Oregon Public Universities


Classification Specifications


Classification Number: 5520


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Salary Range 12 $2379 $2464 $2557 $2657 $2741 $2859 $2971 $3103 $3235


The CAMPUS PATROL OFFICER patrols parking areas to enforce parking regulations and buildings and grounds to assure security. The CAMPUS PATROL OFFICER provides information and assistance, such as directions and building access, to students, faculty, staff and visitors on a campus of the State System of Higher Education.


This is a single classification and not currently part of a class series.


  1. Parking Patrol. Patrols campus parking areas to enforce parking regulations. Tickets illegally parked vehicles showing type of violation according to policy. Checks list of repeat violators and when appropriate, calls for impound of vehicle. Cites vehicle or bicycle operators for violations of traffic regulations. Gives directions and campus information to visitors, students, and staff as needed. Helps motorists with vehicle problems. May be stationed in an information booth to provide directions, information, and issue parking permits to visitors to the campus.
  2. Building Security. Routinely patrols campus, checking doors and windows of buildings at night. Carries master keys to lock or unlock access doors for students or staff requiring admission to buildings after closing hours. Provides escort service from buildings to cars for students or staff working late. Patrols grounds and notifies campus security or local police of observed suspicious activities, persons or conditions.
  3. Miscellaneous. Records activities in shift log. Briefs incoming or outgoing shift staff about special problems, conditions or assignments. Provides parking, door security, or crowd control at special campus sports events or other activities as assigned. Reports or testifies at hearings before campus parking or traffic courts. Helps campus locksmith repair or install locks.


The Campus Patrol Officer has daily in-person contact with a variety of persons, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus, providing information and assistance as needed.


The Campus Patrol Officer receives specific schedules and work assignments from a supervisor at the beginning of each shift. After initial training, the employee works independently according to specific guidelines based on laws, rules and department and institution policies and procedures. Depending on the nature of the assignment and conditions on the shift, work is reviewed both as completed and in progress for compliance with policies and procedures and appropriate action or response.


The Campus Patrol Officer must be willing to work rotating shifts and overtime when necessary, work outdoors in all kinds of weather, climb stairs and be on their feet for long periods of time and be willing to work alone, often in empty buildings or isolated parts of a campus.


  • Minimum Qualifications are not established for this classification. The appointing authority is responsible for recruitment and selection.? Refer to Personnel Rule 105-43-005.