Willing to engage in campus related activities in addition to traditional law enforcement functions.
Possess a valid driver’s license, and be capable of operating a law enforcement vehicle during both day and night, in emergencies, in congested traffic and on unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow.
Must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to respond quickly to emergencies.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.
Ability to qualify years with firearms, Tasers, and other department issued equipment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Ability of gather information during investigations by interviewing, and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informants.
Ability to use sound, independent judgment when determining if there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest, and when force may be used and to what degree.
Degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited college/university.
Experience as a Police Officer with a Campus Law Enforcement Agency.
Two years of progressive experience with a public safety agency or equivalent.
Experience as a full-time or part-time certified police officer with a City/Town/County or State law enforcement agency
Knowledge of law enforcement, Safety Services and Communication Services practices, technology and methodology.
Demonstrated skill in the use and care of law enforcement and job-related equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of Police Department rules and regulations; practices and standards, NH motor vehicle, criminal, arrest, juvenile and case law, court decisions, the Clery act, FERPA, HIPPA, accepted police procedure, campus and host town geography, strong knowledge of community members.
Demonstrated ability to react responsively in emergencies.
Demonstrated ability to interact positively and effectively with college students.
Current EMT certification.
Advanced knowledge of first aid techniques.
About the Opportunity:
This position, under general supervision of designated supervisor, will perform campus-oriented law enforcement work concerned with protecting the lives and property of the general public but primarily the University community; and conduct crime prevention, community relations, and educational programs/activities on the Plymouth State University campus in support of the University’s mission and consistent with its philosophy as embodied in the slogan Ut Prosim (“That We May Serve”). As a member of the Plymouth State University Police Department, officers support the missions and vision of the University. Officers ensure safety on campus while providing security, protection, law enforcement, and related services to the University community. In addition, officers contribute to university life by participating in educational programs, crime prevention activities, committees, and other campus activities. Former Group II members are eligible to work at the Plymouth State Police Department without affecting their retirement.
Internal Number: 37866
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