Public Safety Officer I (19hr/12month)
Kern Community College District
$19.05 - $26.92 Hourly
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
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
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.
Any combination equivalent to:
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
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid CPR and First Aid
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug testing.
Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and procedures of investigation, arrest, search and
Procedures of crowd control and emergency response.
Principles and procedures of record keeping and report
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
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
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work.
SALARY RANGE$ 19.05 - $ 26.92
hourlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $20.01
Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will
be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
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
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
- Proof of completion of School Security Course
- Possession of current Guard Card.
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or
universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in
the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity
and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District
encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate
on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical
condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation,
marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or
because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing
characteristics, or based on association with a person or group
with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or
any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law,
in any of its policies, procedures or practices.
Discrimination Free Work Environment
District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in
the United States. Work authorization should be established at the
time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3634207/public-safety-officer-i-19hr-12month
Emails will not be accepted.