St. Charles Community College
  • Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • St Peters, MO, USA
  • Commensurate with experience
  • Full-Time Staff

St. Charles Community College is located just west of St. Louis, nestled in the heart of growing St. Charles County. Established in 1986, SCC is a public, comprehensive two-year community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC also provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities.

We are seeking a full-time, Police Sergeant, who is responsible for the Safety and Security of all persons and property at the College.

Full-time staff benefits:

  • Employer credit applied towards medical, dental, and vision insurance and much more!
  • Generous paid time off: vacation, sick, personal days, and college recognized holidays
  • Participation in the Public Education Employee Retirement System (PEERS)
  • Tuition waiver and reimbursement

To view more information about the benefits that our full-time staff can participate in, please click the following link:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Enforce all local and state laws, as well as college policies. Act as the first point of contact when a crime occurs on the College campus.
  • Perform supervisory duties by issuing out work assignments, resolving problems, handling emergency situations, and disciplinary problems.
  • Ensure officers are performing all job duties as assigned. Follow-up with the officers throughout the day to ensure duties are being performed by doing spot checks as needed.
  • Ensure the officers are maintaining a log & summary information to compile reports as required.
  • Ensure all Incident Reports are completed in the Omnigo incident report system and review them for accuracy prior to the reports being submitted for final approval.
  • Assist with the coordination of training programs by scheduling events, reserving training rooms, contacting speakers as needed, and ensuring all technology is scheduled per speaker's request.
  • Perform research as needed with the development of training classes, safety best practices, and policy development.
  • Assist with training and instructing police department personnel, and ensure that all police officers meet Missouri State licensing requirements.
  • Assist in the development and updating of the police department's policies & procedures.
  • Assist with the training of Campus Services employees in aspects of the Emergency Preparedness & Safety Plan.
  • Ensure the police department vehicles are cleaned and the service is maintained. Keep a report to document when all service is performed.
  • Monitor building security; observe behavior and conduct; and observe and correct, or report safety-related hazards and violations.
  • Monitor & report violations of College policies/regulations to the appropriate individual; communicate with local law enforcement agencies as required.
  • Follow established procedures when responding to emergency situations and contact emergency agencies as necessary; collect information related to accidents & injuries occurring on campus per established procedures; collect information on employee injuries and forward the incident report to Human Resources.
  • Provide assistance in the event of an emergency or natural disaster, and first aid assistance as needed for students, staff, faculty, and visitors.
  • Assist in the scheduling of shifts for all police department personnel, monitoring of time sheets & overtime, and maintenance of all shift records.
  • Use of security related equipment such as CCTV video equipment, walkie-talkies, flashlights, batons, and handcuffs will be required. The incumbent will also need to be familiar with the fire & burglar alarms, and other safety & protective equipment.
  • The incumbent will need to become certified in the use of the Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System (MULES).
  • The incumbent will need to have a working knowledge of the college's emergency public address system as well as the text message notification system.
  • The incumbent will need to fill in for the dispatcher from time to time, and will need to know all of the responsibilities of that positon. Some of those responsibilities will be utilizing the computer aided dispatch (CAD) system, answering the telephone, and using the dispatch radio.
  • Other duties may be assigned by the Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police, Asst. Chief of Police/Captain, or Lieutenant.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Police department personnel

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of eight years' experience employed as a full-time POST certified peace officer is required. Supervisory experience in law enforcement is preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent, and a graduate of a POST certified police academy with a minimum of a "Class A" certification from the Missouri Department of Public Safety is required. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to read, write reports, and maintain logs.  Must have knowledge of law enforcement techniques; ability to work with the public and make sound decisions, and take appropriate action quickly; and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus.

St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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