Salary: See Position Description Closing Date: Job Type: Full-time Location: Kentfield & Indian Valley (Novato) Campuses, CA
PRIORITY SCREENING DATE: March 16, 2020 OPEN UNTIL FILLED All application materials must be received by the Priority Screening Date in order to be considered during the initial screening. Applications received after this date may be considered thereafter at the discretion of the college until the position is filled. *************College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms: it strives to be an Inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.
COM serves a county population of approximately 250,000 residents. Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment data, the diversity of students at the college includes greater representation than the county with regards to enrollment by Hispanic/Latino (29% of enrollment), Asian (8%), Black/African American (4%), and Multi-racial (6%) students.
College of Marin does not discriminate in employment on the basis of, or perception of, race, ethnic group identification, ancestry, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, family and medical care leave, military or veteran status, or prior record of arrest or conviction, and is subject to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Civil Rights Act of 1991, Americans with abilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In accordance with *************Under the direction of the Chief of Police, the Police Sergeant plans, supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of law enforcement staff involved in traffic and field patrol, investigations, crime prevention, community relations and related services and activities; oversees and participates in all work activities; coordinates activities with other agencies; and performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. The Police Sergeant is responsible for the efficient and effective operations for a designated shift and for partial leadership in the absence of the Chief of Police. The position ensures that work shifts are adequately staffed with police officers and support staff. Protects District property by carrying out pro-active programs and traditional law enforcement procedures; and enforces California Vehicle Code, State Penal Code, Education code and District regulations.
Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of sworn law enforcement staff involved in traffic and field patrol, investigations, crime prevention, community relations and related services and activities; supervises non-sworn staff as assigned.
Supervises and participates in the work of Police Officers who are assigned specified duties. Guides, assists, and instructs officers in handling of non-routine cases.
Briefs officers and deploys them to site assignments in accordance with the needs of the District.
Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; interviews and participates in selecting employees; trains, counsels according to established policies and procedures.
Supervises and participates in traffic incident and criminal investigations.
Coordinates and supervises officer participation in training courses related to the work of the department or required by P.O.S.T.
Receives and reviews crime, incident, and arrest reports. Ensures such reports are correctly and properly written and submitted to the appropriate law enforcement or prosecuting agency in a timely manner.
Prepares activity reports and reports on cases investigated, operates district vehicles.
Prepares and reviews with campus and District administrators, periodic crime report summaries.
Establishes standards, monitors performance, prepares and conducts performance evaluations, monitors remedial actions and employee development goals, and recommends commendations of Police Officers.
Recommends and assists with implementation of goals and objectives for the department, implements duty schedules and methods for providing effective services, and implements District and department policies and procedures.
Interviews prospective candidates and conducts background investigations for employment within the police department.
Evaluates operations and activities, recommending and implementing improvements and modifications, preparing outcome-based reports.
Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to interdepartmental relations and mutual aid support.
Reviews and maintains department policies, regulations and operational procedures. Ensures that officers understand and perform in compliance with established policies, regulations, and procedures.
Supervises training of new officers on district and departmental policies, procedures and activities. May serve as a training officer.
Conducts regular and recurring inspection of personnel and equipment.
Receives information or complaints in person at department headquarters, via email or by radio.
Oversees a variety of record keeping activities of Public Safety Officers.
Supervises and participates in the preparation of reports for various cases including cases going to trial; prepares supplemental reports as required; appears in court to present evidence and provide testimony as required.
Provides leadership consistent with the mission and function of the District; understands the uniqueness of law enforcement in a collegial environment, and remains sensitive to the safety needs of students, faculty, and staff.
Provides leadership and demonstrates by example a community policing model for this District, including participation in committees, shared governance, crime prevention and other problem-solving approaches to law enforcement in education.
Performs related duties as assigned; conducts special projects as assigned.
Requirements & Desirables REQUIREMENTS
High School diploma or equivalent supplemented by specialized, successful training in law enforcement by a recognized academy; and
Three years of increasingly responsible experience in a P.O.S.T. law enforcement agency with one (1) year at the supervisory level or equivalent; and
A combination of the education and law enforcement experience required to qualify for the Intermediate P.O.S.T. Certificate; and
Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Intermediate Certificate and agree to complete all requirements to obtain the P.O.S.T. Supervisory Certificate within 12 months from the appointment to the position; and
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license; and
Possession of current First Aid and CPR cards; and
Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, disabilities and learning styles of community college students and staff.
Experience in supervising other sworn and civilian police personnel
Advanced or Supervisory P.O.S.T. certificate
Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts; in high precarious places; and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, smell, repetitive motions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Manage combative subjects.
KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES KNOWLEDGE OF:
Principles, methods, techniques and strategies pertaining to a comprehensive community college district safety, security and police services operation.
Legal mandates, policies, regulations and operating procedures related to community college safety, security and police services.
Practices, procedures, techniques and strategies for determining operational effectiveness.
Police Services operational safety standards and law enforcement standards of conduct and ethics.
Principles and practices of disaster and emergency response.
Police science practices and principles, including: the laws of arrest, search and seizure; theory and practice of police supervision and management, fundamentals of police science; rules of evidence; vehicle code and traffic control; court procedures and appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, disability, religious background and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
Perform all of the duties of the position effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.
Utilize all of the tools and equipment of the position in a safe and responsible manner.
Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine and take effective action.
Use appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse situations.
Requires the ability to meet standards of physical stature, endurance and agility established by the District.
Maintain two-way radio communication with local police authorities, dispatch, and administrators.
Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Must be able to administer first aid in emergency situations.
Communicate effectively with students, in a multi-ethnic setting and to interact both formally and informally with District staff, outside agency personnel and the general public.
Human relation skills to resolve confrontation, affect behavior of others, facilitate small group processes, supervise the work of others and review performance, and convey a positive image of the organization.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to employment, the selected police candidate will be required to complete the following:
Pre-employment Medical Exam
Pre-employment Psychological Exam
Pre-employment Polygraph Exam
California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons employed by a community college in an academic or classified position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and every four years thereafter.
In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District (MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please see the MCCD Emergency Operations Plan.
Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS The following documents must be attached to your application in order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in parentheses when making your attachments.
Cover Letter (cover letter)
Copy of Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate (other)
Copies of additional P.O.S.T certificates such as Advanced and Supervisory certificates (other)
Copy of current CPR/First Aid Certification - if not included in P.O.S.T. training (other)
Do not attach a copy of your CA driver's license; this would be required upon designation as a finalist for the position.
Supplemental & Salary Information CLASSIFICATION & RETIREMENT PLAN Employees in this position classification are considered Supervisory employees and are not represented by a bargaining agreement. Supervisory employees are members of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), to which the member contributes up to 12.25% of their reportable compensation on a monthly basis.
SALARY INFORMATION FLSA Status: Exempt Salary Range: S2 Starting Salary Range: $7,458.75 - $8,222.50 per month. Background and experience will determine placement.
SELECTION PROCESS Applications must include the documents listed in the Required Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the priority screening date. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee; however, applicants will be notified of their status, either way, following the screening. Candidates forwarded by the committee following the first interview may be invited for a second interview. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel to interviews at this time.