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CHIEF, SCHOOL POLICE SERVICES - Bulletin #126-12

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10/1/2012
1
8 hrs/day; 220 days/year (12 mo) (Subject to 4/10 schedule)
Full Time
11/8/2012 8:00 AM Pacific
$48.00/hr
Date Posted:
10/1/2012
Application Deadline:
11/8/2012 8:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
8 hrs/day; 220 days/year (12 mo) (Subject to 4/10 schedule)
Salary:
$48.00/hr
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Jaqulin Fedorka Email: presje@fusd.net Phone:
School Police
School Police
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   


DESCRIPTION:

Perform  responsible management supervisory and technical School Police work and direct all law enforcement and security activities and programs for the school district; to organize and direct a staff to provide police, security and protective services for staff, students and property in schools, school buses, board of education offices, and other departments/facilities throughout the district.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):

 Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serves as peace officer of the State of California as authorized by section 830.32 of the California Penal Code.
  • Serves as the School District’s Chief of Police as authorized by the Education Code.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs the district School Police Services program.
  • Maintains and updates department’s procedures manual.
  • Identifies need for, plans, and conducts community relations programs to obtain public support and citizen cooperation in departmental programs and procedures.
  • Advises school administrators on police, security and protective measures and conducts in-service programs for school site personnel.
  • Coordinates district police, security, and protective services with local law enforcement agencies.
  • Establishes and directs command post communication system during crisis and emergency situations.
  • Provides for continuing departmental staff training programs in police and security techniques and procedures.
  • Participates in screening, hiring, assignment, supervision and evaluation of departmental staff and temporary employees and develops work schedules to provide maximum around the clock police and security services.
  • Coordinates training and supervises safety and security staff in regards to district wide policies, procedures and standards of safe and effective safety and security practices.
  • Works with site administrators to supervise safety and security staff to meet site needs to collaborate in training programs.
  • Develops departmental budget and exercises control over approved fiscal budget.
  • Maintains familiarity with provisions of Education Code, Penal Code, Municipal Code, safety code, and other codes and regulations affecting activities of the School Police Services department.
  • May conduct sensitive and confidential investigations as required by the Superintendent or Board of Education.
  • Directs police and safety/security coverage for athletic and other pupil or public event activities.
  • Reviews reports of criminal activity and other investigations generated by assigned staff and takes or recommends appropriate action.
  • Directs the preparation and maintenance of detailed records of departmental functions and activities such as intrusion alarms, crime, and investigation reports.
  • Reviews existing and pending legislation affecting School Police Services operations and recommends origination, modification or supportive legislative measures.
  • Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; review with appropriate staff; implement improvements.
  • Actively supports the district programs and encourages support of staff and community.
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of programs as appropriate to assigned school sites or departments.
  • Establishes, maintains and supports standards of personnel conduct and discipline in accordance with current discipline policies approved by the Board of Education.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Oversee the implementation of the collective bargaining agreements for certificated and classified employees as they relate to personnel supervised.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Credentials and Experience:

  • Six (6) years of recent law enforcement experience, including two (2) years experience at the rank of Lieutenant, Captain, or higher rank.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with major course work in police science, law enforcement, Administration of Justice, Business Management or administration or closely related field.
    OR
  • Six (6) years of law enforcement experience at the rank of Lieutenant, Captain, or higher rank.

 AND

  • Possession of P.O.S.T. Advanced or Management Certificate.*
    *For out-of-state candidates: ability to obtain P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Status in California within eighteen (18) months of employment.
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License or ability to obtain within one (1) month of employment.  Insurability by District Liability Insurance Carrier may be required.  May be required to provide own transportation to sites during workday.
  • Successful completion of the FBI National Academy or POST Command College is highly desirable.

 License Required:

  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver’s License or ability to obtain within one (1) month of employment.  Insurability by District Liability Insurance Carrier may be required.  May be required to provide own transportation to sites during workday.

 Knowledge of:

  • Modern police methods and procedures related to patrol, administration, traffic control, investigation and investigative techniques.
  • Principles and practices of organization and personnel management.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, local laws and ordinances, Education Code, regulations and policies including laws and arrests, legal rights of students, court procedures and rules, and traffic control.  Legislation, court decisions and rules relating to school district law enforcement.
  • Principles of management, supervision and training.
  • Principles and techniques of budget development and administration.
  • Public speaking and public relations, principles and practices.
  • Program/project management principles and practices.
  • Bookkeeping and record keeping methods and procedures.
  • Departmental rules and regulations.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
  • Police equipment, including firearms, communication equipment and computers.
  • Recent court decisions and how they affect departmental and school district operations.

 Ability to:

  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations to support goals.
  • Effectively plan, direct, supervise and coordinate the work of assigned personnel.
  • Properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with school district regulations, laws, regulations and policies.
  • Recommend improvements in operations, rules, regulations and policies.
  • Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Gather, organize, analyze and interpret data.
  • Provide effective district representation and policy making boards and service district spokesperson to community groups.
  • Manage, supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Employee must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential duties of the position without hazard to themselves or others.
  • Must be physically and psychologically evaluated as required by Section 1031, subsection (f) of the Government Code, and not be disqualified by any factors set forth in California Government Code sections 1029 and 1031.5.
  • Must be on-call 24 hours per day.

 Incorporated within one or more of the previously mentioned performance responsibilities, which are essential functions of this job description, are the following essential physical requirements:

  • Ability to work at a desk and in meetings of various configurations.
  • Ability to read printed matter and computer screens.
  • Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation.
  • Ability to understand speech at normal levels.
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop and reach.
  • Ability to endure considerable walking, standing and running.

 

Requirements for Applying

- P.O.S.T Advanced or Management Certificate (If out-of-state candidate: the ability to obtain P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Status in Calfironia within 18 months of employment) - A Valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain within one month of employment.

Please read "Job Description/Essential Elements" above to review additional qualifications for this position. Proof of certificates, education, etc. will be required upon recommendation for employment.

      Requirements for Applying

      - P.O.S.T Advanced or Management Certificate (If out-of-state candidate: the ability to obtain P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Status in Calfironia within 18 months of employment) - A Valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain within one month of employment.

      Please read "Job Description/Essential Elements" above to review additional qualifications for this position. Proof of certificates, education, etc. will be required upon recommendation for employment.

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