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Public Safety Assistant (Substitute)

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Position Information

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Classification Title Public Safety Assistant
Job Category: Short-Term Temporary (non-teaching)
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Position ID: NBU318
Job Open ID: NBU318
Position Title: Public Safety Assistant (Substitute)
Location 10-Irvine Valley College
Department Administration (SC-034-000)
Term: Short-term
Salary Schedule Link: $18.70/hr eff 07/01/16
Pay Basis: Hourly
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Hours per week: Varies as needed.
Work Schedule Varies as needed.
Receives Benefits: No
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Additional Information

Summary Description:

This position is a short-term, hourly, non-bargaining unit position, not to exceed 160 days per Fiscal Year. You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website. This position is open until filled or withdrawn.

Under general supervision from the Chief of Police, performs a variety of clerical duties and specialized support for the Campus Police Department at an assigned campus; supports Front Counter operations providing a variety of information and assistance to students, faculty, staff, and the general public relative to assigned area of responsibility; receives incoming calls related to public safety matters from the campus community and the general public; supports the Campus Police Department in field assignments on foot or utilizing vehicles as necessary.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Representative Duties:

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. 1. Serve as receptionist for the Campus Police Department at an assigned campus; receive office and telephone callers; provide material and information in response to requests for information related to assigned area of responsibility; convey telephone messages; refer callers to appropriate staff for further assistance as needed. 2. Assist with the issuance of parking permits to students, staff, and special student categories; receipt payment received and balance monies received. 3. Provide assistance to individuals having received citations; provide information for appealing citation; process initial Administrative Reviews from walk-in customers, the citation processing agency, or by mail; log in requests for hearings; enter results; receive, record, and issue receipts for parking citation payments and enter payments into system. 4. Receive and maintain safe storage of campus lost and found items; attempt to contact owner of item; maintain records of items received and claimed. 5. Operate Live Scan fingerprinting device for applicant and general public records checks. 6. Issue parking citations in support of parking enforcement operations; conduct traffic control in support of traffic enforcement operations. 7. Assist with crown management at campus events. 8. Perform student escort services. 9. Assist with Counter Reports, including traffic accident and no lead criminal incident reports. 10. Perform general clerical duties including entering parking permit numbers and other information into computer system and accessing student information as requested/necessary. 11. Utilize various computer applications and software packages; maintain and generate reports from a database or network system. 12. Operate office equipment including computer equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, and facsimile machine. 13. Perform related duties as required.

Knowledge of:

methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Basic report preparation. Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems. Basic principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette. Basic mathematical concepts. Work organization principles and practices. English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

Ability to:

Learn and understand the organization and operation of the assigned program area as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Learn, understand, interpret, and apply general administrative and office policies and procedures. Learn geographic features and streets of the campus. Perform a variety of office support and clerical duties and activities of a general and specialized nature for assigned campus police office. Receive and appropriately respond to telephone calls for emergency service as needed. Effectively communicate with and elicit information from the general public. Operate two-way radio equipment to communicate with police station or other police personnel.. Respond appropriately to the needs, requests and inquiries from students, staff, faculty, or the public; and effectively present information in person or on the telephone. Remain calm in emergency situations. Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality regarding critical and sensitive information, records and reports. Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Compile and organize data and information. Maintain filing systems. Plan and organize assigned work to meet schedules and changing deadlines. Learn to operate office equipment including computers and Live Scan device Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

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License or Certificate:

License or Certificate: A valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability may be required for some positions to drive a District or personal vehicle to attend meetings or pick up/deliver documents or other materials.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in a college campus setting. Duties may be performed at a desk or computer terminal; subject to noise from office equipment operation; frequent interruptions and contact in person and on the telephone with students, staff, and others; or at field assignments such as parking enforcement or traffic control. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to verbally communicate to exchange information; and may occasionally travel to other offices or locations for duty assignments or to pick up or deliver materials.Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information:

Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history, DOJ background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the SOCCCD Board of Trustees. It is the employee’s responsibility to pay costs associated with Pre-Employment Live Scan Fingerprinting. The fee is approximately $50. Please note that all NBU positions are paid once per month. The NBU pay period runs from the 15th of one month to the 14th of the next. They are paid the month after on the 10th. Upon successful completion of the Human Resources NBU pre-employment process, NBU employment will be on an “if and as needed” basis, as determined by the District. NBU employment is at-will, and either party may terminate this working relationship at any time. NBU employees shall not have reemployment rights or recourse to petition to be reinstated. NBU employees are limited to working in a single position in one department/site. NBU employees working as Classified substitutes for vacant positions may be able to serve up to 90 calendar days while the District recruits to fill the position. NBU positions do not offer benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked. Upon hiring, Payroll requires that you present your original Social Security Card for IRS purposes. This requirement is in no way connected to completion of the I-9 form for employment eligibility purposes.

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