Police Officer


Essex County College -

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Title: Police officer

Classification: FOP

AREA AND Function: Under the supervision of a superior officer, the Police Officer acts to ensure observation of the laws of the State of New Jersey and the rules and regulations of Essex County College on its campuses and contiguous roadways; to prevent crime, preserve the peace and apprehend offenders.


Patrol campus on foot or by car as designed.
Monitor parking lots and control their use.
Render assistance to citizens as needed.
Conduct crime prevention activities.
Apprehend offenders and follow through appropriately.
Prepare and submit required reports.
Conduct preliminary investigations.
Conduct follow-up investigations as assigned.
Supervise security officers and aides as assigned.
Conduct bomb searches.
Assist Health Services personnel with First Aid and CPR as required.
Provide security for college moneys in transport.
Direct traffic as assigned.
Perform other related duties as required.

Oral and written instructions are received from a superior officer. The Police Officer may supervise security officers and aides as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent.
New JerseyPolice Training Commission (PTC) Certification.
Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
Must qualify for an approved firearm.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Not have been convicted or pleaded guilty to any federal or state felony charge, or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, gambling or controlled dangerous substances.
Ability to pass extensive background investigation.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
A_bility to communicate effectively in the English language, both orally and in writing._
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

At least one year prior security or police experience on a college or university campus.
Possession of a college degree.

Job Type: Full-time

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