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University Police Sergeant

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo, California

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$5,006.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$6,893.00 monthly

Job Description

THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED Under the direction of the Police Commander, the Sergeant is responsible for the supervision of an assigned shift of officers and support personnel. They are responsible for a wide variety of related general law enforcement duties involving the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property, maintain human rights, promote individual responsibility and community commitment through a strong police/community partnership, and the enforcement of laws and ordinances within the jurisdiction of the University Police Department. Assists Chief and Commander by supporting the Department's goals and objectives and other related work assignments. This classification is the highest level in the Police Series and is a first line supervisory classification, requiring a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of law enforcement methods and procedures, criminal codes and laws, and investigative techniques and procedures. Work assignments include primary supervisory responsibility for a shift, program, unit or task force, and general law enforcement and specialized work assignments performed by other positions in this series.  

Additional Information

Salary Range: $5,006.00 - $6,893.00 per month, plus any negotiated salary increase.   Pay Basis: Monthly   Pay Plan: 12-month Pre-Employment Conditions (Staff)
  • Background / Fingerprint
  • Medical Exam
  • Drug Test
  • Benefits Eligible
Review Begin Date: 11-01-2013 How to apply: To apply, visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG to complete the required online staff application and apply to requisition #103041. Applicants will have the option of attaching a Cover Letter, Resume and three Letters of Recommendation via the online employment system. Applicants needing computer/internet access may contact Cal Poly Human Resources at: (805) 756-2236, for information on available resources. This position classification has been defined as non-exempt and is subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity & actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.EOE

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : High school Diploma or equivalent and graduation from a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) academy and a Basic Course Certificate.
  • Experience: : Three or more years of active law enforcement experience
Minimum Qualifications
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and graduation from a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) academy and a Basic Course Certificate. Three or more years of active law enforcement experience, including individual patrol experience as a police officer.
  • Completion of a P.O.S.T. Supervisory Course is desirable or must be completed within one year of appointment
Required Qualifications / Specialized Skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of current law enforcement theory, principles and practices, current criminal codes and laws, and effective investigative techniques and procedures.
  • General knowledge of the pertinent laws and appropriate sections of the California Administrative and Education Code, California Penal Code, California Vehicle Code, and California Evidence Code.
  • Assume command in the absence of Commander or higher-ranking police personnel and delegate responsibility.
  • Communicate clear and concise instructions and coordinate the work of subordinates.
  • Knowledge of principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Demonstrate professionalism by applying Department policies and ethics.
  • Recognize and effectively work with the diverse population of a university campus.
  • Enforce University and Department policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Exercise independent discretion and judgment in performing assigned work, implement goals and standards for the work group.
  • Must be honest and ethical.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of data collection and analysis.
  • Knowledge of proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

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Human Resources

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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