Public Safety Officer PT
Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

Posting Number::


Job Title::

Public Safety Officer PT


Unassigned or Multiple Locations


Part Time

Pay Rate::

A minimum of $17.13 per hour. Rate is determined upon education and relevant years of experience beyond the minimum requirements.

Position Type::



Public Safety

Job Summary::

Can people count on you to make sound decisions, even under pressure? Are you able to remain calm in difficult situations? If this sounds like you, KVCC may have the perfect opportunity as a Public Safety Officer.

This part-time position reports to the Director of Public Safety. This position performs law enforcement functions on the grounds and around the perimeters of all Kalamazoo Valley Community College sites.

Duties include:
* Patrolling campus locations and surrounding streets.
* Enforcing local and state laws and parking regulations.
* Providing service functions including directing traffic and assistance to students and staff.
* Responding to emergency situations of accidental, medical, industrial, and criminal nature, and taking appropriate action as needed.

Additional responsibilities include investigating criminal and non-criminal incident complaints received from the college community; writing reports involving incidents for presentation to the Prosecuting Attorney's Office and/or the College's Ombudsman; working with students and staff on crime prevention issues; developing and presenting related training as appropriate; and other related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications::

An Associate's degree in an appropriate field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Candidates must have MCOLES certification and be First Aid/CPR certifiable.

Candidates selected to interview for this position will be required to submit to criminal record background and credit history checks.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience::

At least 5 years of law enforcement experience is strongly preferred.

First Aid/CPR certification is strongly preferred.

Physical Demands::

Extensive standing, walking, performing patrols, directing traffic, and providing physical assistance in emergency situations.

Work Hours::

Varied hours, up to 29 hours per week.

Closing Date::


Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please apply online at:
KVCC reserves the right to interview and hire qualified candidates prior to the published closing date of this posting. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

EEO Statement:

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.

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