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Police Officer

Pennsylvania College of Technology   Williamsport, PA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
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Posted on July 20, 2021

POLICE OFFICER (2ND SHIFT)

The full-time Police Officer will perform all phases of police work, including protection of life
and property, preservation of peace and order and enforcement of laws within the College
community and in the public, investigative work, and other related duties. Minimum education
includes current Act 120 training (employment with Act 120 training is conditional until certified
as a Police Officer by Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission (MPOETC).
The department also has the opportunity to participate in the Little League World Series and
Lycoming County DUI enforcement.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package,
excellent educational benefits for employees and dependents at Penn College and The
Pennsylvania State University, and an exciting work experience as part of the Penn College family.

Work schedule: second shift 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.  

Pay Rate: $22.95 per hour, plus shift differential.

Abilities and Skills: 
-Ability to cope with unusual situations. (Minimum) 
-Possession of a valid driver’s license. (Minimum) 
-Effective oral and written communications skills. (Minimum) 
-Must be certified in First Aid and CPR/AED. (Minimum) 
-Willingness and ability to maintain Act120 Certification and firearms/Taser/Baton/Pepper gas re-certification through annual update process. (Minimum) 
-Functional ability with microcomputer functions. (Minimum) 
-Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including victims of sexual misconduct or domestic violence, or students with disabilities. (Minimum)
 
Education:
-Current Act 120 Training. (Minimum) 
-Employment with Act 120 Training is conditional until certified as a Police Officer by Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission (MPOETC). (Minimum) 
-Twelve (12) credits of college-level coursework, OR, in lieu of education, experience as a police officer. (Desired) 
-Associate degree. (Desired)
 
Experience:
-Pennsylvania law enforcement experience. (Desired) 
-Knowledge of or direct experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, a variety of backgrounds, and those dealing with issues related to sexual misconduct. (Desired)
 
Responsibilities and Duties:
-Prevent illegal, unsafe and undesirable activity and regulatory violations through patrol, education, inspection and the deterrent effect of enforcement. (Essential) 
-Enforce the state and local laws, and appropriate College regulations through investigation, apprehension and prosecution of violators. (Essential) 
-Investigate reported crime, accidents, and incidents; submit completed reports of investigation to the Chief. (Essential) 
-Perform as an investigator in plainclothes as directed. (Essential) 
-Perform as police-community relations officer as required. (Essential) 
-Perform patrol and surveillance duties as directed. (Essential) 
-Recognize and report public safety hazards. (Essential) 
-Serve as a member of College committees and as a public speaker as required. (Marginal) 
-Acquire and apply skills and techniques such as first aid; photography; finger printing; crime scene search; collection and preservation of evidence; report writing; interviewing of victims, witnesses, suspects and accused; case preparation and court presentation. (Essential) 
-Render assistance to persons and agencies by providing advice, information, investigation, inspection, transportation, first aid, and similar services. (Essential)