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Job ID: 129345

Public Safety Assistant (Substitute)
South Orange County Community College District


Date Posted Sep. 18, 2019
Title Public Safety Assistant (Substitute)
University South Orange County Community College District
South Orange County, CA, United States
Department Administration (IVC-034-000)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Public Safety
 
 

Summary Description:
The District’s goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.

This position is a short-term, temporary, Non-Bargaining Unit assignment, not to exceed 160 days during each fiscal year. The assignment is on an as needed basis, and may be shortened or extended.
You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website.

Under general supervision from the Chief of Police, performs a variety of clerical duties and specialized support for the Campus Police Department at an assigned campus; supports Front Counter operations providing a variety of information and assistance to students, faculty, staff, and the general public relative to assigned area of responsibility; receives incoming calls related to public safety matters from the campus community and the general public; supports the Campus Police Department in field assignments on foot or utilizing vehicles as necessary.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Representative Duties:
The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:
Basic emergency procedures and proper radio communication procedures and rules.
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Basic report preparation.
Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems.
Basic principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette.
Basic mathematical concepts.
Work organization principles and practices.
English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

Ability to:
Learn and understand the organization and operation of the assigned program area as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
Learn, understand, interpret, and apply general administrative and office policies and procedures.
Learn geographic features and streets of the campus.
Perform a variety of office support and clerical duties and activities of a general and specialized nature for assigned campus police office.
Receive and appropriately respond to telephone calls for emergency service as needed.
Effectively communicate with and elicit information from the general public.
Operate two-way radio equipment to communicate with police station or other police personnel.
Respond appropriately to the needs, requests and inquiries from students, staff, faculty, or the public; and effectively present information in person or on the telephone.
Remain calm in emergency situations.
Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality regarding critical and sensitive information, records and reports.
Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority.
Compile and organize data and information.
Maintain filing systems.
Plan and organize assigned work to meet schedules and changing deadlines.
Learn to operate office equipment including computers and Live Scan device.
Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Education/Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Experience:
Some customer service experience is desirable.


 
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