Campus Safety Officer (60%)

College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
United States

Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Degree Required

Job Description

College of the Canyons

Campus Safety Officer (60%)

A Part-Time Classified Represented Position

Review Date: December 6, 2021


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The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a part-time Campus Safety Officer (60%) in the Student Services division.

The Santa Clarita Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As presented in our District Strategic Plan, which focuses on Access, Engagement, and Success, “Equity, inclusion, and diversity are not goals in themselves, but ideologies embedded in all actions and planning across all departments and functions of our college and its two campuses.

College of the Canyons is part of the Santa Clarita Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 32,000 students each academic year. College of the Canyons has a diverse student population that reflects our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve.

We seek employees that value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, who are conscientious risk takers and transformational leaders guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.


Under supervision of the Director, Campus Safety, the Campus Safety Officer patrols campus buildings; protects individuals and controls crowds during assemblies or disturbances; responsible to carry non-lethal weapons while on-duty and use non-lethal weapons when necessary; investigates and prepares written reports on accidents, property damage, fires, law violations, thefts, and disturbances of the peace; gathers evidence and interviews witnesses; testifies in court as necessary; guards property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry; gives information and directs the public; and assists in the orientation of District personnel regarding security measures. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Application Process:

Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day on December 6, 2021.

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources office at (661) 362-3427 or email:

Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications online at:

Job Requirements
Two (2) years of active law enforcement experience required.

Education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by training or coursework in public safety, security and patrol methods and procedures.

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License; Guard Registration from Bureau of Security and Investigative Services; and Basic Certificate issued by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). First Aid and C.P.R. certifications must be obtained within probationary period. All licenses/certifications (except P.O.S.T.) must be maintained throughout course of employment.

Work experience in vehicle parking enforcement and traffic control which includes extensive interaction with members of the public.
Work experience in a campus safety/security environment in a community college, university, high school, and/or other related community agency.
Valid First Aid and C.P.R. certifications.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications -Excel, Outlook, and Word.