| Location: Framingham, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Mar 24 2017 Job Description: |
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: A University Police Officer II-Sergeant position, (Officially Classified as Campus Police Officer II (CPOII)) is available in the University Police Department. A University Police Officer II is generally working as a patrol shift supervisor under the supervision of a Deputy Police Chief. A Sergeant is responsible for supervising University Police Officers, Security Officers, Dispatchers and Student employees and shall be held strictly accountable for their efficiency, discipline, appearance, and general good conduct. The Sergeant is a member of the supervisory and management team and will assume some administrative responsibilities of the University Police Department. The Sergeant is expected to devote themselves to the community policing mission of the University Police Department.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: FSU Police Chief and Deputy Chief
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Campus Police Officers I, Communications Dispatchers, Security Officers, and student workers.
For full class specification, visit: Campus Police Officer Series.
Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in a governmental police force or in law enforcement work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
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 experience.*
2.A Bachelor's degree or higher, with a major in police science, law enforcement, or criminal justice, may be substituted for the required experience.*
*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
- Thorough knowledge of modern public safety and police practices in the areas of patrol, communications and dispatching, emergency medical services, investigation and crime prevention, with a demonstrated understanding and commitment to the principles of community policing in a diverse community.
- Experienced in communication, writing, teamwork, and decision making skills, be calm, composed, friendly, cooperative, tactful, honest, ethical, and organized.
- Five years' experience as a full-time police officer preferred, Supervisory experience in law enforcement, criminal justice, or a related field.
- Candidates eligible for appointment as a Special State Police Officer under Chapter 22C, Section 63 without additional training;
- Graduates of the SSPO or Municipal Police Academy
- 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. c22c, section 63 (See more information at Memo: re: SSPO Applications.)
- Must possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain an Unrestricted Class A license to carry firearm (M.G.L.c.140, section 131.)
- Must have and maintain a valid Massachusetts Driver's License with acceptable driving history.