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Police Officer (Substitute)(IVC)

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Position Information

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Classification Title Police Officer
Job Category: Short-Term Temporary (non-teaching)
Job Open Date:
Job Close Date:
Initial Screening Date
Position ID: NBU319
Job Open ID: NBU319
Position Title: Police Officer (Substitute)(IVC)
Location 10-Irvine Valley College
Department Administration (IVC-034-000)
Term: Short-term
Salary Schedule Link: $ 26.69/hr
Pay Basis: Hourly
Pay Range: 2
% of Range:
Hours per week: Varies as needed
Work Schedule
Receives Benefits: No
Classification Benefits:
Position-Specific Benefits:
Additional Position Information:

Additional Information

Summary Description:

The District’s goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.

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 This position is open until filled or withdrawn.

Perform a variety of law enforcement and security related duties to ensure the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors, and the security of college property and facilities. Receives direction from the Chief of Police or the Deputy Chief of Police.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL PERFORMANCE: These are tasks which are considered minimum standards of physical and mental performance which are required in order to successfully hold the position for which they were codified. Within each category discussed, examples are provided of typical circumstances, tasks, or activities, but are not all-inclusive. These essential tasks are distinct from published “job dimensions” also considered essential for this position.

Mental/Cognitive Abilities: Ability to recall detail, including the ability to accurately recreate witnessed events, conversations, or readings and to record those recreations in written and/or oral form. Ability to interpret and apply oral or written material/instructions, including the ability to listen to or read abstract or directive instructional material and to apply that data correctly to practical circumstances. Ability to remain alert and coherent, including the ability to take action or to decide between alternative courses of action under routine, highly stressful, or environmentally difficult conditions; an ability to remain alert at varying hours after scheduled rest or for extended periods of an emergency or unanticipated nature. Each of these essential tasks must be performed individually and unassisted by other persons, since this class of employment requires an ability to work alone. However, the ability to perform these tasks shall not be limited by the assistance of enhancing devices which are reasonably free from anticipated malfunction, loss, or destruction during normal or foreseeable circumstances. Performance of some of the tasks may, in individual situations, also be aided by the presence of items constituting reasonable accommodation of a disability (i.e., eyeglasses, contact lenses, etc.).

See also MEDICAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING AND BACKGROUND CHECK under Experience and Training Guidelines.

Representative Duties:

Duties may include, but are not limited to the example of duties listed in Job Duties. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Principles, practices, methods and procedures of law enforcement and traffic control. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes, and regulations. Appropriate responses for emergency situations. Use and care of firearms. Basic first aid and CPR.

Ability to:

Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Administer procedures related to safety and security. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education/Training:

Equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree with major training in law enforcement, security or a related field.

Experience:

Two years of law enforcement or security experience.

License or Certificate:

For positions at Irvine Valley College: Possession of a current P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate (received after completing Field Training as a Police Officer for one year); possession of a valid California Driver’s License, and a current and valid First Aid/CPR certificate.

For positions at Saddleback College: Possess current P.O.S.T. academy certification (basic officer training) approved by the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST); or have the ability to successfully complete a California POST certified police academy prior to employment offer as a Police Officer and complete the department’s Field Training program as a Police Officer within the first year after employment. Possess a valid California driver’s license and a current and valid First Aid/CPR Certificate.

Conditions of Employment:

MEDICAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING AND BACKGROUND CHECK: Must pass a medical and psychological test as required by Government Code Section 1031(F) and required to submit to a thorough background investigation pursuant to Government Code Section 1031 to comply with the standards established by the Commission for P.O.S.T.

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required 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 functions.

Work Environment:

At least half of each week requires exposure to sensory extremes. Several times weekly, exposure to chance of injury or loss of life, which can be substantially controlled by use of significant safety precautions.

Physical Demands:

Sustained posture or intense attentiveness for prolonged periods. Light lifting (less than 30 lbs.), some walking, pushing, pulling, on a regular basis. See Additional Information for detailed description.

Additional Position Information:

Employment is contingent upon POST background verification, Live Scan fingerprint (DOJ/FBI/Firearms/Child Abuse Index) clearance, eligibility to work in the U.S. per UCSIC I-9 requirements, medical/psychological exams (per CA POST), and approval by the SOCCCD BOT. Documentation according to USCIS I-9 guidelines (i.e. ID card and Social Security card) must be presented at the time of hire. Per IRS regulations, a Social Security card must be presented at the time of hire. It is the applicant’s responsibility to pay costs associated with pre-employment fingerprinting (approximately $100). 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. The NBU pay period runs from the 15th of one month to the 14th of the next and is paid the month after on the 10th (once per month). NBU positions do not offer benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked. Failure to successfully complete any of the steps in the hiring process will nullify any conditional job offer received.

Additional Classification Information:

Physical/Manipulative Abilities Relating to Major Life Activities.

Hearing:

The ability to hear normal speech and other audible events, even in combination with other environmental noise. This necessarily includes hearing voices transmitted by radio and telephone, as ell as hearing and distinguishing sounds associated with criminal activity (i.e., gunshots, cries for help, glass breaking, alarm bells ringing, tires squealing, etc).

Seeing:

The ability to read or see objects under ambient, limited, or artificial lighting and at a reasonable distance with sufficient clarity to permit their recording or accurate description (i.e., persons, vehicles, license numbers, addresses, street signs, items of property, written messages, printed material, etc.).

Speaking:

The ability to speak clearly in English and to be understood by others under normal or highly stressful circumstances, either directly or through amplified, radio, or telephonic transmission.

Moving, walking, sitting, touching:
The ability to alternatively move from one place to another, to change from seated to standing positions, to securely grasp objects as required:

Ability to operate a motor vehicle, including turning a steering wheel, operating acceleration and braking devices, opening and closing doors, operating seatbelts or other equipment including switches, radios, and the like while speaking, seeing, and/or hearing at the same time.

Ability to traverse irregular surfaces, including under varying climactic conditions, climbing steps, scaling walls and fences, using ladders, crawling through restricted spaces, and traversing graded surfaces, either at a normal or accelerated gate and when approaching, pursuing or retreating from persons, objects, or locations.

Ability to restrain violent or uncooperative persons, including the mobility and agility to apply appropriate restraining techniques against one or more persons under both passive and combative circumstances; to affix appropriate restraining devices upon others; to temporarily subdue others without resorting to excessive or unreasonable force.

Ability to hold and/or operate furnished implements or other equipment, including pens, pencils, typewriter or computer keyboard keys under varying lighting conditions and perhaps in concert with holding or operating other items of equipment (i.e., flashlights); an ability to hold, operate, and accurately control an approved firearm.

Ability to move and/or carry heavy objects, including lifting, carrying, or assisting other person’s unable/unwilling to move themselves.

Ability to grasp and operate non-furnished devices, including door latches, light switches, or other mechanical devices encountered at locations where police services are required.

Position Specific Benefits:

Job Duties

Job Duties

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