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Campus Police Officer

Montgomery College
Maryland - Montgomery County

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Job Description

Montgomery College has multiple openings for a FT Campus Police Officers in the Department of Public Safety. The work schedule is 5 days/40 hours a week. This is a Non-Bargaining, non-exempt, grade 19 position. For non-exempt positions, you are not eligible to work a secondary job at Montgomery College. Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment.

Job Description

Campus Police Officer Duties:

  • Perform public safety officer duties at assigned campus and shift (shift and campus will be assigned by the Director).
  • Patrol a designated area of the campus to preserve order, to prevent and deter crime; discover situations that may be of a criminal nature, or disruptive or hazardous.
  • Take charge and guide the work of other Public Safety personnel in various situations until relieved by a superior officer.
  • Answer calls and complaints involving fire, traffic, incidents of a criminal nature or public safety issue.
  • Investigate crimes against persons and property.
  • Interview victims and witnesses.
  • Arrest person or persons suspected of a crime, using force if required.
  • Search for and evaluate evidence; seize evidence or contraband.
  • Prepare various records and incident reports.
  • Testify in Court as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required

  • Currently employed or employed within the last 5 years as a MPCTC certified Maryland Police Officer (blue card) OR a graduate of an approved Maryland SPO entry level program.
  • Two years of experience as a certified campus public safety officer, law enforcement, corrections, or non-certified public safety officer.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Must attain Special Police Officer Certification within six (6) months of hire.
  • Valid driver’s license from state of residence and evidence of a good driving record is required.
  • Certification in First Aid, AED and CPR.

Additional Requirements

  • Able and willing to work at any campus and on any shift.
  • Must pass a state background check as required by MSP Licensing.
  • Must pass a drug (CDS) screen.
  • Letter of good standing from previous law enforcement agency (if applicable).

Hiring Range $21.62 to $27.02 per hour.

Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity. Please submit a resume which includes all relevant experience.

Application Process:

  • Click Here to apply online.
  • Upload copy of MPCTC police certification or copy of blue card (if applicable).
  • Upload copy of current SPO entry level S number approved program certification (if SPO entry level program graduate only)

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable).

  • For international degrees, you must provide US degree equivalency verified by a nationally recognized credential evaluation service.

  • Participation in a Maryland State Retirement System plan (Pension or Optional Retirement Plan, depending on the position). If you are already retired from the Maryland State Retirement System, you may not enroll in a Maryland State Retirement System plan at Montgomery Collage and may have earnings restrictions, per state law.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management at 240-567-5353 or We require at least two weeks advance notice to enable us to provide the requested accommodation.

Montgomery College is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace.

Closing DateOpen Until Filled


Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Join us in our mission of empowering students and enriching the community. Positions are available at our campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, as well as our Workforce Development & Continuing Education centers and other off-campus sites throughout Montgomery County. 

We encourage talented professionals who want to enrich the lives of today’s—and tomorrow’s—students to browse our open positions and apply today.

Montgomery College offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. If you have any specific questions about benefits at Montgomery College, please e-mail

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