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Police Officer 2

Company: Northeast State Community College
Location: Elizabethton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Police Officer 2
Institution:Northeast State Community College
Department: Police
Campus Location: TCAT Elizabethton
Salary:$36,319 - $43,581 dependent upon education and experience
Job Summary
Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Police, the Police Officer 2 serves as a first responder, investigator, and law enforcement officer for all NeSCC and TCAT Elizabethton campus locations. They manage criminal and non-criminal investigations, records, parking, traffic services, safety, and security for the institutions.
Job Duties
* Protect life and property at all NeSCC and TCAT Elizabethton campus locations identified in attachment A of the Memorandum of Understanding.
* Conduct criminal and non-criminal investigations from start to conclusion; Prepare criminal and non-criminal reports for review by college leadership as well as outside agencies.
* Provide a law enforcement response to emergency situations.
* Conduct safety and illness/injury investigations.
* Provide a professional law enforcement response to any emergency situation in accordance with training and applicable federal and state laws.
* Interpret and implement federal law as it pertains to colleges and universities. Interpret and enforce Tennessee state laws and Tennessee Board of Regents/Northeast State Community College/TCAT policies.
* Apprehend criminal offenders.
* Testify in state-level courts and administrative hearings.
* Conduct regular equipment, facility, and safety checks.
* Enforce parking regulations.
* Monitor parking and provide traffic services.
* Provide escorts to buildings and vehicles as requested by faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Provide vehicle assistance services.
* Perform critical tasks that may include word processing and data entry.
* Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
* Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence and servant leadership.
* Perform other duties as assigned by the chief of police, deputy chief of police, or president.
* Work closely with the TCAT President or designee to ensure that the officer's day-to-day assignments are aligned with the TCAT President's safety and security goals.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to become Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (P.O.S.T.) certified per T.C.A. 38-8-107 within 6 months from hire date.
  • Must be physically, morally, and psychologically fit to meet the requirements of a Peace Officer in the state of Tennessee.
  • Must be willing to work different shifts, holidays, and multiple locations, if needed.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Associate degree or higher from an accredited institution.
    • Law enforcement and/or campus police experience.
    • Tennessee P.O.S.T. Certification.
    • Conversational ability or fluency in a second language.

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Technology Skills: MS Office Suite skills; videoconferencing software; digital records management systems; general operating systems and data information systems
      • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
      • Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, other employees, and the general public.
      • Ability to react and lead in a high-stress environment.
      • Ability to write effectively.
      • Ability to operate law enforcement equipment.
      • Knowledge of state and federal laws as it pertains to campus policing.
      • Basic knowledge of accident investigation as it pertains to applicable state and federal laws.

        For assistance regarding the job ad, application process, or application status, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-354-5183 or
        Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Northeast State, you must create an online application. A resume and unofficial transcripts are required; a cover letter is optional. You will also be required to provide the contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note that attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience.

Keywords: Northeast State Community College, Asheville , Police Officer 2, Other , Elizabethton, North Carolina

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