Initial Review Date (IRD) The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 7/10/2020
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Dept Marketing Statement The Police Trainee is the non-sworn entry training classification in to the University of California Police Department. Applicants selected as Police Trainees must successfully complete a CA-POST Basic Police Academy sponsored by the department. The Basic Police Academy is an intensive 888-hour, full-time course, which last approximately six months. The full-time intensive Academy requires a strong commitment by the recruit and their families.
During training, incumbents do not have police powers and are subject to all the policies and procedures of the University of California, the University of California Police Department and the police academy attended. Trainees may be assigned non-safety duties in the Police Department such as assisting in prevention, collecting information and data and transporting people and materials.
Upon successful completion of the academy, Police Trainees will be eligible to fill vacant Police Officer positions (TC: 5323). Promotion to a sworn Police Officer position is contingent upon successful completion of the basic academy and the final review of the Police Chief.
Upon promotion to Police Officer, the selected incumbent must successfully complete a Field Training Program (FTP) and a probationary period of no less than 12 months.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: $35.34/hourly No. of Positions: 2 Benefits Level Eligibility: Mid-level Benefits Schedule Information: Full-time 100% weekly 40 hours weekly Mon-Fri, Saturday & Sunday Employee Classification: Limited Job End Date: 6 months from date of hire Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus Union Representation: non-represented
Job Duties Under direct supervision, enroll and attend an approved Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) basic police academy to be trained in the technical knowledge, skills and physical capabilities required to perform police service.
Read and follow the UCSC Principles of Community.
Demonstrate a commitment to professional ethics and integrity.
Facilitate clear and positive communications between department members, other public safety entities, and the community.
Abide by Department General Orders, directives, procedures, and requirements.
Abide by UC Santa Cruz policy and procedures.
Abide by University of California policy and procedures.
Comply with the university and/or department discrimination and harassment policy.
Maintain departmental standards as outlined by the Chief of Police or designee.
Understand, interpret and apply State and local laws and regulations, departmental policies and procedures, and other technical literature pertaining to law enforcement.
React quickly and calmly in emergency or hazardous situations and adopt an effective course of action.
Observe and remember facts and details of incidents.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Learn to operate firearms safely and skillfully.
Obtain information through interview, interrogation and observation.
Write clear and accurate reports on a computer using a basic word processing program.
Adapt to changing police processes utilizing computer technology.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Communicate verbally in a clear and effective manner.
Deal tactfully and effectively with a wide range of different individuals and groups from the community.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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