PT Police Officer

Cleveland, OH
Aug 01, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Department Name Law Enforcement

Campus or Location College-wide

Vacancy Number PT017-18

Reports To Lieutenant

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Support Staff

Position Type Part-Time

Union Position Union

Number of Openings 10

Job Description Summary

Performs the duties of an armed peace officer. Conducts field investigations and provides armed vehicular and foot patrol within jurisdiction. Patrols assigned areas, furnishes police protection to students, staff, visitors and the College community.

Job Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

*Gathers and reports intelligence-related information in reference to the Public Safety Officer's assigned campus.

*Provides protection for persons and property.

*Responds to calls for assistance in life threatening, emergency and service related situations.

*Observes and investigates criminal activity and other incidents or conditions jeopardizing the safety and security of the community.

Conducts filed investigations, initiates and executes detentions.

Makes arrests, issues citations, writes reports, and obtains warrants.

Transports prisoners to jail or to a juvenile facility.

Testifies in a court of law.

Controls crowds and controls/directs traffic.

Enforces state and federal law, local ordinances, College policies and organizational regulations.

Provides assistance to local police agencies during emergencies.

*Completes necessary administrative forms/reports as required.

Admits authorized personnel to locked buildings during secure hours.

Furnishes escort service and transports visitors, guests, staff and students as needed.

Makes authorized off-campus pickups and deliveries.

Provides directions and other information to College personnel, students, visitors, and/or the general public.

Maintains licenses and certifications as required by federal and state regulations, and College policies and procedures.

Presents citizen training programs and in-service workshops as directed.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to the essential functions of the position.

Demonstrates regular attendance.

Accesses and utilizes College prescribed software programs including, but not limited to, training, email and payroll information.

*Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • denotes Essential Function

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or GED.

Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills, good note taking and report writing.

Must have good physical ability, aptitude and policing skills.

Must be able to maintain proficiency with a semi-automatic handgun and other required weapons.

Valid Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy state certification.

Skills in keyboarding, basic math and grammar, and basic or standard word processing (MS Word) and/or spreadsheet applications (MS Excel).

Proficiency with an email software package (MS Outlook) and the Internet.

Valid Ohio Driver's license.

Must have current certifications in First Aid and CPR.

Must obtain certifications in AED, Awareness of HazMat, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Personal Awareness Protection Equipment within the first 90 days of employment.

Must be able to meet the College insurability requirements.

Must have sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population.

Must be a citizen of the U.S.

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Ability to satisfactorily complete a thorough background investigation, police physical agility test, written and/or online cognitive assessment test, firearms qualification, physical examination, polygraph or voice stress analysis and psychological evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree in Law Enforcement or related field.

Law enforcement work experience as a police officer equivalent to a minimum of three (3) years full-time or six (6) year part-time experience.

Previous law enforcement experience in a university or college setting.

Work Schedule

Must be available for flexible shifts to include: days, evenings, weekends, midnights, and holidays. Officers assigned to the Metro Campus will also provide service to District, UTC , ATTC , MCCA , HMC and the JSTC .

Target Hiring Rate/Salary $24.49/per hour

Special Note

This is a Part-time AFSCME Bargaining Unit position, Grade 08. Part-time AFSCME bargaining unit employees at Cuyahoga Community College will be considered first for vacant positions.

Posting Open Date 07/20/2017

Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • LinkedIn
    • City News
    • Search Firm/Agency
    • Other publication
    • Other web site
    • Career Fair
    • Conference
  2. * Do you possess a high school diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a current State of Ohio Peace Officer Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess a valid Ohio Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you currently an employee with Cuyahoga Community College and a member of the AFSCME Bargaining Unit?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents