Patrol Officer

Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College

Salary: $25.80/hr.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, the patrol officer is responsible for the safety of persons which includes employees, students, guests, and visitors to the campus; protecting of college property, which includes buildings, grounds, equipment, and other items of value at the college.

Essential Functions:

  • Follow the Department Emergency Procedure Protocol Book in serious cases or cases of emergency.
  • Supervise all student employees and part-time employees on security shift and see that the work is carried out properly, in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Keep all security related matters in confidence unless otherwise instructed by his/her supervisor or unless necessary to aid in an investigation or to gather information. This would include not discussing such information with students or any College employees.
  • Inform the Director or the Dean on call, when requested by the Director, of all incidents involving police agencies which are not routine.
  • Attending Judicial Board Hearings if requested, and when involved in cases brought before the board for adjudication.
  • Assisting in maintaining cruiser, including washing outside and cleaning inside. Seeing that the cruiser is properly handled during security shift.


  • Three years of experience in the field of security, or the equivalent.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be qualified under the terms of the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.
  • Good written, verbal, and computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse community.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and the ability to make decisions within the confines of standard operating procedures.