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Foothill-De Anza Community College District Police
Police Officer

Position Title: Police Officer
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Intermediate

Hiring Agency

Agency: Foothill-De Anza Community College District Police
Address: 12345 El Monte Road, FHDA Police Department
City: Los Altos Hills
State: CA    Zipcode: 94022
Contact: Daniel Acosta
Phone: 6509497514
Fax: 6509414963
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Patrol an assigned area of District properties and facilities on foot, in a vehicle, motorcycle or on bicycle on an assigned shift; provide police protection to the students, personnel, equipment and property of the District.
Prevent entry and detain unauthorized persons on grounds or in buildings. Investigate situations and disturbances as needed; pursue and apprehend individuals discovered committing crimes or suspected to have committed crimes against District personnel, students, equipment or property; perform arrests and transport suspects to appropriate local law enforcement agencies; assure compliance with established laws, rules and procedures.
Respond to suspicious activity, emergency situations, property damage and unlawful activity on District property; respond to calls involving thefts, disturbances, vandalism and malicious mischief; provide first aid as needed.
Prepare investigative, crime, follow-up and incident reports relating to observed violations; perform computerized investigation of car registration and various records.
Provide security at college functions; open and close colleges for meetings.
Issue citations and control parking and safe movement of vehicles in parking areas as needed.
Inspect and monitor the security of doors, windows and gates.
Detect and report fire and safety hazards; respond to fire and burglar alarms; summon fire department personnel as needed.
Interview victims, suspects and witnesses; gather and preserve evidence; testify in court and present evidence as needed.
Perform other functions including dispatching, fingerprinting, traffic control, class lectures, line-ups, public relations and other functions as directed.
Operate a variety of police equipment including patrol car, two-way radio, firearms and various tools including, batons, handcuffs and others; operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned.
Train new Police Department staff for the purpose of ensuring compliance to applicable District policies, laws, procedures, Federal, State and local laws.
Provide work direction to assigned staff.
Promote good community relations; conduct public relations activities including presentations to community and student groups, staff and others; work in cooperation with other public agencies as needed.
Provide police protection for all persons and property.
Perform related duties as assigned.


For Police Officer I:

Completion of appropriate California P.O.S.T. requirements including graduation from a California P.O.S.T. academy within the preceding 36 months and minimum medical standards as set by P.O.S.T., or possession of a current California P.O.S.T. Basic certificate.
In addition to the P.O.S.T. requirements, any combination equivalent to: 20 semester units of college course work.
Have a U.S. high school diploma, GED certificate, or high school proficiency examination.
Valid California driver’s license, First Aid and CPR certificates.
Minimum age 21 years.
Excellent moral character.

For Police Officer II (Advanced Certificate Award Requirements):

Satisfy the requirements specified in Regulation 1011(a)(4).
Possess or be eligible to possess the Advanced Certificate.
Satisfy one of the following eligibility combinations:

Degree or Education Points* LE Exp Training Points
Master Degree and 4 years plus 0
Bachelor Degree and 6 years plus 0
Associate Degree and 9 years plus 0
45 Education Points and 9 years plus 45
30 Education Points and 12 years plus 30

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 02/16/2021

Application Period Ends: 03/10/2021

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

Yearly Salary: $578,944.00 to $808,589.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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