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University Police Sergeant

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

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Entry Level Salary:
$5,236.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$7,210.00 monthly

Job Description

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo University Police Sergeant Regular / Temporary Regular Department University Police College / Division Administration and Finance Salary Range $5,236 - $7,210 per month Pay Basis Monthly Pay Plan 12-month Position Description 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. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 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. Must satisfy or be able to qualify for California on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). Completion of a P.O.S.T. Supervisory Course is desirable or must be completed within one year of appointment. The following are minimum qualifications for the Sergeant at the time of appointment:
  • Must be fingerprinted and undergo a background check.
  • Must have a valid California driver's license.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state.
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate and completion of a basic P.O.S.T. academy and a Basic Course certificate.
  • Must meet the requirements of pre-employment physical examination and drug test.
  • Must pass a physical agility examination.
  • Be a citizen of the U.S. or be a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (Government Code Section 1031(a).
  • Must be able to learn quickly and apply specific University rules and regulations; must be able to prepare clear and concise reports; must be able to relate to and be able to gain the confidence and cooperation from members of the campus community; must be able to deal tactfully and effectively with a wide range of people; must be able to act calmly and rationally in emergency situations.
Special Conditions
  • Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a legitimate emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
  • Must maintain P.O.S.T. physical standard, including mobility and physical strength and stamina to respond to emergency situations and apprehend suspects, lift and push or pull individuals or objects weighing up to 100 pounds.
Requisition Number 103259 To view full job description and to apply, visit: CalPolyJobQuickLinkor www.calpolyjobs.org/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 18
  • Education: : 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.
  • Experience: : Three or more years of active law enforcement experience, including individual patrol experience as a police officer. Must satisfy or be able to qualify for California on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.).

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

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