|Department:||Office of Public Safety|
Number of Vacancies: 1
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Position Status: Full-time, Regular
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: /12
Salary Range: $45,841 - $51,109 annually ($22.04 - $24.57 hourly)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20008
Brief Description of Duties
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Preserves and maintains law and order; observes, reports, and responds to illegal and unauthorized activity occurring on university owned and controlled premises through enforcement of university policies, procedures and protocols, and the District of Columbia Official Code.
- Safeguards University owned and controlled buildings, facilities, and premises. Responsible for access control through manual locking and unlocking of facilities and continual monitoring and inspecting.
- Responds to various alarms associated with the protection of persons and properties.
- Conducts preliminary and follow up investigations, responds to and investigates, unusual, suspicious, criminal, and non-criminal activity.
- Prepares reports and conducts investigations by using proper interview techniques to include criminal and non-criminal incident reports, and vehicular and traffic citations.
- Responds to and conducts motor vehicle accident investigations occurring on university owned and controlled properties, assists local law enforcement and emergency response agencies (traffic control) as needed.
- Participates in community service activities, employs the practices and techniques of community oriented and problem-oriented policing.
- Demonstrates safe work practices and procedures, maintains and cleans equipment used in the performance of duties.
- Responds to calls for service requiring the assistance of, and collaboration with, other local law enforcement and emergency response agencies (i.e., natural disaster, environmental hazards or risks; fire, medical emergencies).
- Employs proper interview techniques associated with conducting investigations and report preparation and preserves evidence and crime scene.
- Performs the essential work tasks of a police officer which includes being able to pursue, subdue, and arrest individuals, climb stairs, run, dodge obstacles, drag persons and objects, climb over and under obstacles, perform repetitive motions, walk long distances, sit for extended periods, and operate firearms and associated non-lethal weapons safely.
- Occasionally works near or around mechanical rooms, laboratories, construction sites, extreme temperatures (hot and cold), adverse weather conditions (rain, snow, high winds, etc.), inadequate lighting, noises, and travels between various University locations and city sites (as needed).
- Conducts in-service training (serving as a Field Training Officer) and serves as an acting supervisor when needed.
- Provides customer service and public assistance serving the university community and constituents to include students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the general public.
- Performs other related duties as assigned to include working in or assisting with the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) if needed or required.
Minimum Job Requirements
- High School diploma; Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or a related field of study preferred;
- Successfully completed at least 60 semester hours of college credit with coursework in any subject from an accredited college or university; OR
- Served in the US military, including the Organized Reserves or National Guard, for at least two years on active duty and, if separated, have received an honorable discharge; OR
- Served at least 2 years in a full-duty status with a full-service police department in a US state or municipality and have resigned or retired in good standing.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Police Officer (SPO) status through the District of Columbia and meet the prescribed requirements and qualifications associated with SPO status to include firearms and other weapon systems
- Must be 21 years of age at time of application, provide proof of age with application materials and be a citizen of the United States.
- Must possess (and maintain) a valid driver's license; must be able (if needed) to obtain a D.C. driving permit in order to drive D.C. Government vehicles.
- Successful completion of a Federal, State, County, Municipal Police, or Consortium Campus Law Enforcement Academy (of at least 256 hours of classroom instruction) or comparable training course that included instruction in police department procedures and methods, and local law and regulations (must be completed within two-years).
- May be required to successfully complete a physical assessment test.
- May be required to pass a police officer’s standard test.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by local 2087 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.