The College Police Officer position is a full-time career service position with an anticipated start date of September 2022. The College Police Officer will perform a variety of duties in the carrying out of law enforcement, security, and safety operations involved with the protection of life and property, prevention of crime, and rendering of services; patrol campus, regulate pedestrian and vehicular traffic, write detailed reports, and provide escorts for individual’s on campus and transport currency. The College Police Officer will be assigned on any of the Pensacola State College campuses or locations, requires availability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends, and may perform dispatcher duties as needed. The successful candidate will be enrolled into the FRS Special Risk Class, and eligible for education incentive under F.S. 943.17. This position reports to the Director, Public Safety/Chief of College Police.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or GED equivalency, valid driver’s license, and six months work experience in any field are required.* Must meet criminal justice minimum training for law enforcement officers as set up by the Florida Criminal Justice Standard and Training Commission as outlined in Florida Statutes 943.13 and/or 943.131. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.
*Per F.S. 295.065 – Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, will receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.
Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer experience as a law enforcement officer in a post-secondary educational environment; and computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, etc.).
ANNUAL SALARY: $28,060.50 ($14.39/hour)
SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, and unofficial transcripts to supplement the online application. If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted. Supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application. For assistance, contact the recruiting department at HRrecruiting@pensacolastate.edu.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin July 20, 2022. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental application materials must be received by July 19, 2022.
The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.
Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.
Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.
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