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Police Officer (Salary Increased - July 1, 2017)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required). 2. P.O.S.T. (required by date of hire) - completed by the position start date. Government Code Section 1031 (completion of a basic academy certified by the commission on Police Officer Standards and Training [P.O.S.T.]). 3. Resume (recommended). 4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended). 5. Letter of Interest (recommended). Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title Police Officer (Salary Increased - July 1, 2017)
Location Los Rios Community College District (District Office)
Department Location Police Department
Posting Number C00034P
The Institution

The Los Rios Community College District is a two-year public college district serving the greater Sacramento region. Our district includes American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges; major centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova; and special services for business and industry.

Our colleges offer transfer education – students complete freshman and sophomore years and transfer to a four-year college or university – and AA/AS degrees and certificates in over 70 career fields. The District’s 2400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties. Approximately 75,000 plus students are enrolled in our four colleges and outreach centers.

The District office houses a number of district-wide services. These include the Chancellor’s office, Board Room, Legal Services, Business Services, Human Resources, Institutional Research, District Police Department, Resource Development and Information Technology. Other district-wide services which can be found at various locations around the community are the, Facilities Management Department and the Workforce and Economic Development Center. Each department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities for our communities and staff.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Chief of Police or designee and subject to District regulations and Los Rios Police Department (LRPD) General Orders, provide police services at District locations, protecting life and property using a community-based policing approach that fosters positive public relations; investigating crimes; enforcing federal, state and municipal laws, and District policies and regulations. (For a detailed job description for this Service Employees International Union (Blue Collar) posting Job Descriptions click here)

Assignment Responsibilities

Patrol:
● Typically assigned to one of the four Los Rios District colleges, patrol District property, both on foot and by vehicle.
● Responds to reports of disturbances.
● Secures scenes for public safety and additional emergency response.
● Detains suspects.
● Secure/unlock District facilities in absence of custodial staff.
● Investigates fire/intrusion alarm calls and reset alarms.
● Enforces District policies and regulations, and federal, state and municipal laws pertaining to parking, moving violations and criminal activity.
● Investigates crime.
● Follows rules of evidence.
● Counsels, issue citations, and makes arrests on District property.
● Provides traffic control.
● Provides services for gatherings, assemblies or other District activities.
● Meets with owners of cited vehicles to discuss citations.
● Posts vehicle abandonment notices and contact vendor for tow away.
● Appears in court.
● Conducts regular safety surveys.
● Reports facility/grounds issues to the dispatch center.
● Maintain and performs minor repairs to daily parking meters.
● Secures District property.

Public Safety:
● Maintains public safety on District property.
● Transports and processes individuals at appropriate detention facility.
● Serve and enforces court orders and suspension notices.
● Advises public on use of facilities and direct unauthorized groups/individuals to depart District property.
● Renders emergency first aid and CPR.
● Refers student code of conduct and equity violations to appropriate officials and attend hearings.
● Works with outside agencies as needed.
● Responds to accidents and illnesses on District property.
● Transports ill or injured students or staff to appropriate location.
● Assists with collection and transport of revenues.
● Provides safety escorts.
● Performs vehicle jump starts and unlocks.
● Responds to calls on elevator problems.
● Receives, take and hold for safe-keeping all recovered, found or abandoned property.
● Delivers recovered property to Lost and Found.
● Promotes public relations.
● Serves as members of committees, teams and projects.
● Conducts presentations.

Reports:
● Prepares a variety of reports, documents and correspondence.
● Documents statements from relevant parties.
● Documents accident and incident scenes through use of appropriate audio/visual equipment.

Other:
● May oversee temporary employees and volunteers.
● Performs related work as required.

Work Year 12 month
Work Schedule

7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

Hours and days subject to change.

Total Hrs per Week/Day 40 hrs/week
Special Requirements

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possess and maintain all the requirements of the position, including but not limited to, the following: The requirements of applicable Government Code Sections, including but not limited to, sections 1029, 1030, 1031. Successful completion of a basic academy, or equivalent, certified by the commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), license to carry firearms, and meet all POST Peace Officer Selection Requirements by the date of hire. Must be 21 years old. Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License in compliance with Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties. Possess and maintain a valid first aid certificate issued by an authorized agency, and a valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate within 30 days of a conditional offer of employment.

Successfully complete a campus law enforcement course within two years of employment.

Minimum Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Must be 21 years old.

EDUCATION/SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possess and maintain all the requirements of the position, including but not limited to, the following: The requirements of applicable Government Code Sections, including but not limited to, sections 1029, 1030, 1031. Successful completion of a basic academy, or equivalent, certified by the commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), license to carry firearms, and meet all POST Peace Officer Selection Requirements by the date of hire. Must be 21 years old. Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License in compliance with Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties. Possess and maintain a valid first aid certificate issued by an authorized agency, and a valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate within 30 days of a conditional offer of employment.

Successfully complete a campus law enforcement course within two years of employment.

Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

Application Instructions

1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).

2. P.O.S.T. (required by date of hire) – completed by the position start date.
Government Code Section 1031 (completion of a basic academy certified by the commission on Police Officer Standards and Training [P.O.S.T.]).

3. Resume (recommended).

4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).

5. Letter of Interest (recommended).

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands
Salary $4,826.50 per month (effective July 1, 2017)
Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/05/2017
Closing Date 11/01/2017
Open Continuously No
Beginning and/or Ending Dates

N/A

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. Submission of applications are by midnight of the posting closing date.

Conditions

All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form <a href="http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf" target="_blank">http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf</a> and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
  2. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: San Francisco
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Craigslist
    • EdJoin
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • HigheredJobs
    • HispanicsinHigherEd
    • Indeed
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento African American Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • ScholarlyHires
  4. Do you possess, by the date of hire, a current Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. P.O.S.T. Certificate
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Interest
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document