The Part-Time Public Safety Officer will be primarily assigned to the Arundel Mills campus Monday through Thursday 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
The Part Time Public Safety Officer shall be responsible for the safety and security of all College properties; the faculty, staff, student body; and visitors to the College during his/her assigned tour of duty. The Part Time Public Safety Officer will patrol the College buildings and grounds to enforce the statutes of the State of Maryland's Education Articles, and the rules and regulations of Anne Arundel Community College. The Part Time Public Safety Officer is responsible for enforcement duties pertinent to the function to which the officer is assigned, exercising independent judgment within the limits prescribed by laws, rules, regulations, and Institutional policies.
(Part-time and full-time positions may be available).
Communicate effectively with people in the college community by giving information and directions, mediating disputes, and advising of criminal administrative processes. Additionally, endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people encountered in an antagonistic environment.
Identify evidence and substances that provide the basis of criminal offenses and infractions that indicate the presence of dangerous conditions.
Maintain a valid Maryland driver's license and have a good driving record and be capable of operation a public safety vehicle during both day and night, in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow.
Communicate effectively and coherently over public safety radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications.
Work flexible rotating hours, including evenings, nights, weekends, college closing and required overtime due to staffing shortages.
Operate and utilize various types of public safety equipment; demonstrate proficiency in the use of handcuffs and O.C. spray approved for use by the department.
High school diploma or GED/equivalent required.
Minimum of three years of public safety, security, law enforcement, military police, corrections or customer service experience. A clean police record is required.
Must meet eligibility requirements to obtain a Maryland Special Police Commission.
Must be capable of gathering information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informers and following this, be able to prepare investigative and other reports using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations.
Must successfully pass a background investigation including verification of qualifying credentials; a review of any criminal record; and verification of at least three personal references.
Must successfully pass a medical exam to certify general health and an emotional stability and psychological fitness examination.
Maintenance of physical condition needed to effectively perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include emergency medical aid, lifting, dragging and carrying people from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas.
Must be able to engage in public safety patrol functions that include such things as walking foot patrol and physically checking buildings, climbing flights of stairs, sitting or standing for long periods of time, physically push/pull large/heavy objects, pick up and/or carry objects or equipment and perform lifesaving procedures.
Must successfully pass this Department's Campus Public Safety Officer Training program, including the 40 hours of classroom work and the 192 hours of on-the-job training with a certified field-training officer.
Must successfully pass all mandatory annual retraining programs.
THIS POSITION HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS "ESSENTIAL EMPLOYEE" BECAUSE OF ITS IMPORTANCE TO THE COLLEGE. THE EMPLOYEE IS REQUIRED TO WORK 52 WEEKS A YEAR EXCEPT FOR EARNED ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE.
THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PAID OVERTIME.
The expected duration of this selection process is approximately 6 weeks from the closing date of this announcement. No individual shall be refused employment consideration on the basis of past performance in the competition for Public Safety officer positions (or any other employment opportunity offered by the Community College). All applicants who may have previously applied for a Public Safety officer position shall be allowed to reapply to be interviewed and reevaluated.
AACC is an equal opportunity employer who values the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.
Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Anne Arundel Community College
With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. The college’s nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped its more than 51,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. AACC is a fully accredited, public, two-year institution offering credit programs leading to an associate degree, certificate or a letter of recognition. Students may prepare to transfer to a four-year institution or prepare for an immediate career. AACC also offers extensive lifelong learning opportunities and noncredit, continuing education to those seeking career training or retraining, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest. In addition to its main campus in Arnold, Md., the college has degree centers at Arundel Mills, Glen Burnie and at centers and schools around the county. In 2012, the college opened the 30,000-square-foot Center for Cyber and Professional Training in Hanover, which houses 13 specialized labs, a testing center and faculty support space. Located in Anne... Arundel County near historic Annapolis - home to the U.S. Naval Academy – AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore. To learn more, visit www.aacc.edu.