Police Officer

$20.04 - $22.00 hourly
  • Hagerstown Community College
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • Mar 14, 2019
Full time Law Enforcement- Officer

Job Description

Hagerstown Community College is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for a full-time Police Officer position.

HCC has its own Police Department, certified by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions. The officers have full police authority on campus and at off campus locations under the control of HCC. The mission of the HCC Police is to serve and protect the college community and enforce all laws and college policies. The HCC Police Department embraces a community-based philosophy, in which the department strives to prevent crime, provide assistance to victims, investigate reported incidents and provide information to the college community regarding serious crimes or unsafe conditions in areas on campus and off campus but reasonably contiguous to the campus. The HCC Police patrol the campus and enforce all College and Maryland State traffic and parking laws, in addition to all applicable Federal and State criminal laws. They have the authority to make arrests, make traffic stops, and to issue Maryland State traffic citations. The HCC Police maintain a cooperative working relationship with the Washington County Sheriff's Department, the Maryland State Police and other law enforcement agencies.

Position summary - The Police Officer is responsible for enforcing college policies, procedures, and directives related to campus security, safety, and traffic control, in compliance with the Police Officer's Manual of Operating Procedures.  Officers will enforce all State and Local Laws in compliance with the Manual of Operating Procedures.  Additionally, the Police Officer assists the Chief of Police in fire prevention and compliance with safety codes and regulations.  

Education and experience - Successful completion of a certified police academy and the ability to be Certified as a Police Officer by the Maryland Police and Correction Training Commission. A minimum of 3 years experience in law enforcement; an associates degree or higher is desired.

Skills and abilities - Must have ability to interpret college security and safety regulations; ability to think and act quickly in emergencies; ability to communicate well both orally and in writing; ability to deal tactfully with students, staff, and the general public. Additional requirement - Valid motor vehicle operator's license; reliable to report for duty assignments on time; compliance to the Campus Police Officers Rules and Regulations/Manual of Operating Procedures and chain of command.

For more information on this position and to apply online through HCC's website, please visit www.hagerstowncc.edu/employment. In addition to the application, please also include a cover letter and resume. 

Questions may be directed to the Human Resources Office at 240-500-2585 or email hr@hagerstowncc.edu.