Job Details

Ohlone College
  • Position Number: 3507866
  • Location: Fremont, CA
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Campus Safety Officer

Ohlone College

Ideal Candidate Statement: The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of the California Penal Code, Vehicle Code, and Education Code, familiarity with the educational goals of the Community College system, and knowledge of law enforcement principles. The candidate will have the ability to communicate with various types of individuals, deal with adversity, work in a team environment, follow orders and procedures, the ability to learn and adapt to new and different situations and develop positive working relationships. The successful candidate can multi-task, prioritize projects, and meet mandatory and regulatory deadlines. Expect changes to work and requested time off to meet the District needs.

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.

First round of application screening will be held on/after 10/26/2022. Applications received after 10/26/2022, will be considered after 11/30/2022.

Job Description Summary: This position is funded by categorical funds, and employment is subject to those funds being available.

Under the direction of an assigned police administrator, monitors and patrols District facilities, property and offices for purposes of controlling campus security, parking and other issues; responds to intrusion and fire alarms, as well as other requests for assistance; investigates and enforces District rules, regulations and legal infractions concerning the protection of persons and property; observes, reports and maintains the property and security of the college; and performs related work as assigned.

Essential Duties: 1. Patrols designated areas of the community college district to preserve law and order including performing foot, bicycle and/or vehicular patrols to protect safety and control of the entire District.2. Responds to service calls including medical, animal control, crowd control, traffic and vehicle service calls.3. Enforce College, County, State and federal laws, rules, regulations and policies.4. Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.5. Investigate crimes, incidents, suspicious persons and vehicles;6. Interview victims, complainants, witnesses and suspects; conduct searches, collect and preserve evidence, and conduct arrests of crime suspects.7. Create and update crime report forms and track crime statistics; maintain and submit logs relating to daily activities, alarm activations, dispatches, field contacts, restraining orders and other information.8. Coordinate efforts with police departments to assure appropriate and timely response in emergency situations and respond to threats in conjunction with appropriate authorities.9. Provide assistance to the Chief and campus police personnel as assigned.10. Provide dispatch duties and conduct public relations activities.11. Collect and deliver legal tender, such as parking machines, State checks and other monies.12. Operate a variety of safety and office equipment, including a T3 motion device, two-way radio, pepper spray, baton, handcuffs, video surveillance systems, digital camera, automated external defibrillator (AED), computer and assigned software and other assigned equipment; drive a vehicle to conduct work.13. Investigate and enforce unauthorized use of facilities; respond to fire and burglar alarm activations.14. Lock and unlock buildings/doors as required; arm and disarm burglar.15. Evacuate classrooms and buildings in emergency situations as necessary.16. Attend a variety of meetings, trainings and workshop activities as required.17. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: KNOWLEDGE OF:
1. Pertinent federal, state, local, and District laws and ordinances including applicable sections of the California Penal Code, State Education Code, Local Ordinances, Motor Vehicle Code, Health and Safety Code, business and professional code, and laws related to the area of responsibility.
2. Methods, practices, and procedures of effective law enforcement including those used in patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification.
3. Principles of defense.
4. General investigative and law enforcement practices.
5. Crowd and traffic control techniques.
6. Record-keeping techniques.
7. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
8. Correct oral and written language in English
9. Emergency First Aid procedures.

1. Train and provide work direction to others.
2. Operate a motor vehicle safely and defensively and use a two-way radio.
3. Evaluate security incidents and take appropriate action according to established guidelines.
4. Observe, detect and deter improper behavior and unlawful activities.
5. Utilize crowd and traffic control techniques.
6. Interpret the law, policies, procedures and regulations.
7. Implement first aid procedures.

1. Assure the safety and security of students, staff, facilities and grounds.
2. Investigate crimes and incidents.
3. Respond to disturbances and emergency situations calmly and rationally.
4. Maintain records and prepare reports.
5. Understand and work within scope of authority.
6. Use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
7. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Education and Experience: Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by college-level coursework in criminal psychology or related field and some Peace Officer training or military service.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.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid First Aid/CPR and AED license issued by an authorized agency. Valid California Class C drivers license. Completion of a Laws of Arrest, 832 PC or school police officer course. Training required per SB 390 & 72330.5 EC for school security must be completed within two years of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Bilingual and Biliterate.
2. Other related specialized training(s)

Salary Range:
SEIU Salary Schedule Range # 43 ($67,632 - $86,340)$67,632 Annually$78,312 Annually$86,340 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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