Sergeant/Shift Supervisor

Sergeant/Shift Supervisor

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

48,000-$52,000 annually

Benefits

Full -Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, December 1, 2017
Closes: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Friday, December 1, 2017

Expected Work Hours

The position will work second shift/evening hours as the primary shift with some daytime/nights/weekends shifts as needed. Scheduled hours would be normally 3 p.m. – midnight Monday through Friday. Some special events and investigations will require day,

Reports to

Chief of Police, Campus Police and Public Safety

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

 

High school graduate or have completed and passed a GED ® certification program as mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training Standards Commission. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must certified by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission as a police officer. Must be able to pass a background investigation. Valid NC Driver license and clear driving history.

Work Experience  

Five (5) or more years of higher education law enforcement experience. At least one (1) year of experience directly related to the duties, responsibilities, campus community policing, supervision, and crisis management. Field Training Officer and current General Instructor certification preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

 

High school graduate or have completed and passed a GED ® certification program as mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training Standards Commission. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must certified by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission as a police officer. Must be able to pass a background investigation. Valid NC Driver license and clear driving history.

Work Experience  

Five (5) or more years of higher education law enforcement experience. At least one (1) year of experience directly related to the duties, responsibilities, campus community policing, supervision, and crisis management. Field Training Officer and current General Instructor certification preferred

Position Description

Position Title:         Sergeant/Shift Supervisor

Department:            Campus Police and Public Safety

FLSA Type:              Non-Exempt Position

Reports To:             Chief of Police, Campus Police and Public Safety                   

Direct Reports:       Police Officers

Minimum Qualifications   

High school graduate or have completed and passed a GED ® certification program as mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training Standards Commission. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must certified by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission as a police officer. Must be able to pass a background investigation. Valid NC Driver license and clear driving history.

Work Experience  

Five (5) or more years of higher education law enforcement experience. At least one (1) year of experience directly related to the duties, responsibilities, campus community policing, supervision, and crisis management. Field Training Officer and current General Instructor certification preferred.

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  1. Strong interpersonal skills, and effective oral and written communication/public relation skills;
  2. Knowledge of the NC General Statutes, individual rights, search and seizure, and the methods, procedures and practices used in investigation; 
  3. Knowledge of Police administration theories, principles, methods, techniques and strategies pertaining to a comprehensive community college district safety, security and police services operation.
  4. Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision and personnel administration for operational effectiveness.
  5. Knowledge of principles and practices of disaster and emergency response.
  6. Knowledge of Federal, state, and local criminal and traffic laws and related court decisions, department policies, general orders and operation orders.
  7. Knowledge of FERPA, CLERY, VAWA, and SaVE acts.
  8. Ability to utilize records management system to develop crime patterns.
  9. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  10. Ability to write comprehensive reports, maintain complete, and accurate records. 
  11. Ability to work under pressure of stressful situations and deadlines.
  12. Ability to perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities working with others.
  13. Work cooperatively, courteously, but firmly with all segments of the public.
  14. Communicate effectively by phone, police radio system, or in person in a group or one-to-one settings.
  15. Evaluate a situation, make effective decisions under pressure, and take appropriate action.
  16. Ability to work cooperatively with other College employees.
  17. Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.

 

Essential Functions, Job Duties, and Responsibilities: 

The employee serving in this position assists the Chief of Campus Police with the supervision of daily police activities involved in traffic and field patrol, crime prevention, community relations, and related services and activities.  Work includes reviewing reports that will be entered into the records management system, evidence control, and the administration of in service training and conducting training for departmental personnel. The position oversees and participates in all work activities; assumes responsibility for assigned special programs, projects, or department-wide functions or activities; and performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Additionally, this position serves the college as a sworn law enforcement officer with the legal power of arrest.

  1. Supervises the activities of on-duty officers, both sworn and non-sworn.
  2. Supervises in the absence of the Chief of Police and participates in the work of police officers who are assigned specified duties. Guides, assists, and instructs officers in handling of non-routine cases.
  3. Ensures that shifts are covered if coverage for an open shift cannot be found. Exercises authority to direct sub-ordinates to fill shifts as needed. Works any shift deemed necessary and appropriate to maintain minimum coverage. 
  4. Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates a variety of law enforcement and crime prevention services and activities in a multi-site campus setting.
  5. Prepares and administers briefings and deploys officers to site assignments in accordance with the needs of the College.
  6. Conducts department training while keeping abreast of laws of the State of NC and Durham Tech requirements.
  7. Responds to major crimes, accident scenes, and emergencies; assumes initial command; establishes field command posts and implements the Incident Command System; may act as incident commander until such time as a higher-ranking person assumes command.
  8. Provides adequate records of all campus police equipment under their control. Receives and reviews all crime, incident, and arrest reports. Ensures such reports are correctly and properly written and submitted the appropriate law enforcement or prosecuting agency in a timely manner.
  9. Prepares activity reports and reports on cases investigated and operates vehicles.
  10. Assists in any special assignments and submits all reports on time and in a thorough fashion as required by the Chief.
  11. Reviews and maintains department policies, regulations and operational procedures. Ensures that officers understand and perform in compliance with established policies, regulations, and procedures.
  12. Supervises training of new officers on departmental policies, procedures and activities. May serve as a training officer.
  13. Conducts regular and recurring inspection of personnel and equipment.
  14. Participates in the development and administration of goals, objectives, and procedures.
  15. Provides leadership consistent with the mission and function of the College; understands the uniqueness of law enforcement in a collegial environment, and be sensitive to the safety needs of students, faculty, and staff.
  16. Provides leadership and demonstrates by example a community policing model for the College, including participation in committees, crime prevention, and other problem solving approaches to law enforcement in education.
  17. Develop, plan, schedule, and present crime prevention programs.
  18. Serve as liaison officer for department, interacting with other College departments and other law enforcement agencies.
  19. Conducts internal affairs investigations and investigation of citizen complaints as necessary.
  20. Participates in shift activities as necessary including enforcing local and state laws; issue citations and make arrests.
  21. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Chief, Executive Vice President, or President.

 

Physical Demands:

 

The employee must be able to stand, walk, drive, climb over obstacles, squat/kneel, reach, grasp, push/pull, twist/bend, occasionally lift/carry up to 100 lbs., finger, talk, hear, and see. Must maintain a level of fitness to perform the job requirements. Must maintain physical and mental readiness to react to sudden/dramatic changes in working conditions. 

 

How to Apply

 

 

Online App. Form:

https://durhamtech.peopleadmin.com/postings/search

Durham Technical Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Durham Technical Community College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Durham Technical Community College expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Durham Technical Community College employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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