MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associate's degree and five (5) years of directly related work experience specific to the duties and responsibilities described or high school diploma or high school equivalency and seven (7) years directly related work experience specific to the duties and responsibilities described.
REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATION: Current Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Officer Certification.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will:
Issue citations and respond to calls for service including student, staff or College emergencies or developing critical situations.
Arrest, restrain, transport, book subjects, gather and seize evidence, and perform all duties of a licensed police officer within the context of a College environment.
Assist students, faculty, and other campus visitors with questions, directions, opening buildings and classrooms, and various other activities.
Patrol College property, in a vehicle or on foot, to provide security and traffic law enforcement.
Respond to emergency and non-emergency radio calls.
Render first aid at accidents; takes and writes incident/accident reports, including those of missing/stolen property and criminal activity.
Conduct accident and crime investigations and prepares detailed reports.
May transport deposits between the College and financial institutions.
Provide public assistance requested by students and staff.
Provide building security, including locking and unlocking doors.
Operate assigned College equipment and vehicles.
Process evidence, prepare court cases, and provide legal testimony.
Write and file daily activity report with superior officer.
May serve in the capacity of substation officer, Safety and Security officer, or crime prevention officer.
Temple College is a comprehensive community college offering an array of educational opportunities. Founded 1926, Temple College has enjoyed an excellent academic reputation for over 90 years, and is nationally recognized for excellence in its programs from the visual and performing arts to competitive athletics, and has become one of the premiere institutions in the state for education and training of health care providers. The faculty and staff are committed to providing exceptional quality instruction.