Police Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Pomona, CALIFORNIA


Posted: 25-May-24

Location: Pomona, California

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Security/Public Safety

Internal Number: 5282759

Police Officer
Job No: 539652
Work Type: Staff
Location: Pomona
Categories: Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police Association, Probationary, Full Time, Safety, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary
Collective Bargaining Unit: State University Police Association - Unit 8
Job Classification: Police Officer
Anticipated Hiring Amount: Up to $7,512 per month
Work Hours: The work schedule varies based on operational needs. Shifts may include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
*Hiring for 3 open positions
The University Police Department (UPD) is responsible for law enforcement, physical security, and emergency response at Cal Poly Pomona. The department is staffed by trained police officers, professional civilian staff and auxiliary personnel and is operational 24 hours-a-day, year-round. The peace officers of this department have statewide police authority and are vested with the same law enforcement powers and responsibilities as the municipal police or sheriff's departments in any California community. The department serves as 'first responder' for a broad range of crisis issues on the campus including medical aid calls, injuries, and environmental emergencies. The department is responsible for response to all emergencies, crime reports and investigations on campus (except homicides and missing persons per the Kristin Smart Act). In addition, the department offers a wide range of programs and services designed to enhance the safety and security of the community and support the mission of the university. These responsibilities are carried out through a set of core values that reflect commitment to the highest standards of excellence and incorporate the community oriented policing philosophy. The University Police Department is part of the Administrative Affairs Division whose mission is to provide quality fiscal, human and facility services in support of the university community through partnerships and innovative solutions.

General Law Enforcement

  • Enforce local, county, and state laws.
  • Employee investigates criminal and non-criminal occurrences, makes arrests, interviews witnesses, transports prisoners, and testifies in court proceedings as required.
  • Patrols the campus and other property owned or operated by the University using various vehicular, foot, and stationary assignments.
  • Investigates traffic collisions, enforces traffic laws, provides safety escorts, responds to radio calls, accordingly, responds to emergencies as needed and performs other duties as assigned.

Community Interaction
  • Builds rapport between professional/civilian employees, students, volunteers, staff, faculty, and visitors by promoting public trust through ethical behavior and adherence to a set of core values as set forth by the Division of Administrative Affairs.
  • Seeks opportunities to foster partnerships and build diverse teams within the university community.
  • Supports the principles of community-oriented policing.

Report Writing
  • Writes reports to accurately describe events as they occur or as they are described to the employee. Includes drafting traffic collision sketches and crime scene diagrams as needed.
  • May be required to generate reports on a computer.

  • Participation in public speaking as requested by superior officer e.g. address housing residents, conduct public tours, safety talks.
  • Communicate with a multiethnic and diverse community.

  • Participates in training which includes classroom instruction, and on-the-job training.
  • Employee must meet all training requirements established by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and Department policy.

  • May be required to act as the Officer-in-Charge in the absence of the Sergeant or Corporal.
  • Employee will be expected to take supervisory charge of civilian employees during times of emergencies

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid P.O.S.T. Certificate of Eligibility or a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate in good standing
  • Eligible to be a peace officer in the State of California.
  • Valid California driver's license

Working knowledge of current law enforcement methods and procedures. Working knowledge of current criminal codes and laws. Effective interpersonal skills to resolve a wide variety of sensitive situations. Effective oral and written communication skills, including writing clear and comprehensive reports. Demonstrated ability to think and act effectively in emergency and sensitive situations.

All applicants are required to complete and submit an application. If you pass the initial application review, and possess the most pertinent qualifications, candidates may be required to complete a combination of the following components of the selection process.The Selection Process is as follows:
1) POST Entry Level Selection Written Examination
2) Technical Project/Assessment
3) Oral Presentation
4) POST Physical Agility Testing (may be waived)
5) Oral Interviews
6) Background Investigation
7) Medical/Drug and Psychological Examinations
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
At Cal Poly Pomona, we are committed to the urgent and ongoing work of creating and sustaining an inclusive campus where all students, faculty, and staff are welcomed, respected and can flourish to achieve their dreams of success. We believe diversity strengthens community. Cal Poly Pomona proudly holds designations as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). In 2022, the campus launched the Black Thriving Initiative recognizing that Cal Poly Pomona's future as a university must be linked to the success of its Black community. More information about our campus initiatives can be found on the Office of Inclusive Excellence's website.

Out of State Work
The California State University (CSU) system is a network of twenty-three public universities providing access to a quality education through the support of California taxpayers. Part of CSU's mission is to prepare educated, responsible individuals to contribute to California's schools, economy, culture, and future. As an agency of the State of California, the CSU's business operations almost exclusively reside within California. The CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. For more information, go to https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/10899725/latest/ .
Background Check
Cal Poly Pomona will make a conditional offer of employment to final job candidates, pending the satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check). The conditional offer of employment may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. In determining the suitability of the candidate for the position, Cal Poly Pomona will give an individualized assessment to any information that the applicant submits for consideration regarding the criminal conviction history such as the nature, gravity and recency of the conviction, the candidate's conduct, performance or rehabilitation efforts since the conviction and the nature of the job applied for. For more information, go to https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/13813878/latest/ .
Employment Eligibility Verification
Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. For more information, go to https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents .
Conflict of Interest
This position is a 'designated position' in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file financial interest disclosure forms subject to state regulations. For more information, go to https://www.cpp.edu/eoda-hr/departments/hrpar/coi.shtml .
Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA)
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 as a condition of employment. See policy at https://calstate.policystat.com/v2/policy/10927154/latest/ .

Security & Fire Safety
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), Cal Poly Pomona's Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report are available for viewing at: https://www.cpp.edu/pdfs/annual_security_report.pdf and https://www.cpp.edu/housing/documents/fire_safety_report.pdf .
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination
As a federal contractor, Cal Poly Pomona will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. For more information, see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision poster.
CSU Classification Salary Range
This position is part of the SUPA bargaining unit, the CSU Classification Standards for this position are located on the following site, https://www.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/compensation/Pages/Classification-Standards.aspx . The CSU Salary Schedule is located on the following site: https://www.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/compensation/Pages/salary-schedule-documents.aspx . The classification salary range for this position according to the respective skill level is minimum $5,310 and maximum $9,017 per month. Please refer back to the anticipated hiring range for the appropriate salary rate for this particular position.
Reasonable Accommodation
We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact the ADA Coordinator by email at [email protected] . For more information, go to Employment Notices.
Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workforce. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and veteran or military status. We engage the talents of all qualified workers, regardless of their background. More information is available at Equal Employment Opportunity statement.
Other Notices
For other important employment notices, we invite you to visit Cal Poly Pomona's Employment Notices web page.
Advertised: May 22, 2024 (8:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled
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Cal Poly Pomona consistently ranks among the best universities in the country when it comes to quality education, affordability and career prospects for graduates. As an inclusive polytechnic university, we cultivate success through experiential learning, discovery and innovation. U.S News noted Cal Poly Pomona was eighth most diverse among regional universities in the West and tenth most diverse in the nation. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, practice on a Steinway piano, bring a new product to market, and build a liquid-fueled rocket.
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