Police Officer - Lateral (Multiple Positions) (Continuous) (497600)

  • California State University (CSU) Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 28, 2021
Full Time Public Safety

Job Description

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that he or she belongs to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place. Learn more: https://www.csun.edu/about-csun.

Major Duties

Under general supervision, the Police Officer protects students, faculty, staff, campus visitors, property and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry. The incumbent enforces laws and traffic/parking regulations; apprehends violators; provides general information and assistance to the public; assists in investigations; patrols campus buildings and grounds by foot, bicycle, Trikke, motorcycle and patrol car

Controls crowds during assemblies or disturbances; guards property; investigates and prepares reports on accidents, property damage, fires, law violations, thefts and disturbances of the peace
Gathers evidence, makes arrests, and appears in court as required
Provides emergency response, traffic control and enforcement
Provides crime prevention programs; administers first aid to injured persons
Performs other duties as assigned.

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Applicants must satisfactorily meet the current employment standards of the Commission on Police Office Standards and Training (POST) and CSUN Minimum Standards of Employment and Training
Must be free of any felony convictions: have good moral character
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
Must meet pre-employment requirements including physical exam with drug testing, psychological exam, and pass a comprehensive POST background investigation
Successful completion of the California POST Basic Course required. Possession of the California POST Basic Certificate preferred
Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to interpret and put into action current law enforcement methods and procedures and current criminal codes and laws.
Ability and specialized skills to: assess a law enforcement or other hazardous situation and determine an appropriate course of action; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to prepare clear and concise procedural reports; quickly learn and apply campus rules and regulations to work performed; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the campus community, general public, and state and local public safety agencies.
Ability to work in stressful situations
Possess the ability to demonstrate empathy for others

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to; medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
The salary range for this classification is: $4682 - $7235 per month. The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $5370- $6912, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
HOURS: 20 to 40 hours per week; schedule varies and includes rotating shifts working nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.
REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.

General Information

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis until positions are filled
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
In addition to a thorough background investigation in compliance with California POST standards, the selected candidate must pass a fingerprint clearance (LiveScan). A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.
The person holding this position will be considered a 'general reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the following link: www.csun.edu/careers

Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 91330 United States View Map