Community College Police Officer (Lateral - Academy Attendee/Graduate)
Closing Date: 9/1/2017
Location: District Office
Position Type: Classified
The Position: Applications are currently being accepted for Community College Police Officer with the San Diego Community College District. Hours vary. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs.
Lateral Entry: Applicant must possess a California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate, and have been employed as a sworn full-time Peace Officer as defined in Section 830.1, 830.2 (a, b, c, d), 830.32, or 830.33 of the California Penal Code with a California law enforcement agency within two (2) years from the date of offer of employment; or possess a Basic Course Waiver; or have completed the P.O.S.T. requalification course as described in P.O.S.T. regulations under Title 11, Division 2, Section 1008 of the California Code of Regulations. Police Academy Graduates: Applicant must be within two months of graduation from an Accredited P.O.S.T. Academy at time of application. Candidates must have successfully completed the academy and possess an Academy P.O.S.T. Certificate prior to an offer of employment.
Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.
Desired Qualifications: Major factors to be evaluated for this classification will include knowledge of:Laws of search, seizure and arrest;Principles and practices of supervision and training; Law enforcement and security methods; Traffic laws and vehicle control procedures;Rules and regulations regarding safety and conduct; centralized communications system and procedures; Use, care and safety requirements for firearms; Basic criminal investigation techniques and procedures; rules of evidence;Record-keeping techniques; and,Effective oral and written communication skills.A successful candidate must demonstrate the ability and skill to:Enforce pertinent laws, rules and regulations with tact, firmness and diplomacy; Administer basic first aid;Organize and write clear and concise reports; Analyze situations and respond effectively;Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Understand and follow oral and written directions;Train and provide work direction to assigned personnel;Meet schedules and timelines;Utilize firearms in a safe manner consistent with district policies.
Pay Information: Range 33, ($4,516.45 $7,167.46) per month based on the current Police Officers Association (POA) Salary Schedule. New employees will begin on Step A ($4,516.45) or up to Step C ($4,979.49) with 36 months of verified, paid, full-time related job experience or equivalent coursework in the field.
Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the CBA. This position is FLSA Non-Exempt (may accrue overtime). Excellent benefits are provided to employees with assignments equal to or greater than 50%, and all eligible dependents. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements/handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
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The San Diego Community College District serves 130,000 students annually through three two-year colleges and six Continuing Education campuses. The three colleges, San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges, offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for entry-level jobs, and arts and sciences programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universit...ies. Continuing Education offers adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. The District also provides education to over 145,000 service personnel at military bases in 24 states.
The Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills, and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. A number of special programs are unique to the city, including KSDS-FM all-jazz radio, the Center for Competitive and Applied Technologies, and the Workplace Learning Resource Center.
The San Diego Community College District is governed by its five-member, locally elected Board of Trustees and three student members serving on a rotating basis. Shared governance activities involve faculty, students, and staff in the development of solutions to key policy and budget issues. The five trustees are elected in even-numbered years to four-year terms by the voters of San Diego. The Chancellor, the District's chief executive officer, is responsible for carrying out the policies approved by the Board of Trustees.
The District is in the midst of $1.555 billion in new construction and renovations at the three colleges and Continuing Education campuses throughout the city.
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