$80,719.00 - $98,143.00 Annually
SCCCD District Office - Fresno, CA
Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to policing with a
guardian versus warrior mindset; must adhere to community policing
principles and evidence-based policing principles; and must
demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Under general supervision, monitors and patrols District
facilities, property, and surrounding areas for the purposes of
performing law enforcement, emergency response, and crime
prevention functions to provide a safe environment for students,
staff and the public.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Auxiliary Job Functions
- Performs armed patrol of District properties and adjoining
premises on foot, bicycle, and other department vehicles to
maintain security and order, enforce criminal laws, traffic and
parking regulations, and District and campus rules and policies
while utilizing sound judgment under adverse and stressful
- Responds to and investigates calls for police service regarding
criminal, non-criminal, or emergency related activities such as
crimes against persons and property, accidents, and health concerns
to make observations and determine actions to be taken.
- Provides a safe environment for Board of Trustee and Personnel
Commission meetings, athletic events, and other special district
events or activities.
- Apprehends and initiates arrests of suspects, conducts
searches, and advises suspects of their constitutional rights.
- Issues warnings or citations for law violators, checks for
warrants and other legal holds, performs security checks on
suspicious persons or vehicles, and requests outside assistance as
- Conducts case or incident investigations and related follow-up
activities, controls crimes scenes, gathers, photographs, and
preserves and collects evidence in accordance with laws and
- Locates, interviews, interrogates, and records statements from
witnesses, suspects, and victims.
- Identifies relevant facts and prepares investigative reports on
incidents and cases for follow-up and filing with appropriate law
- Investigates and documents incidents and responds to requests
for general assistance from staff, students, and the public such as
directions, unlocking or jumpstarting vehicles, car accidents,
building alarms, and dead animals found on district property.
- Responds to faculty, staff, student, and public complaints of
potentially hostile situations and intervenes and mediates during
disturbances and disputes.
- Conducts campus security inspections and identifies,
investigates, documents, and follows-up on unusual conditions,
potential hazards, and security risks on District property and
surrounding areas including emergency phone, alarm, and lighting
- Properly detains, guards, transports, and assists in the
booking process for prisoners as needed.
- Authors warrants and serves subpoenas and warrants, as
- Provides crowd management and control and may direct pedestrian
or vehicular traffic as needed.
- Collect and secure monies for on-site parking lots, remove coin
or currency boxes, and deliver to responsible business office
- Checks parking meters, parking permit dispenser machines, and
traffic control devices for operation, removes, replaces, or
repairs malfunctioning equipment and records any service
- Signs off on citations and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
verification as necessary.
- Responds to fires identified or reported such as building
fires, vehicle fires, dumpster fires, and grass fires and requests
assistance as needed.
- Cooperates with local law enforcement in the suppression and
control of disruptive or illegal activities directed against
students, staff, or District property and responds to requests for
assistance from outside agencies for mutual aid in the suppression
of civil disturbances, apprehension of criminals, or other related
- Restrains and subdues individuals by means of baton techniques,
locks, grips, holds, or restraining devices as necessary.
- Prepares and maintains written records, notes, logs,
correspondence, legal documentation, and other reports as related
to police activity.
- Attends various district and college committee meetings, as
designated by management, to represent the police department.
- Participates and testifies in court hearings and trials as
- Transports and deposits district funds when needed.
- Administers physical roadside sobriety and "intoxilizer" tests
when necessary, controls and mitigates people under the influence
of drugs or alcohol or other potentially hostile situations.
- Safely and appropriately maintains, calibrates, inspects, and
utilizes police weapons and equipment such as firearms, conducted
electrical weapons (Tasers), batons, non-lethal weapons, alcohol
screening devices, bicycles, and police vehicles.
- Responds to emergency medical needs and performs First Aid and
CPR/AED as necessary.
- Performs crime prevention activities to include surveillance
patrols and participating in community outreach programs that may
include speaking and presenting to citizen and school groups, and
other public service efforts.
- Participates in continuous Peace Officers Standards and
Training (POST) required training to comply and enhance law
- May provide training and education to new officers, staff,
faculty and public including field training with daily observation
reports, firearms and tactical weapons instruction, first aid and
CPR training, campus safety, active shooter preparedness, and other
safety training as mandated by the Clery Act.
- Maintains cooperative working relationships with college and
district staff, outside organizations, the community, and other law
- Explains, interprets, applies, and remains current on local,
state, and federal laws, district policies, procedures and answers
questions from students, staff and the public.
- Works in partnership with the District Attorney's Office to
obtain and file criminal complaints on arrested subjects.
- Processes LiveScan and background checks.
- Processes sex registrants and maintains registrant picture,
record, and other information as required by Penal Code 290.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them
from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical
assignment to this classification.
Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications
Education & Experience
High School diploma or GED, and graduation from a POST Police
Temporary and Part-time Officers
Any combination equivalent to: High School diploma or GED, and one
(1) year of experience in public law enforcement or school district
security involving patrol, police, investigative, personnel
protection, and property protection duties.
Licenses & Certificates
Valid Driver's License
Valid POST Academy Completion Certificate or POST approved
Valid Basic First Aid and CPR/AED certification.
Complete a POST Campus Law Enforcement Course within one year of
the date of hire.
Applicants must pass a POST approved background investigation, a
medical examination and psychological examination. Police Officers
will receive POST Basic Certificate after the first year of hire
and has worked 12 calendar months.
- Current local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations
pertaining to the safety and protection of people, property and
grounds associated with the district, and its surrounding
- Public Safety Officer's Procedural Bill of Rights
- Procedures and methods for patrol, arrest, search, seizure,
evidence, preliminary crime scene investigation, and
- Current safety issues and special problems that affect
- Crowd management and control procedures, and special event
- The identification, collection, and storage of hazardous,
dangerous and illegal drugs, substances and other items.
- Crime trends, patterns and appropriate tracking and
- Federally mandated programs and reporting requirements for
- Geography of local area and appropriate mapping
- Principles of human behavior and behavior modification
strategies and techniques for the purpose of identifying at risk
- Emergency communication techniques including equipment and its
- Security, surveillance, and communication systems and
- Basic First Aid and CPR/AED.
- Use and care of firearms, offensive and defensive weapons and
safety measures and self-defense tactics.
- Rangemaster policies and procedures, inventory of property and
evidence management, as needed.
- Record keeping and report preparations techniques to ensure
- Proper English, spelling, grammar, and punctuation to compose
items such as reports and correspondence.
- Basic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and
- Community policing principles and interpersonal relationships
in order to appropriately interact with students, staff, faculty,
and the public.
- Current computer operating systems, software applications and
office productivity software such as word processing, spreadsheets,
calendar, presentation, and database programs.
- Conduct investigations, make arrests, file criminal complaints,
patrol effectively, lift fingerprints, detect and prevent criminal
- Conduct research, analyze data and prepare reports for items
such as investigations, complaints, and arrests.
- Use sound judgment and make appropriate decisions in stressful
situations and analyze and adapt to new situations
- Plan and organize work to meet established timelines and
- Operate and maintain department issued weapons and qualify
periodically as mandated by POST.
- Make effective oral presentations to a variety of audiences
with differing levels of knowledge regarding a variety of
- Utilize law enforcement computer systems, mobile devices and
maintain and calibrate specialized equipment.
- Utilize word processing, spreadsheets, email, online
calendaring, presentation software, industry specific programs, and
data entry/retrieval from database programs.
- Perform mathematical calculations.
- Exercise tact, diplomacy and confidentiality in dealing with
sensitive and complex issues and situations.
- Rapidly learn and acquire skills in areas and technologies not
- Accurately type at a sufficient speed to maintain
- Promote good community relations and build community confidence
in the campus police department.
- Think clearly and logically, exercise sound judgment, and make
quick and appropriate decisions in emergency situations.
- Recognize signs of danger to people, property and grounds
associated with the district, and its surrounding areas.
- Exercise physical force when necessary in restraining and
assisting in the arrest of suspicious persons or
- Interview and advise suspects, witnesses, victims, reporting
parties, and staff.
- Recall names, faces, and details of occurrences.
- Qualify to use department issued equipment such as firearms,
conducted electrical weapons (Tasers) and patrol
- Effectively communicate with individuals for whom English is
not a primary language.
- Employ proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
District administrators, management, staff, students, diverse
community, business and industry contacts, collaborative partner
contacts, independent programs consultant/trainers, and the
- Understand, be sensitive to and respect the diverse academic,
socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds,
disabilities and sexual orientation of students, parents, teachers,
administrators and staff.
- Meet and maintain POST and department required peace officer
- Maintain consistent, punctual and regular
- Learn, interpret, apply, and enforce federal and state laws and
regulations, such as Penal Code, Business and Professions Code,
Health and Safety Code, Alcohol Beverage Control regulations,
Education Code, college and district policies and procedures as
they pertain to law enforcement.
- Operate standard office equipment such as computers, fax
machines, copy machines, telephones and others.
- Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and
- Receive and follow instructions in order to build and maintain
effective working relationships.
- Train and evaluate the progress and performance of others
during field training activities.
- Appropriately interact with students, staff, faculty, and
- Use current common software applications in order to accurately
enter and retrieve data.
- Assist in the assigning, monitoring, and/or reviewing the work
- Administer Basic First aid and CPR/AED.
- Be honest and tactful in both pleasant and unpleasant
- Stay calm at all times including stressful, emergency
situations and crime scenes
To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an
online application through our web site at
http://www.schooljobs.com/careers/scccd. Please attach to your
application a copy of your degree or transcripts (including when
degree was awarded) and your POST Academy Certificate or your
application may be considered incomplete. Resumes may also be
uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed
ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO
MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL
current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of
the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and
contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is
included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of
the application may not be considered for the purpose of
determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
All required documents must be submitted by the applicant.
Personnel Commission staff will not upload your documents for you.
The State Center Community College District does not accept letters
of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt
to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW AND ASSESSMENTS
The application review process includes an evaluation of training
and experience based on given application information and answers
to supplemental questionnaire. Only the most qualified applicants,
who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the
The assessment process will include an online competency assessment
(50%) and an oral interview assessment (50%). Passing score is 75%
out of 100% on each assessment section. Candidates who are
unsuccessful in an assessment will be eligible to retest after 90
calendar days.TESTING WILL BE SCHEDULED ON AN AS NEEDED
BASIS. The assessment process / assessment date is subject
to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this
process will be delivered via email to the address listed on your
Those applicants who pass the assessment will be placed on a
district-wide continuous eligibility list with ranks banded within
range 1-3. The district-wide continuous eligibility list will be
used to fill current vacancies in this classification for at least
PASSING THE ASSESSMENTS AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBILITY LIST DO
NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in
the selection process must inform the State Center Community
College District Personnel Commission Department in writing no
later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those
applicants needing such accommodations should document this request
including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation
needed to participate in the selection process.
State Center Community College District is an Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center
Community College District to provide all persons with equal
employment and educational opportunities without regard to race,
ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical
condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined
by law. We are a Title V employer.
To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/scccd/jobs/4121776/police-officer