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Part-Time Public Safety Assistant - Great Park

Part-Time Public Safety Assistant - Great Park

locationIrvine, CA 92606, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023


The City of Irvine seeks a passionate and motivated individual for the Part-time Public Safety Assistant - Great Park position. 

Great Park: The position of the Public Safety Assistant assigned to the Great Park requires patrolling the Great Park and surrounding areas 24 hours a day by vehicle, on foot or on bicycle. Part-time Public Safety Assistants will be scheduled an average of 19 hours per week.

Your Impact:

  • Duties include providing traffic control and security for large scale events.
  • Responding to emergencies.
  • Writing police reports and issuing citations.
  • Monitoring competitive/recreational sporting events.
  • Providing exceptional customer service.
Find additional information in the Public Safety Assistant - PT job description. The classification of Public Safety Assistant is used throughout the Irvine Police Department in a number of roles and divisions. The essential duties and responsibilities listed in the job description are dependent upon the assigned division and may or may not apply to the specific position listed in the title of this job bulletin.

Certain City operational budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions; therefore, a qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment with the City of Irvine.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
  • Associate's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field with at least one year experience in law enforcement activities, community service, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. 
  • Requires a valid California drivers' license.
  • Depending on assignment, may be required to obtain certification in first aid and CPR. 
 All applicants must be able to pass the Public Safety background check process.
Supplemental Information

The City
Irvine is recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime.

Your Team
The Public Safety Department is a full-service public safety agency that provides several special program areas including Emergency Management, Crime Prevention, DARE, School Resource Officer, K-9s, Traffic Enforcement, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, General Investigation, Crime Scene Investigation, Special Investigation (vice & narcotics), and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). Irvine is committed to a full community oriented policing concept that interfaces closely with all segments of the community.

The Process
The selection process will include an interview and will involve a background investigation prior to appointment.All applicants must be able to pass the Public Safety background check process. This includes, but is not limited to, the review of: legal documents, police and driving records, credit profile, motor vehicle insurance, vehicle operation, prior employment records, and performance reviews. Information about the public safety background process may be found at our Police Department Employment page. This recruitment may establish an eligibility list to fill future positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to inform Human Resources at least two business days prior to the first phase of the selection process if you have a disability that may require an accommodation.