UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/28/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/29/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Police Officer will patrol the UCSD campus by motor vehicle and on foot providing protection of life and property, keep the peace, and conduct investigations of reported crimes, accidents and other related incidents. Submit reports, enforce traffic and parking laws and regulations, make arrests, testify in court, respond to medical emergencies and illness calls. Provide directions and assistance to staff, students and visitors. Perform other duties and functions as assigned.
~ Must have an active POST Certificate of graduation or Recertification from a POST Certified academy or an active Peace Officer POST certificate upon hire.
~ Must be available to work rotating shifts, overtime, details/Mutual Aid (both in and out of San Diego County), as needed.
Proven knowledge of State and Federal laws, rules and regulations as applicable to the police function. Knowledge of and experience enforcing rules and regulations, guidelines, security policies and procedures. Knowledge of University of California laws and rules preferred.
Ability and experience serving and working well with the public as a solo officer as well as an effective member of a team. Ability to comply with instructions and counsel from supervisors.
Ability to maintain a professional stance in all stressful situations and, when necessary, taking charge, managing incident scenes, and coordinating efforts with others outside the department.
Skill and knowledge in the use and care of all firearms, impact weapons, chemical agents, restraint devices, ECDs and other safety equipment issued by the Police Department.
Competent in defensive tactics and arrest and control techniques. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to follow proper officer safety tactics and procedures.
Demonstrated ability in the application of first aid and emergency medical "first responder" skills.
Understands and can follow proper evidence collection, preservation and impound procedures.Proven ability to prepare criminal cases for prosecution and to effectively testify in court.
Skilled in the operation of a motor vehicle under emergency and other police-related driving conditions.
Accurate report writing skills including the proper use of grammar, punctuation and spelling, as well as the cohesive organization of facts and information.
Strong ability and experience in using computers, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and law enforcement databases. Experience using CAD/RMS systems is preferred.
Must possess interest in public service and understands the importance of stressing spirit of the law and not just enforcing the letter of the law.
Demonstrated ability and experience in teaching, coaching and guiding others.
Experience communicating in various forums: one-on-one, in groups, in stressful situations, in writing. Ability to communicate using a police radio while keeping transmissions brief and clear.
Strong sound judgment and the ability to process information quickly and thoroughly, while making effective and ethical decisions that are trustworthy and are in keeping with the highest standards of conduct.
Demonstrates appropriate maturity and poise when dealing with supervisors, management, co-workers and the community. Ability to react, cope and reason according to established standards and practices.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Minimum age of 21 years; weight in proportion to height; vision 20/100 correctable to 20/30 with normal color perception.
Must possess and maintain a valid CA driver's license.
Must have an active POST Certificate of graduation or Recertification from a POST Certified academy or an active Peace Officer POST certificate upon hire.
Candidates will be fingerprinted and have background thoroughly investigated.
Must be able to pass medical, drug, psychiatric or sociological exams, and a polygraph exam.
Must be able to work rotating shifts mandatory overtime, when needed, regardless of assigned shift and in diverse weather conditions.
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