Job description


San Diego County - District Office

Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary
Application Deadline: November 4, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Department: Public Safety

Months worked out of the Year: 12 months

FTE: 1.0

Work hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; with availability for coverage.

Shift Differential: None

Starting Salary Range:
Range: 39; $4,588 (Step A) or $4,852 (Step B) Monthly
Based on education and experience.

Anticipated Start Date: December 2019 or January 2020
Job Description

  • Under the direction of an assigned manager, perform a variety of specialized duties; such as, assisting in activities to comply with CAL/OSHA and other federal, state, county regulations. Assist with the coordination and tracking of all certification and training requirement. Provide mitigation protection to district property; make reports of hazardous conditions while organizing Districtwide disaster response and crisis management. Conduct district wide training, as needed.

  • Assist with insurance programs providing student insurance, public liability, property damage, and other insurance related matters as assigned.
  • Ensure compliance with legal mandates, statutes, and District rules, policies, procedures and practices of health and safety.
  • Assist with the coordination and tracking of all required certifications, and mandated trainings such as first aid, CPR and FEMA.
  • Arrange for the production and procurement of safety and informational signs for public and employees according to federal, state, county and city ordinances.
  • Assist cooperatively with each campus and local agencies to establish and maintain emergency and disaster response procedures including OSHA regulations.
  • Conduct accident investigations; take statements, prepare reports and recommend corrective action as appropriate.
  • Conduct meetings and maintain files.
  • Review incident action plans and provide input on emergency management goals and objectives.
  • Oversee annual testing of emergency management systems, including inspection of facilities and equipment used in emergency management operations to ensure they are working properly.
  • Inventory and organize all Public Safety emergency supplies and storage caches.
  • Advise manager of need for supply orders in a timely manner.
  • Assist and facilitate scenario-based tabletop exercises, drills and functional or full-scale exercises.
  • Assist in replacement of emergency and other signage on all Districtwide property as needed.
  • Coordinate and maintain the Districtwide Building Marshal Program including training, recruiting, supply management and all research when appropriate.
  • Assist cooperatively with each campus in the design and implementation of the District emergency preparedness program.
  • Under direction, prepares studies and analyses of health and safety related matters.
  • Train and provide work direction and guidance to personnel as assigned.

  • Prepare written records of activities and incidents
  • Attend meetings as directed by the assigned manager.
  • Participate in on-going, in-service training, and attend meetings as assigned. Training may be conducted during off-duty hours including days, evenings, midnights, weekends and holidays.
  • Maintain departmental area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly condition; assure compliance with established safety procedures and regulations.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


  • Principles, practices, and programs of health and safety applicable to a college campus.
  • Modern techniques and procedures used in the administration of health and safety programs.
  • Methods, techniques, measurements and equipment used in health and safety inspections and investigations.
  • Laws, codes and regulations related to health and safety procedures.
  • Modern office practices, procedures, record-keeping techniques and equipment.
  • Principles and practices of training and providing work direction.
  • Basic research methods.
  • Oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to train and supervise colleagues in volunteer programs.
  • Techniques of fire prevention.
  • Basic First Aid and CPR procedures.
  • Use of hand-held 2 way radios.
  • FEMA incident command system.

  • Exercise good judgment.
  • Work independently and efficiently.
  • Work confidentially with discretion.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain careful records and prepare accurate reports.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Conduct and interpret surveys and studies.
  • Conduct accident investigations; take statements, prepare reports and recommend corrective action as appropriate.
  • Conduct training as needed.
  • Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment.

  • Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor's degree in health and safety, Business Administration, Emergency Management or a related field and two years of experience in a risk management or health and safety program, or similar safety related working environment.

  • Valid California driver's license and ability to qualify for District vehicle insurance coverage. FEMA ISP Certifications 100, 200 and 700 at minimum.

  • Office environment with frequent trips to all sites requiring inside and outside work; subject to lifting, bending, climbing, noise and exposure to fumes, dust and mists.
  • Uniforms and other safety equipment will be provided by the department.
  • Will be required to respond and prepare for emergency call back during off duty hours including holidays, evenings, midnights, weekends, holidays and vacations.
  • May be involved or exposed to hazardous conditions in outdoor and indoor environments, protective materials are provided.

Additional Information


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Position specific required documents:
  • Complete and current resume
  • 1-2 page cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications for this position.*ATTENTION* The cover letter is also used while screening your application materials to gain information about your qualifications.
  • Certificates: any relevant certificates; especially: FEMA ISP 100, 200, and 700 (Emergency Management Institute courses)

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GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.

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