Required Education/Experience: An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Minimum qualifications for this position are: High School Degree or GED, Ohio Peace Officer Training Certification, and preferably 1-3 years law enforcement or closely related experience. Successful candidates will demonstrate high ethical and moral values and an excellent work history and references. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and must be insurable to operate a vehicle, as a condition of initial and continued employment.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge of: Law enforcement procedures and requirements; federal, state and local laws and regulations, including the Ohio Revised Code and search and seizure laws; safety precautions and procedures; non-violent crisis intervention; court proceedings; computer software, programs and applications.
Ability to: Exercise sound judgment in dealing with stressful situations; comprehend oral and written information; maintain mandatory training; work independently demonstrating initiative; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; maintain confidential and sensitive information; assess and react appropriately to medical emergencies; perform physical demands and exhibit mental aptitude needed to perform law enforcement duties including pursuing and maintaining control of suspects, fights, and controlling criminal activity; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; deal sensitively with persons of varying cultures and diversity; determine appropriate situations for use of force; function in adverse conditions and maintain self-control.
Skill in: Verbal and written communications, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; writing incident and accident reports; mediating and peacefully resolving conflicts; interviewing and communicating with students, faculty and the public. Community policing experience is desired.
Training/Certifications Required: Ohio Driver's License or ability to gain access to worksite(s); Ohio Peace Officer training certification, AED, CPR, First Aid, Firearms certification. In addition, the position requires successful completion of fitness for duty psychological and medical evaluations. Candidates may be required to pass a physical fitness agility test, reference checks, and criminal background checks.