Requisition Number: 03024302 Final Filing Date: 08-10-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: POLICE OFFICER Number of Positions: Multiple Salary: $33.61-$42.23/HR Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100%; 24/7 Operations, Work schedule may vary daily Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Non-Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit
Department: POLICE - 068075 Department Description:
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter
Job Summary: Work closely with the public and University units to identify and solve community problems. Make presentations to citizens and groups. Patrol a specified area on foot or utilizing a patrol vehicle. Respond to calls related to the protection of life and property, traffic collisions, and other emergencies. Evaluate and control violent situations. Enforce federal and state laws, and University regulations. Make arrests for violations of laws; search, fingerprint and transport prisoners. Conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations of criminal incidents, disturbances, hazardous incidents, vehicle collisions, and casualties. Operate vehicles under hazardous conditions. Collect and preserve evidence and found property. Interrogate suspects and interview victims, complainants, and witnesses. Check buildings for physical security. Direct traffic and write traffic citations. Prepare written and computer-generated reports. Participate in on-going training. Prepare cases and testify in court. Execute assigned duties pursuant to University and Department policy and procedures.
Physical Demands: Lift a minimum of 50 pounds overhead. Lift and drag a 165 lifelike dummy a minimum of 32 feet. Climb and go over a 6-foot fence. Climb over and pull up oneself over obstacles; jump down from elevated surfaces; climb through uneven or narrow surfaces and using body force to gain entrance through barriers
Work Environment: UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
The primary mission of the University of California Police is the protection of life and property. The primary goal of the department is to accomplish its mission in a manner that enhances and supports the University's ability to deliver quality higher education and research opportunities in a peaceful environment. To provide guidance for officers tasked with accomplishing the stated mission within department policies and procedures, and as defined within their assigned responsibilities and duties. Must be able to do the following:
Summary of sworn employee benefits:
Benefits are subject to negotiations with labor union. UCRP Retirement Safety 3% @ 50 Annual wage increase of 3% Special Assignments incentive pay: Officers assigned as Specialist, shall receive an additional 5% above that Officer's base wage while assigned. P.O.S.T. Certification Pay: Possession of POST Intermediate - 4% of base wage. Possession of POST Advanced - 8% of base wage. Longevity Pay: 4% above top step. Eligible with ten or more years of continuous UC service UC Davis offers a choice of health plans. Cost shared UC Paid Benefits: Dental, Vision, Basic Disability and Basic Life.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: The following items must be met:
Entry Level Officer (Academy Graduate): Must be a graduate of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Police Academy within twelve-months of appointment and possess an Academy Certificate of Completion.
Lateral Officer: Possess a current valid California P.O.S.T Basic Certificate. A minimum of three-year experience. Currently employed or recently retired as a police officer from a California Police Agency
All Officers: Be at least 21 years of age. Not have been convicted of a felony as well as felony-level and felony-related offenses [GC 1029(A)(B)]. Not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. Not have been convicted of a crime or anything that would affect your legal eligibility to possess/carry firearms [Penal Code section 29805; U.S. Code Title 18, section 922(d)(9)]. Be a United States citizen. Be a high school graduate of a U.S. high school or possess a GED or attained a two or four-year degree from an accredited college or university [Government Code section 1031(e)] Be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation [Government Code section 1031(d)]. Possess a current valid California POST Basic Certificate. Possess a valid Class 'C' California driver's license.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of University regulations. Current or recent University of California affiliation as a student or staff member. Knowledge and understanding of current police practices, protocols and procedures. Knowledge and understanding of the workings of the California criminal justice system. Knowledge and understanding of local, state and federal laws applicable to the police function generally, and to the University of California police function specifically. An associates or greater degree in criminal justice or related field. Proficiency with use of a police mobile-data computer. Proficiency with the use of a police radio for tactical communication purposes. Interpersonal communication methods and techniques, including conflict resolution and general mediation techniques. Ability to express oneself clearly in writing and speech
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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