Closes: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
• Bachelors Degree in criminal justice or a related field; Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
• Valid North Carolina driver’s license;
• Six years of successful law enforcement experience;
• Four years of supervisory experience;
• Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certification
• Must be willing to work the day, evening, or third shift as needed;
• Certification in CPR and first aid.
• Knowledge of general statutes and state and local laws.
College or University campus police experience.
Direct and supervise the Campus Police Department and the activities of law enforcement officers involved in establishing, promoting, and maintaining the College’s security and property by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Note: The Campus Police are governed under Chapter 115D-21.1. “Campus law enforcement agencies. The board of trustees of any community college may establish a campus law enforcement agency and employ campus police officers. These officers shall meet the requirements of Chapter 17C of the General Statutes, shall take the oath of office prescribed by Article VI, Section 7 of the Constitution, and shall have all the powers of law enforcement officers generally. The territorial jurisdiction of a campus police officer shall include all property owned or leased to the community college employing the officer and that portion of any public road or highway passing through the property and immediately adjoining it, wherever located.”
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Treat others respectfully, speak to others courteously, and behave in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
• Model an understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.
• Establish operational procedures for activities such as fire prevention and firefighting, traffic control, guarding and patrolling physical property, orienting and monitoring of personnel involved with classified information, and investigation of accidents and criminal acts.
• Confer with representatives of local government to ensure cooperation and coordination of the College’s activities with law enforcement and firefighting agencies.
• Perform the duties and responsibilities of a law enforcement officer.
• Ensure that Campus Police Officers maintain the safety and security of all persons and property on Forsyth Tech campuses.
• Educate officers in the prevention and deterrence of crime and violation of Forsyth Tech’s code of conduct.
• Ensure compliance with federal, state, local laws and regulations, such as the Clery Act and Title IX.
• Ensure all sworn personnel are Police Officer Standards and Training (BLET) trained, and that all other personnel are properly trained.
• Provide for a traffic control officer during special functions such as graduation, registration, etc.
• Provide for handicap parking and other special parking as appropriate.
• Design, update, and supervise printing and distribution of all departmental publications (parking tickets, decals, etc.).
• Maintain a working knowledge of general law enforcement, including but not limited to the general enforcement of the criminal laws of the State of North Carolina, and specific Campus Police Department procedures.
• Prevent, detect and deter crime on all Forsyth Tech campuses.
• Enforcement of the criminal and traffic laws of the State of North Carolina.
• Enforcement of the local ordinances of the City of Winston-Salem.
• Respond to calls for service which may necessitate taking some form of action up to and including arrests for violations of the law.
• Investigate and/or coordinate the investigation of all crimes on Forsyth Tech campuses.
• Collect and secure evidence concerning crimes on Forsyth Tech campuses.
• Make recommendations to Forsyth Tech faculty and staff concerning crime prevention.
• Serve warrants and other criminal papers.
• Directly supervise employees in the Campus Police Department.
• Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
• Recruit, interview, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Interpersonal abilities sufficient to interact with individuals and groups from a variety of social, emotional, cultural and intellectual backgrounds. Example: Ability to establish appropriate relationships with victims and citizens of the community.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
• Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
• Advanced Law Enforcement Certification.
• Valid North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training Certification (BLET).
• Certification in CPR and First Aid.
• Valid North Carolina driver’s license.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
• Must be able to work daytime and/or nighttime hours.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The examples given are representative of those activities required and are not all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Hearing ability sufficient to monitor radio communication/oral communication. Example: Hear and monitor alarms, radio communication and oral communication or cry for help or assistance.
• Physical abilities to defend self and others and maintain physical control of suspect. Example: Apply handcuffs, leg irons, and waist chains/belts and gain physical control of a suspect within 10 seconds.
• The ability to manipulate equipment. Example: Be able to properly and safely use firearms (handgun and shotgun) and drive a vehicle under various conditions (such as maneuvering between objects). Be able to qualify with a firearm (handgun and shotgun). Be able to qualify with a handgun using both the strong and weak hand from the standing, kneeling and prone positions. Be able to properly use a gas mask and riot baton.
• Be able to run approximately 400 yards; climb steps; drag 150 lbs. dummy; crawl through a darkened 40 ft. culvert; push open an obstructed metal door; and perform sit-ups and push-ups.
• Vision sufficient for observation and assessment necessary in law enforcement. Example: Observe suspects and others, see to drive, and have adequate vision for surveillance and for protecting self and others.
• Sense of touch sufficient to perform a physical examination and to detect movement. Example: Detect a pulse.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee may occasionally be exposed to smoke, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and possible physical harm from victims and perpetrators of crime.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.