Police Officer (multiple positions)
Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police
Association, Probationary, Full Time, Safety
Police Officer (multiple positions)
Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until
filled): Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11:55 p.m.
Responsible for the enforcement of all California State laws and
University policies. Provide crime prevention by safeguarding
University and personal property through motorized and foot patrol
of assigned areas. Obtain evidence, apprehend violators, perform
arrests and appear in courts as a witness. Enforce all posted
University speed regulations using police radio patrol cars,
respond to all radio calls or disturbances, assist in transporting
the ill and injured as required. Investigate and make appropriate
reports on accidents, property damage, fires, law violations and
disturbances of the peace occurring on campus.
:Non-Exempt - This position is covered by
health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime
compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
CSU Classification Salary Range
: $4,963 - $7,669
: Anticipated will not exceed current
Step 9 ($5,963 monthly) unless salary schedule is modified by
ratified collective bargaining agreement or policy.
: Regular (probationary)
: 12 month
: Varies; irregular shifts, to include
evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to work any
shift in a 24/7 schedule.
Special Conditions: Please provide proof of licensure — proof of
POST certificate (basic) and/or proof of POST graduation, and proof
of valid California Driver's License. These documents must be
uploaded to the online application. Applications without
these documents may be rejected as incomplete.
Some applicants may qualify for a waiver from assessment center
testing, or portion(s) thereof. Applicants moving forward in the
process will be notified of their status in this regard.
Candidate(s) selected for the position will need to successfully
pass the thorough background check completed by the Sacramento
State Police Department before a conditional offer is made.
Final appointment is contingent upon successfully passing the
P.O.S.T Police medical examination and psychological
The mission of the Sacramento State Police Department is to protect
the life, property, and peace of mind of the students, faculty,
staff, and visitors of this university.
Our greatest asset in furtherance of this mission is our Department
members who work as a combined force in collaboration with the
Our Department adheres to the highest standards of ethics,
integrity, and service, understanding our collective responsibility
in upholding the noble reputation of the law enforcement
Our highest objective is to provide an environment free of
criminality where the future leaders of our society can learn and
For more information about the Sacramento State Police Department,
please visit: www.csus.edu/police
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Valid California driver's license.
- Working knowledge of current law enforcement methods and
- Working knowledge of current criminal codes and
- Effective interpersonal skills to resolve a wide variety of
- Effective oral and written communication skills, including
writing clear and comprehensive reports.
- Demonstrated ability to think and act effectively in emergency
and sensitive situations.
Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Successful completion of a P.O.S.T. certified training program,
including obtaining a Basic Course Certificate
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
1. Ability to operate state vehicles and various police-oriented
2. Ability to work cooperatively with various levels of faculty,
staff, students, and outside agencies.
3. Ability to communicate and perform duties effectively in a
professional manner during situations that may rapidly
4. Ability to maintain tact and sensitivity.
5. Organizational skills.
6. Ability to work with a diverse environment.
7. Ability to work days, nights, and midnights.
8. Must meet all employment requirements established by P.O.S.T.
and State Law.
-- California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate Required or P.O.S.T.
-- Ability to successfully pass a background check
9. Experience as a police officer in an academic setting.
10. AA degree/60 units desirable, and must have been awarded 6
semester units or 9 quarter units of job related college credit at
date of hire or within 24 months thereafter.
California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate Required or P.O.S.T. Academy
Valid California Driver's License and maintenance of safe driving
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume, proof of POST certificate (basic) and/or proof of POST
graduation, and proof of valid California Driver's License. These
documents must be uploaded to the online application.
Applications without these documents may be rejected as
About Sac State
Sacramento State is located in the heart
of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The
lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close
to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento,
also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most
ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a
population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students
come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from
across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500
staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's
capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for
leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a
recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.”
As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to
equity and inclusion, https://www.csus.edu/experience/anchor-university/"
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code,
Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment
where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and
valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus
is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to
celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and
perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please
visit the Why Sac State?
Background Check Disclaimer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
application status of applicants or continued employment of current
California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional
commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression,
sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical
condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully
authorized to accept employment in the United States.
It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to
provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with
disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you
need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the
application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/disability-parental-leave.html#reasonable-accommodations-interactive-process
The University is committed to creating an education and working
environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual
violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For
more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security
Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety
Right-To-know Act Notification:
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy
and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report
(ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy
statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information,
crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and
drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains
statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last
three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request
at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.
COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus
facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or
religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a
currently open search process should be prepared to comply with
this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at
and questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the
U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring
agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).
Note to Applicants:
Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an
interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.
Advertised: November 17, 2021 (9:30 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled
To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/505301/police-officer-multiple-positions