Police Officer-Lateral and External (one or more positions)
Mission Viejo, CA
ID: 7089004 (Ref.No. scj-11770)
Posted: October 8, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionSummary Description:
Education and Experience Guidelines:
License or Certificate:
Conditions of Employment:
MEDICAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING AND BACKGROUND CHECK: Must pass a medical and psychological test as required by Government Code Section 1031(F) and required to submit to a thorough background investigation pursuant to Government Code Section 1031 to comply with the standards established by the Commission for P.O.S.T.
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Position Information:
Additional Classification Information:
The ability to hear normal speech and other audible events, even in combination with other environmental noise. This necessarily includes hearing voices transmitted by radio and telephone, as ell as hearing and distinguishing sounds associated with criminal activity (i.e., gunshots, cries for help, glass breaking, alarm bells ringing, tires squealing, etc).
The ability to read or see objects under ambient, limited, or artificial lighting and at a reasonable distance with sufficient clarity to permit their recording or accurate description (i.e., persons, vehicles, license numbers, addresses, street signs, items of property, written messages, printed material, etc.).
The ability to speak clearly in English and to be understood by others under normal or highly stressful circumstances, either directly or through amplified, radio, or telephonic transmission.
Moving, walking, sitting, touching:
The ability to alternatively move from one place to another, to change from seated to standing positions, to securely grasp objects as required:
Ability to operate a motor vehicle, including turning a steering wheel, operating acceleration and braking devices, opening and closing doors, operating seatbelts or other equipment including switches, radios, and the like while speaking, seeing, and/or hearing at the same time.
Ability to traverse irregular surfaces, including under varying climactic conditions, climbing steps, scaling walls and fences, using ladders, crawling through restricted spaces, and traversing graded surfaces, either at a normal or accelerated gate and when approaching, pursuing or retreating from persons, objects, or locations.
Ability to restrain violent or uncooperative persons, including the mobility and agility to apply appropriate restraining techniques against one or more persons under both passive and combative circumstances; to affix appropriate restraining devices upon others; to temporarily subdue others without resorting to excessive or unreasonable force.
Ability to hold and/or operate furnished implements or other equipment, including pens, pencils, typewriter or computer keyboard keys under varying lighting conditions and perhaps in concert with holding or operating other items of equipment (i.e., flashlights); an ability to hold, operate, and accurately control an approved firearm.
Ability to move and/or carry heavy objects, including lifting, carrying, or assisting other person’s unable/unwilling to move themselves.
Ability to grasp and operate non-furnished devices, including door latches, light switches, or other mechanical devices encountered at locations where police services are required.
Duties and Responsibilities
At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.