To perform law enforcement and crime prevention work on the properties, grounds and facilities of the District; to control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; to perform investigative work; and to maintain public safety.
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Patrol District campuses in radio-equipped car or on foot; enforce District Regulations, county and state laws; and watch for signs of vandalism, fire or unusual situations. May conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, hold-ups, death and other criminal incidents. Make arrests as necessary including warrant arrest; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; and testify and present evidence in court. Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses. Prepare reports of arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed. Stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws or District Regulations; warn drivers against unlawful practices; issue citations and make arrests as necessary. Collect monies from parking machines and meters; prepare reports of cash receipts, monies collected and other parking activities. Check buildings for physical security; monitor security system. Perform routine minor repair of permit machines and parking meters. Prohibit the admittance of unauthorized persons to District facilities. Fingerprint new District employees. Direct traffic at fire, special events and other emergency or congested situations. Maintain contact with public regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public. Develop and deliver public safety presentations. Provide protective escorts to students, staff and the public; deliver, or protect the delivery of, money to campus and off-campus locations. Assist in the performance of special investigative and crime prevention duties as required. Respond to medical emergencies; administer first aid as necessary. Attend in-service training as required. Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Education/Experience: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be: Experience: No experience required. Education: Graduation from High School, College or University or possession of G.E.D. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Drivers License. Completion of a California P.O.S.T. approved Basic Police Academy or possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate at the time of hire. Completion of Academy and/or employment in a recognized law enforcement agency must have been within the last three years.
Knowledge Of: Pertinent federal, state and city laws, rules and regulations. Traffic and parking control. Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques, police records and reports and first aid techniques. Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the search and seizure and the preservation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases. Offensive and defensive weapons nomenclature and theory. Self-defense tactics. Common fire hazards and proprietary fire suppression equipment. Interviewing and interrogation techniques. Basic mathematic principles.
Learn and interpret District regulations, policies and procedures. Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places. Use and care for firearms. Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Meet the physical requirements established by the Department. Work independently and without immediate supervision.
Special Instructions: The Contra Costa Community College District, Police Department is looking for qualified candidates that are dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services in a unique College environment. The Departments employees take pride in their work and in the community they serve. The Police Department is dedicated to a community-oriented policing philosophy.Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $4,803 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $5,851 per month is reached on the salary schedule.
The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.
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About the DistrictThe mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable studen...t success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves. Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges. As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 35,000 students a term, in fall 2014 the demographic make-up of the students was 11% Black/African American; 16% Asian/Pacific Islander; 30% Hispanic/Latino; 31% White/Caucasian; and 13% Other. The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse. Contra Costa CollegeContra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 59 years. Most of the 8,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment. Diablo Valley CollegeDVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley. Los Medanos CollegeLos Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.