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Washtenaw Community College: Part time Public Safety Officer Closing Date: February 28, 2023

Immediately hiring for weekend day shifts and afternoon shifts, and weekday day shifts/afternoon shifts. The department operates with three shifts: 7A-3P, 3P-11P, and 11P-7A Monday through Sunday. Flexible scheduling around class and work schedules, whenever possible.

*WCC tuition waiver available at hire!! You would be eligible for a WCC tuition waiver of 3 credit hours per semester upon hire. Must remain employed for the entire semester in order for tuition waiver to be applied.

Position Summary:

The Part time Public Safety Officer (PSO) is responsible for ensuring the public safety of the College community, including buildings and property. The PSO is a non-sworn/non-certified position. The PSO responds to emergency situations throughout campus, such as medical emergencies, fires, disturbances, criminal activity and any other calls for service that involve the public safety of the campus and persons on campus.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to calls for service regarding public safety.
  • Patrol College property on foot, bicycle, or motor vehicle according to procedures issued by the Public Safety Department.
  • Turn off and on all campus alarm systems, monitor alarm activity, respond to alarm activations and take appropriate action.
  • Assist with general office duties.
  • Make initial written reports on all reported incidents. Maintain a daily log.
  • Lock/unlock all College buildings according to schedule. Patrol buildings and grounds.
  • Assist with the maintenance of assigned equipment.
  • Make deliveries of moneys and important materials to appropriate locations.
  • Check hazardous materials storage on campus. Respond and take appropriate action to any spills or hazardous material incidents.
  • Assist with traffic and parking control on campus. Issue parking violation and warning notices as appropriate and in accord with department procedures.
  • Assist with emergency building evacuation.
  • Guide irate and irrational persons who may be disruptive to the normal course of activities on campus and attempt to facilitate a peaceful solution to the problem.
  • Assist in rescue operations.
  • Regular attendance on campus is required for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.


This position will work varying hours between 20-24 hours per week. The department operates with three shifts: 7A-3P, 3P-11P, and 11P-7A Monday through Sunday. Flexible scheduling around class and work schedules, whenever possible.

Physical Demands:

  • Lift, pull, and use pushing motions in excess of 100 pounds.
  • Work in confined spaces, at heights and below ground.
  • Must wear a uniform.

Work Environment:

  • Required to work in all weather conditions and to respond to emergency situations such as accidents, fires, gas leaks, and the like; exposure to personal injury risk.
  • Confined spaces, at heights and below ground.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High School graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum age of 18 at time of hire.
  • Possess/maintain certification in First Aid and CPR OR have the ability to obtain/maintain certification within 6 (six) months of employment.
  • Possess/maintain a valid Driver’s License with a safe driving record.
  • Demonstrated ability to lift and position injured persons and render emergency aid.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute defensive maneuvers to protect self and others.
  • Demonstrated ability to move freely around campus.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high levels of honesty and integrity.
  • Discreet with confidential information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with students, staff, faculty, visitors and public safety agencies.

Salary/Hourly Rate: $15.46

Our college strives to make a positive difference in people’s lives through accessible and excellent educational programs and services.

Washtenaw Community College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve our diverse community and to build on the success of our students, faculty & staff. Washtenaw Community College is committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming environment.

Washtenaw Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Opening Date: 8/9/2022
Closing Date: 2/28/2023

Contact person: HR
Telephone: 734-973-3497
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