Police Officer

Fresno, CA
SCCCD District Office

$71,123.00 – $86,386.00 Annually

General Purpose

Under general supervision, monitors and patrols District facilities, property, and surrounding areas for the purposes of performing law enforcement, emergency response, and crime prevention functions to provide a safe environment for students, staff and the public.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs armed patrol of District properties and adjoining premises on foot, bicycle, and other department vehicles to maintain security and order, enforce criminal laws, traffic and parking regulations, and District and campus rules and policies while utilizing sound judgment under adverse and stressful conditions.
  • Responds to and investigates calls for police service regarding criminal, non-criminal, or emergency related activities such as crimes against persons and property, accidents, and health concerns to make observations and determine actions to be taken.
  • Provides a safe environment for Board of Trustee and Personnel Commission meetings, athletic events, and other special district events or activities.
  • Apprehends and initiates arrests of suspects, conducts searches, and advises suspects of their constitutional rights.
  • Issues warnings or citations for law violators, checks for warrants and other legal holds, performs security checks on suspicious persons or vehicles, and requests outside assistance as appropriate.
  • Conducts case or incident investigations and related follow-up activities, controls crimes scenes, gathers, photographs, and preserves and collects evidence in accordance with laws and regulations.
  • Locates, interviews, interrogates, and records statements from witnesses, suspects, and victims.
  • Identifies relevant facts and prepares investigative reports on incidents and cases for follow-up and filing with appropriate law enforcement officials.
  • Investigates and documents incidents and responds to requests for general assistance from staff, students, and the public such as directions, unlocking or jumpstarting vehicles, car accidents, building alarms, and dead animals found on district property.

Education & Experience
High School diploma or GED, and graduation from a POST Police Academy

Temporary and Part-time Officers
Any combination equivalent to: High School diploma or GED, and one (1) year of experience in public law enforcement or school district security involving patrol, police, investigative, personnel protection, and property protection duties.

Licenses & Certificates
Valid Driver’s License
Valid POST Academy Completion Certificate or POST approved re-qualifying certificate.
Valid Basic First Aid and CPR/AED certification.
Complete a POST Campus Law Enforcement Course within one year of the date of hire.