Community College District
255 W. Stanley Avenue, Suite 150
Ventura, CA 93001
Starting Salary: $5,365 - $5,986
Salary Range: $5,365 - $7,437
Application Deadline: 10/26/08
Community College Police Lieutenant
Posting Number: 0600738
Under the direction of
Chief of Police, plan, organize, and supervise the operations of the
Police Department at a college location; perform specialized supervisory
and police work as assigned; enforce applicable federal, state, city,
county and district laws, enforce rules and regulations governing use of
college buildings and grounds; make arrests, write reports, testify in
court, control traffic, control parking; patrol buildings, grounds and
other properties of the college campus; provide for the safety and
protection of students, visitors, and personnel.
E = Essential Duties
Licenses or other Requirements:
Law enforcement and security methods and procedures. Includes applicable federal, state, city, county and district laws, rules and regulations, including laws of search, seizure and arrest, legal rights of citizens, court procedures and rules of evidence Modern community college police manuals and procedures Principles and practices of supervision and training Criminal investigations techniques and procedures Crowd control and vehicle control procedures District organization, operations, policies and objectives Oral and written communications skills Correct use of English, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary Technical aspects of field of specialty Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Plan, organize, supervise and participate in the operations of the college police department Interpret, apply and enforce applicable laws, rules and regulations Direct and conduct investigations, make arrests, file criminal complaints, detect and prevent crime Understand and apply sound principles of college police administration Recommend improvements in department operations and changes in policies and procedures Prepare and present clear, concise and comprehensive oral and written reports Plan, coordinate and supervise staff training programs Maintain rapport with college students, staff, representatives of local law enforcement agencies and the public Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Understand and follow oral and written directions Work independently with little direction Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others Meet schedules and time lines Plan and organize work Train and supervise personnel Maintain records and prepare reports Work confidentially with discretion Communicate effectively both orally and in writing English language.
Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally Stand and walk for extended periods of time Run, walk over uneven surfaces Climb stairs Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch Hear and speak to exchange information Lift maximum weight allowed by OSHA standards Safely operate motor vehicles in varied weather conditions and emergency or pursuit conditions.
Requested Start Date:
Variable 40 hour work week
This 12 month, 100% position will be throughout the Ventura Community College District.
Required Selection Process:
PRELIMINARY SCREENING OF APPLICATIONS & SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
In completing the application and the supplemental questionnaire (if required), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops) and experience. Application materials will be screened by a committee of subject matter experts, who will recommend candidates for participation in the oral examination process. Appearance before the oral examination board will be limited to the candidates with the highest written and/or screening scores.
Upon completion of the examination, the open / promotional eligibility list will be compiled by combining the screening score, oral score, and applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the open / promotional eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill the current vacancies up to one year from the date of the oral examination.
The candidate selected will be recommended by the Chancellor to the Governing Board for final approval.
All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion shall be probationary for a period of one year.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
$5,365 - $7,437
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The eligibility list being established will be used to fill full-time and part-time positions in this classification up to one year throughout the Ventura County Community College District.
EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Screening Examination, Weighted 40%
Oral Examination, Weighted 60%
PRELIMINARY SCREENING EXAMINATION
In completing the application and supplemental questionnaire (if required), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops) and experience. This information will be evaluated and scored to determine those candidates who will participate in the oral examination.
The following questions will be asked of all applicants:
Please list the date you completed P.O.S.T basic certification.
Please describe how you meet or exceed these minimum qualifications: Any combination equivalent to high school graduate or have passed the General Educational Development Test, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college and a minimum five years service as full-time, regularly appointed peace officer in a US public law enforcement agency, including two years of such service in a lead capacity. Possess a current valid California P.O.S.T. Basic certificate. (note - answers are limited to 1200 characters)
Do you currently possess or can you obtain a valid California driver's license upon employment?
Do you possess a valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate?
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$5,365 - $5,986
New employees may request salary placement above step one based on directly related experience which exceeds the minimum qualifications for the classification. Advanced salary placement must be requested at the time of offer and is subject to verification of qualifying experience and applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or Personnel Commission Rules.
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