Police Officer Trainee Job Number:0001153 Salary: $3,847 per month (first step) Deadline: 08/03/2018 Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/5298
Special Instructions to Applicants The Contra Costa Community College District, Police Department is looking for qualified candidates that are dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services in a unique College environment. The Department’s employees take pride in their work and in the community they serve. The Police Department is dedicated to a community-oriented policing philosophy.
BENEFITS OF POLICING IN A COLLEGE SETTING
Do you wonder about the benefits of policing in a college setting vs. a city agency? Let us tell what sets us apart from other police agencies…
- Employees enjoy favorable shift hours in a community college environment. Police Service Officers are not routinely required to work overnight shifts like you would for city agency. – Police Service Officers receive more holiday time- off than most city agencies would allow. – When policing on a college campus, you have an opportunity to get to know the students, staff, faculty and community you serve. You get the opportunity to be involved in a positive environment. – The district offers a tuition reimbursement program for professional growth. – You will find greater work/life balance which will contribute to your overall mental state and wellness. – You will enjoy the opportunity to help transform lives of our college students. We need Police Officers Trainees to help with contributing positively to our community! Please apply for consideration!
Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $3,847 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $4,686 per month is reached on the salary schedule.
Position Definition To perform a variety of non-sworn law enforcement duties. To attend a certified Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) police academy. Upon successful completion of the academy, trainees shall be appointed to probationary status as a Police Services Officer. Trainees who do not successfully complete the required police academy training may be terminated.
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Attends P.O.S.T. Certified basic academy, participating in and passing all required classes. Develops awareness and understanding of the functions and responsibilities of Police Officers. Participates in Academy training activities, which may include: including proper handling and firing of firearms, review of radio codes and applicable Penal Code sections, overview of the court system, writing and editing police reports, observing law enforcement activities such as maintenance of order, crime prevention and protection of citizens and property, review of rules, regulations and procedures, developing and maintaining a high level of physical fitness, learning and demonstrating competence in arrest and control technique and other California P.O.S.T. required subjects. Perform other non-sworn duties for the District Police Services Department, such as parking control, security, dispatching, dispatch and office duties. Performs related duties as assigned.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING No experience required. EDUCATION/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE Possession of a high school diploma/GED or the equivalent. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver’s license. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Minimum age of 21 at time of appointment. Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of Effective communication skills. Basic mathematics principles.
Minimum Qualification-Ability To Maintain physical condition to perform essential duties as specified by P.O.S.T. certification. Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include effecting arrests, subduing resisting individuals, chasing fleeing subjects, running, walking, crouching or crawling during emergency operations, moving equipment and injured/deceased persons, climbing stairs/ladders, performing life-saving and rescue procedures, walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time and operating assigned equipment and vehicles. Effectively deal with personal danger, which may include exposure to armed/dangerous persons, dangerous animals, communicable diseases, hazards of emergency driving, hazards associated with traffic control and working in and near traffic and natural and man-made disasters. Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading and writing and operating assigned equipment and vehicles. Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability to exercise sound judgment and rational thinking under dangerous circumstances, evaluate various options and alternatives and choose an appropriate and reasonable course of action and demonstrate intellectual capabilities during training and testing processes. Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.
Desirable Qualifications - Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation -60 semester college units completed -Currently enrolled in a POST certified Police Academy
Internal Number: 51359
About Contra Costa Community College District
Contra Costa College (CCC) has provided exemplary educational services to hundreds of thousands of residents from the greater West County area since its founding in 1949. Superior faculty and staff, and a modern and welcoming learning environment, enable us to deliver on our commitment to individual student success.
We are proud of our diverse student body and their participation in nationally regarded degree and certificate programs in automotive services, culinary arts, journalism, and nursing, as well as transfer programs in science, technology, engineering, and math.