Police Officer


North Central Texas College -

JOB LINK: https://employment.nctc.edu/postings/3858

With minimal supervision, a Police Officer for the campuses of the North Central Texas College Police Department is responsible for the protection of life and property on the campus and any properties under the care, custody, and control of the College. During patrol duty, the Police Officer will respond to emergencies, enforce motor vehicle and criminal laws, respond to requests for assistance, investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity. A Police Officer will interact frequently with members of the college community in order to meet their expectations and may be called upon to work with other organizations and persons, internal and external to the North Central Texas Police Department, to coordinate smooth and effective operations and events.

Responsibilities & Duties:
Conducts preventive patrols, maintains watch over buildings and grounds, responds to calls for service and assistance, takes appropriate action upon observations of violations of the law or breaches of the peace, and prepares reports that document incidents and activities.
Patrols the campus on foot, and in campus motor vehicles.
Monitors, notes, reports, and investigates suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
Secures and protects crime scenes; handles accidents and/or emergency situations by securing the scene and providing traffic and crowd control; questions complainants, witnesses and informants to obtain needed information; evaluates information gathered and draws conclusions.
As warranted, apprehends and arrests persons following appropriate legal and safety procedures.
Enforces vehicle laws.
Completes reports and records and maintains paperwork.
Performs special duty assignments such as traffic control, crowd control, vehicle escorts, etc.
Ensures the completion of the College Police Department mission through the use of goals, objectives, collaboration, cooperation, community policing, and problem solving strategies.
Advises and educates students, faculty, and staff on campus regulations, provides directions and other information to the public as requested.
Maintains good public relations with other law enforcement agencies as well as the NCTC community.
Works with other organizations and persons, internal and external to the Police Department, to coordinate smooth and effective operations and events.
Participates in training activities including classroom, seminar or field training.
Keeps up-to-date on procedures, policies and laws; reads departmental bulletins, directives, manuals.
Maintains equipment in good order.
Maintains firearm skills.
This position’s primary duty will be at either the Gainesville, Corinth or Flower Mound campus, but at times the officer will be required to perform various police duties at all NCTC campuses. Subject to criminal background check. Employee may be required to travel between Gainesville & Corinth campuses and attend local and out of town event/meetings as necessary. Resume required in addition to application. Salary Pay Grade: 108

Required Education
HS Diploma or equivalent
Permanent license as a Peace Officer from TCOLE.

Required Skills & Abilities
Effective verbal and written communication skills including group presentations, and report preparation.
A thorough understanding and knowledge of community policing, crime prevention, and customer service as strategies utilized to achieve community awareness and partnerships in maintaining a safe environment.
Demonstrated knowledge and uniform, consistent, and equitable application of the Texas penal and traffic laws.
Ability to effectively operate various communications and data storage devices.
Ability to deal effectively with pressures from diverse constituencies within and external to the college community.
Ability to work effectively under pressure and in highly stressful and dangerous situations.
Motivation and persistence.
Good situational judgment.
Ability to learn new information.
Preferred Skills & Abilities
A comprehensive understanding of university or higher education culture preferred.
Ability to develop positive and productive working relationships with students, faculty, and staff preferred.
Required Experience
No experience required

Preferred Experience
Prior law enforcement experience; it is highly desirable that the experience be in a school environment.

Posting Date 05/21/2018 Closing Date 06/04/2018 Special Instructions to Applicants Location Flower Mound

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