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8209-Institutional Police Lieutenant

Recruitment: RTF0145127-01126627

Published: July 09, 2024


Eddie Aguirre -

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Department: SF Community College District
Job class: 8209-Institutional Police Lieutenant
Pay range: See job ad text below
Role type: Temporary Provisional Permanent Civil Service What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
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City College of San Francisco
Public Safety at Ocean Campus
Job Code and Title: 8209 Institutional Police Lieutenant
Salary Range (Step 1 - Step 5): $53.66 – $65.22 hourly; $111,616.00 - $135,670.00 yearly
Fill Type: Temporary Provisional (TPV)
Hours: Full-time
Hours of work: 40 hrs per week 

Appointment Type: Temporary Provisional (TPV). This is a Temporary Provisional (TPV) position excluded by the Chapter from the competitive Civil Service examination process. It is considered “at will” and shall serve at the discretion of the Department Head. This position will be subject to the Permanent Civil Service Examination process at a later date. Successful participation in the Permanent Civil Service examination and selection through an open competitive process is needed in order to be considered for the permanent appointment.

Application re-Opening: 7/9/2024
Application Deadline: 11:59pm on 7/30/2024

**please note that this job as been re-open to allow a larger pool of candidates. Candidates that already applied for this job don't need to re-apply.**

Recruitment: RTF0145127

City College of San Francisco is an urban community college with locations throughout the city. Our vision is to provide a sustainable and accessible environment where we support and encourage student possibilities by building on the vibrancy of San Francisco and where we are guided by the principles of inclusiveness, integrity, innovation, creativity, and quality. We offer an affordable opportunity for students to earn associate degrees, prepare for transfer, and pursue career and technical education. This is an exciting time at City College of San Francisco and the right person can make a major impact. Be part of positive change as we transform this dynamic institution for a successful future.

Role description

Position Description    
Under general direction, the Institutional Police Lieutenant manages the total operation of the Community College District law enforcement program. As a sworn Peace Officer under the direction of the Chief of Police, performs supervisory duties, general law enforcement and patrol duties in uniform, without limitations, to meet Department staffing needs.

Supervision Exercised:
Incumbents in this classification supervise subordinate sworn and non-sworn staff.
NOTE: This position is designated supervisory and is not represented by a bargaining unit. 


1. Under the general supervision of the Chief of Police, the Lieutenant is responsible for the supervision of all assigned personnel and is responsible for the protection of life and property and enforcement of all pertinent laws within the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Community College District Police Department.

2. Act as an overall assistant to the Chief of Police and may act as temporary head of the Police Department in the Chief’s absence.

3. Work closely with members of the campus administration, the faculty, the students, or representatives of local public safety agencies in the implementation of policies, procedures or agreements pertaining to program operations.

4. Plans, assigns, directs, and coordinates the activities and schedules of personnel assigned to the law enforcement program of the Community College District.

5. Directs the enforcement of city, county, and state laws and ordinances including applicable provisions of the Penal Code, Vehicle Code and Welfare and Institutions Code, and the implementation of institutional security rules, regulations, policies and procedures; interprets rules and regulations to staff, visitors, and patients; and establishes and maintains liaison with the San Francisco Police Department and municipal, state and federal agencies and personnel to obtain or furnish information regarding security activities and conduct security investigations.

6. Selects, supervises, and evaluates security personnel, directly and through subordinates; investigates complaints concerning institutional security activities and initiates appropriate disciplinary action; assesses staff training needs; plans and conducts in-service training and orientation classes; and coordinates training of departmental personnel with the P.O.S.T Academy.

7. Reviews reports and records concerning security activities; determines final arrest charges; analyzes statistical data to determine patterns and characteristics of crimes and develops and implements remedial action; determines the need for revisions of existing institutional law enforcement policies and procedures and/or establishment of new policies and procedures.

8. Prepares the annual departmental budget for personnel, equipment, and supplies.

9. May appear in court to provide testimony regarding arrests and citations.

10. Prepares the Clery Annual Security Report, coordinates the Campus Security Authority program, and reviews, updates, and develops District policies and procedures to be compliant with Clery Act requirements.

11. Manage the parking enforcement program including citation fine collections, parking permit machines, online employee parking permits submissions, online student parking permits sales, and temporary parking permits.

12. Coordinate the Department’s Field Training Program, Dispatch Communications Training Program, and Parking Enforcement Training program.

13. Assume administrative investigations responsibilities and other relevant disciplinary issues as assigned by the Chief of Police.

14. Coordinate the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems (CLETS) and Criminal Justice Information Center (CJIC) information systems and Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) software, DOJ Use of Force reports, Racial Identity and Profiling reporting, and oversee departmental compliance with property and evidence statutes set forth in the CA Evidence Code.

15. Coordinate Peace Officer Standards and Training Audits

16. Manage the department’s vehicle fleet, Lexipol, and Body Worn Camera programs.

17. Manage the department’s key ring system

18. Provide leadership to the Dispatch Center

19. Lead and participate in hiring process for public safety positions.

20. Attend Participatory Governance Committee meetings

21. Review special events requests

22. Act as Incident Commander during critical emergency situations on District property.

23. Manage Sonitrol alarm system

24. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned

How to qualify

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in police science, criminology, public administration, or related field.

Two (2) years of experience of progressive law enforcement leadership management experience, as a Lead in a Public Safety position; AND

Four (4) years of experience as a police officer, member of a military police unit or other work involving the safeguarding of life and property.

License and Certification:
Possession of a valid California driver License.
Possession of a P.O.S.T. Supervisory Certificate.

The following may substitute for the required education and experience described above:
Possession of an associate degree in Criminal Justice from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years of experience as Sergeant or serving as Lead in a Public Safety position plus six (6) years of experience as a police officer, member of a military police unit or other work involving the safeguarding of life and property.

Desirable Qualifications    
1. Knowledge of law enforcement and campus security principles, practices and techniques including patrol procedures, investigations, and the collection and preservation of evidence.

2. Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the functions of the District Police Department including laws of search & seizure, arrest, legal rights of citizens, and court procedures.

3. Experience with Record-keeping, evidence retention, and report-writing methods.

4. Ability to supervise, and evaluate personnel (ensure EE compliance of district policies and procedures), and investigate complaints concerning institutional security activities and initiates appropriate discipline action.

5. Ability to enforce laws, rules and regulations and conduct investigations.

6. Possession of a current first aid and CPR certificate.

7. Ability to analyze situations accurately and take appropriate action.

8. Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others.

9. Effective experience planning, organizing, coordinating, and supervising assigned work.

10. Ability to work effectively with others to achieve common goals.

11. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.

12. Good proficiency operating a computer and assigned office equipment.

13. High proficiency with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook

14. Human relation skills to resolve confrontation, affect behavior of others, facilitate small group processes, supervise the work of others and review performance, and convey a positive image of the organization.

What else should I know?

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process.
Visit and begin the application process.

·       Select the “I’m Interested” button and follow instructions on the screen.

Your application MUST include the following documents to be considered for this recruitment.  To upload these items, please use the "Additional attachments" function within the application process.

•    Cover letter expressing your interest in the position, specifically indicating how you meet the Minimum and Desirable Qualifications as listed in this announcement
•    Current Resume
•    Copy of P.O.S.T. Supervisory Certification with your name and the conferred date on it
•    Copy of a valid California driver License
•    Educational Verification

Verification of Education: Verification of qualifying education must include copies of transcripts, diplomas or certificates posting your degree(s) and Major(s). If verification cannot be obtained, the applicant must submit a signed statement explaining why such verification cannot be obtained.
Requests for waiver will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Foreign degree(s)/coursework used as qualifying to meet minimum qualifications must be evaluated by a foreign degree evaluation services organization, before an application can be processed. Please contact the CCSF Human Resources Department at (415) 452-7660 for evaluation sources. Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver with the application at the time of filing will result in rejection of the application.

Verification of Experience: Verification may be requested at any time during this recruitment and selection process. If requested, verification of experience needed to qualify must be submitted on the employer’s letterhead and indicate the name of the applicant, job title, dates of employment, hours/week, and duties performed and must be signed by the supervisor and/or appropriate company representative.
Verification of experience may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must submit a signed statement with the application explaining why verification cannot be obtained. Waiver requests will be considered on an case-by-case basis. Failure to submit the required verification or request for a waiver at the time of verification is requested may result in the rejection of the application.

Additional Information
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application. Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

Applications materials including the cover letter and the updated resume will be reviewed for relevant qualifying experience.  Only those applicants who most closely meet the requirements for this position will be invited to participate in the selection process.  
Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed an invitation to interview. Qualified applicants who are selected for an interview will be notified of the exact date and time.

The department may implement screening mechanisms in order to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position.  Only applicants most closely meeting the needs of the department will be invited to continue in the selection process.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through all steps in the selection process. 







1.  Additional Days Off with Pay. As stipulated in the appropriate bargaining agreements and board resolutions, Classified employees working full-year (260 days/year) work schedules are granted, as paid days off, the days between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, as well as an additional five (5) paid days off during spring break. Eligible school-term-only (STO) employees who are not scheduled to work the designated days between Christmas and New Year’s Day shall be granted three (3) paid days off to be scheduled by mutual agreement between the employee and supervisor. Eligible school- term-only (STO) employees who are not scheduled to work the days designated as Spring Break will not be paid for these days off.
2.  New employees hired on or after October 1, 2013 will contribute 2% of salary to the San Francisco Retiree Health Care Trust Fund (RHCTF).
3. Institutional Police positions in the San Francisco Community College District are eligible for membership in the California Public Employee’s Retirement Systems (CalPERS). These positions DO NOT participate in the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS). 

- If you have questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Eddie Aguirre, City College of San Francisco, Human Resources Classified Unit, by email at

ADA Statement:  
Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance Officer at 415/452-5053 to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: New Hires: As approved by the governing Board of the San Francisco Community College District, beginning October 1, 2021, City College of San Francisco requires that new and current employees, students, and business partners participate in the COVID Safety Campaign. All parties entering CCSF facilities must demonstrate proof of COVID vaccination in compliance with current CDC and SFDPH guidelines. New hires must submit documentation for verification to the Human Resources Department.
EEO Statement: 

It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity. For further information, contact the Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance Officer at (415) 452-5053.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.