Campus Police Officer

Westminster, MD
Carroll Community College

Salary: $23.32 per hour.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position provides for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and property through the enforcement of College policies and procedures in addition to applicable state, and local laws and regulations. The position reports directly to a Campus Police Sergeant, a lead worker or the Assistant Chief of Campus Police.

Essential Functions:

  • Engages in public safety patrol functions that include walking foot patrol, stationary patrol; physically checking buildings, and climbing flights of stairs; assists with the patrol coverage of off-campus and other facilities used by the College.
  • Enforces College rules and regulations including the monitoring and enforcement of smoking and tobacco-use regulations on campus.
  • Monitors and manages motor vehicle traffic on the parking lots. Will direct and control traffic as required.
  • Contacts and coordinates with local law enforcement and emergency services in the event of incidents or emergencies on campus as appropriate.
  • Detains, intervenes, apprehends and arrests suspects, and conducts investigations as necessary. Applies for charging documents as appropriate.
  • Responds rapidly to emergency/security issues at the College, including providing emergency first aid as necessary.
  • Functions as part of the College Crisis Management Team.
  • Prepares written incident and physical injury reports, routine security-related reports, statistical reports and other documentation as required.
  • Monitors activity within the buildings and grounds including entrances and exits with the aid of electronic surveillance systems.
  • Attends and successfully completes firearms, OC Pepper Spray and any other related training mandated by the College, including in-service training.
  • Attends and successfully completes any required certifications, such as First Aid/CPR/AED, as required by the College.
  • Communicates effectively with the college community by providing information, mediating disputes, and advising of criminal and administrative processes.
  • May act as lead officer on a shift as assigned.
  • Performance of other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalency issued by a high school or recognized by a state’s Department of Education.
  • Successful completion of a Law Enforcement Training Academy or College Public Safety Academy or Correctional Officer Training Academy with 2 years’ prior experience as a Maryland Special Police Officer or Maryland Certified Law Enforcement Officer.
  • Be at least age 21 at time of appointment as a Maryland Special Police Officer.
  • Position requires the candidate to carry a handgun; must meet qualifications to obtain a Special Police Commission and Maryland handgun permit within 6 months of hire.
  • Be free of a felony or serious misdemeanor conviction, including domestic violence.
  • Meets the standards established by Carroll Community College regarding possession of or use of Controlled Dangerous Substances.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record (3 points or less at time of hire; no current or past serious violations as determined by the Chief of Campus Police).
  • Must have not been arrested for DUI within the past five years (60 months).
  • Cannot have been dishonorably discharged from the military.
  • Available to work flexible hours and various shifts including evenings and weekends.
  • Successfully pass a medical examination to certify general good health and meet or exceed physical standards established by Carroll Community College.
  • Successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive.