Campus Police Officer

Oklahoma City, OK
Dec 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Classification Title:

Service Maintenance H

Working Title:

Campus Police Officer

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Placement Range:

$17.50 - $21.69

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General Description:

An employee in this position provides public safety, law enforcement and security services for the Campus Police Department. The services are provided for all facilities and properties owned and/or operated by Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) The services include patrolling the jurisdiction by foot, motorized vehicle, bicycle and CCTV surveillance. Employee is a current Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) certified peace officer. Employee is able to effectively and efficiently perform the duties of the position with minimal immediate supervision. Requires service-oriented attitude, flexibility, ability to exercise discretion, and a strong moral and ethical character.

This position is safety sensitive and subject to mandatory pre-employment and random drug testing.

Reports To:

Campus Police Sergeant

What position(s) reports to this position?:


Minimum Education/Experience:

Valid driver’s license.

Current CLEET Peace Officer Certification


COPS Certification(college transcript required for COPS)


CLEET recognized reciprocity for Law Enforcement certification from another State Training Council.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to effectively respond to inquiry, give direction to, and control people using oral communication skills under stress and non-stress conditions.

Ability to effectively organize accurate, complete and legible written or text communications.

Ability to exercise good judgment and make critical decisions under routine, moderate and highly stressful conditions.

Ability to remain calm, patient and composed while exercising tact in dealing with uncooperative persons or people presenting challenging interpersonal situations.

Ability to recognize and effectively respond to threats to self and others.

Ability and willingness to follow appropriate directions of supervisors.

Ability and willingness to demonstrate positive character traits and act in accordance with the business as well as safety and security goals and objectives of campus administration.

Ability to work flexible work shifts, weekends and if necessary, periods of extended work hours

Ability to perform all duties while wearing the Department’s specified uniform and equipment.

Ability to successfully complete annual respirator fit test.

Must maintain a valid drivers License.

Must maintain continuous full CLEET certification.

Ability to qualify on CLEET shotgun course.

Ability to work willingly and cooperatively with others as part of a team.

Ability to become certified in American Red Cross C.P.R.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Heavy work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 100 pounds of force and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the various OCCC campuses.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to administration, faculty, staff, students, guests, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to occasionally ascend/descend ladders, scaffolding, ramps, stairs, etc. to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to move, lift, push, pull, operate and/or inspect equipment, to assist individuals, and/or apprehend subjects.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to access materials that may be above head or at ground level.

This position requires the person to use upper and lower body to exert force up to 100 pounds to grasp, push, pull or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer and/or other equipment and mobile devices to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of hands, wrists, and/or fingers.

This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned, to make general observations, and/or operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment.

This position’s essential functions are performed both indoors and outdoors. When working outdoors this person is subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 32 degrees) and extreme hot temperatures (temperatures above 100 degrees).

This position requires the person to communicate above ambient noise levels and exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently be exposed to hazards such as but not limited to: vibration; close proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and/or electrical current; working on scaffolding and high places; exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals, oils, and/or other cutting fluids.

This position requires the person to occasionally be exposed to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, and gases.

This position requires the person to frequently perform essential functions in close quarters; crawl spaces; shafts; small, enclosed rooms; and narrow aisles or passageways.

This position requires the person to occasionally wear a respirator.

The person in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases.

This position requires the person to function around prisoners, mental patients, uncooperative, agitated and hostile subjects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) years previous and continuous full time Law enforcement experience, with service time within 24 months of application.

Law Enforcement (LE) Experience at a College or University.

Intoxilyzer 8000 qualification.

Mental Health Crisis Intervention training.

CLEET Instructor certification.

CLEET Firearms Instructor certification.

CLEET Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) Instructor certification.

CLEET Custody & Defensive Tactics (CDT) Instructor certification.

Intermediate or Proficient Bilingual ability

Successful completion of college coursework

Required Training:

Serve in a Critical role in the OCCC emergency management plan. An employee in this position must complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) training within the first 90 days of employment (subject to class availability) and on a continuing basis as required. The specific courses to be completed within 90 days of employment in this position include:
Successful completion of OCCC Campus Police Field Training Program.
Annual Campus Security Authority (CSA) Training.

Work Hours:

The OCCC Campus Police Department operates 24 hours per day each day of the year. Selected candidate may be assigned to any shift to meet the needs of the department.

Normal work shift is 8 hours


Campus Police Department

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


HR Contact:

Idalia Botello

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and appropriate certification under “Other Document” in the “Required Documents” section.

If meeting the minimum via COPS certification applicants are required to attach a transcript in addition to their certification.
Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Job Duties (Position Specific):

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

Attend pre-shift activity briefing upon arrival for duty; ask questions and participate in required departmental training and assignment discussions

Respond to routine public safety service requests, inquiries, complaints, alarms and emergency messages, identifying and recognizing criminal acts.

Issue warnings, citations and effects arrest when appropriate.

Effectively and legibly communicate facts and circumstances of personal observations, readings or received information on activity, incident or accident report forms.

Follow established protocol regarding notification of campus personnel and patrons in the event of emergencies.

Provide assistance to campus staff and patrons with safety escorts, battery jumps and vehicle lock outs, receive visitors and answer questions.

Provide property and asset protection by locking/unlocking areas of jurisdiction, monitoring alarm points and documenting security concerns.

Provide traffic control and parking enforcement; issue oral or written warnings when able or written citations when enforcement action is appropriate.

Arrest, search and transport prisoners.

Conduct moderately complex investigations of crimes and accidents. Interview victims, suspects and witnesses, collect all evidence and facts, complete and file reports appropriately.

Testify in court in response to subpoena as a witness and/or reporting officer to crime.

Disseminate information to appropriate individuals within and outside of agency jurisdiction and effectively work with agents, deputies and officers of other agencies.

In conjunction with the Chief of Police provide supervision and direction to Armed Security Officers during law enforcement operations.

Assist in training new officers according to established schedule and guidelines.

Dispatch Radio messages to other officers and agents of OCCC.

Monitor and respond to Fire Alarm and Campus emergency alert systems.

Speak to groups and individuals about campus public safety issues inclusive of creating and facilitating presentations on specific public safety-related topics as may be assigned based on experience and ability.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

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