Campus Safety Officer II

Citrus Community College


EducationAssociate’s Degree
High School Diploma or GED
SkillsApplicant Tracking System Experience
Driver’s License
Baton Permit
Guard Card
BenefitsHealth Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Dental Insurance
Position Title:
Campus Safety Officer II (November 2018)

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Posting Date:

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Student Services (Campus Safety)

Categorical Funded

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Percentage Employee:

Months per Year:

Work Days per Week:
Five 8-hour days (40 hours per week)

Work Schedule per Day:
Rotating shifts/hours;

Work schedule varies: days/nights/overnights/weekends/holidays; the need for unscheduled overtime may arise; contingent upon department need.

Work Shift for this Position (select all that apply):


28-1 (27-1 plus one range shift differential) (Starting salary for a new classified hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1.)

Pay Rate:
$3,256.75/mth ($18.79/hr)

The District provides a fully-paid, comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for employee only.

A Complete Application Packet Includes:

Optional Applicant Documents
Cover Letter
Other Document (s)
Licenses and Certificates

Position Summary:
Recruitment to fill two full-time (100%) vacancies.

Patrols the District campus to enhance the safety and protection of students, staff, visitors, buildings, grounds, equipment and other property belonging to the District. Patrols parking lots to verify vehicles authorized to park and cite unauthorized vehicles.

Patrols campus buildings, grounds and roadways on foot and by vehicle. Guards property against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry.
Protects campus property by inspecting and checking security of doors, windows and gates. Turns lights on and/or off. secure chains in driveways
Maintains active presence in public areas to enhance the safety of parked vehicles. May escort individuals to parked vehicles. Enforces parking rules and regulations. Issues parking citations.
Observes, investigates, and reports potentially dangerous conditions and the presence of unauthorized persons on grounds or in buildings. Responds to, assesses, and deals with disturbances according to department policy. Calls for assistance from community-based police services as required. Observes and documents details of occurrences.
Assists community-based police in the detainment or arrest of violators when necessary.
Reports detected leaks or malfunctions of electrical, plumbing, heating, or other equipment, notifying appropriate departments of impaired equipment.
Reports emergency medical situations, summoning the appropriate emergency medical services.
Responds to complaints and hazardous situations. Conducts investigations of reported injuries and accidents. Responds to incidents putting students, staff, and the general public at risk or harm.
Detects and reports fire hazards. Extinguishes small blazes and reports fires to the local Fire Department using established emergency communications protocols. Responds to fire and burglar alarms. Summons police and fire department personnel as needed. Directs traffic at fire, special events and other congested situations.
Assists with security and facilitates movement of pedestrians and vehicles at District and campus functions. Opens and closes buildings and rooms for meetings. Assists with traffic flow and controls parking and safe movement of vehicles in parking areas.
Enhances day-to-day public relations by providing information and assistance to students, staff, and the public in a way that establishes and maintains rapport with the District community.
Answers questions from students, staff and the public concerning local and State laws, procedures and activities of the department. Provides information and responds to questions from students, staff, and the public.
Prepares logs and reports of daily activities including, but not limited to accident and incident reports.
May transport monies.
May train and give assignments to other Campus Safety Officers and student help.
Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
Requires a basic knowledge of the methods and practices and procedures of law enforcement including those used in patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification.
Requires knowledge of the pertinent laws and ordinances including applicable sections of the California Penal Code, State Education Code, Motor Vehicle Code, health and safety codes, and other laws related to the area of responsibility.
Requires a basic procedural understanding of criminal law and criminal procedures with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence.
Requires understanding of and skill at applying vehicle operations and safe driving practices, standard procedures using a police radio system, and crowd, vehicle, and pedestrian control.
Requires sufficient math skills to record distances, numbers, and times.
Requires sufficient writing skill to prepare incident reports.
Requires sufficient human relations skill to resolve confrontation, apply basic interviewing techniques, affect behavior of others, and convey a positive image of the organization.
Requires the ability to perform all of the duties of the position.
Must be able to use all of the tools and equipment of the position in a safe and responsible manner.
Must be able to analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine and take action.
Must be able to use appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse situations.
Requires the ability to meet standards of physical stature, endurance and agility established by the District.
Must be able to initiate and maintain communication with community-based police, fire and dispatch.
Must be able to administer first aid in emergency situations.
Requires the ability to work productively with students, staff, and visitors in a multi-ethnic setting. Must be able to successfully complete School Security Officers’ Training as required by Education Code 72330.5 (or Education code 38001.5) in the first six months of employment. The training can be taken during work time and at the District expense.
Must be able to successfully complete the requirements of PC 832 or PC 832.2 as applicable during the first six months of employment.
Minimum Qualifications:
See Education and Experience below.

Possession of an associate degree (or higher) earned from an accredited institution.
Prior law enforcement experience or at least three years of experience in a campus safety/security capacity, specifically in an educational setting.
SB 1626 certification.
PC 832 certification.
BSIS Guard Registration (Guard Card).
O.C. spray certification.
Baton certification.
ICS/NIMS/SEMS certification.
Experience with emergency response protocol.
A high school diploma, or the equivalent, and three years of security experience. Note: Within six months from the date of employment, the employee must provide proof of completion of School Security Officers Training as required by Education Code Sections 38001.5 and 72330.5 and Penal Code Sections 832 and 832.2 and first aid and CPR certificates.
Incumbent must be able to work inside and outdoors engaged in work primarily of an active nature. Requires ambulatory ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time, physical strength to carry up to 150 pounds on an occasional basis, and agility to respond to situations.
Maintain cardiovascular fitness in order to walk and run.
Requires the ability to use near and far visual acuity to observe campus activity and read reports and written instructions.
Requires the ability to use hearing for ordinary conversation and to hear other sounds in order to respond to normal and emergency situations.
Requires a valid driver’s license.
(Verification of possession will be made at the time of employment.)

Requires a valid first-aid card and CPR certificate within first three months of employment.
(If you possess a valid first-aid/CPR certificate, scan and upload copies under “Licenses and Certificates”.)

Special Instructions to Applicants:

It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed or your application packet will be considered incomplete, and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use “NA” (not applicable), do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents, and those additional documents you choose to include, are attached BEFORE clicking the “Finished Attaching Documents” button and confirming. It is advisable to attach “Optional” documents first, and then “Required” documents once you are ready to click on the “Finished Attaching Documents” button and confirming.

Application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.

Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on “Finished Attaching Documents” and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on “Finish Attaching Documents Later”. Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected “Finished Attaching Documents” and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.

Please note: should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.

We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

Starting salary for a new classified hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1.

About Transcripts:
Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position.
Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer.
Transcripts must be from the awarding institution, and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year.
Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position.
All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position.
Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bona fide U.S. evaluation service.
Selection Procedure:
A selection committee will review application packages of those candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for this position, and will select a limited number of qualified candidates for an interview.
Each candidate may be asked to make a presentation on a topic of the selection committee’s choice. The candidate will be informed of the topic when an interview appointment is scheduled.
Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample of his or her writing ability just prior to the interview.
Travel costs must be borne by the applicant.
Final candidates for faculty, management, and supervisor/confidential positions may be interviewed by the Superintendent/President.
If selected as a finalist, the candidate permits the District to contact the current and former employer(s) to investigate past employment history.
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