Company: Sonoma State University
Location: Rohnert Park
Posted on: January 21, 2023
Job No: 517320
Work Type: Staff
Categories: Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police Association,
Probationary, Full Time, Safety
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please
submit application, along with cover letter and resume.
A complete application includes the SSU Online Employment
Application and the following results/scores taken within the
- POST Personal History Statement for Police Officer
- Certificate of Completion from a California POST Accredited
The incumbent must have successfully completed an approved
California Basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.)
Academy, including obtaining a Basic Course Certificate, or
re-certification course within the three years preceding hire date.
In addition, this position requires successful completion of an
oral interview, written examination, physical agility test, pass
all background requirements mandated by P.O.S.T., psychological
examination, potential polygraph or similar examination, and
medical exams which include drug screening, and must possess and
maintain a valid California Driver License. The incumbent must meet
and maintain compliance with state and federal law (e.g. Clery Act,
CANRA, etc.), and California POST regulations and certifications
for peace officers.
Please review the position description listed above for full scope
of responsibilities and qualifications. Evidence of degree(s) or
certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Reporting to the Chief of Police or designee, taking lead work
direction from other sworn administrators or a supervisor, and
under general supervision of the Patrol Sergeant and/or shift
supervisor, the Police Officer patrols and enforces Federal, State,
and local laws and ordinances; conducts criminal investigations and
writes complex criminal and civil reports; maintains a high degree
of independence, initiative, and interaction with all factions of
the University community and general public; testifies in court;
incorporates 21st Century and Community Oriented Policing and
Problem Solving methodologies; must integrate professional
knowledge and law enforcement service with the culture of the
diverse educational environment to accomplish department and
university objectives and goals; and performs related work as
- A high school diploma or equivalent.
- Must meet the POST minimum requirements for eligibility to be a
police officer, which includes being at least 21 years old.
- Must satisfy citizenship requirements detailed in Government
code 1031 (a) and 1031.5. Be a U.S. citizen, or a permanent
resident alien who has applied for citizenship and obtains
citizenship within three years of application date.
- Successful completed of an approved California Basic Peace
Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Academy, including
obtaining a Basic Course Certificate, or re-certification course
within the three years preceding hire date.
- Successful completion of an oral interview, written
examination, physical agility test, pass all background
requirements mandated by P.O.S.T., psychological examination,
potential polygraph or similar examination, and medical exams which
include drug screening, and must possess and maintain a valid
California Driver License.
- The incumbent must participate in, and successfully complete a
Field training program and successfully pass a one-year
- The incumbent must meet and maintain compliance with state and
federal law (e.g. Clery Act, CANRA, etc.), and California POST
regulations and certifications for peace officers.
- The incumbent must participate in the California DMV Employer
Pull Notice (EPN) Program.
- The incumbent must be self-motivated with experience working
independently, and as a member of team.
- The incumbent must possess excellent communication,
interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
- A BS/BA degree and law enforcement experience in a college or
- Knowledge of Google Suite, technology often used by law
enforcement, and PeopleSoft.
The incumbent must maintain current licenses, certificates,
permits, and other items required for this position and immediately
report to supervisor the loss or expiration of same. Must be able
to perform law enforcement and emergency related duties in various
environments to include indoor, outdoor, inclement weather, and
other adverse conditions. The incumbent must participate in, and
successfully complete a Field training program and successfully
pass a one-year probationary period.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience
and is anticipated to be in the range of $6,840 to $7,319 approved
a month. This is a full time, non-exempt position, which will lead
toward permanent status following the successful completion of a
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including
medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement
(CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14
paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days
and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available
online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.
Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence
through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with
our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include
diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect,
responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a
community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an
atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation,
experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity
and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our
The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic
information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or
protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be
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 as a condition
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing
campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a
medical or religious exemption and thereafter comply with routine
campus testing requirements. Any candidates advanced in a currently
open search process should be prepared to comply with this
requirement. To learn more about the vaccination requirement at
Sonoma State, please visit:
CSU Out of State Policy - Sonoma State University, 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.
A background check (including a criminal records check),
psychological examination, potential polygraph or similar
examination, and medical exams which include drug screening must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check
and stated examinations may affect the application status of
applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply
for this position.
Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff
positions (i.e. H-1B visas).
Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.
For questions related to the application process, please reach out
to Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org). The ADA Coordinator is also
available (email@example.com) to assist individuals with
disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring
Application Close: Open Until Filled
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