Employment Status: Full-time, probationary "non-exempt" position.
Work Schedule: To be arranged.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 27, 2017. Candidates are encouraged to attach a resume and cover letter to their application.
This classification is the highest level in the Police Series and is a first line supervisory classification, requiring a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of law enforcement methods and procedures, criminal codes and laws, and investigative techniques and procedures. Work assignments include primary supervisory responsibility for a shift, program, unit or task force, and general law enforcement and specialized work assignments performed by other positions in this series.
Under the direction of a commanding officer, the Sergeant is assigned primary responsibility as a working, first line supervisor, in addition to general law enforcement and specialized work assignments performed by Police Officers and Corporals. Work assignments require the use of independent judgment and the ability to provide leadership to others. The Sergeant rank is distinguished from the Corporal by the full-time assignment of supervisory duties, including making work assignments, monitoring and reporting work activities, and providing on the job training and assistance to subordinates. CSUSB places significant importance on Community Partnerships and Community Oriented Problem Solving.
Supervision: Supervise assigned sworn and non-sworn personnel, through on scene presence, review and approval of written reports and documents, receiving input from members of the campus community, etc. Communicates directives clearly. Provides full-time supervision responsibility for shift officers. Prepare performance evaluations. Conduct 1:1 and shift meetings. Function as on-duty Watch Commander, responsible for oversight of all departmental field activities during an assigned shift.
General Law Enforcement: Enforce University policies, laws, rules and regulations; investigate criminal and other incidents; make arrests; conduct interviews; transport prisoners; testify in court proceedings as required. Patrol the campus and surrounding areas on foot or using motor vehicles. Investigate traffic collisions and other problems; issue citations; provide safety escorts; respond to radio calls and other duties as assigned. Write reports to accurately describe events timely, accurately, concisely and legibly; draft diagrams of locations or scenes. Respond to situations involving illness or injury; provide first aid or emergency medical care or assessment at the level of training provided the employee. Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law enforcement.
Training: Provide training to officers and oversee training conducted by others. This includes general oversight of Field Trainees on an assigned shift, and coordination with Field Training Officers involved. Conduct roll-call training at beginning of each shift. Is cognizant of and demonstrates appropriate safety guidelines and conducts safety training. Monitor workplace conditions for safety hazards.
Administrative: Various departmental assignments, including planning and scheduling, assignments to represent the department at meetings, on committees and task forces. Utilizes resources to develop administrative reports and operational plans. Efficiently organizes, prioritizes and manages daily work activities, tasks, and special assignments.
Miscellaneous: Provides other safety and security related services required to ensure the safety of the university and the campus community. Support the campus emergency plan; support other intra and interdepartmental units and divisions.