Campus Peace Officer

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No.: OC-68909 Name: Campus Peace Officer
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/12/23 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/04/23 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a public safety position located at Monroe Community College responsible for the impartial enforcement of all federal and state laws, local ordinances and institutional regulations, maintenance of order, preservation of peace, protection of lives and property, investigation of criminal offenses, apprehension of criminals and lawbreakers, making arrests and/or issuing appearance tickets, and related work performed in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations and the administrative policies and procedures of Monroe Community College and its’ Department of Public Safety.  Duties involve patrol, inspection, investigation and enforcement while exercising independent judgment in both emergency and routine situations.  Employees are assigned an area of patrol on foot or in a motor vehicle, or specific duties or cases, utilize computers in the performance of duties and require availability for shift work.  Employees are required to carry firearms.  This position differs from Campus Peace Officer Supervisor by its lack of supervision of staff.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Campus Peace Officer Supervisor or other higher level staff member.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:


  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Security Administration or a closely related field; OR,


  1. Two (2) years paid full time or its part-time equivalent* work experience in an occupation involved with the enforcement of peace and order such as a security guard, campus peace officer, police officer, forest ranger, corrections officer, or armored vehicle guard (military experience is acceptable); OR,


  1. An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.


Special Requirements:

Within one (1) year of appointment must successfully complete the Municipal Police Training Council’s basic course for Police Officers or the Municipal Police Training Council’s Campus Public Safety Officer Course recognized by the State University of New York as set by the standards of the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.


Eligibility for a New York State Pistol Permit at the time of appointment.


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