Police Officer

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Work type: Staff
Location: Channel Islands
Categories: Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police Association, Probationary, Full Time, Safety, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Public Safety

Police Officer

** This recruitment is intended to fill multiple vacancies. **


Provides general police services to the university community and may also receive special training to perform specialized tasks such as bicycle patrol, crime prevention, firearms instruction, canine handling, emergency medical services, etc. Specific duties include but are not limited to patrolling campus grounds and buildings; safeguarding university property; conducting investigations and preparing reports on criminal violations, unsafe conditions, accidents, and disturbances of the peace. Gathers evidence, prepares reports, and makes arrests that will result in testifying in court. Administers medical aid to injured persons. Enforces traffic and parking regulations and issues moving and parking citations. Works a variety of shifts and schedules so as to maintain a 24-hour operation and public safety contact for the university community. Performs crowd control duties during special events such as assemblies, concerts, or performances. Responds to alarms and requests for services from the university community, participating in crime prevention, community policing, emergency preparedness, and safety programs. Assists other members of the Police Department, such as public safety officers and dispatchers, as well as members of other campus departments. CSU Channel Islands Police Officers form effective and productive relationships and partnerships with all members of the campus community and this student-centered organization.


High school diploma or equivalent; successful completion of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy (or valid waiver) and current California P.O.S.T. certification prior to the date of appointment. Must have a valid California Driver 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 the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports. Demonstrated ability to think and act effectively in emergency and sensitive situations. Possession of a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification, or prior law enforcement experience preferred. Will be required to achieve and maintain EMT certification.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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.

Hiring Salary : $7,685 per month

Advertised: Pacific Standard Time
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California State University Channel Islands 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.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process, please contact Human Resources Programs (805) 437-8490.

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For assistance regarding the employment application or website, please contact:

Faculty Employment: Academic Personnel at (805) 437-8455 (8-5 M-F PST) or email.
Staff Employment: Human Resources (805) 437-8490 (8-5 M-F PST) or visit the HR Service Desk

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