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Patrol Officer

Patrol Officer

Milwaukee , WI

Job Description

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) invites applications for a full-time Patrol Officer to join our Public Safety department. The Public Safety Patrol Officer will be responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment by responding to both emergency and non-emergency calls from the MSOE community and public for assistance.

We respect your private time, so we offer consistent work hours. We currently have four openings with the following days/hours:

  • 2nd Shift: Thursday through Monday, 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM (Off Tuesday & Wednesday)
  • 3rd Shift: Saturday through Wednesday, 12:00 AM - 8:00 AM (Off Thursday & Friday)
*Occasional overtime provided (and sometimes required) to fill open shifts.

Essential Job Functions
  • Respond to non-emergency calls from the MSOE community and the public for assistance
  • Respond to emergency calls from the MSOE community and the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services
  • Determine the nature and location of the emergency, determine priorities, and direct Public Safety Patrol Officers or other emergency personnel as necessary in accordance with established procedures
  • Enforce University parking rules and regulations
  • Enforce all University rules and regulations
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to use all standard Public Safety equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime as assigned
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, be able to drive, and be an eligible driver of MSOE vehicles per company driving policy.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
  • Cover Public Safety Communications Officers and Public Safety Residence Hall Officers shifts as needed
  • Provide breaks for Public Safety Communications Officers and Public Safety Residence Hall Officers during their assigned shift
  • Assist Director of Public Safety with creating department schedules
  • Public Safety department vehicle maintenance
  • Patrol campus on MSOE issued bicycle
  • Check fire extinguishers and panic alarms on campus

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous Public Safety Patrol Officer experience required
  • Valid driver license
Language Skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before others. Ability to effectively communicate in both written and oral form.
Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to use numbers to solve problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.
Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions.
Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to patrol the campus on foot, bicycle, or in a Public Safety vehicle. The employee is required to patrol campus building during their assigned shift.
Work Environment
  • This position works both inside and outside of buildings and therefore is exposed to various temperatures and weather dynamics; also uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and radios; operates an automobile.

MSOE offers a very competitive benefits plan to all full-time employees including medical, dental, life, disability and vision insurance along with paid time off and 13 paid holidays each year. We also offer a retirement plan in which MSOE matches up to 6% of an employee's salary. Educational benefits are available for employees and family members as well as an on-campus fitness center for all employees.

Come join our dynamic university!

Job Code: 222

Job Summary


Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)

Employment Term and Type

Regular, Full Time

Hours per Week


Work Hours (i.e. shift)

2nd Shift, 3rd Shift

Required Education

High School or Equivalent

Required Experience

1+ years

Milwaukee, WI, 53202, US