Campus Police Officer

Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Salary: $18.00 – $33.50 HRLY.

Position Summary:

Johns Hopkins Public Safety is seeking a Campus Police Officer. The Campus Police Officer provides security services to the Homewood Campus and off-campus facilities and activities. They shall act as a first responder to mitigate any high-risk incident or event that impacts their assigned post. This position is for the 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. shift.

Position involves shift work and rotating days off. Work will be supervised on a daily basis by the on-duty Campus Safety and Security Shift Commander.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrol assigned areas on foot, bicycle, Segway Human Transporters, T-3 Patrol Vehicles or any other vehicles assigned for patrolling. Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities.
  • Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service and take action as appropriate to support the on-duty shift as needed.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations and collaboratively work with the on-duty shift; maintain confidentiality while writing clear, concise and accurate reports.
  • Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic.
  • Provide uniformed patrols and crime prevention services to protect life and property.
  • Offer proactive support of student and staff initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding neighborhoods.
  • Coordinate and cooperate with various University administrators in the preliminary and follow-up investigation of complaints.
  • Report criminal offenses and disruptions; enforcing University policies and regulations, State laws and Baltimore City Ordinances.
  • Write reports and maintain records.
  • Provide escorts and other general services as needed to support the on-duty shift.
  • Work flexible shifts and any day of the week that includes holidays or weekends to assist with operational and special event assignments.
  • Use various computers and other equipment as a routine function of this position. Perform other security related services for the faculty, staff, students, and visitors of The Johns Hopkins University as may be necessary.
  • Provide security for the University’s on-and off-campus property, facilities, activities.

Requirements:

  • A Campus Police Officer must be able to become certified as a Special Police Officer by the State of Maryland and must comply with the Scope of Commission per MD Public Safety Article Section 3-307.
  • Application for a special police officer commission will be made after hire and during the initial training period.
  • The University will cover any expenses related to the application for the commission and permit.
  • Denial by the Maryland State Police of a commission or permit, or subsequent revocation of those privileges, may result in dismissal.
  • Must meet Maryland State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary background and integrity.
  • Must be in possession of a valid state motor vehicle driver’s license.
  • Must pass a university criminal background investigation; have and maintain a clean motor vehicle driving record (no more than two current points).
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
  • Two years’ work experience preferably in Security.
  • Must be in possession of a valid state motor vehicle driver’s license.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Five (5) years related law enforcement or prior military experience preferred.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.