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State of Massachusetts Campus Police Officer I in Haverhill, Massachusetts

PLEASE NOTE, WE DO NOT REVIEW APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH MASSCAREERS. PLEASE APPLY VIA THE LINK BELOW: * *About Northern Essex Community College: THE COLLEGE: NECC serves about 5,000 credit students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake, and features a Technology Center and an award-winning Student One-Stop Center. Our urban campus in Lawrence occupies a number of buildings in the heart of downtown. Most recently, we have constructed a new 44,000 square foot health technologies facility, the Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health & Technology Center. Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast. The college has been building an organizational culture that values initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. NECC is also committed to using evidence to guide planning and decision-making. These values are reflected in the use of Appreciative Inquiry for strategic planning and accreditation; in our investment in strengths-based, institution-wide professional development; and in our ten-year involvement as a Leader College in Achieving the Dream, a national network of community colleges dedicated to using data to close student achievement gaps. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. With over 40% Hispanic students, NECC was the first federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in New England. We seek leaders who are committed to the community college mission, actively engaged in promoting diversity, and prepared to use their unique strengths and innovation with the goal of student success. * Job Description:* POSITION: Full-Time Campus Police Officer I: Campus Police Officer I; Public Safety, Haverhill (100 Elliott Street) and Lawrence Campuses (45 Franklin Street), 40 hours/week; AFSCME Unit II Position SUMMARY: Northern Essex Community College (NECC) Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking applicants for a police officer, CPO I. The current NECC Department of Public Safety was created in October 2018 and consists of a Chief, a Lieutenant, Communications Specialist, Police Officers, and a contract security company that employs an account manager, shift supervisors and approximately 10 patrol guards. The Department of Public Safety is looking to add additional police officers into this hybrid agency that utilizes both police and security to bring the highest level of protection and service to the NECC community. The successful candidate will be a valuable addition to this new, growing team of individuals who are working toward a department focused on protecting and serving our community utilizing the pillars of 21st century policing to guide the process. The candidate should have a passion for policing and be comfortable working in an ever-changing environment in the era of police reform. RESPONSIBILITIES: * The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: * Contributing to the team effort of maintaining a presence in the community that helps to deter crime and provide support to citizens * Collaborating in building strong relationships with community members, upholding best practices of Community Oriented Policing * Providing a police presence at major public events to ensure public safety * Identifying potential criminal activity or other hazardous situations and takes proper actions to protect citizens and property * Helping to secure crime scenes and process evidence * Responding to calls for service; observing violations; sending referrals to the Dean of Students, making arrests or processing citations when necessary * Conducting investigations by gathering evidence and interviewing victims and witnesses * Documenting observations and actions by radioing information; completing reports * Participating in campus internal processes including, but not limited to hearings for campus code of conduct, Title IX, and Human Resources investigations * Testifying in court regarding criminal investigations and citations * Maintaining safe traffic conditions by monitoring and directing traffic and enforcing violations * Enforcing laws and ordinances; investigating collisions on campus; reporting unsafe streets and facilities * Operating such equipment as two-way radios, teletypes, facsimile transmitters or receivers, base stations, public address system, emergency medical equipment, office machines, and firearms. * Performing related duties such as cooperating and sharing information with other agencies; notifying designated personnel of emergencies; writing reports such as activity reports, daily logs, investigative reports and stolen vehicle recovery reports; maintaining records on lost-and-found items, criminal records and files on known criminals; assisting in the evacuation of residents in fire drills; administering first aid to injured persons; and raising and lowering flags. * Ability to make decisions in emergency situations while maintaining a calm manner. * Responsible for the efficient performance of all duties in conformance with the rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and orders. * Perform specific duties and responsibilities as required by the Chief of Police or his/her designee * The Classification Specification is available at: Police Officer.doc *PLEASE NOTE, WE DO NOT REVIEW APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH MASSCAREERS. PLEASE APPLY VIA THE LINK BELOW: * *Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Be eligible for certification as a law enforcement officer by the Police Officer Standards and Training Commission (POSTC) after satisfying all requirements. * Must possess a high school diploma or have passed the High School Equivalency Testing Program (HiSET), formally known as the GED * The candidate must be a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years old. * Graduation from an approved MPTC full-time police academy or have equivalent training that meets the exemption requirements of POSTC and MPTC or must successfully complete an entry-level academy operated by or approved by the Massachusetts State Police or the Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) * Possession of current CPR and First Responder certifications or willing to obtain prior to appointment * Ability to pass an extensive national background investigation and CORI Check as a condition of employment. No person, who has been convicted of a felony or any offense punishable under M.G.L. Chapter 94C (drug law violations); or has been convicted of a misdemeanor and has been confined to any jail or house of correction as punishment for said crime, M.G.L. Chapter 22 C section 14, will be considered for employment. * Prior to appointment, must possess a valid unrestricted license to carry a firearm (large capacity) and maintain a valid unrestricted license to carry a firearm throughout your employment in accordance with MGL Ch. 140 sec. 13 * Candidates will be required to have a Massachusetts class "D" or greater motor vehicle operator's license or out-of-state equivalent. You must present a copy of your driving history record from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. * Must have the ability to pass the Municipal Police Training Counsel (MPTC) firearms course of training as prescribed by the MPTC firearms curriculum. * Candidates will need to complete a POST Commission approved psychological exam, drug test, and pre-employment medical exam PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Eligible for appointment as a Special State Police Officer in accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 22C Section 63. * Associate or bachelor's degree * Bilingual (Spanish/English) * Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse population BACKGROUND CHECK: Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment. * Additional Information:* SALARY: $2,484.81 - $2,942.75 biweekly ($64,605.06 - $76,511.50 annually). Pay grade 16; An appointment from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) must start at Step I of the range. Complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, free dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits. ANTICIPATED START DATE: ASAP * Application Instructions:* TO APPLY: To be considered for this position click on the "Apply Now" button, you will be prompted to setup a new account or login to an existing account. You will be able to upload the following required documents for consideration: * Cover Letter, describing your qualifications and experience * Resume/CV Review of applications will begin 5 business days from the posting date and will continue until the position is filled. Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three (3) professional references. /Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Elizabete Trelegan (Assistant Director of Human Resources, B-219,978-556-3928/, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Northern Essex Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer./ /Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: *Job: Public Safety *Organization: Northern Essex Comm College *Title: *Campus Police Officer I Location: Massachusetts-Haverhill-100 Elliot Way Requisition ID: 2400038I