Police Officers (temporary/substitute) - 2017-18

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Posting Details Posting Number: 0000706 Job Title: Police Officers (temporary/substitute) - 2017-18 Discipline or Department: Campus Police Position Type: Staff/Classified Working Title: Police Officers (temporary/substitute) - 2017-18 Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: $32.00 per hour Type of Benefits: Enrollment in a retirement system. Full Time or Part Time? Part-Time Months Per Year 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. Contract Days
(Faculty Positions Only) 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. Special Instructions to Applicants: Continued 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; Community Learning Center on Mission Avenue in Oceanside; Technology Career Institute and Small Business Development Center in Carlsbad). Temporary/substitute officers do not automatically attain permanent status but are welcome to apply and compete for openings for permanent positions at MiraCosta College.

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 Basic Function and Other Details Continued: Representative Duties:
(E) = Essential Job Function) Representative Duties Continued: Knowledge and Abilities 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. Minimum Qualifications Continued: 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. Physical Effort: Moderate physical labor including frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of objects weighing up to 100 lbs.; frequent to constant standing, sitting, walking, running, bending, kneeling, squatting, crawling, climbing, stooping, reaching at shoulder height, twisting at waist, bicycling while performing a variety of activities including; repetitive use of upper extremities on a regular basis. Specific unique efforts for position include apprehension of suspects of varied size and strength, positioning and maintaining traffic barricades, driving, maintain good general physical condition to include the use of defensive tactical training equipment, constant visual alertness. Ability to effectively deal with a variety of unanticipated stressors; continuous wearing and transporting up to 30lbs of police equipment (personal protection equipment) which includes body armor and duty gear; finger and hand strength to operate grasp, hold, and manipulation firearms. Infrequent balancing above ground; lifting of items weighing from 11 to over 100 lbs from chest to above shoulder level, either with or without assistance. Ability to operate a police vehicle on and between District locations and subject to occasional travel to other approved locations. Visual effort: Focusing attention on persons, situations, and detailed items and events for prolonged periods of time; frequent alternation between short and far distance viewing during an average 8-hour shift. Emotional Effort: Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and contacts involving appropriate interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with students, parents, staff, faculty and the general public, allied law enforcement agency personnel, employees of the District Attorney's Office and representatives of the Department of Motor Vehicles; ability to appropriately respond to a variety of situations and unanticipated stressors and make appropriate decisions regarding their disposition; ability to work effectively on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities. Exercise judgment under pressure, demonstrate effective communication skills during situations often affecting human welfare and safety: requires sustained focus and concentration. Subject to repeated emotional stressors as a result of involvement with intense situations. Working Conditions: Work includes inside and outside environment; subject to work during evening hours; work involves exposure to potentially dangerous situations, persons, and hazardous items and materials; involves potential exposure to highly stressful situations and incidents; subject to long periods on foot and foot patrol. Ability, if required, to effectively operate a police bicycle. Exposure to dust, dirt, extreme heat and cold, humidity, rain, temperature swings from indoors to outdoors fumes, steam, moisture, noise, etc. and the required use of personal protection equipment. Exposure to poor air quality in times of emergencies or a disaster, high levels of noise from traffic, sirens, crowds,; mechanical hazards, firearms ,equipment; electrical hazards of traffic accidents, power lines; explosive hazards of fireworks, traffic collisions, weapons, chemicals; radiation hazards of industrial equipment; repetitive use of computer keyboard, mouse or other control devices.

Subject to frequent interruptions by individuals in person or by radio and/or telephone, or other intermittent exposure to highly impatient, angry and/or verbally aggressive individuals. May work at any district location or authorized facility during day and/or evening hours with occasional evenings, holidays and/or weekends on an as-needed basis. Persons in these positions will be on call for alarm activations or emergencies on weekends and holidays and to summon other police assistance under Mutual Aid when necessary. Occasional local travel may be requested. Posting Date: 11-23-2016 Closing Date: Open Until Filled First Screening Date: Human Resources Contact Information [email protected] or 760.795.6854 EEO Statement: MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment which affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The college's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is expressed in the policy found at http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/board/downloads/3400BP-Diversity-Equity-Inclusion-Adopted4-6-16.pdf About MiraCosta: MISSION STATEMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL GOALS:
The MiraCosta Community College District mission is to provide superior educational opportunities and student-support services to a diverse population of learners with a focus on their success. MiraCosta offers undergraduate 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.

Goal I. MiraCosta Community College District will become a vanguard educational institution committed to innovation and researched best practices, broad access to higher education, and environmental sustainability.

Goal II. MiraCosta Community College District will become the institution where each student has a high probability of achieving academic success.

Goal III. MiraCosta Community College District will institutionalize effective planning processes through the systematic use of data to make decisions.

Goal IV. MiraCosta Community College District will demonstrate high standards of stewardship and fiscal prudence.

Goal V. MiraCosta Community College District will be a conscientious community partner. About MiraCosta: (contd) THE DISTRICT, STAFF AND STUDENTS:
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 113 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. The single college district is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees who are elected from each of the district's seven communities.

MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities. Beginning in Fall 2017 the college will offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.

The college's fee-based Community Education program provides a wide variety of classes, workshops, and excursions. Tuition-free, noncredit classes also present a variety of learning opportunities at the Community Learning Center and throughout the community.

MiraCosta College partners with the North San Diego Small Business Development Center, which provides service to all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties.

MiraCosta College employs 198 full-time faculty, 351 regular classified staff, 13 classified administrators and 15 academic administrators. An additional 606 associate faculty teach in the credit and noncredit programs, and about 150 educators or contract staff provide community education and workforce development activities. MiraCosta students are diverse, including representation from all of California's major racial/ethnic groups and ages. The college has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and a military-friendly organization. The credit student population is approximately 33% Hispanic, 8% Asian, 4% African American, and 7% two or more races. Diversity is also evidenced by student-veterans, re-entry students, individuals with disabilities, international students, and LGBTQIA. The district boasts a long history of commitment to collegiality, civility, and mutual respect. The Sites: THE SITES:
The district consists of three campus sites, plus the Technology Career Institute, and robust online education offerings.

The Oceanside Campus houses a comprehensive public community college, offering credit, career technical and noncredit courses. In the 2016 academic year, the college offered general education credit courses that applied toward 62 degrees, 51 Certificates of Proficiency and 59 Certificates of Achievement. Noncredit classes tailored for older adults and community education courses are also offered on this campus. The majority of the district's students attend the Oceanside Campus, approximately 10,500 students.

The San Elijo Campus is positioned as the district's transfer-focused site and offers a wide range of credit courses leading to transfer and almost 40 associate degrees and career certificates. Each semester, more than 200 sections are offered on this campus to a student body of over 3,000 students, with support services in tutoring, counseling, library, wellbeing, and student activities. A rich variety of community services courses are also offered year round at the San Elijo Campus.

The Community Learning Center (CLC) serves approximately 2,500 students, and hosts a wide variety of noncredit programs, including English as a second language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, classes for older adults, health classes, parenting, and classes for those who are physically and mentally challenged. The center also houses the Cisco Networking Academy, which prepares students for computer industry certifications. Credit courses that fulfill general education requirements are also offered at this site. The credit courses offered at the CLC are intended to support students' transition from noncredit to credit enrollment.

The Technology Career Institute & Small Business Development Center relocated to central Carlsbad in March 2015. It offers classes and certificate programs to skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and biotech manufacturing, and provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses.

MiraCosta College began offering online courses in 1995. The district typically offers approximately 200 fully online class sections each semester, with another 100 sections offered partially online, serving about 6,000 students. Accreditation: ACCREDITATION:
MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, 415.506.0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education and approved by the California State Department of Education Office of Private Post-Secondary Education for training veterans and other eligible persons under the provisions of the GI Bill of Regulations. The University of California, California State Universities, and private universities of high rank give credit for transfer courses completed at MiraCosta College.

MiraCosta College is approved by the following: California State Board of Registered Nursing, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, State Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians, California Department of Public Health Aide and Technician Certification Section, Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Accrediting Commission for Schools, California State Department of Education, University of California. The Area THE AREA:
Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Interstate 5, Amtrak, and Carlsbad regional airport provide easy access to either metropolis and to Mexico. The district, which extends 25 miles along the Pacific Ocean from Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base to the city of San Diego, attracts diverse ethnic and socioeconomic populations who live in urban and suburban communities. The intellectual environment is enhanced by the college's proximity to the University of California San Diego, California State University San Marcos and other institutions of higher education. Along with numerous theaters, galleries, and museums, residents enjoy a moderate year-round climate, which provides many opportunities for outdoor activities. Clery Act: As per the Clery Act of 1998, the campus security report can be found at http://www.miracosta.edu/studentservices/police/downloads/safety_report.pdf Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
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Posted: 12/25/2018
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