CLASS TITLE: CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
To acquire training, both formal and on the job, in order to perform duties of a patrolling, protective and policing nature upon the premises of Board of Governor's post-secondary educational institutions, and to do related work as assigned.
Works under the general and specific instructions of superior officer, training officer, and/or instructor, who reviews work in process and upon completion for conformance to provisions of law, Board of Governor's regulations and institution regulations and instructions.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
To perform and participate in the various training aspects as established by the R. I. Commission on Police Standards and Training.
To acquire experience for patrolling an assigned area on foot, or in a motor vehicle; for inspecting campus buildings, for directing traffic and assisting the public.
To assist in preparations of paperwork relating to investigations, motor vehicle violations, parking violations, arrests, and non-criminal incidents.
To acquire experience in operating a communications office and keeping of police records.
To perform other related duties as required.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
To acquire a working knowledge of Board of Governors and assigned institutional regulations; a working knowledge of the principles and practices commonly applied by a police officer in the enforcement of the law and regulations to protect life and property; ability to apply such knowledge, principles and practices; ability to make accurate reports on law or regulation violations; ability to give emergency medical treatment and operate an ambulance as needed; ability to operate a communications office and keeping of police records; ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and with respect for the rights of others; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to write and speak effectively; ability to qualify with firearms; and such related duties and abilities as may be required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Such as may have been gained through: graduation from an approved high school; with the completion of or participation in college level courses desirable.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Conditions to be met for appointment.
1. Must be physically qualified
to perform assigned duties as evidenced by a physicians
certificate showing freedom from physical disabilities, and from defects of hearing
and vision, and
2. Must satisfactorily pass the
physical agility testing program mandated by the Rhode
Island Commission on Police Standards and Training, and
3. Must achieve a Satisfactory
or an Average rating on the psychological testing
required by the Rhode Island Commission on Police Standards and Training, and
4. Must not have been convicted of a crime, misdemeanor or felony, and
5. Must possess a valid Rhode Island driver's license.