Job Req ID:  113264

Campus Police Officer

Johns Hopkins Public Safety is seeking a Campus Police Officer. The Campus Police Officer provides security services to the Homewood Campus and off-campus facilities and activities. They shall act as a first responder to mitigate any high-risk incident or event that impacts their assigned post. This position is for the 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. shift.

Position involves shift work and rotating days off. Work will be supervised on a daily basis by the on-duty Campus Safety and Security Shift Commander.


NOTE -This position is a non-sworn, unarmed position within the current security organization.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Patrol assigned areas on foot, bicycle, Segway Human Transporters, T-3 Patrol Vehicles or any other vehicles assigned for patrolling. 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 to support the on-duty shift as needed.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations and collaboratively work with the on-duty shift; maintain confidentiality while writing clear, concise and accurate reports.
  • Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic.
  • Provide uniformed patrols and crime prevention services to protect life and property.
  • Offer proactive support of student and staff initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding neighborhoods.
  • Coordinate and cooperate with various University administrators in the preliminary and follow-up investigation of complaints.
  • Report criminal offenses and disruptions; enforcing University policies and regulations, State laws and Baltimore City Ordinances.
  • Write reports and maintain records.
  • Provide escorts and other general services as needed to support the on-duty shift.
  • 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.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Must be willing to work in a collaborative manner with university mental health professionals in stressful situations involving University personnel.
  • Must be ready, willing, and able to respond and take action to mitigate any high-risk incident or event that presents a danger to the University community.
  • Must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holiday, and overtime shifts. This may include schedule changes as needed to meet safety and security requirement of the University. Overtime may be MANDATORY.
  • Must be able to interact with the general public, students, staff and faculty in a collaborative manner.
  • Must be able to properly and professionally analyze and react to stressful and hostile situations.
  • Must also be able to work independently in absence of a supervisor, be able to make observations and write clear, concise, accurate reports containing acceptable content with proper grammar and punctuation, reflecting these observations.
  • 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.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to effectively deal with university students, faculty, staff and the public.
  • Must be able to be trained and certified to carry and operate any weapons or devices when appropriate (OC Spray, collapsible baton, handcuffs etc.) assigned to enable the officer(s) to mitigate a threatening incident or event on the University’s on and off campus properties and facilities.
  • Must be able to become certified to operate Segway’s, T-3’s, Bicycles, or any other equipment assigned in order to assist in performing their essential job functions.
  • Must be able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including automobiles, vans, office equipment, radio, telephone.
  • Should be proficient in using multiple computer software programs designed to prepare reports and other documents relative to the position (i.e. MicroSoft Word, Excel, Power Point etc.


Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications

  • A Campus Police Officer must be able to become certified as a Special Police Officer by the State of Maryland and must comply with the Scope of Commission per MD Public Safety Article Section 3-307.
  • Application for a special police officer commission will be made after hire and during the initial training period.
  • The University will cover any expenses related to the application for the commission and permit.
  • Denial by the Maryland State Police of a commission or permit, or subsequent revocation of those privileges, may result in dismissal.
  • Must meet Maryland State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary background and integrity.
  • Must be 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).


Physical Requirements 

  • 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, T-3 Vehicles, bicycles, baton, pepper spray, office equipment, radio, telephone, computers with current word processing and other applicable 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 be able to qualify and maintain certification and proficiency with all defensive weapons and issued equipment.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
  • Two years' work experience preferably in Security.
  • Must be in possession of a valid state motor vehicle driver's license.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Five (5) years related law enforcement or prior military experience preferred.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

 


 

Classified Title: Campus Police Officer 
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE  
Starting Salary Range: $19.95 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 8 hours day / Rotating Shift 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Campus and Community Patrol  
Personnel area: University Administration 

 

 


Total Rewards
The referenced base salary range represents the low and high end of Johns Hopkins University’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, work experience, market conditions, education/training and other qualifications. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Education and Experience Equivalency
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Applicants Completing Studies
Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Background Checks
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Vaccine Requirements
Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending upon campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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