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Police Officer

Company: Los Rios Community College District
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title
Police 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 - American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to 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 Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country - Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!

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 and Los Rios Police Department (LRPD) General Orders, provide police services at District locations, protecting life and property using a community-based policing approach that fosters positive public relations; investigating crimes; enforcing federal, state and municipal laws, and District policies and regulations.

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

$6,610.23 per month. LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information
Plus recruitment/retention incentive.

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.


If you are hired as a Police Officer during fiscal years 2022-23 and 2023-24, you will receive an incentive payment of $20,000 that will be paid as follows: Fifty percent (50%) paid upon employment, twenty-five percent (25%) paid after the first day of the second year, and twenty-five percent (25%) paid after the first day of the third year. Final payments may occur after June 30, 2024, dependent on hire date. For the details of the SEIU memorandum of understanding agreement, click here.

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, click here.

Assignment Responsibilities

Patrol: As typically assigned to one of the four Los Rios District colleges, patrol District property, both on foot and by vehicle; respond to reports of disturbances; secure scenes for public safety and additional emergency response; detain suspects; secure/unlock District facilities in absence of custodial staff; investigate fire/intrusion alarm calls and reset alarms; enforce District policies and regulations, and federal, state and municipal laws pertaining to parking, moving violations and criminal activity; investigate crime; follow rules of evidence; counsel, issue citations, and make arrests on District property; provide traffic control; provide services for gatherings, assemblies or other District activities; meet with owners of cited vehicles to discuss citations; post vehicle abandonment notices and contact vendor for tow away; appear in court; conduct regular safety surveys; report facility/grounds issues to the dispatch center; maintain and perform minor repairs to daily parking meters; secure District property.

Public Safety: Maintain public safety on District property; transport and process individuals at appropriate detention facility; serve and enforce court orders and suspension notices; advise public on use of facilities and direct unauthorized groups/individuals to depart District property; render emergency first aid and CPR; refer student code of conduct and equity violations to appropriate officials and attend hearings; work with outside agencies as needed; respond to accidents and illnesses on District property; transport ill or injured students or staff to appropriate location; assist with collection and transport of revenues; provide safety escorts; perform vehicle jump starts and unlocks; respond to calls on elevator problems; receive, take and hold for safe-keeping all recovered, found or abandoned property; deliver recovered property to Lost and Found; promote public relations; serve as members of committees, teams and projects; conduct presentations.

Reports: Prepare a variety of reports, documents and correspondence; document statements from relevant parties; document accident and incident scenes through use of appropriate audio/visual equipment.

Other: May oversee temporary employees and volunteers; perform related work as required.

Work Year
12 month

Work Schedule
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Days and hours are subject to change.

Total Hrs per Week/Day
40 hours per week

Special Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Must be 21 years old.

EDUCATION/ SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possess and maintain all the requirements of the position, including but not limited to, the following: The requirements of applicable Government Code Sections, including but not limited to, sections 1029, 1030, 1031. Successful completion of a basic academy, or equivalent, certified by the commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), license to carry firearms, and meet all POST Peace Officer Selection Requirements by the date of hire. Must be 21 years old. Possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License in compliance with Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties. Possess and maintain a valid first aid certificate issued by an authorized agency, and a valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate within 30 days of a conditional offer of employment.

Successfully complete a campus law enforcement course within two years of employment.

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. Education Requirement: One year of education is equal to 30 units.)

Education must be from an accredited institution.

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


  • 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.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.*
  • 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.
  • 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 click here.

    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 Frequently Asked Questions 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 COVID Vaccine Requirements 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

      • *
        I understand the minimum qualifications for this position and I acknowledge that I meet the age requirement for this position.

        • No
        • Yes

        • *
          This position requires that you have completed a basic academy, or eqivalent, certified by the commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) by the date of hire. Do you currenlty havee a California POST certificate?

          • Yes, I have a current California POST certificate.
          • No, I am currently attending a California POST Basic Academy.

          • *
            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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