Police Officer

Fresno, CA
California State University

Salary range: $5,821 – $6,090 per month.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, the primary responsibility of a police officer is to protect students, faculty, staff, campus visitors, property, and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry.


  • Current law enforcement methods and procedures.
  • Criminal codes and laws.
  • Effective investigative techniques and procedures.
  • Write clear and comprehensive reports.
  • Work independently and make sound judgments.
  • Work flexible schedules including nights, weekends, holidays, rotating shifts and overtime.
  • Communicate well orally and in writing.
  • Safely and effectively operate police vehicles, firearms, computers, and other public safety equipment.
  • Testify in court proceedings.
  • Work effectively with faculty, students, staff, and the general public from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Possess no felony record.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a P.O.S.T. certified training program including obtaining a Basic Course Certificate by the date of hire.
  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license or the ability to obtain one by the date of hire.
  • A work history of regular attendance and positive performance evaluations.