Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland's most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.
Job Title Campus Police Officer Job Description Summary Montgomery College, Department of Public Safety, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, has an immediate need for a full-time non-bargaining, non-exempt, Campus Police Officer (S03923). The Department of Public Safety is a 24/7 operation. The work schedule is 40 hours per week and the shift will be assigned based on the needs of the department. This position may require evening and weekend hours on a regular basis.
Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College. Job Description
Campus Police Officer Duties:
Perform duties at assigned campus and shift (shift and campus will be assigned by the Director).
Patrol a designated area of the campus to preserve order, to prevent and deter crime; discover situations that may be of a criminal nature, or disruptive or hazardous.
Take charge and guide the work of other Public Safety personnel in various situations until relieved by a superior officer.
Answer calls and complaints involving fire, traffic, incidents of a criminal nature or public safety issue.
Investigate crimes against persons and property.
Interview victims and witnesses.
Arrest person or persons suspected of a crime, using force if required.
Search for and evaluate evidence; seize evidence or contraband.
Prepare various records and incident reports.
Testify in Court as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required
High School Diploma or GED, and a graduate of a Maryland law enforcement academy, or a graduate of a college-recognized public safety academy.
Two years of experience as a certified campus public safety officer, law enforcement, corrections, or non-certified public safety officer.
Licenses and Certifications
Must attain Special Police Officer Certification within 60 days of hire. Valid driver's license from state of residence and evidence of a good driving record is required. US citizenship required. Must be age 21 at time of appointment.
Able and willing to work at any campus and on any shift.
Must pass a state background check as required by MSP Licensing.
Must pass a drug (CDS) screen.
Ability to obtain a letter of good standing from previous law enforcement agency.