Campus Police Officer
Company: Guilford Technical Community College
Posted on: April 8, 2021
The jobholder is a certified police officer with the power of
arrest who responds to students, faculty/staff and citizen calls
for service on an assigned campus at Guilford Technical Community
College, enforcing criminal and traffic laws and local ordinances
and college rules, regulations and directives. S/he investigates
and writes reports of incidents and conducts preliminary
investigations of those incidents, investigates traffic accidents
on campus, patrols campus buildings and grounds, enforces parking
regulations, enforces towing regulations, locks and unlocks
buildings, responds to medical emergencies, collects and secures
evidence, testifies in court, and serves criminal papers. S/he also
works with school and community policing programs in an effort to
solve problems that generate crime and to identify and solve safety
and security issues. S/he may work any shift on any campus and may
be required to be on call when not on duty. Key elements of this
job are trustworthiness, dependability and the ability to project a
positive public image.
Coordinate all law enforcement, security and safety matters with
his/her supervisor through the direction of the GTCC Chief of
Plan his/her workday so all assignments can be completed in a
timely and professional manner, i.e. traffic enforcement, parking
enforcement, security of buildings, etc
Handle special events that are a part of the daily activity at the
college and must plan accordingly to accommodate these
Patrol an assigned campus within the Guilford Technical Community
Respond to calls for service, which may necessitate taking some
form of action up to and including arrests for violations of the
Respond to both burglar and fire alarms on the campus.
Unlock and secure buildings on a regular schedule and as needed to
accomplish the business of the college.
Conduct preliminary investigations on incidents and complete
written reports on them according to departmental policy.
Assist with the support and implementation of all policies,
procedures and authorized activities of the college.
Work with school and community policing programs in an effort to
solve problems that generate crime.
Take individual offenders into custody for on-site offenses or on
court issued orders.
Respond to medical emergencies, elevator emergencies, personal
injury incidents, investigates security and safety hazards on
campus, and other like incidents.
Inspect fire alarms, extinguisher systems, emergency lighting and
other related items.
Investigate traffic accident occurring within his/her jurisdiction,
i.e. on-campus property or roads that run through or adjacent to
Work on self-initiated college and community policing projects in
an effort to solve the situations creating specific crime
Complete all reports taken in connection with incidents, traffic,
safety and security issues, alarms, etc. in a timely manner.
Process evidence, confiscated and found property.
Testify in court.
Assist other law enforcement agencies when requested to do so and
within his/her jurisdiction.
Attend training sessions and perform other duties to include relief
of officers on other campuses, special assignment and to work as
needed by the department.
Demonstrate and model the Colleges employability skills:
adaptability, communication, information processing, problem
solving, responsibility and teamwork.
Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor or the Chief of Campus
Applying sound judgment during the decision-making process.
Effectively resolving issues involving students, faculty and
members of the public.
Acquiring considerable knowledge of all GTCC campuses
Functioning independently as well as a team member.
Analyzing an issue, then developing an effective resolution
Daily: other police officers re information exchange
Daily: students, faculty and staff re information, conflict
Several times a week: Corporals, Sergeants, and Chief of Campus
Police re information exchange
Monthly: police officers from other agencies re fact finding and
Quarterly: GTCC disciplinary officers re providing information
The minimum education requirement for a Campus Police Officer is to
be a high school graduate or have completed and passed a G.E.D
certification programthis requirement is mandated by the North
Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards
A candidate for employment as a Campus Police Officer must have
successfully completed an accredited Basic Law Enforcement Training
(BLET) Program and be ready to be certified by the North Carolina
Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission as a
Prior experience as a Law Enforcement Officer.
Prior experience working as a Law Enforcement Officer in an
educational institutional setting.
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Thorough knowledge of departmental directives.
Considerable knowledge of court procedures.
Considerable knowledge of the college campuses.
Skilled in the use of all law enforcement equipment.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in routine and emergency
Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
Ability to deal well with students, faculty, staff and the public
in a college environment.
Ability to make sound, independent decisions.
Ability to work as a team member.
Knowledge of community policing concepts.
Ability to physically operate and handle departmental equipment, to
Ability to operate campus police vehicles under all
conditionsincluding emergency conditions.
Ability to report to work during inclement weather and emergency
Physical ability to safely restrain uncooperative individuals for
the protection of the college community.
Ability to lift, bend, climb, and run is required up to and
including emergency situations.
Ability to see, hear and speak is required to communicate with
students, faculty, staff and the general public.
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations.
The knowledge and ability to apply the principles of community
Department/Job Specific Requirements
As a condition of employment, a successful candidate must
successfully complete the GTCC Campus Police Field Training program
As a condition of employment a successful candidate must
successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation as
mandated by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training
As a condition of employment a successful candidate must pass a
comprehensive psychological evaluation, a medical examination, a
drug test and any other tests/examinations as mandated by the NC
Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission for
Upon employment, must complete the following college training
matrix but not limited to: Automatic Electronic Defibrillator/CPR;
Chemical Hygiene/Biological Safety; Bloodborne Pathogens; Chemical
Safety (HazCom/HazMat); Emergency Action Plans; Emergency
Equipment; E-Vac Chair; first aid; Machine Guarding; Personal
Protective Equipment; Reporting Requirements; Anti-Harassment;
Personal Information Protection Training; and National Incident
A candidate must not have committed or been convicted of a felony
or serious misdemeanor.
Candidate must be at least 21 years of age.
Minimum age for employment as a Campus Police Officer is 21 years
Mobility necessary to accomplish assigned tasks, such as walking
the campuses to lock and unlock the campus, complete security
surveys, patrol buildings, and like duties.
Dexterity necessary to qualify yearly with all departmental
Possess or be able to obtain prior to employment a valid North
Carolina Drivers License.
Physical Activity: Long periods of standing and or walking
Environmental Hazard(s): 15-30%
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