Police Patrol Officer

Job description

Posting Number:

S140859

Position Title:

Police Patrol Officer

Department:

Campus Police

Division:

President

Classification:

Campus Police

FLSA Classification:

Non-Exempt

Union/Non Union:

Union

Full Time / Part Time? :

Full Time

Salary Range - Minimum:

$27.04 hourly

Hours per week:

40

Temporary? :

No

Posting Date:

11/04/2020

Closing Date:

11/23/2020

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

PLEASE READ!!

Questionnaire can be located on JJC website (Resources, Services, Campus Police, Search…(type in “download police questionnaire”) click on “police-questionnaire”. The questionnaire should be uploaded with the application or submitted to the JJC Police Department by no later than the closing date.

URL to Questionnaire:

https://www.jjc.edu/sites/default/files/PDFs/Police/police-questionnaire.pdf

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu” – ONLINE APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH QUESTIONNAIRE

Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email [email protected] or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary:

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:


  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick

Link to Human Resources website:

http://www.jjc.edu/about/operational/human-resources/Pages/default.aspx

Job Details:

POSITION TITLE:POLICE PATROL OFFICER PFPOLC-PTRL01; PPPOLC-PTRL01
STATUS:Full Time
DEPARTMENT:Campus Police
DIVISION:Administrative Services
CLASSIFICATION:Non-exempt
UNION:Police Union
REPORTS TO:Chief of Police Through Chain of Command
PLACEMENT: Police Officer
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$27.04 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Perform all duties of a department Police Patrol Officer.
2.Interact positively with members of the community on a daily basis. Identify potential problem areas.
3.Assist the department with Crime Prevention in program development and public delivery; act as a liaison for the department.
4.Patrol the campus on foot and/or by motor vehicle; assist pedestrians or motorists in need of assistance.
5.Enforce traffic laws, state statutes and College policies; conduct traffic investigations on campus including vehicular traffic enforcement.
6.Identify and report/correct potential safety hazards; unlock/secure appropriate buildings/rooms and facilities.
7.Assist with the training of new officers.
8.May be required to function in the role of Officer in Charge.
9.Conduct preliminary and follow up criminal investigations and make arrests when necessary.
10.Monitor traffic/parking conditions and provide appropriate direction and/or enforcement as needed.
11.Testify in court and assist local agencies as required.
12.Have a full working and operating knowledge of all department equipment and databases including Communications Center.
13.Perform other service/security/police related duties as assigned.

Position Summary :

POSITION SUMMARY

The Campus Police officer will be responsible for a variety of duties. An officer must have an understanding and accept the philosophy of Campus Community Oriented Policing, and discharge their duties within that context. Meets and maintains all department weapon and use of force qualification standards and requirements. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College police officers’ contract.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Perform all duties of a department Police Patrol Officer.
2.Interact positively with members of the community on a daily basis. Identify potential problem areas.
3.Assist the department with Crime Prevention in program development and public delivery; act as a liaison for the department.
4.Patrol the campus on foot and/or by motor vehicle; assist pedestrians or motorists in need of assistance.
5.Enforce traffic laws, state statutes and College policies; conduct traffic investigations on campus including vehicular traffic enforcement.
6.Identify and report/correct potential safety hazards; unlock/secure appropriate buildings/rooms and facilities.
7.Assist with the training of new officers.
8.May be required to function in the role of Officer in Charge.
9.Conduct preliminary and follow up criminal investigations and make arrests when necessary.
10.Monitor traffic/parking conditions and provide appropriate direction and/or enforcement as needed.
11.Testify in court and assist local agencies as required.
12.Have a full working and operating knowledge of all department equipment and databases including Communications Center.
13.Write and enter reports and incidents into Record Management System.
14.Perform other service/security/police related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.High school diploma or equivalent.
2.Must be 21 years of age and a U.S. citizen at time of hire.
3.Valid Driver’s License and the ability to operate all of the equipment in a police vehicle.
4.Complete State of Illinois Police Officer Certification program within six months of hire.
5.Complete State Certified Firearms Training for Police Officers prior to being armed.
6.Demonstrated ability to positively interact with a diverse college community. Strong human relations, oral and written communication skills.
7.Problem solving abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.Bi-lingual proficiency

Physical Demands:

1.Must have physical ability to assist with the rescue of sick/injured persons on campus.
2.Must be able to maintain a constant foot patrol and make physical arrests when necessary.
3.Must maintain good physical condition.

Working Conditions:

Duties are performed indoors/outdoors in inclement weather for extended periods of time.

WORK SCHEDULE
As required by department needs.
Probationary period is one year from date of hire but may be extended to 18 months.

Compliance Announcement:

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING


Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety


If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.


This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

 

 

 

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