Police Officer

Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Job Title

Police Officer


Student Success & Strategy

Position Type

Full-time Hourly

Number of openings


Job Summary

The JCCC Police Officer provides law enforcement and public safety services to the college community to include enforcement of criminal statutes, parking and traffic enforcement, crime prevention, patrol activity, accident investigation, resolution of domestic and other disturbances, prosecution support, non-criminal public safety services, enforcement of college policies, rules, and regulations. Police Officers monitor activity in buildings, patrol grounds for suspicious activities, report and document all safety hazards. Police Officers answer calls for service typical of the college environment to include responding to medical emergencies, locking and unlocking classroom/office doors, money escorts, and recover lost properties. All assignments involve being responsible and tactful while maintaining a professional and courteous attitude while serving the campus community.

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Minimum age 21
U.S. Citizen
Valid driver’s license and ability to maintain an insurable driving record
Kansas certified and commissioned police officer or have the ability to obtain certification within 1 year
Maintain qualification and certification with firearms, ASP baton, and Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) spray
Ability to perform all duties of a JCCC Police Officer
This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover and continue operations at the College
Evening and weekend work at times requires communication with subordinates, other supervisors, college students, staff and faculty with whom interaction is required to accomplish their work and JCCC goals
Ability to be punctual and timely for work reporting
Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and employees
Ability to enter and retrieve data from department computers and programs (Banner, Astra, Record Management, CAD and ExaqVision camera system)
Ability to operate police department equipment effectively (e.g. radios, vehicles, safety equipment, etc.)
Strong diplomacy and judgment skills
Must successfully pass polygraph exam, psychological exam, physical exam and criminal history background check prior to employment
Effective leadership skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

Required application documents


Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

8 hours per day, 5 days per week

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email Hr@jccc.edu.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 27 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 11 May 2021 Central Daylight Time

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