Provide leadership and
direction for the work unit.
Supervise and evaluate
the performance of police personnel assigned to their work unit.
Ensure adequate staffing
for their assigned work unit to include scheduling days off, assigning overtime,
approving time off and training requests, making adjustments for illnesses and
Coach and develop the
personnel in their work unit to achieve their best performance.
opportunities for police personnel to enhance existing and develop new skills.
Take operational command
during emergencies and critical incidents.
Instill a community
policing philosophy within the work unit.
training for the personnel in the work unit.
Maintain records to
document the job performance of the personnel in the work unit.
Provide regular feedback
to members of the work unit on their performance and guidance for improvement.
Make critical decisions
through analysis of available information and emerging problems to achieve
Patrol San Jacinto
College property to detect and deter criminal activity, identify unsafe
conditions and provide a safe environment for members of the College community.
Provide first-aid to
members of the College community and assist emergency medical and fire
department personnel responding to college property.
Conduct criminal and
administrative investigations, document investigative progress, coordinate
investigations with other law enforcement agencies, submit completed
investigations for prosecution and adjudication.
Enforce State traffic
laws and San Jacinto College parking regulations.
Provides security for
special events and dignitary protection for high profile visitors to the
Engage in a variety of
crime prevention/reduction activities including security escorts, women's
self-defense training, security assessments, personnel safety and property
security education programs.
Coordinate and schedule
training programs to be given at San Jacinto College and arrange for police
personnel to attend training programs offered by other agencies and
records for all police department personnel.
store, maintain and issue police department equipment, vehicles, software,
computers, uniforms and firearms.
Act as system
administrator for various technical systems and applications in use by the
police department such as records management, computer aided dispatch, video
recording and monitoring, radios, radio and telephone logging.
Act as property and
evidence custodian for the police department.
investigations and assists with hiring processes for new personnel.
To be considered
for this position,
meet the following criteria:
Letter of Interest
San Jacinto College
Served as an active
Field Training Officer at any Law Enforcement organization for at least one year
prior to the date of the posting to fill a sergeant vacancy.
Received a rating of
“Valuable” or higher on their most recent annual performance evaluation (if
Be an employee in good
standing (no disciplinary notice, corrective action, or improvement plan) within
the last 12 months prior to the date of the posting to fill a sergeant vacancy.
Meet one of the
following experience and education requirements:
Three years of
experience as a police officer and a high school diploma or equivalent, or;
Two years of experience
as a police officer and a an Associate's Degree, or;
One year of experience
as a police officer and a Bachelor's Degree.
While performing the
duties of a police sergeant with San Jacinto College, the sergeant may be
required to sit, stand, drive, walk, run, stoop, crouch, kneel, crawl, push, use
hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, jump over, pull,
carry, reach above head, lift, lower, grasp, hold, climb and balance. The
sergeant shall remain awake, alert and visually observant at all times, and have
full use of arms, hands, and legs.
A San Jacinto College
police sergeant must be willing to work any shift or assignment including
weekends, holidays, overtime, and special events. The nature of police work
involves a high degree of risk and exposure to various hazards to include
criminal offenses, emergency situations, traffic stops, severe weather
conditions and a diversity of calls for service.
Salary is based on
the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year.
The San Jacinto
College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees,
and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin,
citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status,
or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.