Bring your resume, complete an application and interview on the spot!

Saturday, July 13

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Bert Walker Hall, Room 144 – 145
Jackson College Central Campus
2111 Emmons Road, Jackson College 49201


Jackson College has multiple immediate openings for the right individuals to fill armed and unarmed full-time and part-time Safety and Security Officer positions. This rewarding work is an opportunity to assist young adults in their journey for higher education while providing assistance and guidance in keeping the Jackson College Community safe.

A comprehensive full-time employment benefit package includes, but is not limited to, starting wages of $41,600 annually, up to 3 weeks of vacation in the first year of employment, 16 paid holidays, medical, dental and vision insurance.

Part-Time Unarmed Safety and Security Officers will receive competitive wages, earned tuition credits and paid time off.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Successfully pass the firearms standards as set forth by the Department within the first 90 days of employment. Employee must be able to shoot at MCOLES standards.
  • Work in an armed capacity while on duty and performing duties for the Safety & Security Department.
  • Successfully maintain all certifications and/or Department standards for firearms and physical skills at regular intervals as set forth by the Department.
  • Patrols assigned area on foot, in assigned motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security.
  • Informs and warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
  • Performs periodic checks of emergency call boxes and/or streetlights to ensure proper functioning; reports malfunctions as required.
  • Maintains security controls for issued University keys; safeguards and controls issued University equipment.
  • Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
  • Maintain professional public relations with all staff, students, visitors and community.
  • Operate the computer security system, providing ingress and egress for authorized personnel.
  • Patrol campus areas and investigate and report dangerous, unusual or suspicious activities.
  • Maintain confidential files.
  • Accurately prepare complaint and/or incident reports.
  • Assist in providing traffic and crowd management during athletic and special events.
  • Stay current with State ordered regulations.
  • Serve as the back-up to the Team Leader and coordinate all activities in their absence.
  • Responsible for understanding, supporting, and actively demonstrating the College’s beliefs, values, mission and vision and being in agreement to be evaluated by same.

Employment Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are often obtained by completing an associate degree and two years of related experience or five years of related experience.

Knowledge of

  • Campus buildings’ layout and location
  • Burglar and fire systems.
  • Computer software and hardware used in building security.
  • State, County and Local laws and ordinances
  • Department security codes, policies, and regulations
  • Traffic and crowd control methods and techniques.
  • Security and law enforcement procedures.
  • Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
  • Incident and complaint reporting processes and procedures.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Successfully pass a background check
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with no restrictions.
  • Have or obtain a Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL) within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Successfully pass the OC (pepper spray) class as set forth by the Department within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Successfully pass the physical skills (survival tactics and arrest procedures) standards as set forth by the Department within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Successfully complete the three online Federal Emergency Management Institute classes required by the Department, (IS100leb, IS700a and IS704) within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Effectively communicate in person and over radio channels.
  • Understand, follow, and enforce state and local laws, ordinances, safety codes, regulations, and procedures.
  • Detect problems and investigate and accurately report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to take charge of a situation and take proper action when necessary.
  • React calmly and effectively in disaster and emergency situations.
  • Provide safety and security services to the campus community.
  • Be flexible, provide excellent customer service, and use strong interpersonal skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality and work under stressful conditions.
  • Endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with hostile views, opinions, and antagonistic subjects.
  • Conduct routine duties without direct supervision.
  • Visual and audio surveillance.
  • Complete routine paperwork.
  • View multiple video monitors
  • Ability to work varying work schedules and assignments to facilitate a 24 hour a day and 7 day a week work schedule.
  • Ability to work extended shifts due to emergency or disaster situations.

The knowledge, skills and abilities required are often obtained by completing an associate degree and working two or more years in a related position or an equivalent combination of education experience.

Working Conditions

Physically patrolling in/outdoor environments; regularly exposed to hazards associated with security and safety of life and property.

Physical Demands

  • Normally will be required to lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds, with the ability to drag up to 180 pounds.
  • Ability to have both close and distance vision and reasonable depth perception.
  • Possess normal hearing.
  • Possess normal color vision.
  • Possess the ability to successfully complete the physical skills (survival skill and arrest techniques) and firearms standards as set forth by the department.