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Police Officer

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Work type: Full-time Hourly
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Police

Position, Department: Police Officer, Operations

Type of Position: Full-time Hourly, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Varies depending on department needs, 40 hours per week

Pay Range:  $21.96 - $27.45 and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Pay Grade: 54.54

Opportunity for hybrid schedule: No

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits 

Position Summary: The JCCC Police Officer provides law enforcement and public safety services to the college community to include but not limited to enforcement of criminal statutes, parking and traffic enforcement, crime prevention, patrol activity, accident investigation, resolution of domestic and other disturbances, prosecution support, non-criminal public safety services, enforcement of college policies, rules, and regulations.

Required Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalent; must be at least 21 years of age and a U.S. Citizen; possess valid driver’s license issued within the United States and must be a certified and commissioned law enforcement Officer in the state of Kansas. If applying from out of state, must have been an active Law Enforcement Officer within the last five years and pass the Kansas Reciprocity examination(s) within the first year of hire. Candidates must successfully pass polygraph, psychological and physical exams, criminal history, and MVR background checks prior to employment; possess excellent oral and written communication skills along with good organizational skills and the ability to make sound judgment decisions.

Preferred Qualifications: *Johnson County Community College requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

To be considered for this position we will require an application and resume.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responds to calls, including calls of a non-criminal nature, in a timely and urgent manner to include off-site locations and other police jurisdictions in close proximity to JCCC; participates in enforcement of traffic, parking and personal transportation policy, and smoking regulations; transports prisoners, victims, witnesses, and others as requested; uses defensive tactics and restraint procedures when necessary; participates in court appearances when oral/written testimony is required; assists with medical emergencies and provides first aid as appropriate; • Creates written reports in compliance with departmental procedures and presents oral reports as needed; maintains confidentiality and discretion of records, reports, and incidents that are investigated by the JCCC Police Department and governed by college policies, local, state, and federal laws as well as any other record and/or information that is accessible to the department. • Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) by reporting crimes to the designated JCCC Clery Act Officer in accordance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures; collaborate with the Clery Act Officer, Clery Act Team, Title IX Team, and Emergency Preparedness Manager on various campus compliance issues. Actively engages with those on campus as well as maintains communication and rapport within and outside the college community. • Maintains an insurable driver’s record, qualification and certification with firearm, ASP baton, and Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) spray and CPR/AED certification; returns to work or remains on campus when the college is faced with institutional emergencies; completes 40-hours of required individual training annually. 

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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