Special Police Corporal

Washington D.C., United States
Feb 20, 2014
Job Location Rome Hall - 801 22nd St NW - FB0029
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Executive Vice President and Treasurer (EVPT)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable

Internal Applicants Only? Yes (Department Specific)
Position Type: Skilled Crafts
Posting Number: Staff - 003219
Working Title: Special Police Corporal
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: rotating shifts
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 14
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Search , This position requires a post-offer employment physical/psychological exam, This position requires a licensure, certification, or special requirements
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Emergency Designation: Yes
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 02/19/2014
Job Close Date: 02/22/2014
Open Until Filled:
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:
Minimum Qualifications:

High School graduation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

A minimum of four years of experience as a protective services officer.

Possession of a District of Columbia Special Police Commission, or the ability to obtain a commission within 120 days of employment.

Successful completion of a physical and mental examination, which has been approved by the University Police Department.

A minimum of 450 hours of formal training in protective services, including successful completion of the Campus Public Safety Institute, certification in Emergency First Aid and CPR.

A valid driver’s license and proof of U.S. Citizenship.

Desired Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Deters, restrains and/or arrests individuals attempting to impose physical harm to themselves or others, or commit a criminal act.

  • Maintains regular radio contact with the communications center to clock-in, advise of any unusual situations and to request backup when necessary.

  • Provides direct support to Detectives to conduct investigations or special projects as requested.

  • Completes necessary administrative forms/reports related to incidents and/or arrests, to include gathering pertinent information from participants and/or witnesses, and reviewing informatoin submitted by subordinate Officers.

  • Provides security and protection to the University community, by patrolling areas or buildings to enforce D.C. laws and GW administrative ordinances, to include providing on-site supervision over lower level Officers during emergency and routine situations.

  • Assists in preparation of daily assignments and the weekly duty roster, based upon an observation and assessment of individual officer skills/performance levels, relative to scheduled protective services activities or special requests.

  • Prepares and submits weekly status reports that reflect/summarize the performance of subordinate Officers, or as necessary.

  • Provides Emergency First Aid and/or CPR to injured persons, or assists in the transportation of ill or injured person when necessary.

  • Acts on behalf of the Sergeant during his/her absence, to include preparing, approving and posting the weekly duty roster, or special assignments.

  • Recommends and participates in the immediate and/or furture training of Officers, based upon an assessment of subordinate Officers’ performance during various situations and activities.

  • Performs other work-related duties as requested.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently employed at GW within the University Police Department?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.