Public Safety Officer II
Kern Community College District
$3,811.49 - $5,385.53 Monthly
Public Safety Training
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, maintain a safe
environment for students, staff and faculty; enforce District rules
and regulations; may engage in the protection of persons or
property or unlawful taking of district property; secure buildings
on the college campus property; provide information and assistance
to students, staff, faculty and campus visitors.
Patrol campus and enforce campus regulations; investigate
incidents; issue parking citations and eject persons from campus
according to Department policies and procedures.
Secure buildings; lock doors and turn out lights; record monthly
Act as safety resource officer; investigate and report health and
safety hazards; notify departments regarding defective equipment;
notify authorized personnel regarding hazardous materials; perform
audits of safety practices and procedures; encourage adherence to
safety standards; perform follow-up investigations of reported
hazards for compliance with recommended actions.
Patrol parking lots, bicycle areas and campus interior to protect
students, staff and faculty and prevent theft and vandalism.
Maintain parking permits in dispensers and collect money from
traffic permit dispensers of all parking lots; count and balance
traffic permit money and place in office safe each night; make bank
deposits or transfer money to the appropriate office as
Supervise a shift of other Public Safety staff; may provide
orientation to staff on Public Safety functions, as assigned.
Prepare a variety of incident reports including non-injury traffic
accidents, interior losses, and harassment reports; appear and
testify in court as needed.
Escort students, staff and faculty to their vehicles as a safety
precaution as requested; escort staff to safety after special
Respond to emergency medical situations including illnesses, shock,
seizures and bleeding; summon appropriate medical personnel.
Evacuate classrooms and buildings in emergency situations as
necessary including emergencies involving medical situations,
hazardous materials and natural disasters.
Prevent entry and investigate presence of unauthorized persons on
grounds or in buildings.
Answer questions and provide information to faculty, staff,
students and the public; investigate complaints; take action within
policy guidelines to resolve complaints.
Investigate and report fire hazards; extinguish small blazes;
report fires to the fire department.
Recognize hazardous material incidents; isolate, deny entry and
notify appropriate authorities.
Assist students, staff and faculty who have disabled
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
requiring constant and responsible public contact. 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, appropriate CPR and First Aid
Possession of, or ability to obtain, specialized certificates
deemed appropriate by department.
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug testing.
Knowledge and Abilities
California Vehicle Code, Penal Code, laws of arrest, search and
seizure, education code, health and safety codes, municipal laws
and codes, and campus regulations. District policies and campus
regulations and procedures.
Modern equipment and protective gear.
Procedures of crowd control and emergency evacuation.
Principles and practices of legal proceedings and legal
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 investigations and interviews concerning traffic and
Detect, prevent and report criminal activity.
Encourage adherence to safety standards.
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.
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 $3,811.49 - $5,385.53
monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $4,004.44
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.
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 five (5) professional references - Listed on
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
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/3281922/public-safety-officer-ii
Emails will not be accepted.