• Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 13, 2022
Full Time Community and Economic Development

Job Description


Job No: 513962; 05/12/2022


Community Service Specialist I
Public Safety

Salary Range: $3,120 - $4,501/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, permanent position; work hours vary; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: The Community Service Specialist I work under the general supervision of the Administrative Lieutenant and/or Chief of Police. The Community Service Specialist is a civilian employee who supports police administration and field operations by performing a variety of assigned tasks. The Community Service Specialist I is an unarmed, public servant who will: patrol campus on foot, bike, or vehicle; perform security assignments, administrative tasks, and related campus community service functions; assist in the physical logistics of campus special events and emergencies; occupy static post in areas such as student housing, the library, and during special events; patrol and protect the campus community from hazards such as fire, theft, vandalism, trespassing, and other crimes; assist in the enforcement of campus rules and regulations; report hazardous/dangerous conditions; open and secure campus facilities; coordinate and test campus alarm systems; provide general information and service to the public and responding when appropriate to assist students; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent and three to six months related experience would normally achieve these entry qualifications. Ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Ability to read and write. Knowledge of and/or the ability to learn how to use applicable public safety equipment and systems (deactivating/Activating security/alarm systems). Possess excellent personal communication and customer service skills. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with campus community. Ability to use computer-based system programs, specifically, Microsoft Word and Excel. Must possess a California Driver's License.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin May 26 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women, and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:
TDD Line (323) 343-3670
24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 90032 United States View Map