Police Services Officer
Community College District
500 Court Street
Martinez, CA 94553
Application Deadline: NA
POLICE SERVICES OFFICER (SWORN OFFICER)
District Office - Martinez, California
Employment Duration: Full-time
Work Schedule: Shift bidding
Final Filing Date: Continuous Recruitment
To perform law enforcement and crime prevention work on the properties, grounds and facilities of the District; to control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; to perform investigative work; and to maintain public safety.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Receives general supervision from the Police Services Lieutenant. Technical or functional supervision may be provided by higher level police personnel.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Patrol District campuses in radio-equipped car or on foot; enforce District Regulations, county and state laws; and watch for signs of vandalism, fire or unusual situations.
May conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, hold-ups, death and other criminal incidents.
Make arrests as necessary including warrant arrest; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; and testify and present evidence in court.
Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses.
Prepare reports of arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
Stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws or District Regulations; warn drivers against unlawful practices; issue citations and make arrests as necessary.
Collect monies from parking machines and meters; prepare reports of cash receipts, monies collected and other parking activities.
Check buildings for physical security; monitor security system.
Perform routine minor repair of permit machines and parking meters.
Prohibit the admittance of unauthorized persons to District facilities.
Fingerprint new District employees.
Direct traffic at fire, special events and other emergency or congested situations.
Maintain contact with public regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public.
Develop and deliver public safety presentations.
Provide protective escorts to students, staff and the public; deliver, or protect the delivery of, money to campus and off-campus locations.
Assist in the performance of special investigative and crime prevention duties as required.
Respond to medical emergencies; administer first aid as necessary.
Attend in-service training as required.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Pertinent federal, state and city laws, rules and regulations.
Traffic and parking control.
Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques, police records and reports and first aid techniques.
Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the search and seizure and the preservation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases.
Offensive and defensive weapons nomenclature and theory.
Common fire hazards and proprietary fire suppression equipment.
Interviewing and interrogation techniques.
Basic mathematic principles.
Learn and interpret District regulations, policies and procedures.
Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places.
Use and care for firearms.
Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
Meet the physical requirements established by the Department.
Work independently and without immediate supervision.
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:
No experience required.
Graduation from High School, College or University or possession of G.E.D.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License at time of hire. Completion of a California P.O.S.T. approved Basic Police Academy at time of hire or possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate. Completion of Academy and/or employment in a recognized law enforcement agency must have been within the last 3 years or recertification by P.O.S.T. Passing a California P.O.S.T. physical agility test and run may be required.
HOW AND WHERE TO APPLY
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