Hospital Police Officer. Job in Stratford WestCoast-Jobs

  • Job Reference: 462852877-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: California Department of State Hospitals
  • Location: Stratford, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Join our team as a Hospital Police Officer throughout the State of CA!


The California Department of State Hospitals is currently looking for highly qualified candidates to serve as Hospital Police Officers at several of our facilities throughout California.


DSH has five locations that you can apply for - (Please see below):


  1. Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero is located near seaside communities of Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, and Cambria. Nearby are San Simeon, Hearst Castle, Pebble Beach, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Santa Barbara and the Monterey Peninsula.
  2. Department of State Hospitals - Coalinga is sixty miles from Fresno. The beach communities of Monterey, Morro Bay, and Pismo Beach are within two hours driving time, as is Yosemite National Park.
  3. Department of State Hospitals - Metropolitan LA is found within the community of Norwalk, 15 miles east of Los Angeles. To the south is Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm and the marinas and beaches of Huntington, Newport and Laguna. To the west are Palos Verdes and Marina Del Rey.
  4. Department of State Hospitals - Napa is the heart of California's wine country. Near San Francisco and Marin County attractions, as well as the scenic Mendocino Coast.
  5. Department of State Hospitals - Patton is nestled south of the San Bernardino Mountains near the communities of Upland, Ontario, Redlands, Loma Linda, and Riverside.


  • Salary Range : $4,535.00 - $5,561.00 (per Month)
  • Final Filing Date: Until Filled


Job Description and Duties:

  • Under the supervision of the Hospital Police Sergeant, the Hospital Police Officer will perform basic law enforcement duties, and other related duties as required. The Hospital Police Officer is also responsible for maintaining a secure and safe operation for the welfare of patients, staff, and the public.


  • All interested qualified candidates that meet the recruitment criteria should submit Form STD 678 Employment Application to the Contact Person listed below. Please be sure to complete the STD 678 Employment Application in its entirety and include "Hospital Police Officer - JC# 239178" in the Job Title(s) section of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


  • Applications will be considered monthly with the following cut-off dates: The first Friday of each month


  • Only the most qualified candidates will be moved into the hiring process.


  • You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


  • Only the most qualified candidates will be moved into the hiring process.


  • You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.



***Please Copy and Paste the Link to learn more details and How to Apply:

  1. DSH-Metropolitan:
  2. DSH-Napa:
  3. DSH-Atascadero:
  4. DSH-Coalinga:
  5. DSH-Patton:



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

AGE

Must be 21 years of age by date of appointment.

EDUCATION

Graduation from a U.S. high school, G.E.D. or equivalent from a U.S. institution, or a California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) certificate is required, or possession of a college degree (Associate of Arts or higher) from an accredited college or university.

CITIZENSHIP

United States citizenship or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship at the time of application.

DRIVER'S LICENSE

Must possess a valid California driver's license by date of appointment.

BACKGROUND

As a minimum requirement, a thorough background investigation must be conducted prior to a candidate's appointment or training as a Hospital Police Officer. Additionally, must have no felony convictions and eligible to own/possess a firearm.


Working Conditions:

The California Department of State Hospitals is the largest forensic mental health hospital system in the nation. Hospital Police Officers are responsible for the supervision and security of individuals and property, ensuring policies and procedures relating to safety and security are followed and maintaining a secure and safe operation. Hospital Police Officers maintain law and order on hospital grounds, patrolling and protection of hospital buildings, and monitoring the activity and movement of patients and visitors ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies.


Special Requirements:

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Drug Screening be passed prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Psychological Evaluation clearance prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) a P.C. 832 - Arrest and Control Certificate. You will be required to provide a copy of your certificate prior to being hired.



Contact Information:

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.


Department Website:

Human Resources Contact:

Beth Porras


Hiring Unit Contact:

Ashley Fuller


Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.