Police Officer, Full-time
Police Officer, Full-time (One or More Positions)
Initial Screening Date03/16/2017
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Perform a variety of law enforcement and security related duties to ensure the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors, and the security of college property and facilities. Receives direction from the Chief of Police or the Deputy Chief of Police.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL PERFORMANCE: These are tasks which are considered minimum standards of physical and mental performance which are required in order to successfully hold the position for which they were codified. Within each category discussed, examples are provided of typical circumstances, tasks, or activities, but are not all-inclusive. These essential tasks are distinct from published “job dimensions” also considered essential for this position.
Mental/Cognitive Abilities: Ability to recall detail, including the ability to accurately recreate witnessed events, conversations, or readings and to record those recreations in written and/or oral form. Ability to interpret and apply oral or written material/instructions, including the ability to listen to or read abstract or directive instructional material and to apply that data correctly to practical circumstances. Ability to remain alert and coherent, including the ability to take action or to decide between alternative courses of action under routine, highly stressful, or environmentally difficult conditions; an ability to remain alert at varying hours after scheduled rest or for extended periods of an emergency or unanticipated nature. Each of these essential tasks must be performed individually and unassisted by other persons, since this class of employment requires an ability to work alone. However, the ability to perform these tasks shall not be limited by the assistance of enhancing devices which are reasonably free from anticipated malfunction, loss, or destruction during normal or foreseeable circumstances. Performance of some of the tasks may, in individual situations, also be aided by the presence of items constituting reasonable accommodation of a disability (i.e., eyeglasses, contact lenses, etc.).
Conditions of Employment:
MEDICAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING AND BACKGROUND CHECK: Must pass a medical and psychological test as required by Government Code Section 1031(F) and required to submit to a thorough background investigation pursuant to Government Code Section 1031 to comply with the standards established by the Commission for P.O.S.T.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Principles, practices, methods and procedures of law enforcement and traffic control. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes, and regulations. Appropriate responses for emergency situations. Use and care of firearms. Basic first aid and CPR.
Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Administer procedures related to safety and security. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree with major training in law enforcement, security or a related field.
Two years of law enforcement or security experience.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a current P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate (received after completing Field Training as a Police Officer for one year); possession of a valid California Driver’s License, and a current and valid First Aid/CPR certificate.