Civilian Crime Prevention Coordinator (#RP4002)
$35.17-$42.75 Hourly / $6,095.54-$7,409.17 Monthly / $73,146.54-$88,910.08 Yearly


Under direction, coordinates various components of the Sheriff’s Team of Active Retired Seniors (S.T.A.R.S.) program for the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


This is a non-sworn class in the Sheriff’s Office.  The incumbent is responsible for the coordination and day-to-day operations of the S.T.A.R.S. program, as well as related programs such as Explorers/Cadets.  The incumbent has significant authority and discretion over functional procedures and operational strategies and may supervise subordinate clerical, technical or administrative staff.  Direction is received from the Area Commander/Lieutenant who has administrative responsibility for overall planning and development of the S.T.A.R.S. and related programs.


  • Develops community support for the S.T.A.R.S. and related programs; makes presentations to various community organizations, businesses and individuals; identifies program needs, financial and otherwise; seeks and facilitates donations of time, money, and/or other materials and services from individuals and/or community service organizations; coordinates special fundraising activities or events.
  • Maintains liaison with other divisions and/or units within the office in order to support Sheriff’s operations in San Joaquin County; develops positive relationships with a variety of public and private agencies, as well as individuals, in order to facilitate program objectives; may identify needs for new program services; as assigned, develops and presents proposals and strategies for such new program services.
  • Coordinates the recruitment, interviewing, selection and training of community volunteers for the S.T.A.R.S. and related programs; conducts routine background checks of selected volunteers; coordinates and supervises volunteer work and performance and insures compliance with program rules and regulations; resolves personnel problems using established procedures.
  • Develops and implements program policies and procedures; develops curriculum and conducts volunteer orientations and special training programs; monitors program effectiveness by gathering, compiling, and organizing program statistics and records; regularly updates Sheriff’s administration through presentation and status reports.
  • Submits ongoing expenditure requests as needed; monitors program expenditures and provides administrative reports; prepares budgetary projections for program materials, supplies and equipment.
  • Prepares correspondence; may provide information to various members of the media; may serve on committees and task forces.



Experience: Two years as a Civilian Crime Prevention Program Assistant in San Joaquin County.


Education: Completion of 30 semester units from an accredited college or university including at least 12 units in a social or behavioral science.

Experience: Four years of administrative and/or analytical experience in a public, non-profit, or private agency which included one year of program marketing, program promotion, volunteer coordination, and program fund raising activities.

Substitution: Additional education may be substituted for the required experience on a year to year basis up to two years.


License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.


Principles and practices of fundraising and public relations; basic principles of group dynamics and interpersonal communication; principles and practices of supervision; interviewing techniques; techniques for motivating volunteers and employees; basic principles of business organization and management; methods of program development and implementation.


Develop financial and other support from a variety of community organizations and/or individuals; establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people and/or organizations; work independently as well as with committees and task groups; manage, direct and supervise the work of others; plan, organize and implement projects; monitor and evaluate procedural effectiveness and efficiency; gather and analyze data; prepare and present reports and proposals; communicate effectively, orally and in writing.


Mobility – frequent operation of a data entry device and sitting for long periods of time; occasional standing for long periods of time, walking, pushing/pulling, bending/squatting, driving, and climbing stairs. Lifting – frequently 5 lbs or less; occasionally 5 to 30 lbs. Visual – constant use of overall vision and reading/close-up work; frequent need for color perception, hand/eye coordination, and field of vision. Dexterity – frequent holding, reaching, grasping, repetitive motion, and writing. Hearing/Talking – frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing on the telephone, talking in person and on the telephone. Emotional/Physiological Factors – frequent decision making, concentration, and working alone; occasional public contact. Special Requirements – some assignments may require occasional working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime. Environmental Conditions – occasional exposure to noise, dust, and poor ventilation.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RP4002; REV: 11/8/2017;