Student Patrol Officer

Location: SCCC - Newton, NJ

Date Posted: 05/19/2021

Schedule: Part-Time

Type: Student Worker

Company: Sussex County Community College

Job Description



General Job Description:

The SCCC Student Patrol Officer focuses on providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and guests of the college. Responsible for the implementation of safety and security operations that will ensure the well-being of the campus community. Facilitates the College’s Security department and serves as a public safety agent performing a variety of operational tasks in support of public safety, security and other operations in accordance with facility necessities. Reporting to the Director of Campus Safety & Security.



Essential Job Functions:


  • Patrols assigned area on foot, in assigned motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security.
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; uses University keys to open and close buildings; monitors closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
  • Informs and warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
  • Provides escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty, as necessary; provides other public assistance, such as jump-starts and routine information.
  • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contacts emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required.
  • Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; approaches suspicious persons and/or notifies security center or police as appropriate.
  • Performs periodic checks of emergency call boxes, streetlights and other emergency equipment to ensure proper functioning; reports malfunctions as required.
  • May provide safe and efficient transportation to College employees and/or visitors, as requested, using an institutional vehicle.
  • Patrols and monitors assigned parking areas to provide public security and assistance.
  • Prepares routine, standardized reports.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.



  • Currently registered SCCC student
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certified.
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills and experience.
  • Must have the ability to handle confidential information.
  • Experience operating computers using Microsoft programs.
  • Knowledge of & operations of a conventional two way radio system.
  • Ability to work, organize & operate with a high level of efficiency under pressure & extreme stress.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and make critical decisions that affect campus wide response & reaction.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.


Contact Person:

Human Resources


To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to  Sussex County Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.