• POLICE OFFICER

    Midland College
    Job Description
    Job Title POLICE OFFICER
    Position Status Full Time
    Classification Title Police Officer-12 m
    Work Location Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX
    Job Summary

    Under general supervision, serves as a commissioned law enforcement officer responsible for the protection, safety, and welfare of students, staff, and visitors and for the protection of College property.

    Required Qualifications

    High School diploma or equivalent

    Licensed as a Peace Officer in Texas and have required in-service training hours to be licensed as a Basic Peace Officer (or above) from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

    Some law enforcement experience

    Computer literacy

    Knowledge of police traffic RADAR operation

    Must have working knowledge of the Texas Penal Code, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and Texas Transportation Code

    During a 13 week probationary period, must successfully complete the department’s entire Field Training Program

    Complete bi-annual 40 hours of Texas Peace Officer in-service training

    Must possess a valid Texas driver license, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

    Able to successfully pass the department daytime, low-light firearms and basic patrol rifle course on an annual basis

    Preferred Qualifications

    College/university campus law enforcement

    Essential Functions

    Patrols assigned area by foot, bicycle, or police vehicle to preserve the peace, enforce laws, prevent and detect crime, and respond to complaints

    Answers calls regarding service, accidents, disturbances, crime, distress, or illness

    Provides information, assistance, and service to students, staff, and the public

    Investigates illegal or suspicious activities, persons, and establishments, causes and results of accidents and completes required reports

    Collects and preserves physical evidence, protects crime scene, and reports and records all facts of incident

    Controls and directs traffic to enforce College parking rules and regulations

    Mediates and resolves conflicts involving students, department personnel and community members

    Provides escort services as needed and assists state, county and city law enforcement authorities as requested

    Conducts crime prevention programs and presentations for faculty, staff, students, and the surrounding community

    Testifies at administrative hearings and in court to present evidence by describing conditions, situations and actions of individuals for a case

    Other duties as assigned

    Physical Demands

    Must have sufficient stamina to work long hours as necessary

    Ability to walk considerable distances during a shift

    Must be able to respond to calls at any time of the day or night

    Ability to be on an on-call rotation schedule throughout the year

    Capability of working and training under strenuous emergency and non-emergency conditions

    All Midland campuses of the college to include the main campus, ATC, and Cogdell

    May be assigned to work the day shift, evening shift and/or midnight shift weekdays and/or weekends when manpower needs dictate

    Min Salary 3,416.67 per month
    Max Salary 3,843.75 per month
    Pay Statement Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.
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