Public Safety Officer (Part-Time)

Milwaukee Area Technical College
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$23.12 - $28.89
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Public Safety Officer (Part-Time)


$23.12 - $28.89 Hourly


Multi-Campus, WI

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Application Requirements

All applicants, internal and external, must complete the online application for consideration. Please make sure to carefully review requirements and submit a complete application describing your experience and providing all required documents to best assess your qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered. In instances where we are unable to ascertain from a candidates' application material whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

Supplemental Information

Milwaukee Area Technical College requires all new employees to have completed COVID-19 vaccinations and to provide proof of vaccination status or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request within 45 days from the date of offer.

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    Work Details : Part-Time: 16 hours per week Location: Multi-Campus Hours: 3rd shift (11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.) Days: Two days a week (may work every weekend)

    Under supervision of the Lieutenant, Public Safety, serves and provides protection and security to the district properties and personnel; provides fire response assistance; observes and reports potential injury or loss to the College, faculty, staff or students. Patrols campus buildings and grounds and provides needed emergency; ensures campus rules and laws are effectively enforced by directing compliance, issuing warnings, and reporting violations to appropriate authorities. Work requires the exercise of judgment and discretion in assuming control of emergency situations and appropriate action in accordance with established policies and procedures. Collaborates with government agencies and campuses and provides assistance. Assignments are completed independently and reviewed through discussion and formal reports.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

    Patrolling to Maintain Public Safety: Monitors campus-wide safety, investigates disturbances, fire hazards, suspicious persons, hazardous conditions, trespassers, and other incidents occurring on campuses; assists in the investigation of incidents; and provides emergency aid. Operates and monitors computerized Fire and Security Systems and Closed Circuit Television Systems.

    District Crime Prevention: Patrols and maintains watch over buildings and grounds, checks doors and windows; conducts classroom refrigerator and freezer checks each shift for normal operating ranges; and reports accidents or defective conditions on foot and in, vehicle or fixed location. Provides the removal of locks and locker contents as part of locker searches.

    Parking Enforcement: Patrols parking areas to enforce parking regulations and writes citations and warnings as needed. Administrative Reporting: Writes accurate and complete incident reports; summarizes and documents results of initial investigations and campus incidents; submits written and verbal reports to supervisors for review and determination if further action is required.

    Effective Communication: Receives and disseminates information by radio, telephone and computer and coordinates communications between officers and other agencies. Dispatches personnel to emergency/non-emergency requests. Also, provides assistance with shift operations by providing information to co-workers on items affecting their activities and assisting co-workers with problems encountered and making decisions in the field and assuming responsibility for those decisions.

    Security Escorts: Assists staff, students and visitors in all activities related to security functions including walking escorts for students, employees and personnel carrying valuable property or currency.

    Training and Preparation: Conducts campus-wide emergency drills such as Fire, Lockdown, and Severe Weather Drills. Provides Safety Puppet Skits for Daycare student district-wide.

    Collaborative Teamwork: Establishes, maintains, and enhances positive work relationships with students, staff, faculty, and outside agencies.

    Continuous Learning & Professional Development: Maintains current knowledge of best practices and standards in safety for higher education with an emphasis on community Colleges. Actively organizes and/or participates in applicable workgroups, trainings, workshops, seminars, committees and professional associations or conferences to promote continuous learning.

    Other duties: Performs other related duties within the scope of the position as required for the efficient operation of the division and to support institutional objectives.


    Required Education : Associate Degree or a minimum of 60 credits in criminal justice or related field.

    Required Experience : Five (5) years of law enforcement/public safety experience preferably in a metropolitan area.

    Preferred Education : Bachelor's degree in Police Science or Criminal Justice or related field.

    Preferred Experience : More than five (5) years of relevant experience.

    Required License/Certification : CPR; First Aid; AED certification with 60 days of employment.

    Preferred License/Certification :

  • Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) certification as a Wisconsin Peace Officer or similar law enforcement certification (must be attainable) highly desirable.
  • Possesses or is eligible to possess a firearms permit from the State of Wisconsin's Department of Regulations and Licensing. Licensing is required within 90 days of employment.
  • Specialty Skills:

  • No unpardoned adult felony convictions.
  • No convictions for domestic violence.
  • Must satisfy the demands of the position in areas of manual dexterity, physical effort, potentially hazardous conditions, variable work shifts and proper handling of personal protective equipment. (Details of these demands are provided applicants).
  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license and proof of insurability.

  • Cultivates innovation
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Ensures accountability
  • Collaborates
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Communicates effectively
  • Instills trust
  • Customer focus
  • Action oriented
  • Values differences
  • Self-development
  • Compassion

  • Knowledge of current crime prevention methods and procedures.
  • Proficiency in the use of standard law enforcement equipment.
  • Training and skill in community policing practices.
  • Ability to interpret and apply techniques, procedures and methods used in the operation of communications equipment.
  • Ability to interpret and apply codes, policies and procedures.
  • Effective application of Incident Command System and National Incident Management System to emergencies.
  • Skilled in mediation and crisis intervention.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional under stressful situations.
  • Ability to perform basic math computations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.
  • Ability to establish, collaborate and maintain effective work relationships with peers, students, teachers, staff, representatives of outside agencies, educational institutions, and the general public.
  • Ability to convey an image of professionalism and dedication in work related activities.
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse student and employee populations.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and software specific to position, including spreadsheets and the Internet.
  • Knowledge of Google and Microsoft products.
  • Ability to work successfully with minimal supervision.
  • Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs., carry, and push up to 20 lbs. and ability pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb stairs and a ladder and maintain balance.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, hear and speak.
  • Sitting/Standing/Walking: 75% of time spent sitting, 20% of time standing, and 5% of time walking.
  • Excellence through diversity. MATC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. MATC strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

    Supervisory Responsibilities


    Employee Benefits at a GlancePART-TIME SUPPORT STAFF

    GROUP TERM LIFE INSURANCE: MATC offers group life insurance benefits through Symetra Provident Insurance after six months of employment and is fully paid for by the College. The amount of insurance is based upon annual earnings rounded to the higher $1,000.00. The benefit is doubled in the event of accidental death.

    RETIREMENT BENEFITS: If you are employed for greater than 12 months and meet the minimum hours requirement for participation in the WRS pension system, you will be notified of your eligibility. The College currently pays the full cost of the employer contribution (6.8%), and the employee pays the full part of the employee contribution of 6.8% of salary. There is a five year vesting period requirement in order to qualify for any employer contributions made on the employee's behalf.

    PAID HOLIDAYS: MATC offers paid holidays based on position.

    MATC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution and complies with all requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act.


    What is the highest degree you have completed from an educational institution?

  • No High School or GED
  • High School or GED
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
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    Please state your degree major.


    How many years of law enforcement/public safety experience do you have?

  • Less than 1 year of experience
  • 1 to 2 years of experience
  • 3 to 4 years of experience
  • 5 or more years of experience
  • 04

    Do you have at least 60 credits in criminal justice or a related field from an accredited college?

  • Yes
  • No
  • 05

    Please list any professional certifications that you hold related to this position.


    Do you have experience working in a technical college or higher education environment?

  • Yes
  • No
  • 07

    Do you have experience working with diverse populations? (Examples: Americorps, Military Experience, the Peace Corps, Public Allies, Vista Volunteers of American etc) OR are you bi-lingual?

  • Yes
  • No
  • 08

    (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY) Please list all positions previously and currently held at the college. (External applicants type N/A)


    (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY) Please specifically describe how your previous or current duties/experience relates to this position. (External candidates type N/A)

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