Public Safety Police Officer - Parkland College

Parkland College Public Safety - Champaign, Illinois

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$41,620.00 annual

Job Description

The department's Police Officers provide campus-wide protection for all college patrons, property and basic emergency medical care. All Officers must maintain an Illinois EMS license. The Police Officers will patrol the campus, complete written reports and take necessary law enforcement action to maintain order pursuant to State law and college policies.

  • Maintaining order on-campus pursuant to College policies, state, and federal law.
  • Providing facility and patron security.
  • Performing parking and traffic enforcement and routine patrol.
  • Conducting investigations.
  • Providing emergency care.
  • Performing forcible arrests as necessary.
  • Documenting incidents.
  • Maintaining a good rapport with college faculty, staff, and patrons.
  • Providing assistance upon request.
  • Maintaining appropriate records.
  • Testifying in a court of law.
  • Wearing and maintaining appropriate uniform.
  • Maintaining current certifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience: none

To be considered for this position applicants will provide:

  • A completed Parkland College employment application through NeoGov

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

Mandatory attendance to orientation and testing onAugust 9, 2014is required for applicant consideration.

  • No felony convictions; must pass thorough background check.
  • Must complete basic police academy training & complete on-the-job field officer training program.
  • Pass required physical fitness standard, written exam, written observation skills test, oral interview, psychological evaluation and medical exam.
  • In an effort to comply with SURS return-to-work restrictions for employers (40 ILCS 5/15-139.5), candidates for employment at Parkland College must either not be a SURS annuitant or must be willing to suspend his/her SURS annuity upon employment.  This applies to all SURS annuitants except those receiving their annuity under either the Self-Managed Plan (SMP) or by lump sum payment.

Contact Informaton

Martha Jacobson

Parkland College Public Safety
2400 W. Bradley Ave.
Champaign, Illinois 61821
phone: (217) 351-2220

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