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Public Safety Officer I

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Important Information:

  • Incomplete applications packets will not be considered
  • Evidence of minimum qualifications must be established in the online application form.
  • It is important to confirm that your required documents have been uploaded correctly before final submission of your application packet. Applicants may receive a confirmation number prior to all documents being uploaded to application packet if submitted during the conversion phase. Packets received with documents that failed to convert will be screened out as incomplete.

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Public Safety Officer I
Position Number: 02163
Posting Date 08/16/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date 08/30/2017
Open Until Filled No
Position Type: Classified
Rate:
Work Week 40 hours per week, 12 month position
Minimum Salary: $3,031.24 per month
Maximum Salary: $4,283.06 per month (maximum entry $3,031.24 per month)
Benefits:

Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:

  • Flex 125
  • AFLAC Policy
  • Supplemental voluntary life insurance
  • 403b Tax Shelter Annuity

All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.

College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location BC-Main Campus
Basic Function

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, patrol and guard the college campus to assure the safety and protection of persons, buildings, grounds, equipment and other property of the District.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  • Patrol campus buildings and grounds on foot and by vehicle; guard property against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry; insure safety of parked vehicles; enforce parking rules and regulations; issue parking citations; inspect and check security of doors, windows and gates; turn lights on and/or off; secure chains in driveways.
  • Investigate and report presence of unauthorized persons on grounds or in buildings; deal with disturbances according to department policy; observe and document details of occurrences; assist in the arrest of violators when necessary.
  • Investigate unusual or potentially dangerous conditions; report detected leaks or malfunctions of electric, plumbing, heating or other equipment; notify appropriate persons regarding impaired equipment; take appropriate emergency action.
  • Provide escort for faculty, staff and students as required.
  • Report emergency medical situations, including illnesses, shock, seizures and bleeding; summon appropriate emergency medical personnel.
  • Submit routine reports of activities, including, but not limited to, incident and accident reports; issue parking citations and warnings; assist security officers as necessary.
  • Transport monies as requested.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school AND one year of experience in a security setting. Additional specialized training in police science, public administration or a related field is desirable.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Proof of completion of School Security Course certification.
  • Possession of current Guard Card.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid CPR and First Aid certificates.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical assessment.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug testing.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Principles and procedures of investigation, arrest, search and seizure.
  • Procedures of crowd control and emergency response.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping and report preparation.
ABILITY TO:
  • Learn and apply pertinent provisions of the State Penal Code, Vehicle Code and Education Code.
  • Operate a patrol vehicle and patrol equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Conduct an investigation according to District policy.
  • Analyze and respond to situations quickly and independently according to District policy.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Salary Grade 37.5
Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on August 30, 2017 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume
• Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
• Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
• List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
• Application Screening: TBD
• Interviews: TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand the above statement.
  2. How did you learn about the position?
    • Newspaper
    • Internet
    • Employee
    • Walk-in
    • Chronicle for Higher Education
    • Employment Agency
    • KCCD Employee
    • Other

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Transcripts