Substitute-Public Safety Officer

Employer
Golden West College
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Definition



DEFINITION: The Substitute – Public Safety Officer performs proactive security, intervention, law enforcement, and public information duties that provide a safe environment for students, staff, and the public while on District or campus properties.

Definition:
Under general supervisor, substitute employees perform a variety of work in support of a college or district program or office.

Non-academic, non-classified substitute: vacancy employees are appointed temporarily when recruiting to fill a permanent position. Non-academic, non-classified substitute: no vacancy employees replace classified employees who are temporarily absent from duty.
Non-academic, non-classified substitute employees are not part of classified service. Non-academic, non-classified substitute employees are at-will employees, have no entitlement rights to any position in the District. Substitute employment shall not result in the displacement of Classified personnel.
Substitute non classified employees who are appointed temporarily while the District is recruiting for the permanent position may not exceed 130 working days within a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
Substitute non classified employees who are temporarily replacing a classified employee may not exceed 160 working days within a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
*Retired CalPERS Annuitants: may not exceed 960 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30)*

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
  • Proactively monitors campus activity to ensure the safety and security of students, staff, and authorized visitors before, during, and after normal business hours. Maintains a high level of positive and professional visibility
  • Enhances day-to-day customer relations by providing information and assistance to students, staff, and visitors in a way that establishes and maintains rapport with the student community.
  • Conveys college policy, rules, and expectations for student conduct. Answers questions from students regarding policies, procedures, and the role of the department.
  • Anticipates and intervenes in potential and actual incidents where students and or property may be at risk of harm or damage.
  • Protects campus property and facilities by making inspections. Checks buildings for physical safety and security. Inspects, monitors, and ensures accessible usage of the security of doors, windows and gates, emergency phones, fire extinguishers, and AED inspections. Addresses unusual or suspicious activity.
  • Responds to complaints, incidents, and hazardous situations. Conducts investigations of reported injuries and accidents. Responds to incidents putting students, staff, and the general public at risk or harm. Interviews victims, complainants, and witnesses.
  • Provides security at District and campus functions as required. Opens and closes buildings and rooms for meetings. Directs traffic and controls parking and safe movement of vehicles in parking areas.
  • Detects and reports fire hazards. Responds to fire and burglar alarms. May be expected to distinguish small blazes while calling in and reporting fires to the local Fire Department using established emergency communications protocols.
  • Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses.
  • May work with staff in developing and implementing student activities and programs designed to reduce risk and enhance students’ sense of safety.
  • Enforce campus parking regulations and the issuance of parking citations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned that support the objective of the position.
  • Required to abide by all District policies and procedures including Board Policy 3050 – Code of Professional Ethics.


Qualifications and Physical Demands



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience
  • The position requires a High School diploma or equivalent, 21 years of age, and two years of security/surveillance experience, supplemented by specialized, successful training in security, safety, and behavior intervention. Additional higher education in public safety, jurisprudence, or a related field may substitute for experience. Experience in campus safety and/or law enforcement is preferred. Or, any combination of education and experience which would provide the required equivalent qualifications for the position.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience in campus safety and/or law enforcement is preferred.
  • Successful completion of an approved POST-certified Regular Basic Course (664-hour minimum basic academy).
Licenses and Certificates
  • Requires a valid California driver's license. Requires current First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications within a reasonable time after employment. Completion of 24-hour SB1626 or 40-hour 832 PC class.


Knowledge and Skills
The knowledge required will vary depending on the nature of the assignment.

Abilities
The abilities required will vary depending on the nature of the assignment.

Physical Abilities
The physical abilities required will vary depending on the nature of the assignment.

Work Conditions
Work is performed indoors and outdoors where safety and health considerations exist from temperature extremes, physical effort, and at-risk incidents.

Conditions of Employment



CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Non-academic, non-classified substitute: vacancy employees are appointed temporarily when recruiting to fill a permanent position. Non-academic, non-classified substitute: no vacancy employees replace classified employees who are temporarily absent from duty.

Non-academic, non-classified substitute employees are not part of classified service. Non-academic, non-classified substitute employees are at-will employees, have no entitlement rights to any position in the District. Substitute employment shall not result in the displacement of Classified personnel.

Substitute non classified employees who are appointed temporarily while the District is recruiting for the permanent position may not exceed 130 working days within a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).

Substitute non classified employees who are temporarily replacing a classified employee may not exceed 160 working days within a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
*Retired CalPERS Annuitants: may not exceed 960 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30)*

Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history, background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the CCCD Board of Trustees. Short term/temporary assignments do not offer fringe benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked.

The hours of work and effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor.
  • Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
  • The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910)
  • The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individual's interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Application materials must be electronically submitted on-line at http://www.cccd.edu/ employment . Incomplete applications and application materials submitted by mail will not be considered.



Additional Information



APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes:
  • A complete Coast Community College District Online Employment Application.
  • A current Resume (uploaded as a separate attachment - PDF recommended)
  • Answers to ALL Supplemental Questions, if any (please provide clear and detailed responses, where applicable, as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not paste your resume, put 'see resume' or 'N/A', or leave blank).

  • Candidates will also be responsible for all travel expenses if selected for an interview, the Coast Community College District does not reimburse for candidate travel expenses.

    Disability Accommodations
    If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
    • The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request.
    The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district that includes Coastline Community College , Golden West College , and Orange Coast College . The three colleges offer programs in transfer, general education, occupational/technical education, community services and student support services. Coastline, Golden West and Orange Coast Colleges enroll more than 60,000 students each year in more than 300 degree and certificate programs.
    Since it's founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college districts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an important role in the community by responding to needs of a changing and increasingly diverse population.

    Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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