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Public Safety Officer (Part-time)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Public Safety Officer (Part-time)
Employee Group Temporary
Status Part-time
Starting Salary/Rate $12.00 per hour

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

This posting is intended to fill a twelve-month temporary assignment at the Southern Lakes Branch Center (SLBC) in Fenton, MI.

The temporary employee will work primarily Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. and Thursdays from 2:30p.m. to 10:30p.m. Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including days, nights and weekend hours.

The employee must also be willing and able to work at any of the College’s locations, including the main campus in Flint, the Lapeer Center, Northern Tier in Clio, the Wagner Building in downtown Flint, and the Livingston Center in Howell.

This position is part of a team of employees that work together to help fulfill the mission and goals of the Department of Public Safety (DPS)

The Public Safety Officer (PSO) position exists for three reasons:

General Assistance
The first is to provide information and general assistance to the students, staff and other visitors of the College by being visible, approachable and available. In this regard, the PSO serves in a public relations capacity.

The second is to ensure the safety and security of campus visitors and facilities by patrolling the campus in order to observe the conduct and activities that take place on the premises.

The third is to conduct preliminary investigations and, following appropriate procedures, document and report the outcome of the investigations.

This position is part of a team of professionals, which includes a variety of administrative and law enforcement personnel who are responsible for maintaining the peace and security of the campus. Along with the sworn officers in the department, the PSO acts as a liaison with federal, state and local police and fire officials.

Given the nature of the position, this position is responsible for crucial confidential data. S/he is expected to exercise sound judgment on issues that arise.

Minimum Requirements

1. At least one year of security experience.
2. High School diploma or equivalent.
3. Demonstrated dependability, reliability, professionalism, and ethical behavior.
4. Must maintain a valid Michigan Driver’s license and have a good driving record for the past 5 years. A good driving record must be maintained while employed as a Public Safety Officer.
5. Must possess the ability to work under high stress environment/situations.
6. Demonstrated basic computer knowledge and experience using standard word processing software, such as MS Word.
7. Must possess excellent customer service skills and demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
8. Ability to use discretion in regard to matters of confidentiality, interactions and decision making.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

1. Some college with preference given to those with Associates or Bachelor’s degree.
2. Previous experience working at MCC in Department of Public Safety
3. Knowledge of motor vehicle accident investigation and preparation of Uniform Traffic Accident Report, parking violations and ticket writing procedures.
4. Knowledge of physical security procedures.
5. Knowledge of patrol procedures, techniques, and the obtaining of information.
6. Knowledge of criminal and non-criminal report writing.
7. Knowledge of basic first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

1. Ability to move about the campus while also having the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time during the assigned shift.
2. Ability to add numbers and write narrative criminal, non-criminal, injury and other reports in English using correct grammar, sentence structure and spelling.
3. Ability to prepare a daily activity log in English, using correct grammar, sentence structure and spelling.
4. Ability to listen effectively to person or persons talking about a matter that requires one to make a decision as well as the ability to interview a person or persons in order to separate facts from opinion and first-hand knowledge from hearsay.
5. Ability to recognize and use regular and military time.
6. Ability to detect people talking in a normal voice without directly looking at them, either over the telephone or in person (within a distance of 6 feet).
7. Visual ability, corrected, to observe and detect person(s) motor vehicles and tornado funnel clouds from great distances away (at least 600 feet) in the daylight.
8. Visual ability to read in daylight and with the aid of a flashlight at night, items used by person(s) for identification; such as driver’s licenses, school identification cards, and social security cards etc.
9. Visual ability to read motor vehicle license plate letters and numbers at night with the aid of motor vehicle headlights from a distance of 10 feet.
10. Ability to operate a passenger automobile, station wagon, 4-wheel and 2-wheel drive Jeep type vehicles, and pick up truck using an automatic gearshift on routine patrol and on emergency responses.

Work Schedule

The temporary employee will work primarily Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. and Thursdays from 2:30p.m. to 10:30p.m. However, the employee must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including days, nights and weekend hours.

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Additional Information

7/17 updated hourly rate

Application Deadline
Additional Application Deadline Information

The College reserves the right to hold interviews and make a selection decision while the position is posted, which may result in a selection decision being made prior to the review of all applications and/or before the posting closes.

Equal Opportunity Statement

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • CareerBuilder website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • HigherEdJobs website
    • Mott website
    • MI-HERC website
    • MLive website
    • Monster website
    • Professional Association website**
    • Professional Publication website**
    • Other website**
    • Newspaper**
    • Professional Publication**
    • Email notification from Mott Human Resources
    • Notified by current or former Mott employee**
    • Other**
  2. **Please provide specific name of person or source below:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have at least one year of security experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you possess a valid Michigan driver's license and have a good driving record over the past five (5) years?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you willing and able to work a flexible schedule including days, nights and weekend hours at any of the College's locations?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents