Rutgers Community Service Officer

Job Information

Job title: Community Service Officer

Location: On Campus

Description: Community Service Officers (CSOs) are full-time students who are uniformed, unarmed paid employees of the RUPD. Many of them go on to careers in law enforcement or public service. All CSO’s receive 40 hours of formal training through the New Jersey College and University Public Safety Association prior to assignment of duties. CSOs have a large variety of responsibilities on and off campus. They patrol on foot, bicycle, horseback, and in specially marked security vehicles. They perform package checks at athletic and special events, operate the Knight Mover Shuttle, provide after-hours escorts, and patrol parking lots. CSOs also provide event security, residence hall and building security, and work as the eyes and ears of the Rutgers University Police Department.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Full time Rutgers student
  • Good communication skills
  • An interest in serving the public

Pay Rate: $12 per hour

Hours: 20 hours per week, flexible schedules available

Start date: ASAP

How to Apply: Complete application and email to