BENEFITS: Yes. State funded POSITION CLASSIFICATION: AFSCME WORK SCHEDULE: Flexible shift scheduling may be required. Candidate must be able to work evenings and overnight shifts including weekends and holidays to meet departmental needs. GRANT: No TRAVEL: Occasional; as needed PRE-EMPLOYMENT DETAILS: STCC conducts a pre-employment screening on specified positions, which may include, but is not limited to, a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position must pass a thorough, pre-employment background investigation, physical and drug screening. Final candidate will undergo a psychological exam. CLOSING DATE: September 9, 2020 Application Instructions: APPLY TO: Please apply online at www.stcc.edu POLICY STATEMENT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.