FILING DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
It is the candidate’s responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by the filing deadline to be given consideration.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
- Salary Range: $4,320 to $5,252 per month (21/22 Classified Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $4,765 per hour/month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials). This position may be eligible for a 5% shift differential per the SEIU Contract, Appendix H. A uniform allowance of $71.75 starts after completion of three months in the position.
- Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents.
- Leave/Holiday time: Full-time classified members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing 8.0 hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).
The Santa Rosa Junior College District Police is seeking a qualified individual with demonstrated skills to join an outstanding team of faculty, staff, and classified administrators to provide high quality services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. Under general supervision, perform non-sworn field and office support duties including parking enforcement and traffic control; collects funds from parking meters and permit machines; patrol campuses and surrounding areas as assigned by vehicle, bicycle or on foot; secure and/or unlock buildings and facilities; transport property/evidence; provide front counter services including radio dispatch, answering phones and customer service; and perform related work as required.
This is a categorical (parking fund), full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, classified position. The Community Service Officer (CSO) will be working shift work, which could include weekends. This position is contingent upon funding and Board approval.
The Community Service Officer patrols all District campuses and surrounding areas to observe and report violations of Federal, State and local laws and District rules; routes appropriate service calls to sworn District Police Officers; operates base station radio; answers telephones and provides customer service and support to campus community.
The Santa Rosa Junior College District Police Department includes sworn Police Officers, police dispatchers, non-sworn Community Service Officers, and Cadets. This Police Department was P.O.S.T. accredited in 1988. SRJC has over 36,000 students, faculty, and staff a semester combined with multiple sites across Sonoma County.
Santa Rosa Junior College is an institution that has been a part of the community for more than 100 years, located in Sonoma County, California. Sonoma County is rich in history, beauty, and culture; it is one of the finest places to live on earth. Over 1.7 million students have attended SRJC in its more than 100-year history, many of whom are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:
- Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
- A learning- and learner-centered environment;
- A welcoming physical environment;
- Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
- Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment; and
- Access to lifelong learning opportunities.
SRJC is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. We are a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community and supporting of all diverse groups. In 2019 and 2020, SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. The ideal candidate will share SRJC’s commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below.
1. Patrols District property and surrounding areas as assigned by vehicle, bicycle or on foot to be a visible presence to deter unlawful activities.
2. Issues parking citations and warnings to motorists; provides court testimony when necessary and assists in DMV placard investigations.
3. Maintains and performs repairs to supplies and equipment, including parking meters and permit machines.
4. Sets up and moves parking/people barriers.
5. Responds to campus emergencies such as security alarms, crimes, medical emergencies, fires and hazardous materials accidents by providing support services.
6. Provides customer and support services such as, securing and unlocking buildings and facilities, directing campus traffic, assisting motorists with minor car problems, serving as a safety escort, patrolling and responding to calls for animals left in vehicles and notifying animal control as needed, delivering confidential messages and documents, providing assistance with parking citation appeals, Live Scan fingerprinting, radio dispatching and limited clerical support to other departmental employees.
7. Observes and reports violations of Federal, State and local laws and District rules and regulations to sworn District Police Officers.
8. Relieves other positions within department as necessary.
9. Provides information to outside agencies such as, District Attorney’s Office and Department of Justice, as appropriate.
10. Maintains and transports evidence and reports to external law enforcement agencies for processing.
11. Tracks, collects and transports revenues from parking meters and permit machines in various District locations.
12. May respond to alarms.
13. May serve as first responder for a District site.
14. May serve as back-up to computer-aided dispatch center.
15. Provides support in training and supervision of student cadet program; may train other Community Service Officers.
Enforce and apply all laws, rules and regulations; read, understand and interpret standard official legal documents; exercise judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving problems; read, correct and prepare clear and concise reports; give, follow and understand written and oral instructions; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population; operate digital cameras; operate and maintain currency with related emerging technologies; prioritize workload and multi-task; perform basic mechanical repairs; learn standard procedures regarding the use of police radios and department telephones; operate a vehicle in a safe manner; work effectively under stress in emergency situations; maintain cooperative working relationships.
Parking enforcement and traffic control; site security and patrol techniques; crime prevention and safety training techniques, including CPR and EMS training; dispatch radio codes and procedures; automated records management systems; emergency preparedness and response plans; criminal codes; standard office equipment, computer software and law enforcement database systems; District policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations.
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.
Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency. Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)
Graduation from high school supplemented by relevant college coursework. Coursework in approved basic Peace Officer’s Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Academy preferred.
Previous experience in security work, parking and traffic control, radio communications or public relations in a public safety setting.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:
This classification requires the use of a personal or District vehicle while conducting District business. Must possess a valid (Class C) California driver’s license and an acceptable driving record. Ability to obtain current First Aid and CPR certification.
Must be able to perform full range of motion activities, such as, but not limited to, walking, standing, lifting (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), or climbing while performing duties. Required to work under inclement weather conditions; due to the unpredictable nature of public safety work, may be assigned to work various shifts, including evenings, weekend, and graveyard shifts and holidays. Regular exposure to situations which may be dangerous or life threatening, including high traffic environments. Must be able to hear alarms and other auditory warning devices. Must be able to work safely in an environment requiring exposure to biological conditions that may be unhealthful or hazardous. Required to wear a uniform.
In order to be given consideration for this position, applicants must submit the following documents by the filing deadline:
1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/GovernmentJobs.com Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the “Work Experience” section of the employment application. Applications will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.
2. Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
3. A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting.
4. Current Resume.
5. Copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.
*If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Information on Foreign Degree Requirements
6. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the Classified Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader) and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered.
7. Copies of CPR/First Aid certifications and POST certification (if applicable)
8. A current DMV Driver report (within the last six (6) months verifying a good driving record.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.
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BUSSMAN HALL ANNEX
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
The office is located in the Bussman Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.
Due to COVID-19, the Human Resources staff are working remotely until further notice.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant’s expense).
- Must go through an extensive background Investigation.
- Candidate selected will need to successfully pass a pre-employment medical examination as a condition of employment (at the District’s expense).
- Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
- Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
Sonoma County Junior College District’s annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this report. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.
Non Discrimination The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities– including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics–and application for District employment.
VISION: SRJC aspires to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
MISSION: SRJC passionately cultivates learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community.
- We focus on student learning by preparing students for transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education; and by improving students’ foundational skills.
- We provide a comprehensive range of student development programs and services that support student success and enrich student lives.
- We support the economic vitality, social equity and environmental stewardship of our region.
- We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy at work and in lifelong learning.
- We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and thoughtful participation in diverse local and global communities.
- We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously improve.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.