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Macomb Community College: Campus Police Officer Closing Date: June 30, 2022

Job Title: Campus Police Officer
Bargaining Unit: College Police POLC
Assignment Location: Multiple Campuses

Job Function

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of College Police, shall be responsible for the service, safety, and security of all College properties, faculty, staff, students, guests, and visitors during the assigned tour of duty.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prevention and suppression of crime
  • Protection of life and property
  • Development, implementation, and supervision of assigned areas of public safety specialties
  • Preservation of the peace
  • Enforcement of state, local, and federal laws and College regulations
  • Apprehension and prosecution of offenders
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Chief of College Police and takes direction from Command Officers.

SUPERVISION GIVEN: Direct operations at scene of incidents. May direct part-time department personnel.


High School graduate or equivalent and current M.C.O.L.E.S. certification or the ability to be certified prior to hire.

Preliminary Qualifications

One year or longer in the public safety profession as a certified sworn police officer.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be a citizen of the United States;
  • Have weight proportional to height;
  • Have vision corrected to 20/20 and have normal color vision and depth perception in both eyes;
  • Have normal hearing in each ear;
  • Have not been convicted of:
    • a violation of criminal law,
    • driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
    • three moving violations in the 24 months previous to application.
  • Successfully complete all parts of the following qualifying examinations:
    • a physical strength and agility test,
    • a written and oral exam
    • a medical examination
    • a field investigation covering an evaluation of employment, school, home, medical, credit, criminal, driving and/or other personal records.
  • Must have some familiarity with the basic purposes and philosophy of a college public safety operation
  • Must have a general knowledge of local, state, and federal laws relating to college public safety operations
  • Must be (and appear to be) mature, level headed and calm in difficult situation
  • Must take physical agility test annually
  • Will be required to work weekends and holidays when directed
  • Hours, days, and campus assignments may vary.

The Police Officer upon being hired will be certified as a duly sworn Police Officer by the Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) under Senate bills 614 and 758 as adopted by the Michigan State Legislature in 1998 granting him/her full law enforcement powers on properties of Macomb Community College.

Physical Demands

Work hours, days, and campus assignments may vary.

Position Level 2
Salary $47,754.00 (2021-22 salary)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional document needed to apply: MCOLES Authorization for Release of Information form found on the MCOLES website.

EEO Statement

As an equal opportunity employer and learning institution, Macomb Community College recruits, hires and promotes for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap. All employment decisions are based on the qualifications of each individual. No person shall be denied equal treatment as a result of a College practice or policy. The College is committed to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777 (Voice and TDD).  

Opening Date: 06/09/2022  
Closing Date: 06/30/2022  

Contact Person: Human Resources  
Telephone: 586-445-7885
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