Officer, Safety & Police (Safety & Police) (2 Positions) -
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by
8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
Safety & Police (D)
Support Staff (Classified / Confidential)
Physical location of the position:
$5,923 - $7,211
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
Under the supervision of the area Sergeant, performs as a patrol
officer/investigator; assists the Chief of Police and Sergeants
with special assignments at each District campus and off-site
facilities; responds to known or unforeseen crises as they arise at
specific campus locations or District wide; patrols the campuses to
ensure a safe environment conducive to learning and work, for
students, staff, faculty, and visitors to deter injuries or loss to
real or personal property.
High school diploma or equivalent. College course work with an
emphasis on law enforcement and police science is preferred.
Prior law enforcement agency experience or college experience of a
similar nature preferred.
California codes as they apply to general law enforcement
Learn and apply District rules and regulations to the work
performed; assess a law enforcement or emergency situation and
determine an appropriate course of action.
Graduation from a California P.O.S.T Police Academy within the past
three years or possess a current basic California P.O.S.T.
certificate. Possession of valid Standard First Aid and
Cardiopulmonary (CPR) Certificates. Must have a valid California
driver's license and have (and maintain) an insurable driving
record acceptable to the District's insurance carrier. Must
participate in a psychological evaluation and submit to a thorough
background investigation. Must meet all the minimum standards set
forth in California Government Code Section 1031 and not be
disqualified by any factor set forth
in California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031.5. These
include, but are not limited to, the highest standards of personal
integrity and honesty. Employees in this classification are subject
to day, evening, and night shift assignments and weekend duty. The
District provides required uniforms and equipment as designated in
the College Safety and Police manual.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and
understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students,
staff, and the community.
Co-workers, faculty, staff, administrators, students, the general
public, officers and officials outside of law enforcement and other
Pass a job specific physical agility test. Requires the ability to
exert physical effort, such as walking, standing, and restraining
individuals. Freedom from serious disabilities in vision, hearing,
and physical ability. Must be able to lift at least 50
Work includes indoor and outdoor environment; subject to working
during evening hours; work involves potentially dangerous
situations, normal police department environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Maintains vehicle and all equipment onboard.
2. Prepares clear and concise criminal reports.
3. Conducts initial and/or follow-up investigations of criminal and
non-criminal incidents occurring at district campuses/sites or
other district owned and operated off-campus locations.
4. Responds to calls for service; contacts and identifies crimes;
makes arrests; transports criminal offenders; responds to burglary,
hold-up alarms and ATM machines on campus.
5. Reports all criminal and unusual occurrences within the
6. Enforces parking regulations on or off campus.
7. Maintains crowd and traffic control at district special
8. Transports district cash deposits to banking facilities on and
9. Patrols all district properties, either in a marked police
vehicle, on foot, or by bicycle as a member of the bicycle patrol
10. Maintains close liaison with other local and outside law
enforcement agencies, district attorney's office and school
11. Assists other law enforcement agencies with requests for
service, including state or federal agencies for warrant services
or criminal apprehension, including gang related investigations on
or off campus.
12. Investigates known and suspected gang activity within the
13. Presents school safety workshops to outside agencies.
14. Assists with (RAD) Rape Aggression Defensive Tactics as a
defensive tactics "Red Man" aggressor for adults through RCCD's
Community Education Program.
15. Assists with "Kids RAD" as a Red Man Aggressor for children
ages 5-12 years through RCCD's
Community Education Program.
16. Responds to call for service assisting other agencies for
subjects prowling, burglaries in progress, domestic disputes, drug
activities on the property, subjects loitering, and landlord/tenant
17. Trains newly hired officers.
18. Investigates traffic collisions that occur on or around the
19. Keeps informed of campus activities.
20. Assists neighboring middle school or elementary school with
calls for service involving fights, drugs, weapons.
21. Participates in District-provided in-service training
22. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students,
staff, faculty, and the public.
23. Performs other duties, related to the position, as
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
SALARY: Salary grades consist of nine steps. A new employee is
normally placed on Step 1 of the grade. Changes in step placement
take place on the first day of the first month following the
anniversary date of attaining permanent classified employee status
until the maximum of the grade is reached.
HOLIDAYS: There are 13 holidays observed each year. A pro-rata
reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time
and less than twelve months.
VACATION: Employees are granted 12 days of vacation per year
through the first five years of service to the District; 15 days
after completion of five continuous years of service to the
District; 20 days after completion of ten continuous years of
service to the District; and 22 days after completion of 15
continuous years of service to the District. This computation is
based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction
will be made for employees working less than full-time and less
than twelve months.
SICK LEAVE: One day of sick leave for each month of service is
granted. This is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A
pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than
full-time and less than twelve months. There is no limit to the
number of days of sick leave which may be accrued.
FRINGE BENEFITS: The District provides a health and welfare benefit
package for employees and legal qualifying dependents. Those
employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months
will receive a pro-rata share of the benefit package. The dollar
value of the package is a subject of negotiation between the
District and the Bargaining Unit.
The work location and assignment within a job classification is
determined by the District and may be subject to change.
All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability
of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal
and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the
basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion,
age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color,
ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or
mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in
Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is
contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in
subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or
any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District
employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or
grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX
Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any
employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification,
national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic
listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any
characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes
set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California
Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly
prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for
the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside,
CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions
Riverside City College: Sunday through Thursday: 8:00am-4:00pm or
Norco College: Tuesday through Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm; Other work
days may include holidays and weekends. There are additional shifts
for days, swing-shift, and graveyard.
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Recommendation 1
Effective Employment Date:
Anticipated start date: November 2021
*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the
1st or 2nd week of June.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four
to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions
to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout
the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the
status of your application.
* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be
considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled
out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position.
Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes)
will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the
minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is
* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in
electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line
application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted
as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less
than 2 MB in size.
* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application
by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject
the candidate to disqualification.
* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of
recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be
submitted electronically with the online application.
* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and
submitted electronically when applying on-line.
* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by
8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing
at the initial application filing period. As you progress through
the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related
test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being
* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants
with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources &
Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
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