Classification: Sergeant Department Name: Police Department Job Number: MB2019-PD2521 Status: Open Until Filled Priority Screening Date: 05/14/2019 Recruitment Status: Apply Today! Open until filled. Application Screening Begins: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Position Description: Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.
Under the direction of Deputy Chief of Police, 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 incumbent to exercise common sense, independent judgment and action, and the ability to provide leadership to others.
The police sergeant typically performs general law enforcement work that includes some or all of the following: patrolling campus buildings and grounds on foot or vehicle; maintaining order; enforcing laws, rules and regulations; apprehending and processing violators; initiating police action; preparing and presenting oral, written and computer generated reports; providing assistance to campus personnel, students and the public in public safety matters; and serving as the watch commander; making work assignments, monitoring and reporting work activities, and providing on the job training and assistance to subordinates.
All university police department members are expected to partner with colleagues and members of the community in order to positively resolve issues in the department and community. The police sergeant shall be innovative in the problem solving process, shall always strive for excellence, and is expected to strive for the best possible quality of work product.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provides overall guidance and direction on an assigned shift to all subordinate police and support personnel; delegates work assignments to personnel on his/her shift and supervises the most complex situations arising on the shift; provides for on-the-job training as required.
Prepares special reports on shift activities; reviews reports submitted by officers, and answers questions from the general public regarding Department operations; hears complaints of a minor nature made by members of the public against actions taken by officers on his/her shift.
Plans and directs special field operations initiated on his/her shift as a result of incidents occurring on the shift; leads briefing sessions during the course of an assigned shift to ensure that all shift personnel are aware of previous shift activity and potential public safety concerns and to provide appropriate training; makes work assignments for shift personnel; participates in monthly shift supervision meetings; is the final authority on an assigned shift in the absence of a higher ranking officer.
Participates in crime prevention activities, enforces pertinent laws, traffic regulations and safety regulations within the jurisdiction of the Police Department and apprehends violators; conducts preliminary or initial investigations of crimes, prepares factual reports, and testifies in court when required.
Reviews and approves all reports submitted by shift personnel; oversees work assignments and patrol activities to ensure compliance with Department Policy and Procedures and Federal and State statutes; maintains records of shift activity to facilitate follow-up investigations and directs resources in a proactive manner.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned. Assignments generally include staff studies and special projects related to improving overall shift operation or increased effectiveness in performance of the Department mission to safeguard the needs of the University community.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Through knowledge of: or ability to learn quickly the regulations pertaining to campus activities; law enforcement methods, public safety methods, training methods, crowd and traffic control techniques and investigative techniques. General knowledge of the pertinent local, state and federal laws and appropriate sections of the California Administrative and Education Code, California Penal Code, California Vehicle Code, and California Evidence Code.
Ability to: effectively supervise and evaluate subordinate employees; maintain a calm, courteous and objective attitude in all situations; act calmly and rationally in an emergency; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others; relate to and gain the confidence and cooperation of members of the campus community and the public; prepare clear and concise reports; recommend changes to current Department policy to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department within established requirements; prepare special reports or initiate studies as required; supervise personnel in conformance with established Federal, State and University personnel practices as well as Police Department procedures; assist in the administration of a public safety and law enforcement program in a fair and objective manner.
Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) basic certificate with at least three (3) years as a sworn Peace Officer. Associates degree or higher in police science, public administration or related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Must have completed or be able to complete a POST certified Supervisors Course within one year of appointment. The following are minimum qualifications for Police Sergeant at the time of appointment:
Must be fingerprinted.
Must have valid California Drivers license.
Must not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state.
Must be of good moral character.
Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate with an overall score of 45 and a standard score of not less than 35 on any section.
Must meet the requirements of a pre-employment physical examination.
Must pass a physical ability examination.
Must be able to learn quickly and apply specific University rules and regulations; must be able to prepare clear and concise reports; must be able to relate to and be able to gain the confidence and cooperation of members of the campus community; must be able to deal tactfully and effectively with a wide range of people; must be able to act calmly and rationally in emergency situations.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in police science, public administration or related field. Bilingual (English/Spanish). Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite, Oracle-PeopleSoft/CMS baseline system; and Google mail and calendaring programs. Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of applied, active, and project-based learning activities; interdisciplinary; multicultural and global perspectives; technological sophistication; service learning; ethical reflection and practice; and collaboration. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services. Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to CSUMBs Vision Statement.
Special Conditions of Employment: All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Educations Family Educational Rights and Privacy and Californias Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to the Clery Compliance Officer all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the Universitys liability coverage.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position with:
responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property.
access to controlled or hazardous substances.
responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access.
responsibility for operating commercial vehicles, machinery or equipment that could pose environmental hazards or cause injury, illness, or death
Various working environments including indoor, outdoor, inclement weather, and other adverse conditions. Work may include rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. May be required to work on short notice. May be required to travel. Personal protective equipment required including police uniform, duty belt and weapon.
Compensation and Benefits: Anticipated hiring salary is at $7,285per month.CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,669 $8,750 per month. CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more information, click on: CSU Benefits R08 Public Safety. Additionally, University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability. Click on: Employee Housing.
For full consideration, submit the required documents by the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please apply at csumb.edu/jobs
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
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