Public Safety Assistant, Part-time

Employer
Irvine Valley College
Location
Irvine, California
Posted
Jan 22, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Irvine Valley College

 

Public Safety Assistant, Part-time (20 Hours/Week) (Two or More Positions)

Open until filled

Initial Screening Date 01/29/2018

 

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu

 

Summary Description:

Under general supervision from the Chief of Police, performs a variety of clerical duties and specialized support for the Campus Police Department at an assigned campus; supports Front Counter operations providing a variety of information and assistance to students, faculty, staff, and the general public relative to assigned area of responsibility; receives incoming calls related to public safety matters from the campus community and the general public; supports the Campus Police Department in field assignments on foot or utilizing vehicles as necessary.

 

 

Knowledge of:

• Basic emergency procedures and proper radio communication procedures and rules.

• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

• Basic report preparation.

• Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems.

• Basic principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette.

• Basic mathematical concepts.

• Work organization principles and practices.

• English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

 

Ability to:

• Learn and understand the organization and operation of the assigned program area as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.

• Learn, understand, interpret, and apply general administrative and office policies and procedures.

• Learn geographic features and streets of the campus.

• Perform a variety of office support and clerical duties and activities of a general and specialized nature for assigned campus police office.

• Receive and appropriately respond to telephone calls for emergency service as needed.

• Effectively communicate with and elicit information from the general public.

• Operate two-way radio equipment to communicate with police station or other police personnel.

• Respond appropriately to the needs, requests and inquiries from students, staff, faculty, or the public; and effectively present information in person or on the telephone.

• Remain calm in emergency situations.

• Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality regarding critical and sensitive information, records and reports.

• Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority.

• Compile and organize data and information.

• Maintain filing systems.

• Plan and organize assigned work to meet schedules and changing deadlines.

• Learn to operate office equipment including computers and Live Scan device.

• Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.

• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

 

Education/Training:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

 

Experience:

Some customer service experience is desirable.

 

License or Certificate:

License or Certificate: A valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability may be required for some positions to drive a District or personal vehicle to attend meetings or pick up/deliver documents or other materials.

 

To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  

 

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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