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Police Sergeant

South Orange County Community College District

Job Title: Police Sergeant
Job Location: Irvine , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Date Posted: 2019-03-01
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Police Sergeant
South Orange County Community College District

Irvine Valley College

Police Sergeant

Initial Screening Date: 03/14/2019

Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu

Summary Description:

Under direction, oversees, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of law enforcement staff involved in patrolling the campuses of South Orange County Community College District to provide for the safety and security of persons and property; brief officers daily on prior incidents, functions, and schedules; conduct and/or coordinate crime scene investigations; participate in crime prevention programs; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and the general public; and provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Police Operations Lieutenant and Chief of Police.

Job Requirements

Knowledge of:

• Operations, services, and activities of a law enforcement program.

• Principles and practices of supervision and training.

• Modern and complex police methods and procedures including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification procedures and techniques.

• Applicable court procedures.

• Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations including applicable sections of state Education Code, Government, Vehicle, Penal, and Safety Codes, and juvenile law.

• Rules of evidence pertaining to search, seizure, and preservation.

• Techniques and applications of self-defense and proper use of force.

• Operational characteristics of police equipment, vehicles, and tools including firearms.

• Methods and techniques used in interviewing witnesses, victims, or suspects.

• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications.

• Record keeping and report writing techniques.

• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.

• Geography of the local area.

• Standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system.

• Principles and applications of public relations.

• English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Ability to:

• Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate a variety of law enforcement and crime prevention services and activities in a multi-site campus setting.

• Train and provide work direction to assigned staff.

• Use and care for firearms and other specialized police equipment and vehicles.

• Operate equipment including emergency alarm systems, two-way radio, camera, typewriter, computer, and copier.

• Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives, and procedures.

• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

• Use discretion in handling difficult persons.

• Control violent people and affect arrests.

• Interpret, apply, explain, enforce, and ensure adherence to District, local, state, and federal laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures including those pertaining to the search, seizure, and preservation of evidence.

• Maintain detailed records and prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive incident and statistical reports.

• Think clearly and behave appropriately in emergency situations.

• Work with confidential information with discretion.

• Prepare criminal cases for prosecution and to effectively testify in court.

• Conduct a variety of criminal and special investigations.

• Accurately observe and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents, and places.

• Work independently in the absence of supervision.

• Communicate tactfully and effectively with students and the public.

• Understand and correct emergency alarm systems.

• Observe legal and defensive driving practices.

• Understand and work within scope of authority.

• Remain alert at all times.

• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Knowledge of:

• Operations, services, and activities of a law enforcement program.

• Principles and practices of supervision and training.

• Modern and complex police methods and procedures including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification procedures and techniques.

• Applicable court procedures.

• Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations including applicable sections of state Education Code, Government, Vehicle, Penal, and Safety Codes, and juvenile law.

• Rules of evidence pertaining to search, seizure, and preservation.

• Techniques and applications of self-defense and proper use of force.

• Operational characteristics of police equipment, vehicles, and tools including firearms.

• Methods and techniques used in interviewing witnesses, victims, or suspects.

• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications.

• Record keeping and report writing techniques.

• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.

• Geography of the local area.

• Standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system.

• Principles and applications of public relations.

• English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Ability to:

• Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate a variety of law enforcement and crime prevention services and activities in a multi-site campus setting.

• Train and provide work direction to assigned staff.

• Use and care for firearms and other specialized police equipment and vehicles.

• Operate equipment including emergency alarm systems, two-way radio, camera, typewriter, computer, and copier.

• Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives, and procedures.

• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

• Use discretion in handling difficult persons.

• Control violent people and affect arrests.

• Interpret, apply, explain, enforce, and ensure adherence to District, local, state, and federal laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures including those pertaining to the search, seizure, and preservation of evidence.

• Maintain detailed records and prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive incident and statistical reports.

• Think clearly and behave appropriately in emergency situations.

• Work with confidential information with discretion.

• Prepare criminal cases for prosecution and to effectively testify in court.

• Conduct a variety of criminal and special investigations.

• Accurately observe and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents, and places.

• Work independently in the absence of supervision.

• Communicate tactfully and effectively with students and the public.

• Understand and correct emergency alarm systems.

• Observe legal and defensive driving practices.

• Understand and work within scope of authority.

• Remain alert at all times.

• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Education/Training:

An Associate’s degree in criminal justice or a related field.

Experience:

Four years of increasingly responsible experience in law enforcement in California, including at least three years of field operations (patrol) experience.

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Possession of a current POST Supervisory certificate, or the ability to obtain a POST Supervisory certificate within two years of hire.

Possession of a valid First-Aid/CPR Certification.

Must be able to pass a Physical Agility Test administered by the District, if applicable.

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.


Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply:

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

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities within the South Orange County Community College District and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

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