VENTURA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Community College Police Officer I
Under the direction of the Community College Police chain of command, enforce applicable federal, state, city, county and district laws, enforce rules and regulations governing use of college buildings and grounds; make arrests, write reports, testify in court, control traffic, control parking; patrol buildings, grounds and other properties of the college district; provide for the safety and protection of students, visitors, and personnel. This is an entry-level patrol classification of the police series. Incumbents are assigned to various shifts around the clock to provide coverage at any time of day. Incumbents work shift work. Incumbents may train, direct and supervise the activities and performance of student police cadets and other police officers based on seniority. Incumbents may wear a uniform, carry firearms. They are sworn peace officers as defined by the California Penal Code Chapter 4.5, Section 830.
Requested Start Date:
Variable 40-hour work week; hours TBD
This 12 month, 100% position will be throughout Ventura County Community College District.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants to attach copy of P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Complete Certificate.
EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
OPEN / PROMOTIONAL
Written/Computerized Examination, Weighted 40%
Oral Examination, Weighted 60%
Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2008 Time: 2:00 pm
Place: Ventura County Community College District
255 W. Stanley Avenue, Suite 150
Ventura, CA 93001
Tentative oral interview date will be Thursday, December 11, 2008
The following questions will be asked of all applicants.
Please describe how you meet or exceed these minimum qualifications: Any combination equivalent to high school graduation or have passed the General Educational Development Test, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; possess a current valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy certificate. (Note: response is limited to 1200 characters)
This position requires possession of a valid Peace Officers Standards and Training certificate (POST). Please incidate you will attach this certificate in your application materials as an 'other' document.
Do you currently possess or can you obtain a valid California driver's license upon employment?
Do you possess a valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate?
How did you learn of this vacancy?
$4,315.00 - $4,807.00 - New employees may request salary placement above step one based on directly related experience which exceeds the minimum qualifications for the classification.
To apply and see a full job description, please visit our website at: http://jobs.vcccd.edu
Age: Be at least 18 years of age.
Education: see description
Experience: see description
Any combination equivalent to high school graduate or have passed the General Educational Development Test, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; possess a current valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy certificate.
Licenses or other Requirements:
Valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy certificate.
Undergo and pass a physical agility test
Obtain valid California driver's license upon employment
Valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificates
Meet requirements of California Government Code Sections 1029, 1030, 1031 et seq.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien eligible for and who has applied for such citizenship.
Be at least 18 years of age.
Undergo and pass a subjective background investigation to determine if the candidate meets department standards.
Upon receiving conditional offer of employment, pass a medical and psychological examination and meet department standards thereof.
Successfully complete department field training.
Undergo and pass polygraph examination.