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Schoolcraft College Police Department: Part-time Campus Police Officer Closing Date: November 10, 2023

Status: Part Time   
Salary: $27.42/hour

Job Summary

The Schoolcraft College Police Department is a community-oriented agency, committed to delivering professional police services while providing a safe physical environment for the campus populations to engage in learning and community activities. Police Officers help to ensure this mission by providing for the safety and welfare of persons on the College campuses, protecting College assets, and seeking compliance with College policy.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have already graduated from a Police Academy.
  • Ability to be licensed as a police officer through the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). *
  • Ability to be licensed as a Medical First Responder (MFR). Training paid by college.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Physical ability necessary to perform the duties of police officer.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand routine orders, write clear and comprehensive reports, and to articulate them.
  • Working knowledge of state laws, city ordinances, familiarity with first aid, as well as fire prevention and control techniques.
  • Ability to pass stringent physical exam, psychological evaluation, fingerprint check and extensive background investigation.
  • Ability to take charge of a situation and take proper law enforcement action when necessary.
  • Ability to train, qualify and carry various firearms, TASER, pepper spray and handcuffs.
  • No dependency on alcohol or any other drug not prescribed by an attending physician.
  • No felony convictions.
  • Possession of valid operator’s license.

* MCOLES license must be maintained through the duration of employment.
** MFR license must be received within one year.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

Schoolcraft College is committed to creating an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from veterans, individuals with varying gender identities, abilities, and from underrepresented populations. Schoolcraft College is an AA/EEO Employer.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, taste or smell and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work in outdoor weather conditions. The employee may occasionally work near moving mechanical parts, work in wet/humid or extreme heat, work around fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration, and risk of electric shock.

Work Hours Day, Afternoon, Midnight, weekend, holiday shifts.
Provides CPR, first aid, or transportation in response to medical emergencies.

Description of Job Duty

  • Protects College property from fire, theft, destruction, and illegal entry.
  • Patrols College buildings and grounds by vehicle, bicycle, or on foot.
  • Enforces traffic and parking regulations, state laws and municipal ordinances that apply to the College, and seeks compliance with College policy.
  • Investigates crimes, accidents, and dangerous campus conditions.
  • Makes arrests for violations of criminal law and when appropriate, uses reasonable force in doing so.
  • Prepares concise written and computer generated reports.
  • Opens and locks doors, sets and disarms alarm systems, operates radio and phone systems, transfer funds, etc.
  • Logs daily activities.
  • Interacts with students and staff regularly to maintain good relationships and provide physical security presence.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Opening Date: 3/10/2023
Closing Date:11/10/2023

Contact Person: Matthew Mayes, Lieutenant
Telephone: 734-462-4424
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