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Police Officer

Company: California State University
Location: sonoma
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Application Process

This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Thursday, March 25, 2021.

The incumbent must successfully complete an oral interview, written examination, physical agility test, comprehensive background investigation, psychological examination, potential polygraph or similar examination, and medical exams which include drug screening, and must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief of Police or designee, with additional lead work direction from other sworn administrator(s) or training academy staff, the Police Officer Cadet (Cadet) is a non-sworn individual who has not completed a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) academy or received a Basic Course Completion Certificate. The primary responsibility of the Cadet is to attend the prescribed training. Upon successful completion of the training in the required time frame and the discretion of management, the Cadet may be appointed to the Police Officer classification in a probationary capacity.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A high school diploma or equivalent, and eligibility to attend a certified P.O.S.T. basic training academy.
  • The ability to qualify for and satisfactory meet the ongoing standards of the basic P.O.S.T eligibility requirements and academy training and the mental capacity, physical agility and learning potential to perform all aspects of P.O.S.T training and police work.
  • Successful completion of a physical agility test, oral interviews, written examination, comprehensive background investigation, psychological examination, potential polygraph or similar examination, and medical exams which include drug screening, and must possess and/or obtain and thereafter maintain a California Drivers License.
  • The incumbent must be self-motivated with experience working independently, and as a member of team.
  • The incumbent must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications
  • BS/BA degree and/or law enforcement experience in a college or university environment.
  • Knowledge of Google Suite, law enforcement technology systems and PeopleSoft.

Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.

Salary and Benefits

The starting salary for this position is $3,576 a month. This is a full time, temporary, non-exempt, non-represented position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking Supplemental Information

Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check), psychological examination, potential polygraph or similar examination, and medical exams which include drug screening must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check and stated examinations may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to Human Resources ( ). The ADA Coordinator is also available ( ) to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

Keywords: California State University, Vallejo , Police Officer, Other , sonoma, California

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