Officer, Safety & Police (Safety & Police) - District at Riverside City College
Department: Safety & Police (R) Position Type: Support Staff (Classified / Confidential) College/Campus: Riverside Physical location of the position: Riverside Employment Type: Full-Time Position Length: 12-month Salary Range: Grade N Salary Amount: $6,968 - $8,483 Salary Type: Monthly
Under the supervision of the area Sergeant, performs as a patrol officer/investigator; assists the Chief of Police and Sergeants with special assignments at each District campus and off-site facilities; responds to known or unforeseen crises as they arise at specific campus locations or District wide; patrols the campuses to ensure a safe environment conducive to learning and work, for students, staff, faculty, and visitors to deter injuries or loss to real or personal property.
High school diploma or equivalent. College course work with an emphasis on law enforcement and police science is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Prior law enforcement agency experience or college experience of a similar nature preferred.
KNOWLEDGE OF: California codes as they apply to general law enforcement duties.
ABILITY TO: Lean and apply District rules and regulations to the work performed; assess a law enforcement or emergency situation and determine an appropriate course of action.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Graduation from a California P.O.S.T Police Academy within the past three years or possess a current basic California P.O.S.T. certificate. Possession of valid Standard First Aid and Cardiopulmonary (CPR) Certificates. Must have a valid California driver's license and have (and maintain) an insurable driving record acceptable to the District's insurance carrier. Must participate in a psychological evaluation and submit to a thorough background investigation. Must meet all the minimum standards set forth in California Government Code Section 1031 and not be disqualified by any factor set forth
in California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031.5. These include, but are not limited to, the highest standards of personal integrity and honesty. Employees in this classification are subject to day, evening, and night shift assignments and weekend duty. The District provides required uniforms and equipment as designated in the College Safety and Police manual.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.
CONTACTS: Co-workers, faculty, staff, administrators, students, the general public, officers and officials outside of law enforcement and other public agencies.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Pass a job specific physical agility test. Requires the ability to exert physical effort, such as walking, standing, and restraining individuals. Freedom from serious disabilities in vision, hearing, and physical ability. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work includes indoor and outdoor environment; subject to working during evening hours; work involves potentially dangerous situations, normal police department environment.
Duties and Responsibilities: REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: 1. Maintains vehicle and all equipment onboard. 2. Prepares clear and concise criminal reports. 3. Conducts initial and/or follow-up investigations of criminal and non-criminal incidents occurring at district campuses/sites or other district owned and operated off-campus locations. 4. Responds to calls for service; contacts and identifies crimes; makes arrests; transports criminal offenders; responds to burglary, hold-up alarms and ATM machines on campus. 5. Reports all criminal and unusual occurrences within the district. 6. Enforces parking regulations on or off campus. 7. Maintains crowd and traffic control at district special events. 8. Transports district cash deposits to banking facilities on and off campus. 9. Patrols all district properties, either in a marked police vehicle, on foot, or by bicycle as a member of the bicycle patrol enforcement team. 10. Maintains close liaison with other local and outside law enforcement agencies, district attorney's office and school administrators. 11. Assists other law enforcement agencies with requests for service, including state or federal agencies for warrant services or criminal apprehension, including gang related investigations on or off campus. 12. Investigates known and suspected gang activity within the college district. 13. Presents school safety workshops to outside agencies. 14. Assists with (RAD) Rape Aggression Defensive Tactics as a defensive tactics 'Red Man' aggressor for adults through RCCD's Community Education Program. 15. Assists with 'Kids RAD' as a Red Man Aggressor for children ages 5-12 years through RCCD's Community Education Program. 16. Responds to call for service assisting other agencies for subjects prowling, burglaries in progress, domestic disputes, drug activities on the property, subjects loitering, and landlord/tenant disputes. 17. Trains newly hired officers. 18. Investigates traffic collisions that occur on or around the college campus. 19. Keeps informed of campus activities. 20. Assists neighboring middle school or elementary school with calls for service involving fights, drugs, weapons. 21. Participates in District-provided in-service training programs. 22. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students, staff, faculty, and the public. 23. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
SALARY: Salary grades consist of nine steps. A new employee is normally placed on Step 1 of the grade. Changes in step placement take place on the first day of the first month following the anniversary date of attaining permanent classified employee status until the maximum of the grade is reached.
HOLIDAYS: There are 13 holidays observed each year. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.
VACATION: Employees are granted 12 days of vacation per year through the first five years of service to the District; 15 days after completion of five continuous years of service to the District; 20 days after completion of ten continuous years of service to the District; and 22 days after completion of 15 continuous years of service to the District. This computation is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.
SICK LEAVE: One day of sick leave for each month of service is granted. This is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months. There is no limit to the number of days of sick leave which may be accrued.
FRINGE BENEFITS: The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents. Those employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months will receive a pro-rata share of the benefit package. The dollar value of the package is a subject of negotiation between the District and the Bargaining Unit.
The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.
All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039. Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only: Monday - Friday: 2:00pm - 10:00pm Required Applicant Documents: Resume or Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter Letter of Recommendation 1 Letter of Recommendation 2 Letter of Recommendation 3 Other Document: Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document Other Document: POST Academy Certificate Effective Employment Date: Anticipated Start Date: April 2024 or after Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Special Comments: ***** IMPORTANT NOTICES: *It is anticipated the interviews will occur sometime during the 2nd or 3rd week of March. Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.
****** * An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Listing 'see resume' or a similar statement is not acceptable. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.
* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.
* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.
* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.
* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.
* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance. Application Types Accepted: Classified/Management/Confidential Application
The Riverside Community College District through its three colleges—Moreno Valley College, Norco College, and Riverside City College supported by the District Office—serves and enriches its diverse communities by offering certificates, degrees, and transfer programs that help students achieve their educational and career goals.Working for Riverside Community College District is an opportunity and a privilege. It is an opportunity to contribute in a variety of ways to ensure student success for those who are here for their personal development and education. We all contribute in some way, shape, or form to that District priority. We all h?ave the privilege to contribute in an environment that values the qualities of inclusiveness, diversity, and hard work. Diversity and Human Resources is a department of primacy in the organization and strives to assure that its people have the tools, resources, and qualities to serve stakeholders at all levels.We balance service and regulatory requirements with a goal to help RCCD provide a safe and discriminatory free work environment for all. We assure to the community that our environment is fair, open, legally compliant, and customer friendly.