• Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 10, 2022
Full Time Community and Economic Development

Job Description

Job No: 521814; 12/9/2022

Community Service Specialist
Public Safety

Salary Range: $3,338 - $4,816/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Varies, must be able to work nights and weekends; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: The Community Service Specialist is a civilian employee who supports police administration and field operations by performing a variety of assigned tasks. The Community Service Specialist I is an unarmed, public servant who assists by patrolling campus on foot, bike or vehicle, performs security assignments, administrative tasks, and related campus community service functions. These tasks include assisting in the physical logistics of campus special events and emergencies; manning static post in areas such as student housing, the library and special events; patrolling and protecting the campus community from hazards such as fire, theft, vandalism, trespassing and other crimes; assisting in the enforcement of campus rules and regulations; reporting hazardous/dangerous condition; opening and securing campus facilities; coordinating and testing campus alarm systems; providing general information and service to the public and responding when appropriate to assist students. The Community Service Specialist I works under the general supervision of the Administrative Lieutenant and/or Chief of Police.

Required Qualifications & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent and three to six months related experience would normally achieve these entry qualifications. The incumbent must possess a California Driver's License. The incumbent must have knowledge of and/or the ability to learn how to use applicable public safety equipment and systems (deactivating/Activating security/alarm systems); to read and write; possess excellent personal communication and customer service skills; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with campus community; and use computer-based system programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled; however, the positions may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated 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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 90032 United States View Map