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494336 - Police Officer

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Work type: Staff
Location: Fullerton
Categories: Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police Association, Probationary, Full Time, Safety

Job Title

Police Officer

Classification

Police Officer

AutoReqId

494336

Department

University Police

Sub-Division

University Police

Salary Range

$4,682 - $7,235 per month

Appointment Type

Ongoing

Time Base

Full-Time

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:  
The University Police department is dedicated to ensuring the University Community's right to a crime free environment through exemplary and professional service. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Police Officer. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under general supervision, the Police Officer, on an assigned shift, performs patrol duties on foot or by vehicle to protect university personnel, property, and facilities against accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry. Assists with medical aids occurring on campus. Makes observations of suspicious vehicles and persons on campus. Responds to calls for service and reported offenses. Directs traffic at scenes of accidents and impacted intersections. The officer enforces laws and traffic regulations, apprehends violators, and provides general information and assistance to the public. Completes all required paperwork for successful prosecution and testifies in court. Prepares written reports of incidents reported and observed to include incident, crime and accident reports. May be responsible for assigned follow-up investigation reports. Tracks all activities in written form and prepares data for computer entry. Performs building unlocks and lockups on request. May provide security for large gatherings, assemblies, and other campus activities to include athletic events and commencement. Participates in emergency preparedness, crime prevention and safety programs. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

High school diploma or the equivalent and eligibility to attend a certified P.O.S.T. basic training academy. Ability to qualify for and satisfactorily meet the ongoing standards of the basic P.O.S.T. academy training. Possession of the mental capacity, physical agility, and learning potential to perform all aspects of P.O.S.T. training and police work.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

License/Certifications

Successful completion of a P.O.S.T certified training program, including Basic Course Certificate; Valid California Drivers License, CPR and First Aid

*Special Working Conditions

Must be able to operate emergency vehicle, firearms, computer, telephone, mobile phone, two-way radio and impact weapons.

The person holding this position is considered a general 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.

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) position under the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. CSAs are responsible for reporting allegations of Clery Act Crimes reported to them or that they witness. CSA training is required.

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
 
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
 
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
 
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.


Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration. 
 
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

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