Temporary- Campus Police Officer (Pool)
Volunteer State Community College
Temporary- Campus Police Officer
Volunteer State Community
Enforce the state, local and federal laws; enforce college policies
and procedures; and provide a variety of security and enforcement
services that promotes and maintains a safe campus.
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to
be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be
required and assigned.
Promote lawful behavior and protect the welfare of students,
faculty, staff and visitors as a uniformed presence on campus.
Perform foot and vehicle patrols to monitor behavior, secure
buildings and property, maintain order during events and enforce
policies, laws and ordinances. Seeks solution to possible problem
before event occurs. Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls
and complaints. Respond to emergency calls and alarms and assists
in determining the cause or origin of an emergency. Assist and/or
direct securing an area and containing any emergency situation.
Investigate criminal offenses, traffic accidents, injury reports,
and various other reported situations and effectively document
preliminary investigation reports. Make arrests and assist in the
prosecution of violators of the law. Enforce traffic and parking
regulations. Respond to routine calls for assistance including
safety escorts, transport of money on and off the campus, and
motorist assistance. Assist students, faculty, and other campus
visitors with questions, directions, issuing temporary parking
permits, opening and closing buildings and classrooms, and various
other activities. Performs CPR, First Aid, and use AED equipment as
needed. Reports unsafe conditions. Develop partnerships with the
campus community and serve as a proactive resource to a uniquely
diverse population. Operate law enforcement equipment (including
lethal and non-lethal weapons necessary in the performance of
required duties). Use of records management system, monthly
reporting, college work order system, and other law enforcement
related computer systems. May represent the department at college
meetings or functions. May perform dispatch functions. Other duties
High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of
age. Graduate of an accredited, approved police academy and be a
certified police officer meeting all the requirements for P.O.S.T
certification in Tennessee. Meet the requirements of TCA 38-8-106
and TCA 38-8-107 Qualifications of Police Officers. Out of state
applicants are required to meet Tennessee P.O.S.T certification
requirements within six (6) months of hire. Prior law enforcement
experience as full-time certified officer must be within the past
three (3) years. Must attend and successfully complete, annually, a
department authorized and P.O.S.T approved in-service training
course consisting of forty (40) hours of instruction. Must have not
been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo
contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal
or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence,
theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances.
Possess a valid Tennessee driver's license. Out of state applicants
must obtain a Tennessee driver's license within thirty (30) days of
hire. Have good moral character as determined by a thorough
investigation conducted by the employing agency; and/or the POST
Commission. Pass a medical examination including vision screening
and drug testing. Pass a psychological evaluation. Must
successfully complete the department field training program within
designated time frame. Proficiency in firearms and non-lethal
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Substantial judgment and independent initiative. Ability to
practice effective communication techniques both orally and in
writing including ability to coordinate a variety of resources in
gathering information and independently answering inquiries. Work
involves frequent departmental or public interaction requiring
professionalism, tactfulness, fairness, and decisiveness.
Demonstrate self-restraint in challenging and/or difficult
situations, utilizing excellent customer service skills. Possess
the ability to work in a multi-cultural setting. Demonstrate
problem solving skills. Ability to react quickly and calmly in
emergency situations and to determine proper course of action.
Ability to ascertain facts by personal conduct, observation and the
evaluation of records. Ability to explain and interpret pertinent
provisions of laws, ordinances, and regulations. Ability to
understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to
maintain strict confidentiality in working with sensitive
information. Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous
responsibilities in oftentimes stressful situations. Ability to
operate modern office equipment including computer equipment.
Ability to meet written department directives. Required to work any
shift assigned- nights, weekends, holidays or a shift or location
that best meets the needs of the department.
This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force
occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10
pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work
requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to
50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force
constantly to move objects. Work requires climbing, balancing,
stooping, crouching, crawling, standing, walking, running, pushing,
pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and feeling; Ability to
escalate physical exertion from minimum to maximum instantaneously
when necessary to subdue/restrain individual. Vocal communication
is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to
others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to
receive detailed information through oral communications and/or
make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for
night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or
computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/ or
small parts, use of measuring devises, operation of motor vehicles
or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work and
observing general surroundings and activities.
The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental
conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, hazards and
atmospheric conditions. The worker may be exposed to blood borne
pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal
protection equipment. As with any position in law enforcement,
conditions may be unsafe.
$20.00 per hour
This posting is not a
guarantee of an open position. Applications for temporary part-time
positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the
department when openings become available. Postings close yearly on
October 31; to maintain your application within the system, you
will need to re-apply each year.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process.
Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Applicants may be subject to a background check.
Work Hours: Minimum of 20 hours per month.
To apply, please visit: https://careers.tbr.edu/jobs/temporary-campus-police-officer-pool-gallatin-tennessee-united-states