Des Plaines, Illinois
Oakton Community College
1600 E. Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Sworn Officers: 9
Application Deadline: Until Filled
For over 40 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.
Basic Function and Responsibility:
Under general supervision, provide safety and security functions for student population, college personnel, visitors, buildings and grounds. The officer must be able to work all shifts and at both the Des Plaines and the Ray Hartstein Campuses. Working knowledge of criminal laws, traffic laws and college policies and procedures. Be able to exercise independent judgment regarding unusual events which may occur. Must become familiar with buildings, facilities, and fire related equipment. Develop knowledge of radio communication and building surveillance system.
Regularly works Monday through Friday.
The two shifts include a 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM shift and a 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM shift with the possibility of working other hours/shifts as needed. Must also be able to work weekends and holidays.
Applicants will be required to complete the following,
prior to employment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, controls, or instruments; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; run, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell.
The work may require strenuous physical exertion including to carry, drag, or restrain individuals from 50 to 300 pounds, lift i n excess of 50 pounds, and exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision , distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work may require strenuous physical exertion. Work is performed in both office and field settings on a rotating shift schedule in all weather conditions on a year round basis.
Ability to interact professionally and tactfully with people of different levels of education, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences, and to exhibit an adequate level of respect to fellow employees and the College community at large.
Computer, Motor Vehicle, Firearms, Handcuffs, Taser, Chemical Agents
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Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.
Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.
Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.
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