Public Safety Officer
Individual Certification

(Part-time, As Needed)

Hourly Rate:  $23.11


July 1, 2018


Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.

As we celebrated our 60th anniversary, Harford Community College embarked on a journey to examine and reset its foundation. To that end, we recently became an Achieving the Dream institution, are working diligently to redesign our student experience, and are actively building a strong data infrastructure—all in preparation for a 2019 strategic plan that will propel Harford Community College into the future.

Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 70 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.
THE OPPORTUNITY: Performs security functions for the College. Duties include, but are not limited to: patrolling on foot, crime prevention, crime investigation and reporting, responding to and mitigating emergency situations and alarms; providing traffic control, first aid and logistical support; opening and closing College facilities, reporting conduct violations, and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Work is scheduled as needed based on the College's requirements and may include days, nights and weekends.  Schedule is determined by the supervisor.

The hours of part-time as-needed employees are limited to a total of less than 500 hours in each fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).




A high school diploma or GED, Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions (MPCTC) law enforcement certificate, and current arrest powers are required.  Applicants must be able to walk for long periods; recognize the need for law enforcement and medical services intervention; recognize security irregularities and risks; understand his/her authority to intervene in criminal activity; and write clear and concise police/security reports. 

Any offer of employment at Harford Community College is contingent upon the results of a mandatory background screening.  Employees must submit within 30 days of hire official transcripts of all degrees earned. 


Complete our ONLINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.  Resumes are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of an employment application. 

Incomplete submissions will not be accepted or reviewed.

Any questions or concerns regarding our online application may be sent to or call 443-412-2310


For best consideration

Positions Hired As Needed


HCC is a smoke/tobacco free campus. 

HCC is an AA / EEO / ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community.

Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or
interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 443-412-2415.

JOB ID# 31-2017