District Police Officer

San Joaquin Delta Community College District

Job Number: 2200003H

To perform a variety of duties in the enforcement of laws, the protection of persons and property and the prevention of crimes within the College’s jurisdiction; to ensure the safety and security of the College campus; and to provide assistance to students, faculty and staff.


Receives direction from assigned Sergeant or other police command staff. Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Patrol assigned area on foot or in a vehicle; issue verbal or written citations for violations observed; enforce parking and related traffic ordinances; discover and prevent the commission of crimes and code violations; respond to and investigate traffic collisions.
• Respond to calls for service including the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of City, County and State laws, codes and regulations; respond to break ins and fire alarms; contact emergency agencies as needed.
• Conduct investigations of various crimes committed; interview suspects, victims and witnesses in the field; make arrests as necessary; prepare reports on arrests, burglaries, disturbances and unusual circumstances observed.
• Assist students, faculty and staff by providing directions and responding to questions and inquiries; provide service escorts for any person requiring assistance.
• Respond to faculty, staff and student complaints in potentially hostile situations; intervene and mediate in disturbances and disputes.
• Provide security, law enforcement and crowd control activities for a variety of special events on campus; escort speakers and special guests to and from events.
• Maintain radio communications with dispatching center and other law enforcement officers.
• Testify and present evidence in court as necessary.
• Perform related duties and responsibilities as required knowledge of:

• Principles, practices, methods and procedures of law enforcement and traffic control.
• Modern campus police methods, procedures and equipment.
• Methods and techniques of patrol and surveillance.
• Methods and techniques of investigation, interviewing and interrogation.
• Use of firearms and other modern police equipment.
• Methods, techniques and applications of self-defense.
• Principles and procedures of report writing and record keeping.
• Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
• Pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations including California vehicle and penal codes and campus parking rules.

Ability to:

• Interpret and apply Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations.
• Respond quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
• Analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine and take emergency action.
• Enforce parking and related traffic ordinances.
• Observe and report unusual occurrences and violations.
• Detain, interrogate suspects and interview complainants and witnesses.
• Physically arrest and apprehend combative subjects.
• Safely and effectively use and care for firearms.
• Prepare clear, accurate and grammatically correct written reports.
• Maintain yearly firearms qualification.
• Work various rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of community college students and staff.

Experience and Training Guidelines

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

One year of law enforcement experience is desirable.

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in law enforcement, security or a related field.

License or Certificate
A valid California driver’s license is required at time of appointment.
Possession of a valid P.O.S.T. Basic certificate or equivalent, which has been accepted by the State of California. Must be twenty (20) years old by the time on the final filing date and twenty-one (21) by the time of appointment.

Successful completion of Government Code section 1031 requirements including psychological, medical and background investigations. A physical agility test and/or written test may be qualifying criteria. Additional Information

• Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 6,834
• Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 8,307
• External Closing Date: Jun 21, 2022
• External Opening Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Stockton, California, United States

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/3071468

The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access to its education programs and activities and makes all employment decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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