• California State University Montery Bay
  • $100,090.00 -134,430.00/year*
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Law Enforcement
  • Full-Time
  • 213 13th St

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Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMBs sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.


Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President for Public Safety/Chief of Police, the Cadet under close supervision, routinely works an assigned shift and attends a certified academy. The Cadet assists in patrol duties on foot, bicycle or by vehicle to protect students, faculty, staff, campus visitors, property, and facilities against accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry; enforces laws and traffic regulations; apprehends violators; provides general information and assistance to the public, conducts investigations, and is responsible for the protection of life and property within the jurisdiction of the California State University, Monterey Bay. The Cadet is a non-sworn officer in a trainee capacity. Incumbents attend a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified academy to develop the minimum qualifications necessary to assume a position as a sworn police officer. Appointments to this classification are temporary in nature and typically do not exceed more than seven (7) months.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following
  • Attends the prescribed training sessions to learn the principles, practices, and theory of criminal and civil law enforcement and codified and case law; and receives training in report writing, physical fitness techniques, firearms use and maintenance, and arrest and control techniques.
  • Under close supervision, the Cadet may assist other police officers in the performance of their duties. The Cadet performs patrol duties on foot or by vehicle to protect campus and visiting personnel, property, and facilities against accidents, bodily harm, fires, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry; enforces laws and traffic regulations; apprehends violators; provides general information and assistance to the public; may conduct investigations.
  • Performs crime prevention assignments, enforces laws, traffic regulations and safety regulations on the campus and adjacent areas; apprehends or arrests violators.
  • Assists in the investigation of criminal activity and creates clear, concise reports.
  • Assists in providing security for large gatherings of faculty, staff, students or visitors to the campus; may be responsible for conducting investigations related to assigned cases and investigating and recording irregularities which occur during the assigned shift; takes the necessary action within the limits of prescribed policies and procedures to correct the situation or, if necessary, contacts the appropriate authorities for guidance and assistance.
  • Performs other duties; which enhance the safety of the campus community, such as providing assistance to Public Safety/Police support staff.
  • Participates in emergency preparedness and other safety programs as assigned.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Working knowledge of

    Working knowledge of: existing criminal code and laws; general knowledge of crime prevention and first aid.

    Ability to

    Ability to: acquire a working knowledge of public safety including law enforcement methods, traffic control, arrest and safety procedures applicable to a campus environment; quickly learn and apply campus rules and regulations related to work performed; ability to assess law enforcement or other hazardous situations and determine an appropriate course of action; ability to prepare clear and concise procedural reports; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the campus community, general public and state and local public safety agencies.

    High school diploma or equivalent and eligibility to attend a certified Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) basic training academy. Qualify for and satisfactorily meet the ongoing standards of the basic P.O.S.T. academy training. Possess mental capacity, physical agility, and learning potential to perform all aspects of P.O.S.T. training and police work. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Also, the following:

  • Must be fingerprinted and undergo a background check.
  • Must have valid California drivers license.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state.
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime containing the elements of domestic violence. This provision applies to all convictions, either prior to, or after the passage of law.
  • Must satisfy citizen requirements.
  • A police cadet must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Must be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation.
  • Must be a high school graduate pass the General Education Development (GED) Test indicating high school graduation level, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from a college or university.
  • Must meet the requirements of a pre-employment physical, emotional, and mental examination. A drug test will be administered as part of the required medical examination.
  • Must pass a physical ability examination.
  • Must have taken the Post Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLET B) within the past six months and obtained a minimum T-score of 48.
  • Must be able to learn quickly and apply specific University rules and regulations; must be able to prepare clear and concise reports; must be able to relate to and be able to gain the confidence and cooperation of members of the campus community; must be able to deal tactfully and effectively with a wide range of people; must be able to act calmly and rationally in emergency situations.
  • Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite, Oracle-PeopleSoft/CMS baseline system; and Google mail and calendaring programs. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services.

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
  • 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 as a condition of employment.
  • This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
  • This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Educations Family
  • Educational Rights and Privacy and Californias Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
  • This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to University Police all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the Universitys liability coverage.
  • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with:

    Ability to qualify for and satisfactorily meet the ongoing standards of the basic P.O.S.T. academy training. Mental capacity, physical agility, and learning potential to perform all aspects of P.O.S.T. training and police work. Valid California Drivers license at time of appointment. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, on a regular basis.

    Cadet entry salary will be $3,576 per month. The University Corporation atCSU Monterey Bay also providesaccess to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.


    Interviews Week of November 12th

    Associated topics: deputy, deputy sheriff, patrol, police, police officer, sheriff

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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