Police Officer

Police Officer


Beaufort County Community College
5337 Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Phone: 252-946-6194

Job Location

Washington, NC


$28,056 - $38,616 Based on the College’s salary plan and commensurate with education and relevant work experience.


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 6, 2022
Closes: Monday, January 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, February 14, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Full TIme, 40 hours per week. May also include flex or extra hours during peak periods.

Reports to

Chief of Police

Employment Type

Full Time 12 months

Minimum Qualifications

Basic Law Enforcement Certification. 
Successful completion of a thorough background investigation, medical and psychological exam and drug screening. Ability to perform large number of duties on foot/bicycle, such as securing of campus facilities. Ability and willingness to work outside in both cold and heat conditions for extended periods of time. Requires individual to work a flexible changing schedule that could include nights, weekends and on-call after hours and short notice as needed. Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills. Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member with diverse population of faculty, staff and students.

Preferred Qualifications


Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. 

Five years law enforcement experience.  

Experience with campus law enforcement.

Position Description

The Police Officer is responsible for the enforcement of all applicable laws on the Beaufort County Community College campus. This individual must possess strong oral and written communication skills and be able to deal effectively with the campus population. He/she must meet and maintain minimum standards required of Police Officers by authority of North Carolina General Statue 74E. In addition, a valid NC operator’s license is required. This individual will be required to work evenings and Saturdays and any other time when requested. Approximately ninety percent of the patrol function will be performed on foot. Individual reports to the Chief of Police. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
 1. Enforcing all federal, state and local laws/regulations/ordinances at Beaufort County Community College. Investigating any criminal activity that occurs, making arrests, and filing charges as appropriate. Testifying in court. 
2. Performing high visibility patrols of all buildings, parking lots, and grounds. 
3. Coordinating all emergency procedures when working during evening hours in cooperation with Student Services, Continuing Education, Switchboard, and Library personnel. Communicating with these entities by telephone and radio during emergency and non-emergency situations and informing the entire campus community when evacuation is necessary. 
4. Enforcing the campus parking and traffic regulations. Issuing campus parking tickets, warning tickets, and uniform state citations to offenders if needed. 
5. Making physical security checks of all campus facilities. Checking and locking every door on campus when working during evening hours. 
6. Delivering emergency and non-emergency messages. 
7. Working special school sponsored functions both on and off campus at times other than what the normal work schedule dictates. 
8. Directing traffic when necessary. 
9. Setting up parking for school sponsored events that require special parking needs. 
10. Maintaining required level of proficiency and certifications in the use of firearms as well as non-lethal uses of force to include pepper spray, ASP baton, and hand-to-hand mobilization techniques. 
11. Submitting maintenance reports with an emphasis on malfunctioning locks, lighting, and fire/safety hazards. 
12. Submitting accurate, clear, and concise police reports in a timely manner. 
13. Delivering daily deposits/deliveries to the bank and post office when directed. 
14. Unlocking and jump-starting vehicles and assisting motorists in any other manner requested. 
15. Providing vehicle and foot escorts to the campus citizenry. 
16. Serving on committee as assigned. 
17. Assuming the duties and responsibilities of the Chief of Police in his/her absence. 
18. Performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Post Contact


Beaufort County Community College

Human Resources

5337 HWY 264 East, Washington, NC 27889

Phone: 252-940-6404

Fax: 252-940-6414