Campus Police Officer
Rhode Island College - Providence, RI

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Rhode Island College

Administration & Finance

Unit (College Department)
Security and Safety Department

Position Status:

End Date of Temporary, Limited or Restricted Position:

Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:
To patrol an assigned area on foot, or in a motor vehicle; to inspect campus buildings and grounds, to guard against fire, theft, damage, defacement or destruction; to enforce traffic regulations including the use of radar and issuing tickets; to direct and control traffic; to give information to the public; to supervise the parking of cars and patrol parking areas for safety and protection against theft; to investigate and make detailed reports on traffic violations, accidents and criminal incidences; and to type and file reports as required.
To arrest with or without a warrant, as permitted within the law, any person for violations of state or federal criminal statutes or for violation of local town ordinances occurring on said premises or upon streets and highways immediately adjacent to said premises and to process and/or detain such person(s) as required; and to write and submit reports concerning such actions.
To appear in court or at other hearings such as campus judicial boards and give testimony, and prepare paperwork relating to such appearances.
To operate a communications office including dispatching and keep police records. To perform routine maintenance on police vehicles. To perform other related duties as required.
To cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in the enforcement of laws and regulations. To render first aid related to First Responder Certification. To do related work as required.

Duties and Responsibilities - continued:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
A working knowledge of Board of Governors' and assigned institutional regulations; a working knowledge of the principles and practices commonly applied by a police officer in the enforcement of the law and regulations to protect life and property; the ability to apply such knowledge, principles and practices; the ability to enforce traffic regulations and to direct and regulate traffic; the ability to make accurate reports on law or regulation violations; the ability to render first aid related to First Responder Certification; the ability to operate a communications office and keep police records; the ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and with respect for the rights of others; the ability to understand and cant out oral and written instructions; the ability to write and speak effectively; the ability to perform first aid as a first responder; and related capacities and abilities.

Required Qualifications:
Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from an approved high school; and must satisfactorily complete the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy curriculum; and

Experience: Such as may have been gained through: employment in a full-time position requiring maintenance of law and order, and the protection of life and property including the responsibility for the arrest and detention of persons ill violation of the law.

Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

1. Must be physically qualified to perform assigned duties as evidenced by a physician's certificate; and
2. Within 6 months of appointment must satisfactorily acquire First Responder Certification from the State Health Department; and maintain certification as a condition of continued employment.
3. Must possess a valid Rhode Island driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Civil Service List?
If there is a list, only laterals (employees with the same title) or individuals certified by OPA may be appointed to this position.

Priority given to applicants who apply by:

Closing Date:
Includes grace period, if applicable

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Other Document (See Special Instructions) 1

Document Instructions:
All required documents must be attached to your on-line application and match the appropriate document field (i.e. cover letter, resume, cv, transcript, etc.) Documents must be in Word or PDF files. Applicants that have multiple documents to attach to a single document field (such as transcripts or teaching evaluations, etc) must combine the separate documents into one larger document before attaching to the single document field. Documents that are mailed, emailed or faxed separately WILL NOT be accepted, acknowledged or shared with search committees unless otherwise instructed in the posting. Applicants using a dossier service such as Interfolio, please contact the dossier service for specific instructions prior to completing your application. On-line applications that do not meet the document requirements upon the posting closing date WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED even if your application has been confirmed.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants MUST attach copy of diploma from the RI Municipal Police Academy or equivalent training academy in order to complete the application process and to be considered for the position.

General Information to Applicants (Classified Postings):
Bids are now being accepted for the position(s) indicated. If you are currently in this classification and wish to bid, please complete fully the CS-14 Application Form; and RIEEO 378 Affirmative Action Card. Remember to include, either on the application or within a cover letter, both the File Position Title and Number.
Most Important - Please include the following information:
The title of the position for which you are applying
Title of your present position and date you entered it
Date you entered State service
Name of department where you are currently employed
Your business telephone number
Present Union Affiliations
In certain agencies, bargaining union applicants will receive preferential consideration according to contract.
If indicated above that no civil service list exists for this position, you need not be in the class of position, or be in State service to apply. All information requested on the application form must be furnished. The information you give will be used by the agency Personnel Office to determine your qualifications. If an item does not apply to you, or if there is no information to be given, write in the letters "N.A." for Not Applicable. If you fail to answer all the questions on the application form, you may delay consideration of your application.
Reasonable Accommodations: If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for therefore the position.
Medical Information: Any medical exams required for this position will be performed after a conditional offer of employment has been made in accordance with the Rules/Regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Environmental Conditions:

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