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Campus Police Officer

Yuba Community College District - Marysville, California

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$3,617.00 monthly
Academy Graduate:
$3,617.00 monthly
$3,863.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$4,545.00 monthly

Job Description

POSITION: COLLEGE POLICE OFFICER CATEGORICALLY FUNDED – POSITION CONTINGENT UPON CONTINUED FUNDING AND BOARD APPROVAL DEPARTMENT: POLICE FINAL FILING DATE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013 BY 12:00 NOON. (POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED) LOCATION: Scheduled to be assigned to the WOODLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE. SALARY: $3617.00 - $3863.00/MO. (Step 1, POA Salary Schedule, salary placement may be made up to a maximum of Step 2 based on experience of the unit member. Qualification to be placed at Step 2 upon hired will be possession of a POST Basic Certificate and 1+ year of experience.) COMMENCING: As Soon As Possible BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the District Chief of Police, patrol District grounds, facilities, parking lots and adjacent areas and off-site locations to protect persons and property and enforce applicable laws and ordinances. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
  • Prepare a variety of records and reports including a daily activity log, building checklist, telephone logs, field interrogation reports, misdemeanor and felony reports, traffic accidents and impound reports, lost and found property reports. Tag and store evidence according to approved procedures. (E)
  • Enforce campus traffic laws, issuing parking citations for moving and parking violations, and prepare reports. (E)
  • Respond to requests for assistance, detain, search, interrogate and make arrests if necessary, obtain physical evidence and witness statements; document investigative results including interviewing victims, witnesses and informants; attend and participate in court hearings and trials of those subjects apprehended. (E)
  • Cooperate with local law enforcement and fire officials in the suppression and control of anti-social or illegal activities directed against students, staff or District property. (E)
  • Respond to calls involving incidents such as disturbances, thefts, violation of Health and Safety Codes and malicious mischief. (E)
  • Assure the security of District facilities by checking doors, gates and windows. (E)
  • Assist students and staff by providing services such as starting and pushing stalled vehicles, posting "no class" notices, delivering emergency messages, transporting District monies to night deposit and providing escorts for personnel on campus during late evening hours; provide emergency first aid as required and transport injured personnel to hospital as necessary. (E)
  • Provide training and work direction to Cadets and Reserve Officers as directed. (E)
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Law enforcement and security methods.
  • Traffic laws and vehicle control procedures.
  • Courtroom procedures and witness responsibilities.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws.
  • Laws of search, seizure and arrest.
  • Basic criminal investigation techniques and procedures.
  • Rules of evidence.
  • Advanced investigation techniques and procedures.
  • Interpret and enforce pertinent laws, rules and regulations with tact, firmness and diplomacy.
  • Maintain rapport with College students, staff, and representative of local law enforcement agencies.
  • Analyze situations likely to be encountered on patrol or during investigations and take effective and appropriate actions.
  • Organize and write clear and concise reports of factual occurrences.
  • Interview witnesses, complainants and suspects.
  • Conduct complex investigations.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Train and provide work direction to others.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.

Additional Information

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and thirty (30) units of college course work with emphasis in Police Science, Administration of Justice, or related field. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Pass the District reading and writing proficiency test, a complete physical examination, physical agility test.
  • Pass a complete background investigation.
  • Pass P.O.S.T. approved psychology screening evaluation.
  • Valid California Class III or Class C driver's license.
  • Valid Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certificates.
  • Successful completion of a P.O.S.T. certified basic academy.
  • Fingerprint search through the California Department of Justice and the FBI is required.
  • Must have no felony conviction(s) in California, nor conviction(s) for crimes in other states which would be a felony under California law.
  • Must be 21 years of age on or before date of hire. ENVIRONMENT:
    • Indoor and outdoor environments
    • Seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions
    • Driving a vehicle to conduct work
    • Hearing and speaking to exchange information
    • Seeing to observe behavior
    • Physical agility and stamina
    • Walking
    • Possible fights and confrontations
    • Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals
    REQUIRED DUTIES: Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. This position is anticipated to be assigned to the Woodland Community College but may be assigned temporarily or permanently within the District. IF YOU REQUIRE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please contact the Human Resources Office at 530) 741-6975 OR TTY (530) 634-7760. WORKING CONDITIONS: Categorically funded positions are contingent upon funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus. WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary. WORK SHIFT: Each unit member shall be assigned to four (4) consecutive months of a shift. Each unit member must alternate between, day, swing shift, and graveyard shift unless a written memorandum of signed by all affected unit members request a specific schedule change, which exempted this requirement. LUNCH PERIOD: All unit members covered by this Agreement shall be given a one half (1/2) hour lunch period at undesignated time as part of their workday. It is understood that the lunch period is paid, and the unit member will still be required to answer urgent calls to service during his/her lunch period. The unit member will be allowed to go off campus, but no more than three (3) miles. INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance. All fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test. A background, Medical screening, and Psychological screening are all part of the pre-employment process, so it should be under the section that is noted.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : High School Diploma/GED

Contact Informaton

Maribel Gaytan

Yuba Community College District
2088 North Beale Road
Marysville, California 95901
phone: (530) 741-6975

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