Police Officers (temporary/substitute)

Aug 01, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Police Officers (temporary/substitute)

MiraCosta College

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://jobs.miracosta.edu

Discipline or Department: Campus Police

Position Type: Staff/Classified

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: $31.69 per hour

Working Hours: Assignments are part-time/on call/as needed, with working hours anytime between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system at https://jobs.miracosta.edu. Once you are in the system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system, finish applying, and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on the closing date:

1) Application for Classified Employment.

2) Cover letter.

3) Photocopy of your California P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certificate, or Basic Certificate, or Requalification Course Certificate, or Basic Course Waiver -- attach this document to the "Other Document" link.

Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview.

Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five days prior to the closing date.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.

Offer of employment to the persons selected for these assignments is contingent upon the following:
1) Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for citizenship (per California Government Code 1031a).
2) Be at least 18 years of age (per California Government Code 1031b).
3) Be fingerprinted for purposes of searching local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any conviction information (per California Government Code 1031c).
4) Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
5) Successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense and submission of a current, negative tuberculosis (TB) test clearance.
6) Fulfillment of the aforementioned minimum qualifications, licenses and other requirements.

Basic Function and Other Details:
The MiraCosta College Police Department is seeking applicants with current California P.O.S.T. certification, or applicants who have completed a California P.O.S.T.-certified Basic Law Enforcement Academy within the past three (3) years, to serve as temporary/substitute police officers. Assignments can be at any location within the MiraCosta College District (Oceanside Campus, San Elijo Campus in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, or the Community Learning Center on Mission Avenue in Oceanside). Temporary/substitute officers do not attain permanent status with the District.

Under the direction of the police sergeants, serve as a peace officer of the State of California. Perform law enforcement, emergency preparedness, and crime prevention duties; perform investigative and protective duties; control the flow of traffic and enforce state and local traffic regulations; respond to and investigate a wide variety of criminal complaints and incidents; respond to emergency situations as a first responder.

To view the detailed job description, go to http://www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/PoliceOfficer.docx

Representative Duties:

Type of Benefits:
Enrollment in a retirement system.

Minimum Qualifications:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

1) Have a U.S. high school diploma, GED certificate, or high school equivalency certificate, or a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited or approved college/university (per California Government Code 1031e).

2) Completion of at least a 664-hour California P.O.S.T.-Certified Basic Law Enforcement Academy within the past three (3) years, OR possession of a valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate, OR a valid California Requalification Course Certificate, OR a valid California Basic Course Waiver.

Desirable Qualifications:
Two or more years of directly related experience in law enforcement.

Licenses and Other Requirements: Valid California driver license; valid First Aid Certificate, CPR certificate, and AED certificate issued by an authorized agency, District-approved DMV driving record, successful completion of Government Code 1030 sections, psychological, medical, polygraph, and background investigations; successful completion of crime prevention training requirements on a monthly basis as well as all other department training requirements.

Closing Date:

First Screening Date:

Human Resources Contact Information:
jobs@miracosta.edu or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 112 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, and parts of Carmel Valley.

MiraCosta offers associate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.

The district consists of three campus sites and a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving about 12,000 credit students, has been located since 1964 on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, on 48 acres below the bluffs overlooking the San Elijo Lagoon Reserve. The San Elijo Campus opened in September 1988, and now attracts about 3,000 credit students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 4,000 students in the college's noncredit classes including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes as well as some college credit classes.