Special Police Officer 1

Washington D.C., United States
Jun 19, 2014
Job Location Phillips Hall - 801 22nd St NW - FB0027
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 - 003545
Working Title: Special Police Officer 1
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 41
Recruitment Salary Range: 47418.48
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, 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:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 06/18/2014
Job Close Date: 06/21/2014
Open Until Filled: No
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 training and experience is necessary.

One year of protective services experience internally, or within a federal, state, military or municipality or an equivalent Bachelor's degree in a related field of study.

Possession of a District of Columbia Special Police Commission or the ability to obtain a License within 120 days of employment is necessary.

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

A minimum of 21 years of age and proof of U.S. citizenship is necessary.

Must be available to work rotating shifts.

A valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive GW vehicles as per University Policy.

Desired Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Receives practical on-the-job training to allow incumbent to provide security and protective services to the University community by patrolling assigned areas or buildings to enforce DC laws and administrative GW ordinances, which may include security of individual buildings and stationary locations.

  • Attends appropriate internal and/or external classes, seminars and training sessions to further develop protective services skills and knowledge (e.g. arrest techniques and procedures, emergency situation assessment and response, etc.). Responds to emergencies by assessing the situation and employing tact, diplomacy and individual judgment in order to remedy and/or arrests individuals attempting to impose physical harm to him/herself, others or commit criminal acts

  • Completes necessary administrative forms/reports related to incidents and/or arrests, to include gathering pertinent information from participants and/or witnesses.

  • Observes and reports faulty and/or unsafe utility equipment within the University.

  • May occasionally assist higher level Officers to conduct fact-finding investigations or specific projects as well as occasionally appear in court regarding various incidents that occur within the University community as necessary.

  • Provides directions and other information to GW personnel, students and/or the general public.

  • Maintains regular radio contact with the communications center to clock-in, to advise of unusual situations and request backup when necessary. Admits authorized personnel into locked buildings during security hours.

  • 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.PI79478707