Location: Fall River, MA Category: Classified Posted On: Thu Apr 11 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Campus Police Officer will enforce local, state and federal laws, as well as departmental rules and regulations. Primary duties include patrolling Bristol campuses via foot, bike, and cruiser; securing and checking buildings, grounds, and adjacent areas; and providing assistance to the college community.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Campus Police and Preparedness.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure and maintain a secure campus environment.
Provide protection and security of persons, facilities and property.
Patrol campus buildings and adjacent area.
Enforce college and department policies, rules and regulations, local laws, Massachusetts General Laws, and federal laws.
Provide emergency medical assistance.
Investigate crimes or other incidents.
Provide assistance to courts or grand juries in prosecution cases.
Work during periods of inclement weather, hurricanes, blizzards, natural and manmade disasters.
Perform occasional mandatory overtime details and campus switchboard operator duties.
Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement
Graduation from a Massachusetts Special State Police Academy or a full-time Municipal Police Academy administered by the Municipal Police Training Committee.
The substitute required qualifications listed below are in lieu of applicant graduating from the Massachusetts Special State Police Academy or a full-time Municipal Police Academy administered by the Municipal Police Training Committee:
As referenced in this document, completion of the Municipal Police Training Committee's 428.5-hour Reserve/Intermittent Academy - (120 hour Reserve/Intermittent Academy is acceptable if completed by March, 2012) and successful completion of one of the following requirements:
Employed as an Auxiliary/Seasonal police officer by a Massachusetts Municipal Police Department with a minimum of two years' work experience (include letter from Chief of Police verifying applicant's employment and certifying powers of arrest).
Graduate of an accredited University/College, granted an Associate's Degree or higher in .
A Temporary Waiver from the Certification Unit of the Massachusetts State Police. The waiver shall last for 270 days for the purpose of allowing the applicant to obtain an Associate's Degree (or higher) in Criminal Justice.
Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class A license to carry firearm (M.G.L. c.140, section 131) within six months of date of hire.
Possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Knowledge of police procedures and practices, the law of arrest, and criminal procedures.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare written reports.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Any warranted Special State Police Officer (SSPO) returning from any leave or break in service that exceeds three years must meet all requirements for re-entry.
Officers failing to receive a warrant from the State Police to serve as a SSPO, or who may have their warrants suspended during their employment, will be subject to dismissal from employment.
A failure to maintain a license to carry a firearm and/or a valid driver's license will subject officers to dismissal.
All candidates must pass psychological testing and firearms qualification.
Officers whose warrant applications are pending will be assigned duties that do not require Special State Police powers.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is a full-time, state-funded, AFSCME, unit-classified position with benefits, working 40 hours per week. Shift assignment will be dependent on departmental needs and in accordance with the provisions outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
SALARY: AFSCME Unit II, Grade 16, Step 1 $45,873.88 annually. Appointments from outside the bargaining unit begin at Step 1.
Internal Number: 109287
About Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.