Campus Police Officer

Germantown, MD
Montgomery College

Salary: $21.62 to $27.02 hourly.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

Montgomery College has openings at the Germantown and Takoma Park/Silver Springs campuses for FT Campus Police Officers in the Department of Public Safety. The work schedule is 5 days/40 hours a week. These are non-bargaining, non-exempt, grade 19 position. For non-exempt positions, you are not eligible to work a secondary job at Montgomery College. Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment rooted in the basic tenets of fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform public safety officer duties at assigned campus and shift (shift and campus will be assigned by the Director).
  • Patrol a designated area of the campus to preserve order, to prevent and deter crime; discover situations that may be of a criminal nature, or disruptive or hazardous.
  • Take charge and guide the work of other Public Safety personnel in various situations until relieved by a superior officer.
  • Answer calls and complaints involving fire, traffic, incidents of a criminal nature or public safety issue.
  • Investigate crimes against persons and property.
  • Interview victims and witnesses.
  • Arrest person or persons suspected of a crime, using force if required.
  • Search for and evaluate evidence; seize evidence or contraband.
  • Prepare various records and incident reports.
  • Testify in Court as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED, and a graduate of a Maryland law enforcement academy, or a graduate of a college-recognized public safety academy.
  • Two years of experience as a certified campus public safety officer, law enforcement, corrections, or non-certified public safety officer.
  • Must attain Special Police Officer Certification within six (6) months of hire.
  • Valid driver’s license from state of residence and evidence of a good driving record is required.
  • Certification in First Aid, AED and CPR.
  • Able and willing to work at any campus and on any shift.
  • Must pass a state background check as required by MSP Licensing.
  • Must pass a drug (CDS) screen.
  • Letter of good standing from previous law enforcement agency (if applicable).