A part of the public safety department responsible for patrolling campuses and buildings, assisting college community members in a proactive manner, providing a police presence on campus as the eyes and ears for administration, conduct investigations as appropriate and working and acting in a manner to achieve crime prevention and community safety. The Campus Police Officer shall perform duties in an honest and respectful manner to provide quality customer service and assistance.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Patrol grounds/building(s) on assigned campus, on foot, by vehicle or bike. – may use electronic watch system if college so desires;
Guard against trespass, theft, damage to property or injury to persons by inspections of surroundings, securing of property, personal protection/escorts;
Investigate crimes on campus;
Participate in the investigation of crimes, acts of vandalism, violations of rules and other disturbances, control and enforcement of traffic and parking regulations, enforce/monitor fire safety procedures, and other activities as required to ensure the safety and well-being of the college community;
Inspects emergency and safety means and apparatus i.e., fire extinguishers, fire lanes, emergency exits;
Prepares reports and logs of fires, disturbances, accidents, crimes and the results of investigations;
Takes steps to effectively handle or control emergency situations such as summoning local emergency responders, directing traffic, participating in searches and administering first aid as appropriate/trained;
Monitor buildings for safety issues;
Exercise police powers, to include making arrests;
Monitor alarm systems in order to ensure that secure conditions are maintained;
Open/secure doors and activate alarms;
Monitor and take corrective and appropriate actions for informing or arranging for snow/ice removal and sanding;
Operate two-way radio, cell phone, public address system, emergency medical equipment and general office equipment/machines;
Maintain logs and inventory of lost and found items;
Will be expected to cover shifts of other department members as necessary to include day and afternoon/evening;
Officer may be randomly assigned to any of the campuses;
Other duties as assigned.
Additional Information: Officers failing to receive a warrant from the state police to serve as a special police officer or who may have their warrant suspended during their employment will be subject to dismissal from employment.
Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: walk and stand for extended periods; climb stairs; work day and evening shifts and overtime as required; work outside in all types of weather; speak and hear; and use hands to finger, handle, feel, and keyboard. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Position requires regular viewing of computer screen.
Location: May be assigned/rotated amongst the College’s three (3) campuses/ center in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, or Ashland, MA.
Appointments from outside the bargaining unit begin at Step 1 of the range.
To Apply:Please complete our online application by clicking the “Apply” button. Include letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references with their contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts/certifications.
By Applying for this position applicants authorize Massbay Community College to conduct a pre-interview criminal history, motor vehicle and/or sex offender registry checks, intensive background investigation and internet search or any other research considered necessary to evaluate candidate’s qualifications. The finalist is required to successfully complete psychological test and medical examination. MassBay Community College conducts a comprehensive background check.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values and pursues diversity, and teaches the importance of inclusion and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.
Massachusetts Bay 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 or military status, genetic information, gender identity, 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 for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa MacDonald, firstname.lastname@example.org, 781-239-3147), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
Qualifications Required at Hire:
Ability to interact with people who are under physical and/or emotional distress;
Ability to maintain a calm manner in stressful and emergency situations;
Ability to make decisions and act quickly in dangerous or emergency situations;
Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information;
Ability to maintain accurate records;
Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
Ability to perform arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division);
Computer literacy to include Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook for email and calendar functions.
Ability to obtain a Massachusetts License to Carry a Firearm;
Ability to obtain Norfolk and Middlesex County Sherriff powers;
One of the following:
A degree in Criminal Justice and the ability to attend a police academy within a year of employment or;
Completion of the Municipal Police Training Committee’s 242 hour Reserve/Intermittent Academy and the successful completion of one of the following requirements:
Graduate of an accredited University/College in Massachusetts, granted an Associate’s degree or higher in Criminal Justice;
Minimum of two years of full-time work experience as an Auxiliary/Seasonal police officer by the Massachusetts Municipal Police Department or;
A graduate from a Massachusetts State Police Academy or a full-time Municipal Police Academy administered by the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council.
Must be eligible to be appointed (warranted) and maintain appointment by the Massachusetts State Police as a Special Police Officer pursuant to M.G.L. 22c, section 63;
Must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator’s license;
Minimum of two years of college education or associate degree in a related field;
Police Academy Training or Reserve Intermittent Police Training required;
Ability to be sworn as a special state police officer;
Obtain and maintain CPR/first responder/AED certification.
Additional Salary Information: Salary: AFSCME Grade 16 $44,092.36 annually
Appointments from outside the bargaining unit begin at Step 1 of the range.
About Massachusetts Bay Community College
MassBay Community College fosters educational excellence and student success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development.