Working Hours: Assignments are part-time/on call/as needed, with working hours anytime between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system at https://jobs.miracosta.edu. Once you are in the system, we strongly advise you to read the information on 'How to Apply' and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system, finish applying, and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on the closing date:
1) Application for Classified Employment.
2) Cover letter.
3) Photocopy of your California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certificate, or Basic Certificate, or Requalification Course Certificate, or Basic Course Waiver -- attach this document to the 'Other Document' link.
NOTE: When you 'APPLY FOR THIS POSTING,' you will eventually be asked to answer the Supplemental Question listed below. Your answer will appear toward the bottom of the application form.
MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Describe your qualifications or experience in working with academically and socioeconomically diverse students, minority groups, and/or multi-ethnic populations.
Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview.
Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five days prior to the closing date.
Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.
OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT: Offer of employment to the persons selected for these assignments is contingent upon the following: 1) Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for citizenship (per California Government Code 1031a). 2) Be at least 21 years of age. 3) Be fingerprinted for purposes of searching local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any conviction information (per California Government Code 1031c). 4) Proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 5) Successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense and submission of a current, negative tuberculosis (TB) test clearance. 6) Fulfillment of the minimum qualifications, licenses and other requirements listed in this job posting.
Basic Function and Other Details: Under general supervision, perform a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, emergency preparedness, crime prevention and suppression, and providing information and assistance to students and the public; may provide investigative or training support, as assigned; and perform related duties as assigned.
Assignments can be at any location within the MiraCosta College District -- Oceanside Campus; San Elijo Campus in Cardiff-by-the-Sea; Community Learning Center on Mission Avenue in Oceanside; Technology Career Institute and Small Business Development Center in Carlsbad.
Temporary/substitute officers do not automatically attain permanent status but are welcome to apply and compete for openings for permanent positions at MiraCosta College.
Type of Benefits: Enrollment in a retirement system.
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1) graduation from high school or GED equivalent;
2) at least 21 years of age;
3) either current employment as a police officer or deputy sheriff in the State of California or successful completion of the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) basic course or completion of a basic course waiver within the past three years or by time of appointment.
Desirable Qualifications: Two or more years of directly related experience in law enforcement.
Licenses and Other Requirements:A valid California drivers license and the ability to maintain insurability under the districts vehicle insurance program; PC 832 fire arm qualified; a valid first aid certificate and CPR certificatePolice Officers are expected to maintain ongoing training mandated by POST to maintain their skills and retain their Peace Officer status. Successful completion of the Intermediate and Advanced POST courses are highly desirable. Additional certification is required for special assignments -- POST Detective/Investigator Certification, POST Background Investigator, POST Firearms Instructor, Taser Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor. Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation is required, including a review of employment history, criminal conviction record, credit history, and use of intoxicants and/or other controlled substances.
Closing Date: Until filled
First Screening Date:
Human Resources Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.795.6854
About MiraCosta College The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton.
MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.
The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving approximately 10,500 students, is located on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, and attracts more than 3,000 students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 2,500 students in the college's noncredit programs including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes. The Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of the colleges Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs, as well as certificate programs to train skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the TCI provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), also located at the TCI, provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.
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The MiraCosta Community College District is located in San Diego County along the Southern California coast, between Orange County to the north and the metropolitan area of San Diego to the south. The district is approximately 35 miles north of San Diego and 90 miles south of Los Angeles. The District includes the cities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach, Del Mar, the unincorporated areas of La Costa, Olivehain, and portions of Carmel Valley and Camp Pendleton Marine Base.