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Public Safety Assistant (Short Term)

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Tempe
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Public Safety Assistant (Short Term)

Job ID: 319038
Location: Rio Salado Community College
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Hiring Salary Range

$18.48 - $21.36/per hour DOE



Work Schedule

Monday - Thursday, 1pm - 9pm, Friday, 9am - 5pm; some evenings and weekends may be required

Work Calendar

12 Months

Funding Information

This is a short term assignment with a projected end date of 06-30-2024 with renewal based on available funds and the needs of MCCCD.

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers


    The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

    • 16 paid observed holidays
    • ) & 12% Employee Contribution Match (Pension, Long Term Disability, and Health Insurance)
    • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Maricopa Employee Store: Perks & Gears (exclusive discounts and offers for Maricopa Community Colleges faculty and staff)
    • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employees and dependents (if applicable)
    • Flexible work schedules
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program:
      • Sight-On-Site Eye Care Services
      • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program
      • Mobile On-site Mammography Screenings
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Wondr online program that teaches clinically-proven, healthy habits that lead to less stress, better sleep, weight loss, and more
      • Pre-Retirement Events
      • (may forgive the remaining balance on a federal student loan made directly by the U.S. Department of Education after qualifying).
      • 10+ Maricopa Affinity Resource Employee Groups (Celebrates diversity, embraces inclusion, and supports employees, students, and community!)

        Job Summary

        RSC campus police is seeking a short term Public Safety Assistant who provides security, safety and maintains order on campus property while at a fixed security post or roving security patrol on foot. A Public Safety Assistant is a non-law enforcement position that will provide support to staff, students, faculty and visitors at Maricopa Community Colleges District while encouraging enforcement of MCCCD Administrative Rules and Regulations.

        Essential Functions

        80% - Conducts security at a stationary security post as well as foot patrol
        20% - Responds to any request for public security assistance and will "observe and report" security matters to campus law enforcement. Provides written documentation for significant security-related issues and be identified as the point of contact for law enforcement

        Minimum Qualifications

        High School Diploma or GED.

        There is no substitution or equivalency allowable for the High School Diploma or GED.

        Special Requirements

        Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications: Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver's License.

        Must successfully pass comprehensive background check and may be required to submit to periodic comprehensive background checks.

        Desired Qualifications

        A. Experience in security or law enforcement
        B. Previous experience working safety/security in an educational institution
        C. College education, or credits towards conferred degree
        D. Customer service work or related experience
        E. Experience with using computer software or two-way portable radios

        Special Working Conditions

        Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D Driver's License is required; employee must meet district minimum standards regarding driving:


        Motor Vehicle Driving Requirements

        Employees of the Maricopa County Community College District who drive district-owned vehicles must complete two requirements, as per Administrative Regulation 4.14:
      • They must take and pass an online defensive driving training course (link is listed below under procedures)
      • They must submit to an inquiry by a certified Public Safety police officer into their Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Driving History that shows a satisfactory driving record by completing the Motor Vehicle Record and Driving History Release Form
        Once both requirements are met, the employee will be authorized to drive district vehicles. Subsequent MVR reviews will be conducted annually by Public Safety to ensure a satisfactory driving record. Employees must successfully complete the online defensive driving course every three years.

        How to Apply

        Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter that details how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. A cover letter may further highlight an applicant's knowledge, skill and abilities. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application.

        Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

        Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

        Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
        • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
        • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
        • Part-Time employment (must include number of hours worked)
        • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
        • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

          Posting Close Date

          Open until filled

          First Review of applications September 1st, 2023

          Applications received after the review date may not be screened

          EEO, Title IX, & Clery Act

          Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

          Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

          The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators. Rio Salado College's Title IX/504 Coordinator is O.Tafari Osayande, , 480-517-8196.

          The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act.

          To apply, visit


Keywords: Maricopa Community College District, Tempe , Public Safety Assistant (Short Term), Other , Tempe, Arizona

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