Certified Public Safety Officer

Community College of Baltimore County
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Class Description

Responsible for campus public safety services as directed on assigned shift.

Minimum Requirements

- High school diploma or GED required, with some college preferred.
- Must be 21 years of age at time of hire with a minimum of (1) one year police or security experience. BA/BS in criminal justice or related field may substitute one (1) year of experience. Military experience may substitute (1) one year of police or security experience.
- A clean driving record (4 points or less) required with no major violations within the past 5 years and no more than (1) one serious violation or (2) two moving violations within the past (3) three years.
- Candidates required to successfully pass a background investigation, to include fingerprint, polygraph examination, criminal history evaluation and physical agility test that fulfills the requirements of the CCBC Public Safety Academy. Candidates required to successfully completing a pre-hire, post-offer physical examination, including drug screening.
- Must possess the abilities and skills necessary to meet qualifications for appointment as a Maryland Special Police Officer.

Position Specific Essential Duties

  1. Patrol by foot, vehicle, or bicycle college buildings and grounds in accordance with published patrol policies.
  2. Make arrests, use force, search and detain suspects in accordance with established authority and regulations
  3. Check for and report violations of traffic, fire, and safety regulations as well as all conditions that could result in loss or injury to college students or staff or loss/damage to college property.
  4. Conduct investigations of all crime incidents and accidents reported or observed on-view.
  5. Serve as the representative of the college in all matters relating to trespassing. Escort unauthorized persons from college property. Notify local law enforcement agencies when assistance is required on campus.
  6. Direct traffic and enforce parking regulations on campus property and direct pedestrian traffic at crosswalks during special events. Assist visitors by providing directions and responding to inquiries; providing safety escorts upon request.
  7. Respond to hazardous material spills and provide initial assessment, containment, or evacuation services.
  8. Administer first aid and arrange for evacuation and/or transportation of sick or injured persons.
  9. Respond to all fire, panic and intrusion alarms and handle as appropriate.
  10. Respond promptly and handle appropriately all calls for service.
  11. Refer victims of crime to service agencies pursuant to policy.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned by the officer-in-charge (OIC), Corporal, Sergeant, Assistant Director or Director of the Department of Public Safety.
  13. Write incident reports and Student Incident Referrals in accordance with college and Public Safety policy.
  14. May be assigned special duties such as key control, community service activities and other tasks.
  15. Required to adhere to all college and Departmental policies.
Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

CCBC Full Time Benefits At A Glance
Medical Plan year
Employees may select CIGNA, or Kaiser Permanente Select HMO. No preexisting condition exclusions. All plans have prescription drug coverage and mental health and substance abuse benefits. All plans require the selection of a primary care physician, but allow the option to change. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.

Dental Plan year
Employees may select Cigna DHMO, CareFirst Traditional Dental or CareFirst Preferred Dental. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.

Vision Plan year
Employees may select Carefirst Preferred or Traditional Plans. Coverage includes one eye exam and benefits for glasses, contacts, or bi/trifocals every 24 months. Administered by Davis Vision. Kaiser medical plans allow members to have one eye exam yearly (covers exam only). Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employees have access to the EAP, which provides CCBC employees and their family member's confidential 24-hour online and telephone access for legal, financial, and personal issues. Provided for CCBC employees at no cost. Administered by CIGNA behavioral.

Flexible Spending Accounts
(section 125)
Employees may select the FSA, which allows employees to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Employees may allocate a maximum of $5,000 per household, per plan year for daycare related expenses, on a pre-tax basis. Employees may allocate a maximum of $2,550 for medical related expenses. A debit card is provided to simplify claims processing for health care expenses. Annual Open Enrollment is in October and November. Administered by Benefit Strategies.

Life Insurance
Eligible employees receive one times their annual salary rounded up to the nearest $1,000. The minimum benefit amount is $50,000 and the maximum benefit amount is $200,000. CCBC pays 90% of the premium. Evidence of insurability is required if enrollment occurs 31 days after hire date. Administered by The Standard Insurance Company.

Long Term Disability (LTD)
Employees may enroll in the LTD Plan. Benefits are effective after 90 days of continuous total disability and pays 60% of the gross monthly salary. Evidence of insurability is required if enrollment occurs 31 days after the employee's hire date. Administered by The Standard Insurance Company.

Legal Services
Employees may enroll in the Legal Services benefit, which provides legal advice, consultation, and courtroom representation for commonly used legal services; plus will preparation, traffic violations, credit issues, warranty disputes, medical durable power of attorney and uncontested divorce. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November. This plan is administered by Legal Resources.

Retirement Plans
Employees are eligible, based on position classification, to enroll in one of three retirement plans: (1) MD State Teachers Pension System, (2) MD State Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), or (3) Baltimore County Employees Retirement System. All plans require employee contributions except MD State ORP.

403(b) Supplemental Retirement Plans
For the 2016 calendar year, if you are under age 50, you could contribute up to $18,000, and if you are age 50 or older, you could contribute up to $24,000 because of a $6,000 'catch up contribution'.
Vendors: AIG-VALIC, TIAA-CREF, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Lincoln and ING.

457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
For 2016, if you are under the age of 50, you could contribute the maximum of $18,000 to your 457(b) plan. If you are age 50 or older, that maximum increases to $24,000 because of a $6,000 'catch up contribution.' Vendor: Voya Financial Advisors, Inc.

Tuition Waiver/
CCBC tuition is waived for benefit-eligible employees after a probationary period, if applicable. Tuition reimbursement for courses taken at other colleges and universities are available after one year of CCBC employment. Employees are reimbursed: $200/credit undergraduate; $260/credit graduate courses, up to a maximum of 18 credits per fiscal year.

Financial Services
Employees have access to a free checking account, direct deposit, loans and other services at First Financial Federal Credit Union and M&T Bank.

Time Off (fiscal year)
12-month employees accrue up to 12 days for sick and safe leave the first year of employment and 18 days per year thereafter. 10-month employees accrue up to 10 sick days the first year and 15 days thereafter. All employees are granted 3 personal business days per fiscal year. Employees are eligible based on position classification and years of service to accrue a minimum of 10 days and a maximum of 20 days of vacation per fiscal year.

Free. Must obtain a parking permit from the Department of Public Safety to use on all campuses.

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