Company: Sonoma State
Location: Rohnert Park
Posted on: November 14, 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
Training Academy 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
- High school graduate, passed the GED or other high school
equivalency test, or obtained a two-year, four-year, or advanced
degree from an accredited or approved institution.
- At least 21 years of age except as provided by Government Code
- Be legally authorized to work in the United States under
- Free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition,
including bias against race or ethnicity, gender, nationality,
religion, disability, or sexual orientation which might adversely
affect the exercise of police powers (11 CCR 1954; 11 CCR
- Free of hate group memberships, participation in hate group
activities, or advocacy of public expressions of hate within the
previous seven years, and since 18 years of age, as determined by a
background investigation (Penal Code * 13681).
- POST certification that has not been revoked, denied, or
voluntarily surrendered pursuant to Penal Code * 13510.8(f).
- 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.
- Not identified in the National Decertification Index of the
International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards
and Training or similar federal government database that reflects
revoked certification for misconduct or reflects misconduct that
would result in a revoked certification in California.
- 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.
- In addition to the minimum POST required standards, candidates
may be subjected to additional standards established by the
Department (Penal Code * 13510(d)). Preferred Qualifications
- 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
Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended
that all faculty, staff, administrators, and students who are
accessing campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations
adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant
indications. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search
process should be prepared to continue to help us protect and
maintain a healthy Seawolf Community. More information related to
campus level requirements can be found here:
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 email@example.com. The ADA Coordinator is also available
(firstname.lastname@example.org) to assist individuals with
disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring
Sonoma State University's Annual Security Report includes summaries
of institutional policy relating to campus safety, drug and alcohol
use, sexual assault, and other matters. The report is published in
compliance with the Clery Act and includes three years of certain
crime statistics that occurred in Clery Act defined geography. A
paper copy of the report may be requested in person by emailing the
Clery Compliance and Safety Office at email@example.com.
Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire
Safety Report (AFSR) is available for viewing at
https://housing.sonoma.edu/resources/fire-safety. The purpose of
this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred
within Sonoma State University student housing facilities for three
years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures
intended to promote safety on campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is
available upon request by contacting the Residential Education and
Campus Housing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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