Chief of Police

Camarillo, CA
Ventura County Community College District

$124,161.00 – $166,386.00 Annually

10/16/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

Under the general direction of the Chancellor, plan, develop, coordinate, direct and supervise the district-wide law enforcement activities and operations; perform specialized supervisory and police work; ensure the safety and security of district employees, students, facilities and property; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of the department staff.

Representative Duties

  • Plan, coordinate, direct and supervise the law enforcement activities of the district police department.  E
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with college presidents and management staff to ensure sufficient protective controls for student, faculty and staff safety, facility oversight, and overall crime prevention.  E
  • Direct and oversee comprehensive investigation; attend and participate in hearings or trials of suspects; supervise and coordinate criminal investigations, including the interrogation of subjects control and appearance at hearings and trials. E
  • Instruct district police staff and student police cadets in pertinent district policies and appropriate police procedures; review reports submitted by officers and staff for accuracy, completeness and appropriateness of action taken.  E
  • Oversee the development and implementation of safety programs and procedures. E
  • Survey campuses to improve protective controls; prepare reports and recommendations regarding the effectiveness of the police department, related policies and regulations, and plans for improvement and development. E
  • Review, evaluate, counsel, and direct the activities of police department personnel as necessary; review actions of supervisory personnel to ensure compliance with department procedures, district agreements and policies. E
  • Direct, coordinate and supervise comprehensive criminal investigations. E
  • Develop, revise and maintain police department manual on policies, procedures and operations for protecting personnel, students, and facilities of the district campuses. E

E = Essential Duties

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to:  a Bachelor’s degree and eight years of progressively responsible full-time experience as a regularly appointed peace officer in a U.S. public law enforcement agency including three years experience in a supervisory capacity and experience in patrol, investigations, supervision, and emergency response programs.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate upon appointment date
  • Obtain valid California driver’s license upon employment
  • Valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate
  • Meet requirements of California Government Code Sections 1029, 1030, 1031 et seq.; US citizen or permanent resident alien eligible for and who has applied for such citizenship
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Undergo and pass a subjective background investigation to determine if the candidate meets department standards
  • Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, pass a medical and psychological examination and meet department standards thereof
  • Undergo and pass polygraph examination
  • Be eligible for and apply for P.O.S.T. Management certificate within one year of appointment if not currently held