Police Officer

Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Technical College

This position provides law enforcement and public safety services to the College community. The primary objective of the Campus Police Officer is to provide a safe and secure environment for all members of the College community by means of an alert and vigilant prevention patrol. This is a sworn Law enforcement position and requires carrying a firearm. A Police Officer in the Pittsburgh Technical College Police Department patrols assigned areas of property used, owned or occupied by Pittsburgh Technical College.


Patrol campus and leased property by vehicle and foot
Respond to calls for service
Respond to Fire alarms
Respond to emergencies on campus
Patrol both on and off campus buildings to assure proper security of the same, including, but not limited to, locking and unlocking of facilities; deterring theft, vandalism and loitering; and of general buildings and grounds security issues.
First responder when medical situations occur
Reports observed irregularities such as presence of unauthorized people, fire hazards, leaking pipes, unsecured entries and faulty equipment.
Writes reports and maintains accurate records of incidents they encounter.


Education Requirements

Associate degree preferred but not required in Criminal Justice, Public Safety, or appropriate related field.
Act 120 training preferred but not required.
Act 235 Certification or waiver from the PA State Police.
First Aid, CPR and AED certifications must be up to date.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of two years experience in law enforcement or security field

Other Job Information

Must wear PTC police uniform; provided by department.
Must have valid driver's license and car insurance
Must pass the PA Act 153 background check and motor vehicle check prior to employment.
Designated Campus Security Authority
Additional qualifications:
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must have good vision, hearing, strength and agility
Must enjoy working with people and meeting the public
Personal characteristics require honesty, sound judgment, integrity and a sense of responsibility.