Posted March 15, 2013
The College of New Jersey is seeking a certified
Police Officer through the Intergovernmental Transfer Program to work as
a Campus Police officer. This Intergovernmental transfer opportunity is
only open to the active employees of New Jersey State, Local and
Municipal Police departments who are currently employed and are seeking
a transfer. Applicants must possess a Police Officer certification.
Duties include but are not limited to:
* Patrol campus on foot, in police vehicles or
on bicycle in order to deter crime, direct traffic, provide service
or assistance to employees, students or visitors to campus, and to
enforce traffic and parking regulations.
* Investigate disturbances, suspicious
circumstances, traffic accidents or violation of college regulations
when prompted by phone calls, alarms, citizens' requests, or
* Interview witnesses, suspects, and victims of
criminal investigations and motor vehicle accidents and take
appropriate law enforcement action. Write clear and accurate reports
to record incident.
* Direct traffic at campus events using
barricades, traffic cones, traffic vests, and flashlights.
* Assist local police departments when
requested in order to enforce state laws and city ordinances.
* Attend and testify in municipal, circuit,
district, federal, and juvenile court, before grand jury; review
case file and prepare for testimony.
* Complete police documents such as daily
activity reports, investigation reports, arrest reports vehicle
impound records, traffic accident reports, consent to search forms,
Miranda rights form, operational reports, complaint summons and
warrants, and fingerprint cards in order to record activity on
shift, complete criminal investigations and arrest processing,
investigate traffic accidents or other incidents of law violations.
This position is a classified position with the
state title Campus Police Officer and is aligned to the PBA Bargaining
Unit. The salary for this position is within Range FA16 of the PBA
contract. Initial salary placement will be computed in accordance with
Civil Service regulations for an Intergovernmental Transfer, but salary
will be within the range for this position.
This position includes a comprehensive benefit
package including health, dental, and prescription plans as well as
generous sick and vacation leave allowances. Position may require
non-standard work hours (nights, weekends and holidays).
Electronic applications are encouraged.
To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and
names of three references to
JOBS@tcnj.edu. Review of applications will continue until the
position is filled. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon
successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by
The College of New Jersey.
Under a new residency bill signed into law by
Governor Chris Christie, any individual hired on, or after September 1,
2011, will be required to establish a principal residence in New Jersey
unless their position is exempt. New employees will have a full 365 days
to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire. Any new
employee who believes that they have a critical need to live outside of
New Jersey, or that a move to a permanent residence within the state
would constitute a hardship, may request an exemption from the
provisions of the law by appealing to a five-member committee to be
established by the State for the purpose of hearing such appeals.
The College of New Jersey, a highly selective,
comprehensive residential institution, is recognized as one of the
outstanding colleges in the country. Its 289 acre tree-lined campus,
located in suburban Ewing Township between New York and Philadelphia,
draws upon the rich scholarly, scientific and cultural resources of the
region. There are approximately 5900 undergraduate students and 900
graduate students enrolled at The College.
To enrich education through diversity, The College
of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong
commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly
encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.