Opening Date/Time: Thu. 03/14/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: 04/30/19
Salary: $6,546.00 - $7,957.00 Monthly
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: SRJC Multi-Site, Sonoma County, California
Department: District Police
EXTENDED FILING DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline to be given consideration.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary Range: $6,546 - $7,957 per month (2018/19 Management Salary Schedule); maximum salary placement of $7,414is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials. An additional 2% compensation will be added to the base salary for an earned doctorate degree.
Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Leave/Holiday time: Management employees earn 1 day of sick leave and 1.8333 days of vacation for each month worked. They are also entitled to holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year).
Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information)
SCOPE OF POSITION:
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, serve as first-line supervisor for police officers, community service officers, dispatchers, and support staff; enforce District policies, procedures, and safety regulations and applicable local, Federal, and State laws and ordinances; provide and supervise Department services District-wide; perform specialized police work; train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a qualified candidate with demonstrated management and law enforcement skills to join an outstanding team of managers and staff to provide high quality services to our District, our community, and most importantly to our students. This is a full-time, management position in the District Police Department of Santa Rosa Junior College. The Sergeant reports to the Chief of Police and assists in planning, organizing, directing and supervising the Police Department at a District level. This includes, but is not limited to, planning, recommending, and implementing policies and administrative procedures in accordance with current and applicable Federal, State, Civil Rights, and local laws and mandates. Generally, the work schedule will be Monday - Friday with shift work as assigned for a 24/7 operational schedule. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.
DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: The Santa Rosa Junior College District Police Department includes 13 sworn Police Officers, 6 police dispatchers, 6 non-sworn Community Service Officers, and 15 to 30 Cadets (varies by semester). This Police Department was P.O.S.T. accredited in 1988. SRJC has over 36,000 students, faculty, and staff a semester combined with dozens of other sites across Sonoma County.
Examples of Duties: Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below.
Serve as Watch Commander for assigned shifts; train and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
Perform specialized police work; assess and supervise the need for use of deadly force and less lethal force options including physical control holds, chemical weapons, impact weapons, and firearms.
Patrol District properties and surrounding areas by vehicle, bicycle, or foot to establish positive rapport and cooperative relationships with the public and members of the District community; deter, locate, reprimand, detain, cite, and/or arrest persons committing crimes, creating disruptions, or violating District policies or procedures.
Conduct and/or supervise criminal and civil investigations, evidence collection and maintenance; review reports and provide feedback; write complex criminal, civil, and incident reports; maintain accurate and complete records and reports; respond to subpoenas; testify in court.
Operate department and law enforcement computer systems and programs; operate police vehicles, mobile data terminals, police radios, and other police equipment.
Perform and/or supervise special assignments such as, emergency disaster planning, cadet program, evidence and property, crime prevention, gang suppression, Field Training Officers program, investigations, parking and transportation programs and in-service training.
Confer with legal counsel, and other staff regarding police department and District issues; make recommendations to correct problems.
Provide non-police related support services, such as locking and unlocking buildings and facilities, call-outs of maintenance, grounds, custodial, faculty and staff for incidents occurring during evenings, weekends, holidays, and special events.
Supervise the District's emergency preparedness procedures to include evacuation of buildings and facilities, securing perimeters, coordination of fire, medical, communication, utilities, and other emergency services.
Maintain cooperative working relationships with local, State, and Federal law enforcement and criminal justice agencies; District Attorney's office, and the courts.
Oversee and supervise critical incidents in the absence of the Lieutenant or Chief of Police.
Serve as a member in District, community, Federal, and State meetings, task forces, and committees; represent the District and department; attend mandatory P.O.S.T., department, and in-service training to maintain required law enforcement standards.
Make recommendations to the Lieutenant and the Chief of Police on department budget, staffing, and operational efficiency and service; prepares reports as necessary.
Train, supervise, and evaluate, staff.
Work independently and make sound judgments and decisions.
Enforce applicable laws, rules, policies, protocols, conduct investigations, and handle violent, mentally ill, and dangerous individuals.
Patrol District properties inside and outside and surrounding areas by foot, bicycle, or vehicle.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Understand and interpret District employee labor contracts.
Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
Plan and organize work.
Work independently with little direction.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Prepare and maintain comprehensive records and reports.
Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
Law enforcement and safety principles, practices and techniques.
Applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing the functions of a Police Department including Peace Officer Bill of Rights.
Principles and procedures of supervision and State mandated law enforcement sworn and non-sworn personnel training standards.
Law enforcement computer operating systems, software programs, and technology for integrated fire, access control, and security systems.
Community-Oriented Policing (C.O.P.) and educational law enforcement principles, practices, techniques, and mandates.
District mission and vision statements, shared governance practices, accreditation process, and principles of governance in the California Community College System.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency. Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by the supervising administrators, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)
Associate's degree including significant course work in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field
Increasingly (2-4 years) responsible experience as a sworn police officer
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Intermediate certificate.
Incumbents must complete minimum required hours of advanced officer course work and remain current in P.O.S.T. requirements.
Incumbents must be able to successfully complete a P.O.S.T. Supervisory course and obtain a P.O.S.T. Supervisory certificate within two (2) years of appointment.
Valid California driver's license.
WORKING CONDITIONS - PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to utilize assigned equipment.
Pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying heavy objects.
Potential physical hazards involved in intervening in anti-social, illegal and violent behavior. Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.
Firearms and other police-issued weapons or tools.
In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit the following documents by the filing deadline:
A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please provide contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the "Key Duties and Responsibilities" section of this job announcement.
Transcripts of all college level course work, including confirmation of degrees (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring). If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
Copies of valid Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced P.O.S.T. certificates.
A valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain one prior to employment and copy of current (within the last 6 months) good driver's report.
Possession of a valid P.O.S.T. Management certificate or ability to obtain one within one year ofemployment.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.
The office is located in the Button Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at District's expense); and
Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can read or obtain a full copy of this report by going to http://www.santarosa.edu/police. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non-discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities--including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and application for District employment.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.