Police Officer

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Quality Assurance
Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

Police Officer

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

  • Enforces all applicable codes, ordinances, laws and regulations (including traffic,
  • criminal and civil) in order to protect life and property, prevent crime and promote security.
  • Patrols designated area via motor vehicle, bicycle or on foot to detect and deter criminal activity in traffic violations; inspect doors windows and premises of the college campuses and learning center(s) to ensure security or to detect suspicious conditions, responds to alarms, checks suspicious vehicles, persons or situations maintaining high visibility in the community.
  • Response to calls relayed by dispatchers for service including emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance, provide first aid for injuries and assist/provide mutual aid to a joining jurisdiction.
  • Write reports on criminal offenses and other incidents.
  • Operates a variety of standard and specialized machinery, equipment and tools associated with law enforcement, which may include a police vehicle, bicycle, firearms, chemical weapons, tasers, radar/laser equipment, alcohol testing equipment, drug testing kits, handcuffs, baton, flashlight, fire extinguisher, measuring devices, photographic equipment, tape recorder, radio/communications equipment, telephone, hand tools, desktop computers, laptop computers and general office equipment.
  • Depending on the exact nature of this position, driving a vehicle is necessary for the purposes of either (a) making deliveries, (b) commuting from one job-related location to another, or transporting colleagues or customers between locations. The exact nature and parameters of the driving function are to be worked out with one's supervisor and documented as part of one's departmental operating procedures.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws. Knowledge of police procedures.
  • Basic computer skills including word processing. Good verbal and written skills. Good powers of observation and memory.
  • Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions. Ability to use good judgment.
  • Honest, Dependable, Professional, Dedicated to the community and customer service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ohio Peace Officer Training Council (OPOTC} Certification.
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)

Union Position:

Fraternal Order of Police

Job Classification:


Duty Days:

260 Days

Work Schedule:

per FOP contract

Grant Funded Position:

No - Not Grant Funded

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Pay Basis:


Hiring Range:


Retirement System:

SERS - SERS (Retirement System Classification)