Police Officer II

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Description This is a continuous recruitment which will be used to establish an ongoing eligibility list for future hiring purposes. ABOUT THE POSITION: APolice Officer IIprotects life and property in assigned geographic areas of the school district in a marked, caged, radio-equipped school police vehicle, and provides protective school police services and back-up activities in assigned geographic areas of the district. ABOUT POLICE SCHOOL SERVICES: The San Diego Unified School District Police Department is recognized as a leader in school-based community policing. While our primary role is to maintain order and security on and near school facilities, school police officers provide far more than standard law enforcement efforts. We also take a leadingrole in creating the positive learning environment in which superb education is not only possible, but also probable. School police personnel are encouraged to spendquality time in developing positive interpersonal relationships with those in our schools and in our community. Personnel engage in daily contact with students, teachers, staff, and members of the community to help promote a positive learning environment with the schools, and to build ever-growing cooperative partnerships among the schools and the surrounding communities. As a result,students benefit most of all by being better able to concentrate their time and attention on what matters most: learning and growing. Examples of Duties To view the detailed job description forPolice Officer II, click here. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to completion of applicable criminal justice courses in an accredited college, completion of a California P.O.S.T. approved municipal law enforcement training academy, and one year of recent, full-time, paid law enforcement experience of acceptable level and quality. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: * Valid California Basic P.O.S.T. certificate. * Possession of a valid California driver's license. * United States citizenship. * Prior to appointment, State law requires the successful passing of a thorough background check, including polygraph, chemical substance and medical testing, and psychological testing. * Must be qualified to render basic first aid and CPR. POSITION AND BENEFITS: The position is represented by the Police Officers' Association (POA) and is covered by the negotiated terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement. The District provides a generous compensation and benefits package, including CalPERS 3%@50 for classic members or2.7%@57 for new members (CalPERS members after 1/1/13), Six choices of medical plans, including HMO and PPO options through United HealthCare or Kaiser Permanente, Three choices of dental plans, including HMO and PPO options, Vision Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, and Employee Assistance Program. The District pays the full cost of medical, dental, and vision care premiums for employees who work half time or more and their eligible dependents. A Retiree Medical Trust is provided. Supplemental Information HOW TO APPLY: To be eligible for consideration, interested candidates must complete and/or attach the following documents: * Online employment application * Completed supplemental questionnaire * A copy of a valid California Basic P.O.S.T. certificate is required and must be attached to your application * Copy of College Degree or OfficialTranscripts (if applicable) PLEASE NOTE: Additional documents such as a resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history, education sections, and/or the supplemental questions of the employment application. EXAMINATION PROCESS: Based upon a review of applications received, those applicants who best meet the requirements of the position will be invited to continue in the selection process. Appointments for initial screening interviews are scheduled quarterly and/or as needed. The initial screening interview is scored and assigns value to education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that relate most closely to the duties and responsibilities of the job and the needs of the School Police Services Department. A list of candidate's that pass the initial screening interview will be forwarded to the School Police Services Department for their consideration. Successful candidates will be invited to participate in a ride-along to learn more about the type of work performed by school police. Additionally, eligible candidates will be subject to a thorough background investigation. A candidate's name shall remain on eligible list for no longer than one year from the date of their initial screening interview. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The San Diego Unified School District communicates information regarding the hiring process via email. Please be aware that the District is not responsible for messages blocked by your email service. In an effort to allow our emails through your personal spam filter, you can add the domain@sandi.net and domain@governmentjobs.com to your safe senders list. The San Diego Unified School District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, immigration status, association with a group with one or more actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Title IX Coordinator's contact information is lryan@sandi.net, 619.725.8000 or by mail, 4100 Normal Street, San Diego, CA 92103. It is the policy of San Diego Unified School District to maintain a drug-free workplace. If needed, individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation.

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