Job No: 507216 Work Type: Staff Location: Pomona Categories: Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police Association, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time
Type of Appointment: Full-time, Probationary
Classification: Police Officer
Salary Range: $4,682 - $7,235 per month
Recruitment Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Under the general supervision of the Police Lieutenant, the Police Officer performs patrol duties of University property and grounds by vehicle, foot, or bicycle to protect the campus property, facilitate and visit public against criminal activity; enforce laws and traffic regulations; issues citations and apprehends criminal offenders; conducts crowd control during major events; investigates and prepares reports on crimes; provides general information and assistance to the public; appears in court as necessary; administers first aid; and other law enforcement duties as assigned.
Required Education: Must have completed a Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) certified basic police academy. High School diploma or equivalency with an overall score of 45 and a standard score of not less than 35 on any section of the test or have attained a score on a written test equivalent to that attained by the average high school graduate.
Must upload a copy of your Basic Academy completion certificate or P.O.S.T. Basic certification with your application
Required Experience: Special minimum qualifications for Police Officers. Pass a medical examination, physical agility test, written examination, psychological examination, a background check requiring fingerprinting, and pass a drug test. Be a U. S. citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship prior to submitting an application for this position. Be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Not have a domestic violence felony conviction. Be of good moral character. Be able to read and write at the level necessary to perform the job of a Police Officer as determined by job-related examinations.
Intermediate or Advanced P.O.S.T. Certificate or Bachelor of Arts/Science degree.
Experience as a full-time Police Officer with a basic P.O.S.T. certificate is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of law enforcement methods and procedures.
Working knowledge of current criminal codes and laws.
Ability to quickly learn and apply campus rules and regulations related to the work performed.
Assess law enforcement or other hazardous situation and determine the appropriate course of action.
Prepare clear and concise procedural reports.
Skill in interacting and resolving a variety of sensitive situations.
Ability to think and act effectively in emergency and sensitive situations.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with the campus community, general public, state and local public safety agencies, and others.
Ability to interact with culturally diverse groups and individuals.
Valid California Drivers license
Basic Academy completion or P.O.S.T Basic certification
BENEFITS: Benefits include extensive health, dental and vision care as well as Tuition Fee Waiver Program at CSU campuses. Public Safety employees are eligible for an attractive benefits package which includes employer-paid retirement benefits with PERS (Public Employee Retirement System); The employee shall be placed into CalPERS membership and the appropriate retirement benefit formula based on eligibility provisions cited in the Government Code. Incumbent may be qualified for special assignment pay and P.O.S.T. Certificate Pay.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who physically access campus facilities or programs to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes obtaining a COVID-19 booster dose, or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. See policy at: https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/11030468/latest.
Out of State Work
The California State University (CSU) system is a network of twenty-three public universities providing access to a quality education through the support of California taxpayers. Part of CSU's mission is to prepare educated, responsible individuals to contribute to California's schools, economy, culture, and future. As an agency of the State of California, the CSU's business operations almost exclusively reside within California. The CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. See policy at https://calstate.policystat.com/v2/policy/10899725/latest/.
Cal Poly Pomona will make a conditional offer of employment, pending the satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check). The conditional offer of employment may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. In determining the suitability of the candidate for the position, Cal Poly Pomona will give an individualized assessment to any criminal conviction history, considering such factors as the nature, gravity and recency of the conviction, the candidate's conduct, performance or rehabilitation efforts since the conviction and the nature of the job applied for. See policy at https://www.cpp.edu/eoda/employee-labor//documents/employment-policies/hr2017-17.pdf.
Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents.
Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA)
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. See policy at https://calstate.policystat.com/v2/policy/10927154/latest/.
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://www.cpp.edu/campus-safety-plan.shtml.
Cal Poly Pomona consistently ranks among the best universities in the country when it comes to quality education, affordability and career prospects for graduates. As an inclusive polytechnic university, we cultivate success through experiential learning, discovery and innovation. U.S News noted Cal Poly Pomona was eighth most diverse among regional universities in the West and tenth most diverse in the nation. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, practice on a Steinway piano, bring a new product to market, and build a liquid-fueled rocket.