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Police Officer Cadet/Police Officer

Job No: 514859...

Work Type: Staff

Location: Los Angeles

Categories: Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police
Association, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 514859; 8/30/2022


Public Safety

Salary Range: Police Officer: $6,840 -

Work Schedule: Rotating
shift, weekends and holidays required; non-exempt

Essential Functions: The
Police Officer patrols an assigned beat or district of the campus
on foot or by vehicle to protect University personnel, property,
and facilities against accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft,
vandalism and illegal entry; enforces laws, codes, statutes,
traffic and safety regulations; apprehends violators; provides
general information and assistance to the public. Investigates
calls for service; writes/files clear, concise reports of actions
taken in the field; related crime and miscellaneous reports;
escorts prisoner; appears in related court processes; assists in
promoting crime prevention and self-protection for the campus
population; conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations. The
Cadet is a non-sworn officer in a trainee capacity. Incumbents
attend a P.O.S.T. certified academy to develop the minimum
qualifications necessary to assume a position as a sworn police
officer. Upon successful completion of the required P.O.S.T.
training within the required timeframe and the discretion of
management, the Police Officer Cadet is appointed to the
classification of Police Officer (Class Code 8350) on a
probationary basis.

Required Qualifications &
Experience: High school diploma or
equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age by the time of
appointment to a sworn position, and a citizen of the United States
or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied
for citizenship. Must pass pre-employment background investigation,
physical agility and drug test, physical, psychological and reading
/writing examinations; meet requirements of P.O.S.T. minimum
standards of employment; possess a valid California Driver License;
and have not been convicted of a felony in this or any other state
or in any Federal jurisdiction. The incumbent must also demonstrate
an interest or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic
environment. A background check (including a criminal records
check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be
offered a position with the California State University. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
application status of applicants or continued employment of current
California State University employees who may apply for the

Police Officer Cadet: The Cadet is a non-sworn
officer in a trainee capacity. Incumbent will attend a P.O.S.T.
certified academy to develop the minimum qualifications necessary
to assume a position as a sworn police officer. Upon successful
completion of the requirement P.O.S.T. training within the required
timeframe and the discretion of management, the Police Officer
Cadet is appointed to the classification of Police Officer on a
probationary basis.

Police Officer: Graduation from a certified
P.O.S.T. academy and possession of the basic course certificate.
Duties at this level require a working knowledge of law enforcement
methods and procedures, criminal codes and laws, and investigating
techniques and procedures. The Police Officer performs general
patrol and operational police duties and may assist in
investigations or as a member on special teams or task forces.
Incumbents may receive specialized on-the-job training to perform
these specialized functions. The incumbent must have mental
capacity, physical agility and learning potential to perform all
aspects of POST trainings and police work. Successful completion of
a P.O.S.T. certified training program, including obtaining a Basic
Course Certificate is required for a Police Officer.

Selection Process: Elements of the selection
process includes: application, application review; written test,
fitness test, oral interview, chief's interview, background check,
(verification of qualifying credentials, review of criminal record,
and verification through personal references); psychological
examination, and physical examination that includes a drug
screening. It is the policy of the California State University to
test peace officer applicants for the demonstrated ability to
perform all duties of the position and to determine freedom from
any physical, mental, or emotional condition, which might adversely
affect their ability to exercise the powers of a peace officer. An
offer of employment is conditioned on successful completion of all
testing requirements. Applicants who either refuse or fail any
required test, or portion thereof, will not be appointed. An
applicant not selected for the position may re-apply during any
subsequent hiring process.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU
system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University
requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of

As of January 1, 2022 the
CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits
the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the
state of California.

Desired Qualifications: A
bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or
university in Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice, or
related field. Basic bilingual proficiency. Ability to use a
personal computer for entry of police reports into the automated
records management system (ARMS).

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on
September 13, 2022 will continue until the position is filled;
however, the position may close when an adequate number of
qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated
reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and
state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to
creating a community in which a diverse population can live and
work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the
rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all
qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without
regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion,
disability, national origin or cultural background, political
views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal
characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a
multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require
fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified
minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon
request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals
with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process
and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an
undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:

TDD Line (323) 343-3670

24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678

Advertised: Aug 30, 2022 (9:00 AM)

Application closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://careers.calstatela.edu/en-us/job/514859/police-officer-cadetpolice-officer

Los Angeles CA USA


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