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College Safety Officer

Company: Los Rios Community College District
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title
College Safety Officer

Los Rios Community College District (District Office)

Department Location
Police Services

Posting Number

Position Type
Classified (Support Staff)

Temporary Position Category

The Institution

The Los Rios Community College District is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district's 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges River, Folsom Lake, and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to American River, Cosumnes each college's main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.

The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capita l Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!

Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The district has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our four colleges and district office complex. The District office is centrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and our community partners. Our departments strive for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and are focused on advancing the learning of our diverse student population through improved academic and social outcomes

Our Vision
Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.

Position Summary
Under the direction of the Chief of Police/designee and subject to District regulations, patrol and protect personnel, facilities and property; control traffic; assist with investigation of crimes on District property; enforce laws, traffic regulations and safety regulations; provide security and traffic control for large gatherings, assemblies or other District activities.

For a detailed job description for this Service Employees International Union (Blue Collar) posting .

$4,617.27 per month.

Additional Salary Information
No additional salary information to note

Additional Information

Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.

Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 18 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days' vacation yearly (with increases after 10 years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or greater. To calculate this position's FTE, take the number of hours per week divided by 40, to get the percentage of hours worked. Then take the number of months worked divided by 12, to get the percentage of work year. Then take the percentage of hours worked divided by the percentage of months worked to get the position's FTE (e.g., a position that is 30 hours per week with a work year of 12 months: 30/40 = 0.75; 12/12 = 1; 0.75/1 = 0.75 FTE). For the full SEIU contract agreement, details .

Assignment Responsibilities

Patrol District property, both on foot and by vehicle; make frequent checks of buildings, vending areas, parking lots, etc.; make frequent unscheduled checks on all areas deemed likely to attract criminal or vagrant activity; secure/unlock District facilities in absence of custodial staff; respond and check out alarm calls; reset alarms; enforce District rules and regulations pertaining to parking, and issue parking citations; provide traffic control and provide services for large gatherings, assemblies or other District activities; meet with owners of cited vehicles to discuss citations; post vehicle abandonment notices and contact Police Communication Center for tow away; appear in court as required; maintain and perform minor repairs to daily parking permit dispensers; perform minor emergency repairs as needed to secure District property.

Public Safety
Cooperate with various public safety agencies and sworn District Police Officers in ensuring maintenance of public safety on District grounds; respond to reports of disturbances and intercede where appropriate; enforce restraining orders when District property is included as a site in the restraining order; advise public on use of facilities and direct unauthorized groups/individuals to depart District property; responsible for access and intrusion systems districtwide; render emergency first aid and CPR as needed in absence of college nurse; investigate crimes, such as stolen vehicles and locker/automobile burglaries. Perform vehicle jump starts and unlocks; respond to calls on elevator problems; promote public relations; provide public with directions and other assistance; serve as members of campus committees as assigned/volunteered; make presentations in classrooms or at student forums on District police services and safety. Transport college nurse to campus locations for treatment of accidents/illnesses; transport ill or injured students or staff to campus health center; perform money escorts as required; provide escort to parking lots, etc. as requested.

Report all traffic control signs and devices that are down or in need of repair; prepare police reports (theft, vandalism, etc.) and take statements from victims/witnesses; prepare vehicle accident reports and take statements from parties and witnesses; document accident and incident scenes through photographs.

Receive, take and hold for safe keeping all recovered, found or abandoned property; deliver recovered property (books, umbrellas, etc.) to Lost and Found; contact owner by telephone when appropriate.

Additional Information
This is an "as needed" pool. When a need arises at any of our locations, this pool of applicants will be sent to the hiring supervisor. Pool requests take place throughout the year.

Work Year
12 month

Work Schedule
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Schedule may vary.

Total Hrs per Week/Day
40 hours per week

Special Requirements
Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License in compliance with Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343; employment is contingent upon meeting the requirements of Los Rios Board Regulation R8343. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties. All work must be performed without the use of sidearms, or other defensive weapons; may use pepper spray and/or a baton (must meet the requirements of Government Code Section 1031 if carrying pepper spray or baton). Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a medical evaluation and a background check.

Within 90 days of hire, complete courses in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and maintain certification thereafter.

Minimum Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: One year experience in Los Rios Community College District (LRCCD) as a Campus Patrol or equivalent; OR one year of work experience in corrections or a security related field; OR successful completion of a basic police academy, or equivalent, certified by the commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement.)

Application Instructions
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete and submit:

  • A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application
  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate of completion if using to meet the minimum qualifications of this position (optional)


  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating "see resume" on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations .

    Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date

    Closing Date

    Open Continuously

    Beginning On (or About)

    Ending Date, if Temporary or Interim

    How and where to apply
    Please visit our for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.

    After hour inquiries should be emailed to Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

    Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

    For the latest information on the COVID Vaccine mandate, please visit the informational page.


    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • *
    Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?

    • Yes
    • No

    • *
      I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form and attach the completed form to your application.

      • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
      • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
      • No answer

      • *
        Considering this specific position that you are applying to - where/how did you learn about this position?

        • College Department
        • CareerBuilder
        • Chronicle of Higher Ed (
        • Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
        • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
        • Community College Registry Online Job Board
        • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
        • CommunityCollegeJobs
        • Comunidad
        • Craigslist
        • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
        • D'Primeramano Magazine
        • EdJoin
        • Facebook (Campaign)
        • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
        • Glassdoor
        • Greater Sacramento Urban League
        • Handshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)
        • HigheredJobs
        • Indeed
        • Instagram
        • Job Sites
        • Job Journal
        • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
        • LinkedIn
        • Los Rios Community College District Employee
        • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
        • Los Rios Community College District Website
        • LRCCD Resource Group - API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)
        • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
        • LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)
        • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
        • Professional Networks
        • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
        • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
        • Sacramento Builders Exchange
        • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
        • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
        • SacramentoWorks
        • The HUB
        • Twitter
        • YouTube
        • ZipRecruiter

          Applicant Documents

          Required Documents

        • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
        • Letter of Interest

          Optional Documents

        • P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
        • P.O.S.T. Certificate

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