Department: College Police and Emergency Management
Union/Non Union: Union
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Job Description Summary:
Responsible for performing specialized police work in protecting life and property, preventing violations, enforcing laws and regulations on College property apprehending violators, and reporting infractions of rules and regulations of the College.
High School diploma.
Must be certified by the Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commissions (MPCTC) or eligible for certification within 7 months from the hire date by receiving approval from MPCTC to complete the mandated 240 hours for compared compliance. To qualify for certification under compared compliance, you must have completed a recognized law enforcement training academy consisting of 1104 hours of classroom instruction or have been a former certified police officer who has been absent from law enforcement for no more than three but less than five years. We are a dual certified agency.
You must be eligible to receive with in 12 months from the hire date the Special Police Commission and Maryland State Police (MSP) Handgun Permit through Maryland State Police after the background investigation.
Applicants will be required to complete a comprehensive background screen such as: interview, background investigation, polygraph, psychological screening, medical, drug, and MSP background.
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age at time of appointment.
Must satisfactorily pass a psychological evaluation.
Must satisfactorily pass a medical exam and drug screen.
Must qualify for Maryland State Special Police Commission and Handgun permit.
Must be able to work required overtime for college sponsored events, college registration, both on campus and at extension centers.
Must also be able to work beyond assigned shift hours and/or on weekends and/or other shift hours.
Hours for this position will be determined.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Prince George's Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or a valid exemption and tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu.
Application Status; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.