Police Services Officer
Company: Contra Costa Community College
Location: Rio Vista
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Position Title - Police Services Officer
Special Instructions to Applicants - Note: New employees will be
placed at the first step which is $5,622 per month, second step
$5,907 per month or third step at $6,205 per month (depending upon
experience). 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
annual basis, until the maximum step of $6,849 per month is reached
on the salary schedule.
Our Vision for Social Justice - We are seeking people who recognize
the critical role community colleges play in social justice, who
have ability in this space, enthusiasm for this work, ideas and
vision to improve our approaches, and a commitment to achieving
equitable academic success for the 50,000+ students attending our
five beautiful colleges and centers. Our social justice work calls
for employees who have a sense of social responsibility, interest
in our community and world in which we live.
The intention of social justice work is to strengthen humanity by
understanding that every person deserves the benefits of fully
participating in our society and institutions.
Academic researchers have illustrated that crucial social justice
principles are a compilation of equality, equity, diversity,
inclusion, engagement, environmental sustainability and human
rights. These complex principles are challenging to operationalize
in higher education; yet, we are steadfast in our diligence to
forge ahead to advance this vital mission.
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to lead higher education
in the work of social justice. Many of our students come from
historically underserved and underrepresented backgrounds; students
of color, students with recent immigrant histories, students from
cycles of low income if not poverty, students from indigenous
communities, and students from first-generation families.
The idea of promoting social mobility through education is
unconditionally and uncompromisingly embraced by community
colleges. This is an exciting role, and it comes with a heavy
responsibility. Simply put, we need to create environments where
our students achieve greater academic success, so much so that we
close our persistent equity/opportunity gaps.
If you are committed to social and racial justice and if you are
interested in joining a community dedicated to solving these
inequities through education, please apply.
Recruitment Type: - Open (Internal and External applicants)
Location - District Office
Posting Number - 0001646
# of Openings - 1
Range - 64
Salary - $5,622 - $6,849 per month (see special instructions for
Position Status - Permanent
Overtime Status - Non-Exempt (eligible)
Position - Full-Time
If temporary, employment duration: - N/A
# of Hours Scheduled Per Week - 40
Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours - TBD
Shift Differential % -
# of Months - 12
Non-work Periods: - N/A
EEO Job Category - Service/Maintenance
Employee Group - Classified
Department - M2020-Police Services
Position Definition - To perform law enforcement and crime
prevention work on the properties, grounds and facilities of the
District; to control traffic flow and enforce state and local
traffic regulations; to perform investigative work; and to maintain
Distinguishing Characteristics - N/A
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions - Duties may include, but
are not limited to, the following:
Patrols District campuses in radio-equipped car or on foot; ensures
that District regulations, county and state laws are enforced;
checks for signs of vandalism, fire or unusual situations.
May conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of
disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, hold-ups, death and
other criminal incidents.
Makes arrests as necessary, including warrant arrests; interviews
victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogates suspects; gathers
and preserves evidence; testifies and presents evidence in
Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in
matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the
investigation of offenses.
Prepares reports of arrests made, activities performed and unusual
Stops drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws or
District regulations; warns drivers against unlawful practices;
issues citations and makes arrests as necessary.
Collects monies from parking machines and meters; prepares reports
of cash receipts, monies collected and other parking
Checks buildings for physical security; monitors security
Performs routine minor repair of permit machines and parking
Prohibits the admittance of unauthorized persons to District
Fingerprints new District employees.
Directs traffic at fire, special events and other emergency or
Maintains contact with public regarding potential law enforcement
problems and preserves good relationships with the general
Develops and delivers public safety presentations.
Provides protective escorts to students, staff and the public;
delivers, or protects the delivery of, money to campus
Assists in the performance of special investigative and crime
prevention duties as required.
Responds to medical emergencies; administers first aid as
Attends in-service training as required.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience - EXPERIENCE AND
Completion of Academy and/or employment in a recognized law
enforcement agency must have been within the last three years.
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.
Completion of a California P.O.S.T. approved Basic Police Academy
or possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate at the
time of hire.
Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of - Pertinent federal, state and
city laws, rules and regulations.
Traffic and parking control.
Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention,
traffic control, investigation and identification techniques,
police records and reports and first aid techniques.
Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to
the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing
misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining
to the search and seizure and the preservation of evidence in
traffic and criminal cases.
Offensive and defensive weapons and theory.
Common fire hazards and proprietary fire suppression equipment.
Interviewing and interrogation techniques.
Basic mathematic principles.
Minimum Qualification-Skill To - N/A
Minimum Qualification-Ability To - Learn and interpret District
regulations, policies and procedures.
Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents and
Use and care for firearms.
Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
Meet the physical requirements established by the Department.
Work independently and without immediate supervision.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work.
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
Desirable Qualifications - TBD
Job Open Date: - 04/19/2022
Job Close Date: -
Open Until Filled - Yes
Foreign Degree and Credit Statement: - In accordance with the Human
Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used
to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)
agency prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You
must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply
for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree
evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all
responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the
About Us - About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to
transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities
that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational
goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and
administrators in the District are committed to core values and
action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student
success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a
diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the
academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters
cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role
models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive
educational work environment for its students, employees, and the
community it serves.
Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San
Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million
residents of the County through education, business partnerships
and service in the community. The District first opened its doors
in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college
community college district in California. The District consists of
three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo;
Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in
Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District
Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and
functions of the colleges.
As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the
District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over
50,354 students a year, in 2019-20 fiscal year the demographic
make-up of the students was 9% Black/African American; 17%
Asian/Pacific Islander; 35% Hispanic/Latino; 26% White/Caucasian;
and 13% Other.
The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to
serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with
existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.
Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college
with a diverse student population. The institution has served the
communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years.
Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from
local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities
and from countries throughout the world. The college offers
certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students
for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and
universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an
institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for
educating students to live and work in a diverse global
Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has
distinguished itself as one of the nation?s most successful
community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities
and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill
and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality
instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity
in student learning. DVC?s career-technical programs keep pace with
emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled
transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year
colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top
transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.
Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the
Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares
students to excel and succeed economically, socially and
intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning
environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art
facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing
East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse
communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its
transferable general education program and career technical
programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The
college serves approximately 10,000 students.
Employee Benefits: - Insurance: The District offers health, vision,
dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and
managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly
classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another
health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a
monthly cash stipend.
Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public
Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic
Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement
System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public
Employees Retirement System.
Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred
compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457,
403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.
Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified
employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick
leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary
based on length of winter break).
Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible
classified employees and managers/supervisors educational
reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance
plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts
on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.
Newly hired employees may notify the respective union (Local 1 or
United Faculty) if they opt to join and/or authorize payment to the
union. If the newly hired employee authorizes payment to the union
then the following fees apply: Local 1 has a one-time initiation
fee of $45.00 and monthly contribution of 1% of gross pay +$1.
United Faculty has an agency fee of .55% of gross pay plus $2.50.
(All confidential, supervisory and management positions are exempt
from union membership)
For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details
please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract (Article 20-Benefits):
Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section
POST OFFER PRE-PLACEMENT EVALUATION PROGRAM (PEP) - All job offers
of employment are conditional upon the applicant?s satisfactory
results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This
involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of
strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no
charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for
testing until you have received notification from the Human
Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions
we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I
and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food
Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services
Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead
Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior
Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed
classification, you may disregard this notification.
ADA Accommodations: - In conformance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be
made to (925) 229-1000 ext. 1298 or . For administrative purposes,
requests must be made at the time of application.
COVID-19 Information - Contra Costa Community College District is
returning to some in-person activities, in a gradual, responsive
process that is following all relevant local, state, federal, and
CDC guidance related to COVID-19. Applicants are advised that the
Contra Costa Community College District has mandated that District
employees will need to be vaccinated, test regularly, or obtain a
waiver for religious or medical reasons. For those employees who
receive a waiver they will be required to wear a mask and test
regularly. If this employment condition is unacceptable to an
applicant, they should not apply for consideration.
Diversity Statement - 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.
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