Police Officers (temporary/substitute) - 2018-19

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Posting Details Posting Number: 0000706 Job Title: Police Officers (temporary/substitute) - 2018-19 Discipline or Department: Campus Police Position Type: Staff/Classified Working Title: Police Officers (temporary/substitute) - 2018-19 Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: $33.52 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 these assignments, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system, finish applying, and receive a confirmation number:

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.

NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the Supplemental Question listed below. Your answer will appear toward the bottom of the application form.

- MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Describe your qualifications or experience in working with academically and socioeconomically diverse students, minority groups, and/or multi-ethnic populations.

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.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for these assignments.

OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT:
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 21 years of age.

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 minimum qualifications, licenses and other requirements listed in this job posting. Special Instructions to Applicants: Continued Basic Function and Other Details: Under general supervision, perform a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, emergency preparedness, crime prevention and suppression, and providing information and assistance to students and the public; may provide investigative or training support, as assigned; and perform related duties as assigned.

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.

To view the detailed job description, go to http://www.miracosta.edu/hr/current_jobdescriptions.html and click on the "Police Officer" link. 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) graduation from high school or GED equivalent;

2) at least 21 years of age;

3) either current employment as a police officer or deputy sheriff in the State of California or successful completion of the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) basic course or completion of a basic course waiver within the past three years or by time of appointment. Minimum Qualifications Continued: Desirable Qualifications: Two or more years of directly related experience in law enforcement. Licenses and Other Requirements: A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district's vehicle insurance program.

PC 832 fire arm qualified.

A valid first aid certificate and CPR certificate.

Police Officers are expected to maintain ongoing training mandated by POST to maintain their skills and retain their Peace Officer status.

Successful completion of the Intermediate and Advanced POST courses are highly desirable.

Additional certification is required for special assignments -- POST Detective/Investigator Certification, POST Background Investigator, POST Firearms Instructor, Taser Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor.

Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation is required, including a review of employment history, criminal conviction record, credit history, and use of intoxicants and/or other controlled substances. Physical Effort: The physical efforts described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must maintain department physical fitness and weight requirements necessary to perform the job functions with or without accommodation, such as the ability to walk, run, bicycle, operate motor vehicles and equipment, position and maintain traffic barricades, and physically detain and apprehend suspects; effectively deal with a variety of unanticipated stressors; continuous wearing and transporting of up to 30 pounds of police equipment (personal protection equipment), which includes body armor and duty gear; finger and hand strength to operate, grasp, hold and manipulate firearms. Infrequent balancing above ground; lifting of items weighing up to 100 pounds 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 includes focusing attention on persons, situations and detailed items and events for prolonged periods; alternating frequently between short- and far-distance viewing during an average eight-hour shift. Hearing must be within normal range. Emotional Effort: Ability to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret people and situations; learn and apply new information and skills; perform highly detailed work; deal with changing deadlines, constant interruptions and multiple concurrent tasks; may respond to life-threatening, emergency situations; cope with disturbing or traumatic situations; interact with others encountered in the course of work, including frequent contact with the public and dissatisfied, abusive and traumatized individuals. Incumbents will occasionally be required to pass psychological evaluations. Working Conditions: Office and outdoor environments with exposure to noise and outside weather conditions; exposure to environmental and biological hazards as well as disease/infestations; exposure to potentially dangerous situations and disturbing or traumatic events. Work involves shifts at night, on weekends and holidays as assigned and in emergency situations and natural disasters. 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.

THE DISTRICT, STAFF AND STUDENTS:
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton. The single college district is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees who are elected by the voters in the trustee area they represent.

MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities. About MiraCosta: (contd) 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. In addition, the college partners with the North San Diego Small Business Development Center and hosts the Veterans Business Outreach Center.

MiraCosta College employs 209 full-time faculty, 388 regular classified staff, 14 classified administrators and 16 academic administrators. An additional 605 associate faculty work in the credit and noncredit programs, and about 101 educators or contract staff provide community education and workforce development activities.

THE SITES:
The district operates two campuses and two centers.

The Oceanside Campus (OC) moved to its 121.5-acre site in 1964 and houses a comprehensive public community college offering credit, fee-based, and noncredit courses. In the 2018-19 academic year, the college offered general education credit courses that applied toward 41 associate degrees, 51 Certificates of Proficiency, and 64 Certificates of Achievement. Some noncredit classes and community services courses are also offered on this campus. Approximately 10,500 students, the majority of the district's students, attend the Oceanside Campus.

The San Elijo Campus (SAN) in Cardiff 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 more than 3,000 students, with support networks in tutoring, counseling, library, well-being, and student activities. A rich variety of community events and workshops are also offered year-round at the San Elijo Campus. The Sites: The Community Learning Center (CLC) opened in fall 2000, serves approximately 2,500 students, and is located on 7.6 acres in downtown Oceanside. The CLC 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 classes, 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 and are intended to support students' transition from noncredit to credit enrollment.

MiraCosta College's Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of MiraCosta College's Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs. From enrichment classes to job training programs, the TCI provides the types of classes that make it easy for students to reach their goals, no matter what age. All of the programs and classes at the TCI are fee-based and not-for-credit. The TCI offers classes and certificate programs to skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC), hosted by MiraCosta College and located at TCI, is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office. SBDC provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.

MiraCosta College began offering online courses in 1995. The district typically offers approximately 275 fully online class sections each semester, with another 170 sections offered partially online. 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.

Specific MiraCosta College programs have additional accreditation through their respective agencies: 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, and Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (Adult High School). 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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