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Campus Police Officer

Police Force:Dept. of Mental Health, Massachusetts
Location:830 County Road, Pocasset, MA 02559
Salary:$33,183.28 to $43,208.10 Annually

Campus Police Officer

Campus Police Officer I
Agency Name:Dept. of Mental Health
Official Title:Campus Police Officer I
Functional Title:Campus Police Officer
Occupational Group:Police, Guard, Correctional
Position Type:Non-Civil Service
Full-Time or Part-Time:Full-Time
Salary Range:$33,183.28 to $43,208.10 Annually
Bargaining Unit:02
Number Of Vacancies:1
Facility Location:830 County Road, Pocasset, MA 02559
Application Deadline:12-13-2013
Apply Online:Yes
Posting ID:J38678

This position is funded from the Commonwealth's annual operating budget.

Patrols the buildings and grounds at routine intervals by foot and motor vehicle in order to maintain site/facility safety and security and to detect and prevent criminal activity. Maintains order among visitors, clients and employees. Issues keys, photo identification cards and other means of access control. Operates and monitors electronic security and fire detection systems. Lawfully exercises power of arrest when the facts, information, and circumstances, warrant or require that an arrest be made. Issues Chapter 90 citations for violations of the Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Code under supervisory authorization. Issues parking citations or takes other authorized action to control illegal parking on the roadways and parking lots of the Campus Grounds. Assists the Judicial system by the issuance of court papers to employees, clients, or as otherwise directed by the Director of Security or his designee. Provides security during court hearings by insuring a safe and secure hearing process. Organizes, participates and documents search procedures for missing clients and dependent persons. Maintains liaison with State Police, Federal and local Law Enforcement agencies through the Campus Police chain of command structure. Responds to medical and psychiatric emergencies, assists in the coordination of emergency response services, assists local, State and federal agencies during disasters, performs routine inspections of fire alarms system and related equipment. Maintains accurate documentation of all investigations, inquiries, inspections and other safety/security occurrences through accepted law enforcement standards and practices. Prepares accurate and concise incident/accident reports consistent with the established Campus Police reporting system as well as DMH incident reporting requirements. Maintains the daily police log. Uses and maintains computer based information and reporting systems. Completes required mandatory classes offered by or as required by Staff Development, the Director of Security, and the Massachusetts State Police Compliance Unit. Conducts investigations or as directed by supervisors. Transports clients and patients in accordance with DMH policy and procedure. Immediately reports noteworthy events in a manner consistent with DMH Critical Communications Policy, Site/Facility Administrative notification policies and procedures, and in accordance with directives to notify the Director of Security and/or his designee. Communicates with staff members and clients (patients) in a manner that is appropriate to age, cultural, and/or psychosocial need and is able to refer or direct individuals to an appropriate person, service provider, or agency. Performs other related duties as assigned. Supports patient/client care staff in management of potentially violent behavior events. Performs other related duties as assigned. NOTE: Duties in italics are NOT performed by Campus Police Officer 1?s that do not have a valid Special State Police Appointment


Minimum Entrance Requirements: None.

Special Requirements: Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

Appointee must be eligible for appointment as a special police officer under Chapter 22C, Section 60 (DPH) and Section 59 (DMH & DMR) of the Massachusetts General Laws.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate must be either a licensed/warranted Special State Police Officer (SSPO) or eligible for waiver as a licensed/warranted SSPO through the Massachusetts State Police certification unit.


Work Schedule: 2:45pm to 11:15pm with Monday & Tuesday as days off.

This is a civil service position.

Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34097


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