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Special Police Officer Springfield, Massachusetts $20.00

Special Police Officer

Location: Springfield, Massachusetts |
Salary: $20.00 |
Posted: 22 Apr 2021 |
Closes: 22 May 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/3742188/209571

Job Introduction:

Hiring Now!



The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Special Police Officer. As a Special Police Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring the security and safety of all campus buildings, persons, and property, assistance in crisis management, enforcement of the rules and regulations of the college, as well as enforcement of federal, state, and local laws.


G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.


Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Patrol campus (vehicle, bicycle and foot), ensure buildings are secure, and enforce parking regulations
  • Respond to campus emergency, priority, and routine calls for service
  • Serve as a liaison between campus and off-campus emergency services
  • Contribute to campus safety by providing vehicle escorts and various crime prevention measures, including the locking and unlocking of campus buildings
  • Interview persons who are involved in or who witness incidents/crimes committed on campus
  • Write comprehensive incident reports, conduct investigations take photos when necessary, and seize contraband when necessary
  • Stop vehicles and/or pedestrian traffic to inspect university identification or other identification (e.g. driver's license or MA ID card) prior to entering or remaining on the campus
  • Orient, guide, and provide information to visitors, students, faculty and staff
  • Enforce the university rules with firmness, fairness, and impartiality; deal with the public in a professional manner

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have successfully completed a Massachusetts reserve and intermittent police academy or a full-time Massachusetts campus or municipal police academy
  • Must possess a current and valid driver's license

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • A minimum of one year of experience in law enforcement, campus security, or related field in residential higher education environment

Skills Required

  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the use of technology such as computer access control programs and smart phones
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Ability to mediate conflict with tact, diplomacy
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat, as well as loud noises. Involves moderate exposure to hazards and physical risks to personal safety.

Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out duties: Standing, walking, running. Must be able to defend community members and one's self from attack or physical assault, and respond (e.g., run across campus or upstairs) to calls for service, alarms, or other emergencies. Must be able to assist with uncooperative or incapacitated individuals.


About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

G4S will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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