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Mott Community College Department of Public Safety: Police Officer Closing Date: December 2, 2024

This position is part of a team of employees that work together to help fulfill the mission and goals of the Department of Public Safety (DPS). This team, and the certified/sworn police officer, is responsible for maintaining the peace and security of the campus. The licensed/sworn police officer acts as a liaison with federal, state and local police and fire officials.

Scope: Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, faculty, staff and visitors and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of Mott Community College. Given the nature of the position, this position is responsible for crucial confidential data. S/he is expected to exercise sound judgment on issues that arise.

Dimension: This position, under general supervision, preserves the peace; protects life and property; prevents and detects crimes; enforces laws and ordinances; and maintains a public service approach towards the community, and performs other job related duties as assigned.

Ensure the safety and security of the campus visitors and facilities by patrolling the campus in order to observe the conduct and activities that take place on the premises.

Provide information and general assistance to the students, faculty, staff, and other visitors of the College by being visible, approachable and available. In this regard, the licensed/sworn police officer serves in a public relations capacity.

Conduct preliminary investigations and, following appropriate procedures, document and report the outcome of the investigations.

Status: Full-time

Starting Salary Range: Starting salary range is $22.98-$24.77/hour. Salary increases within 2 years to currently cap at $25.54-$28.88/hour. Upper variances dependent on an associate degree.

Excellent benefits package. Navigate through the job link for specifics: https://mcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2569.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or employee must complete Associates degree within sixteen (16) consecutive semesters or sessions following his/her effective date of hire (continued employment will be contingent upon successful completion of Associates degree).
  • Graduate of a Police Academy. Must possess current Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) license or be licensable.
  • Must maintain a valid Michigan drivers license and have a good driving record for the past five years. A good driving record must be maintained while employed as a Licensed/Sworn Police Officer.
  • Must maintain State of Michigan mandated firearms qualification
  • Knowledge of physical security procedures
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with staff, students and the public with tact and courtesy.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge and experience using standard word processing software, such as Microsoft Word and basic use of e-mail systems
  • Prior to date of hire, selected candidates will undergo and must successfully pass a drug test, psychological exam, and a thorough background investigation.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelors degree.
  • Previous Public Safety experience working at an educational institution.
  • Certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and basic First Aid.
  • Firefighter, paramedic and emergency medical technician certification.

Work Schedule:

Full-time 40 hour per week position, 10-hour shifts. Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays; which also includes working at all sites and locations, including the Main Campus (Flint), Extension Center (Lapeer), Northern Tier Center (Clio), Southern Lakes Branch Center (Fenton), Workforce Education Center/Garfield G. Wagner Building (Flint), and other sites and locations as required. Navigate through the included link for job specifics.