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Ohlone College
  • Position Number: 3604886
  • Location: Fremont, CA
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Campus Police Officer I

Ohlone College

Ideal Candidate Statement: Ideal Candidate Statement:Under the direction of the Director of Campus Police or assigned administrator, the Police Officer performs law enforcement, security, traffic control, and making presentations to the public or engagement with the community that provides a safe environment for students, staff, and the general public while on District property. Incumbents protect District property by carrying out pro-active programs and traditional law enforcement procedures, and enforce California Vehicle Code, State Penal Code, Education code and District regulations.The Police Officer reports to the Director of Campus Police in the District Police Department, to be assigned District-wide. This position is 12 months per year position; 40 hours per week. Work hours and schedule will vary as needed.

Ohlone prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of "A World of Cultures United in Learning" and we are looking for staff who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles, highly ethical, trustworthy, credible, loyal and is respectful of diverse views and opinions;

The college has a firm commitment to environmental sustainability and looks to all employees to support this important goal.

Job Description Summary: This is a 100%, 12 month Classified Position

DEFINITION: Under the direction of the Chief of Campus Police Services, assist the Chief in planning, organizing, and directing the day-to-day activities and the productivity of officers and support personnel; assure accuracy and thoroughness of officer-submitted police reports; conduct patrols of campus grounds and assigned areas on foot and in a vehicle as necessary.The Campus Police Officer I position is the first level for certified peace officers. Incumbents are fully competent to perform all the duties of the position and must minimally possess a Basic P.O.S.T Certificate in accordance to P.O.S.T. Regulations.

Essential Duties: DUTY STATEMENTS
  • Provide assistance to the Chief and campus police personnel as assigned including training and providing work direction to assigned staff.
  • Prepare, maintain, submit and issue a variety of documents including creating and updating crime report forms, track crime statistics, daily activities, alarm activations, dispatches, field contacts, restraining orders and other information.
  • Investigate crimes, incidents, suspicious persons and vehicles; conduct searches and collect and preserve evidence; arrests of crime suspects and interview victims, complainants, witnesses.
  • Open and secure campus and respond to fire and burglar alarm activations; investigate and enforce unauthorized use of facilities.
  • Enforce College, County, State and federal laws, rules, regulations and policies.
  • Lead and participate in patrols of campus grounds and assigned areas on foot and in a vehicle.
  • Respond to service calls, including medical, animal control, crowd control, traffic and vehicle service calls.
  • Process and issue parking permits, carpool permits and room keys to students, guests, staff and faculty in compliance with College policies.
  • Collect and deliver legal tender, such as parking machines, State checks and other monies.
  • Conduct traffic stops and issue traffic and parking citations and conduct welfare checks.
  • Operate a variety of safety and office equipment, , two-way radio, pepper spray, baton, handcuffs, video surveillance systems, digital camera, automated external defibrillator (AED), computer and assigned software and other assigned equipment.
  • Coordinate efforts with police departments to assure appropriate response in emergency situations and respond to threats in conjunction with appropriate authorities.
  • Oversee and implement the Student Escort Program including providing training and work direction to part time Student Escort Officers; assure student compliance with College policies and procedures.
  • Provide dispatch duties; conduct public relations.
  • Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.
  • Attend a variety of meetings, trainings and workshop activities as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • California penal, vehicle, fire and education codes, College policies and procedures and federal laws.
  • General investigative and law enforcement practices and principles of defense.
  • Crowd and traffic control techniques.
  • Emergency First Aid procedures.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Correct English oral and written language.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Principles and practice of training and providing work direction to others.

  • Train and provide work direction to others.
  • Operate a motor vehicle safely and defensively and use a two-way radio.
  • Evaluate security incidents and take appropriate action according to established guidelines.
  • Observe, detect and deter improper behavior and unlawful activities.
  • Utilize crowd and traffic control techniques.
  • Interpret the law, policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Implement first aid procedures.
  • Assure the safety and security of students, staff, facilities and grounds.
  • Investigate crimes and incidents.
  • Respond to disturbances and emergency situations calmly and rationally;
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Understand and work within scope of authority.
  • Use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Education and Experience: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Completion of appropriate California P.O.S.T. requirements including graduation from a California P.OS.T. academy within the preceding 36 months and minimum medical standards as set by P.O.S.T. or possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate
  • Graduation from high school supplemented by college-level coursework in criminal psychology or related field OR Completion of a school police officer course.
  • Must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.

  • Valid First Aid/CPR and AED license issued by an authorized agency.
  • Valid California Class C drivers license.

Preferred Qualifications: DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bilingual and Biliterate.
  • Related specialized training(s)

Salary Range:
SEUI Salary Schedule Range #47 ($74,460 - $95,076)$74,460 Annually$86,220 Annually$95,076 Annually

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Foreign Transcripts:
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Benefits Statement:

1. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and LTD
2. Membership in Public Employees Retirement System Candidates hired on or after January 1, 2013 are subject to restrictions imposed by PEPRA)
3. Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security)
4. Paid vacation
5. Paid sick leave
6. Paid holidays and district-paid floating personal days
7. Summer 4/10 schedule (Fridays off)
8. Longevity pay step increase based on your years of service
9. IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan
10. 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes)
11. 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (employee contributes)

Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986:
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal "Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986."

District Statement:
A multi-campus single community college district, Ohlone College is located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California; serving 12,000 students per year. The District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark Campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.

EEO Statement Summary:
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment: Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of vaccination from COVID-19. In addition, you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal "Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986." Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance. Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment with Ohlone Community College District.

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