Campus Police Officers provide security services to the Homewood Campus and off-campus facilities and activities. Responsibilities include uniformed patrols and crime prevention services to protect life and property; offering proactive support of student and staff initiatives; development and maintenance of a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding neighborhoods; coordinating and cooperating with various University administrators in the preliminary and follow-up investigation of complaints; reporting criminal offenses and disruptions; enforcing University policies and regulations, State laws and Baltimore City Ordinances; overseeing student monitors; writing reports and keeping records; monitoring electronic surveillance equipment and key access control. Position involves shift work; rotating days off, and may include schedule changes as needed to meet security requirements.
Essential Job Functions:
Patrol assigned areas on foot, bicycle, or in vehicles. Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities. Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service and take action as appropriate. Conduct investigations; maintain confidentiality while writing clear, concise and accurate reports. Conduct security inspections of University facilities and areas, reporting conditions as may be necessary. Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic and enforce campus parking regulations. Provide escorts and other general services, including locking and unlocking buildings and rooms. Work flexible shifts and any day of the week that includes holidays or weekends to assist with operational and special event assignments. Use various computers and other equipment as a routine function of this position. Perform other security related services for the faculty, staff, students, and visitors of The Johns Hopkins University as may be necessary. Provide security for the University's on-and off-campus property, facilities, activities.
Work will be supervised on a daily basis by the on-duty Campus Safety and Security Shift Supervisor or his/her designee.
High School Diploma/GED required.
Related Work Experience:
Two years related work experience/pertinent life experience.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Operate a variety of machines and equipment including automobiles, vans, office equipment, radio, telephone. Must qualify with Baton / OC Pepper spray. Must be able to ride a Segway.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to effectively deal with University students, faculty, staff and the public.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to understand verbal and written direction, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, which includes stressful situations.
Must also be able to work independently in absence of a supervisor, be able to make observations and write clear, concise, and accurate reports reflecting these observations.
Must be able to properly and professionally analyze and react to stressful and hostile situations.
Interact with general public, student, staff and faculty.
Must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holiday, and overtime shifts. Overtime may be MANDATORY.
Successfully complete a physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening; successfully meet and maintain Campus Safety and Security physical requirements
Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work and officers must be able to remain on feet for extended periods of time, as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, lift.
Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including automobiles, vans, Segways, baton, pepper spray, office equipment, radio, telephone, computers with current word processing and other software, etc.
Pursue offenders, restrain or apprehend aggressive individuals and make arrests when necessary
Run moderate distances and/or go up and /or down flights of steps; read, interpret, and understand University policies and procedures
Withstand exposure to inclement weather
Must meet Maryland State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary background and integrity in possession of a valid state motor vehicle driver's license; must pass a University criminal background investigation; have and maintain a clean motor vehicle driving record (no more than two current points).
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
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