Career Opportunities

 

If you wish to post a position on this bulletin, please email Balinda Cockrell. If you would like PERF to email a copy of the position announcement to our distribution list of 3000 police executives for $500, Balinda can also help you with that.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

The City of Quincy

JOB POSTING ANNOUNCEMENT

CHIEF OF POLICE

The City of Quincy is seeks a highly motivated, community oriented, and accomplished law enforcement leader and professional to served as Chief of Police. 

 Work includes directing and managing the day-to-day operations of the department. The incumbent must possess extensive familiarity with modern police techniques and best practices community policing, youth protection ordinance and the integration of telecommunications in tactical operations. Incumbent must have experience in the, concepts of administration and elements of effective supervision. 

Plans, organizes, and manages the activities and functions of the day-to-day operations of the department through department senior officers. 

  •  Development the department’s mission, its policies, procedures, rules and regulations; and implements same through department senior officers. 
  •  Incumbent will prepare and manage the department’s operating and capital budgets; and controls expenditures of the appropriations.
  •  Reviews employee problems and insures that necessary steps are taken to maintain high morale and employee effectiveness and efficiency. 
  •  Meets with other law enforcement managers for strategic planning and to plan interdepartmental responses to high risk or special events.  Uses and exercises independent judgment. 
  •  Reviews and approves recommendations for placement, advancement, transfer, training, development, safety and discipline of departmental personnel.  Insures departmental compliance with the City's equal employment opportunity requirements and related federal and state laws. 
  •  The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Business, or Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Criminology or related field may substitute for one year of the required sworn experience. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Incumbent is expected to reside in the City of Quincy.

 Submit letter of application, detailed resume with salary history, work related references and City of Quincy application to: Bessie Evans Director, Human Resources, City of Quincy, 404 W. Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351.  E-mail bevans@myquincy.net for a complete position, community profile and job application, or fax your resume/application to 1-866-780-7910.  EOE.

CLOSING DATE:   Position Open Until Filled

THE CITY OF QUINCY IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inspector—UT-Police Department (Houston)

 The University of Texas Police at Houston (UTP-H) is a member of the University of Texas System Police. It is staffed with a dedicated team of sworn and civilian professionals that serve, protect and preserve the “daily campus life” at one of the top cancer centers in the nation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (US News & World Report), and the prestigious University of Texas Health Sciences Center (UT-Health).  Both institutions are part of the world’s largest medical complex, The Texas Medical Center located in the heart of the nation’s energy capital, Houston, Texas.  UTP-H is responsible for law enforcement, security and personal safety services.   Accredited since 1994 it has most recently received meritorious accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®).

 The UTP-H is currently accepting applications for a commissioned position of Inspector, Threat and Criminal Investigations. The primary function of the Inspector position is to oversee the institutional criminal investigations program and to provide oversight of the institutional threat assessment and crime mitigation programs.

 Key Functions

 Provides leadership to and management of assigned personnel through clear direction, communications, development opportunities, and ongoing feedback.  Manages the daily operations of criminal investigation.  May manage staff, including the selection process, coordination of work, performance and development.

  1. Functions as the managing investigator on all major criminal matters and lengthy investigations.  Coordinates investigations in cooperation with Federal, State, County and local agencies. 
  2. Manages and administers high risk institutional compliance and complex investigations.  
  3. Conducts audits of criminal cases and is responsible for case management.
  4. Coordinates strategic and tactical plans and operations with Operations Bureau Commanders to address crime trends and criminal activities.                                                                                                                                      
  5. Provides crime scene expertise and oversees crime scene searches.
  6. Provides leadership to and management of assigned personnel through clear direction, communications, development opportunities, and ongoing feedback.  Manages the daily operations of the institutional threat assessment and crime mitigation programs.  Manages staff, including the selection process, coordination of work, performance and development. 
  7. Responds to and identifies actual or perceived threats. Conducts immediate threat reviews and assessments insuring a rapid mitigation response.
  8. Conducts immediate, long term, and pre and post-event threat assessments and analysis to develop ways to minimize future risks.  Produces reports or presentations that outline findings, explain risk, threat and/or vulnerability positions, and/or recommend mitigation measures.
  9. Provides expertise to various community outreach and institutional groups.  Maintains a strong working relationship with the universities’ communication offices.  Through the risk assessment process provides support to the institutional safety committee, 2-stop committee, facilities management and off-site facility operations.
  10. Creates and conducts crime prevention presentations, training and programs to internal and external audiences.  Researches, produces, evaluates, maintains and updates presentations and other related materials utilized in crime prevention and threat and risk assessment programs and projects. 
  11. Oversees security sensitive background investigations on prospective university employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to determine their potential security risk to the university.

 EDUCATION

 Required:   Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Management, Police Science, Business Administration

 Preferred:   Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, Police Science or Business Administration.

 EXPERIENCE

Required:     Seven years of experience as a commissioned peace officer functioning as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer at an agency/department of 75 or more commissioned police officers, to include three years of supervisory experience.  Additional years of experience as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer may be substituted for the required education on a one- to-one basis.

 Preferred:   Nine years of experience in risk evaluation/threat assessment or law enforcement or general case investigations.

 LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

 Required:   All of the following:

 Eligible to be a commissioned/licensed peace officer for the State of Texas.

  • Valid Class C Texas driver’s license

 Preferred:   One or more of the following:

 Possess an advanced certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education

  • Certified Crime Prevention Specialist issued by the Texas Crime Prevention Association
  • Physical Security Professional (PSP) issued by American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) issued by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) issued by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)                            

 Pay and Compensation

 The salary range for this position is from $80,000 to $120,000.  The starting pay is on a sliding scale commensurate with experience.   For example, an applicant with 10 years of approved experience would start at approximately $100,000.  Supplemental pay is also provided to those that qualify for; bi- lingual pay (up to $1,200 a year), education pay (up to $4,200 a year), TCOLE certification pay (up to $3,600 a year) and a tuition reimbursement through a Cohort (up to $5,250 a year). Excellent benefits, to include paid time off, paid holidays and the opportunity to earn up to 32 additional hours of time off based on performance are provided as an employee within the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.

To be considered for this position, you must pass a process that includes but is not limited to medical and psychological exams, drug tests, polygraph exam and an extensive background investigation, which includes character references.

 NOTE: Must successfully complete the next available UT-System Police Lateral Academy after hire which requires a commissioned/licensed peace officer status from the State of Texas.

 Position will be advertised until filled.

To  apply,  please  visit  www.mdanderson.org/careers     and  search  for  key  word  “police”  or requisition number 7522BR. For further information or questions, please contact Sgt. Gabe Wisneski at 713-563-2154 or gcwisnes@mdanderson.org.

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHIEF OF POLICE

CITY OF MCKINNEY, TEXAS

 

Population: 149,000. This is an outstanding and challenging opportunity to provide leadership and management to a police department in a rapidly growing community in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

 The City is seeking for its new Chief of Police a respected, professional hands-on leader and manager who is well-versed in the latest techniques of law enforcement, who is collaborative with other metropolitan law enforcement agencies and someone who will work effectively and hand-in-hand with departmental officers and staff. The FY 2014-15 overall city budget is $367.5M (for all funds) and $216M for the General Fund.

 The next Chief of Police should have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration or a closely related field and have kept up with their professional development. A related Master’s degree and Master Peace Officer Certification is preferred, as is graduation from the FBI National Academy or similarly recognized professional development program.

 Also required are ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal police work including four (4) years of administrative and supervisory experience.  Ability to become a Certified Peace Officer in the State of Texas within a reasonable length of time is also required. A valid Texas driver’s license or ability to obtain one is also required. Brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com

 Any combination of experience that would likely provide the required knowledge is qualifying.

 Experience as a Chief of Police, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief or a command level officer in a community similar in nature and size (or larger) to McKinney would be a plus. Also, experience in an urban environment similar to McKinney would be a plus.

 The starting salary will be market competitive DOQ/E plus benefits, reasonable relocation expenses.

 For additional information on this outstanding opportunity, please contact James L. Mercer, President/CEO, The Mercer Group, Inc. at 505-466-9500; jmercer@mercergroupinc.com 

 Confidential cover letters, resumes and salary history to Mr. Mercer at James Mercer, President/CEO, The Mercer Group, Inc., 1000 Cordova Place, #726, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Voice: 505-466-9500; Fax: 505-466-1274. E-Mail: jmercer@mercergroupinc.com; Website: www.mercergroupinc.com       First review of candidates on January 19, 2015. EOE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seattle police department

Assistant Police Chief

Job Number: 2015-00004

 

Job:  Assistant Chief (Executive 4, Exempt)    

Status:  Regular/Full-Time Day Shift

Closing Date/Time:  Open until positions filled

Salary:  $130,228 - $189,247

Location: Seattle Police Department (Headquarters) - 610 Fifth Avenue

summary:

The Seattle Police Department (SPD) seeks to fill the position of Assistant Police Chief to serve as a dynamic executive to assist and support the Chief of Police in the overall management and administration of the Department.  As part of the Department’s Command Staff, this position will play a central role in advancing the Department’s mission of reducing crime through constitutional policing.  The Assistant Chief is charged with directing, managing, supervising and coordinating the activities and operations of an assigned Bureau within the Seattle Police Department and provides complex executive support to the Chief of Police.

DEPARTMENT CULTURE:

The Seattle Police Department is comprised of 1,850 dedicated law enforcement professionals  all committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. At SPD we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences.

 POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assumes management responsibility for the services, activities, and day-to-day operations of an assigned Bureau.
  • Coordinates activities with other Bureaus, City Departments, and outside agencies.
  • Advises and assists subordinates in solving highly complex police issues.
  • Formulates orders and regulations governing activities of the SPD; confers with the Chief of Police, Command Staff  and subordinate staff on the formulation of policies and practices of the Department; and supports policy development and compliance by ensuring policies are updated and distributed.
  • Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies, and investigations; recommends modifications to programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
  • Promotes police public relations by participating in media interviews, acting as a liaison for the Police Chief with other law enforcement agencies, and elected officials. Serves on committees, commissions and task forces, and represents the Department in state and local police functions.
  • Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities for the Department.
  • Participates in the development and administration of the Department’s annual budget of approximately $293 Million; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; and monitors and approves expenditures.
  • Manages the services and activities of assigned Bureau; coordinates the tasks of sworn and civilian personnel in preserving order, protecting life and property, investigating crimes, and enforcing laws and municipal ordinances.
  • Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; responds to questions and information requests from citizens and outside agencies.
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law enforcement.

Minimum qualifications:  

Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Law Enforcement or a related field; a minimum of ten (10) years law enforcement experience, which must include a minimum of three (3) years experience as a full-time Lieutenant, or higher; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must satisfy a Seattle Police Department background investigation; and have a valid WashingtonState driver’s license at the time of hire.

Desired qualifications:

Well qualified applicants will have a demonstrated appreciation for diversity in the workplace; a strong track record of meaningful community outreach; a demonstrated commitment to constitutional policing; and advanced training in leadership, supervision and management related to law enforcement.

CALL FOR TOP PERFORMERS

If you are encouraged by and meet the qualifications you just read, we invite you to applying online at http://www.seattle.gov/jobs  or complete an application, cover letter, resume and drop it off at the Human Resources Department, SeattleMunicipalTower, 700 - 5th Avenue, Suite 5400, Seattle, WA98124-4028.  Job Number 2015-00004. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

This process will remain open until positions are filled. Interviews will commence February 2, 2015 and first consideration will be given to those applications received by January 26, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City of New York
DEPARTMENT OF INVESTIGATION
 Job Vacancy Notice

Civil Service Title:  Deputy Inspector General   M1

Title Code No:  31144

 

 

Unit:    OIG-NYPD   

 

Work location:  Manhattan                   

 

 

Office Title: Director of Analysis and Evaluations

 

 

 

Number of Positions:  1

 

Salary Range :           $49,492 – $125,000       

Salary will be commensurate with experience       

 

Job Description The Department of Investigation’s Office of the Inspector General for the New York City Police Department (“Office” or “OIG-NYPD”) is authorized to investigate, review, study, audit and make recommendations relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of NYPD, with the goal of enhancing the effectiveness of NYPD, increasing public safety, protecting civil liberties and civil rights, and increasing the public’s confidence in the police force.

 

The Director of Analysis and Evaluations will support the Inspector General by providing qualitative and quantitative analysis relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of NYPD in order to identify areas of concern and where improvements are needed; help set OIG-NYPD’s investigative priorities; support a data-driven approach to evaluating NYPD’s performance; and provide the statistical foundations for OIG-NYPD’s reports and recommendations. The Director of Analysis and Evaluations will work closely with the Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General and will also oversee a staff of policy analysts, data analysts, statisticians, auditors and attorneys.

 

Other responsibilities of the Director of Analysis and Evaluations may include:

  • Coordinating with relevant staff at NYPD, the Civilian Complaint Review Board, and other City agencies to collect, develop, and analyze data to measure the implementation of, compliance with, and effectiveness of policies, procedures, and other initiatives of

NYPD.

  • Planning and conducting reviews, studies, and audits of NYPD operations.       Participating in the drafting of OIG-NYPD reports.
  • Working with OIG-NYPD’s executive staff and Public Information Officer to provide information and analysis to facilitate responses to external requests.
  • Keeping current with national research on best practices in independent police review.
  • Performing such other tasks related to data collection and analysis as the Inspector General deems necessary to fulfill OIGNYPD’s mandate. 

 

Qualifications

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four years of full-time experience in investigation, auditing, law enforcement, law security, management analysis, or in a major operational area of the agency to which the assignment is to be made; at least 18 months of which must have been in a supervisory, administrative, managerial or executive capacity, and the approval of the

Commissioner of Investigation; or 2. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” above. However, all candidates must have the approval of the Commissioner of

Investigation and 18 months of supervisory, administrative, managerial or executive experience; or 18 months of experience in the exercise of discretion and professional judgment in significant policy matters related to criminal justice or areas particularly relevant to the Office of the Inspector General to which the candidate would be assigned.

 

Preferred Skills

The preferred candidate should possess the following: superior skills in the field of qualitative and quantitative data analytics; effective problem-solving abilities; the ability to comprehend and analyze complex legal issues and statistical data; the skills to communicate databased findings in an objective, clear, effective and compelling manner; sound judgment; and superb organizational and management skills..

 

 

.To Apply:

All current City Employees may apply by going to Employee Self Service (ESS) http://cityshare/ess

 

Click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for Job ID #160489

 

All other applicants, please go to     www.nyc.gov/career/search and search for Job ID#160489

 

PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL, MAIL OR FAX YOUR RESUME TO DOI DIRECTLY.

 

      New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for two continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County.  To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

Appointments are subject to Office of Management & Budget approval for budgeted headcount.

 

 

Revised Post Date: 8/12/14

Post Until filled

JVN# 032-2015-160489

 

           

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POLICE CAPTAIN
Police Department  
 
$121,812 - $162,408 Annually; Plus Excellent Benefits
 
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015, 5:00 p.m.

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting career opportunity, there are six (6) required items that must be submitted in order for you to be considered:

 

  • A completed City of Gilroy/CalOpps online application and supplemental questionnaire
  • A Cover Letter that explains your specific interest in this position with the Gilroy Police Department
  • A detailed resume that focuses on relevant law enforcement experience and education
  • A completed Self-Attestation Form
  • Copies of P.O.S.T. Advanced and Supervisory Certificates
  • A list of five work-related references with contact information (Note:  references will not be contacted without candidate’s authorization and this step is not completed until after the interview process.)

*There are several ways to submit the above required items: they may be uploaded as 1 (one) attachment to your on-line application, mailed, or dropped off at the Human Resources Department.

ABOUT THE POSITION

 

The City of Gilroy is recruiting for the position of Police Captain.  The Gilroy Police Department is located 28 miles south of San Jose, in Santa Clara County, and serves a diverse population base of approximately 52,000 residents.  The Gilroy Police Department (GPD) is a full service law enforcement agency and is divided into three divisions; Field Operations, Administration and Special Operations.  Captains serve as the commanders for each of the divisions, reporting to the Chief of Police.  GPD is a community oriented policing agency.  The current authorized strength of the GPD is 95, with 62 sworn and 33 professional/support staff.  The current performance based police budget is approximately $19 million dollars.  Staff members are guided by the department’s Core Values, the 5-Year Strategic Plan, and the goals and objectives set forth by the city.

 The Mission of the Gilroy Police Department is:  Providing excellent public safety services in partnership with the community.

The Vision of the Gilroy Police Department is:  The men and women of the Gilroy Police Department are dedicated to courageously ensuring the safety of our community.

 The Core Values are:  Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Teamwork, Innovation, and Accountability.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 Under general supervision of the Police Chief, supervise a variety of teams and units within the Field Operations, Special Operations and/or Support Services Division; supervise, evaluate and direct subordinate supervisors; perform administrative, supervisory and technical police work; perform special law enforcement, investigative and administrative tasks; assume command of a division; can serve as Incident Commander for major incidents; and may be assigned to serve as the Acting Chief of Police or Chief’s designee.  Captains are subject to 24/7 call out as needed to support the department.

 The Administration Division oversees a communications center that provides both police and fire dispatching; records management; property and evidence; the administrative sergeant, who serves as the department's Public Information Officer and Internal Investigations investigator.  The Administration Captain also oversees all technology investments, the bi-annual budget, grants, citizen complaints, Pitchess Motions, facilities, fleet, contracts, training and serves as a secondary to the city’s emergency operations center. 

 The Field Operations Division oversees all patrol functions; patrol Community Services Officers, the K-9 program, Explorers, the Range, Mounted Unit, the Jail and Multi-Service Officers, the Field Training Officer program and the Reserve Officer Program.

 The Special Operations Division oversees the investigations unit, staff assigned to special task forces, the anti-crime team, the traffic unit, major accident investigations team, bicycle patrol, recruiting and backgrounds, vehicle abatement, the SWAT and Hostage Negotiation Team programs, defensive tactics, the VIP program, manages law suits and staff meetings and is a primary to the city’s emergency operations center.  The Special Operations Captain oversees the South County Youth Task Force Coordinator and Program and manages the CalGrip grant requirements.  In addition, the Special Operations Captain may serve in a back-up role to the Chief and may attend various regional, state, and/or national committees or board meetings.

 The role of GPD’s captains are to provide effective leadership, guidance, and administrative oversight to the department’s personnel by coordinating police services to ensure the safety of the community and the promotion of proactive community policing principles.  The department will provide 24 hour patrol services responding to public safety calls for service and implementing crime suppression, conducting investigations, traffic enforcement and accident investigation, solving civil conflicts, arresting suspects, and engaging in directed patrol missions to prevent or reduce crime in order to protect life and property for the citizens of Gilroy.

 

 Ideal Candidate will:

  • Be a dynamic leader, teacher, mentor, and law enforcement innovator who is approachable, open and experienced at developing relationships in a team environment.
  • Have hands-on experience in all aspects of patrol and investigations as well as some experience with administrative functions.
  • Be open to new, innovative, non-traditional methods of problem solving and delivery of police services.
  • Be visible within the department and community.
  • Have strong conflict resolution skills with the ability to effectively resolve complex personnel issues.
  • Have demonstrated the ability to exercise sound judgment and decision making both in a law enforcement response environment and in administrative and management situations. 
  • Be an excellent communicator and be able to express himself/herself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Represent the Police Department and make effective presentations in public situations including City Council meetings and community events. 
  • Have demonstrated experience handling citizen inquiries and customer complaints; the ability to perform effective public relations functions; can effectively resolve disputes, MOU issues and disciplinary matters. 
  • Have hands-on experience developing and managing a budget for a division or work group. 
  • Have direct experience with policy/procedure development and have program and project management experience including the development of goals and action plans. 
  • Be proficient in the use of PC’s and laptop computers and programs such as MS Outlook, Word and Excel. 
  • Have firsthand experience in contemporary labor relations and the implementation and use of labor/management committees. 
  • Value working in a diverse department and community.
  • Be a creative problem solver and solution oriented.
  • Motivate and lead staff based on the department’s core values. 
  • Work with local, state, and federal partners to leverage assets and resources to better community safety and security.
  • Work closely with command staff and in collaboration with other divisions.
  • Make discipline recommendations.
  • Use the Crime Stats Program as a tool in analyzing data to focus department efforts.
  • Complete high quality staff work in a timely manner.
  • Hold self and others accountable to the department mission, goals, objectives and priorities.
  • May oversee the Press Information Officer and, when necessary, serve as the department’s Public Information Officer.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  1. Plan, assign, direct, evaluate and inspect supervisory personnel, procedures, and equipment assigned to specific teams and units with a view to accomplishing Departmental and City priorities, goals and objectives.
  2.  On occasion may be called upon to perform tasks normally assigned to subordinate personnel.
  3.  Plan, develop, and manage the budgets for the assigned units and/or grants.
  4.  Develop, evaluate, and improve policies and procedures.
  5.  Anticipate and accept assignments and attend meetings, sometimes giving talks, as may be requested by higher authority.
  6.  Assist and coordinate the various units within the division in all efforts towards crime suppression, prevention and apprehension, and improved public service.
  7.  When necessary, assume command of a major function, event or emergency.  May fill a position in the EOC.
  8.  Participate in related training programs and oversee training within assigned units and teams.
  9.  As assigned, serve as Press Officer.
  10.  May work an assigned shift with varied days and/or hours.
  11.  May be subject to recall.
  12.  Take and recommend disciplinary action on infractions of Department regulations in compliance with the Human Resources Rules and Regulations.
  13.  Receive and investigate citizen complaints and initiate internal affairs investigations.
  14.  Anticipate and conduct research studies and prepare completed staff work.
  15.  Coordinate and manage Pitchess motions and serve as Brady Committee Liaison.
  16.  Manage citizen complaint process.
  17. Serve as risk management liaison regarding police department related claims and property damage.
  18. Serve on City-wide Accident Review/Risk Management Committee.
  19. Manage and oversee the South County Youth Task Force and related grants, such as the Cal Grip grant.
  20. Manage and oversee department staff members assigned to task forces and serve as back-up to Board Meetings (i.e. DEA, FBI, SCCSET, A-B109, REACT) Supervise, train and develop the unit supervisors/team leaders assigned to him/her.
  21.  Report to the Police Chief, conditions which are complicating the Department's law enforcement efforts and make recommendations on corrective action to be taken.
  22.  Insure that the Department employees are working toward Department/City goals.
  23.  Support and develop Community Orientated Policing (COP) philosophy in the units/teams under his/her direction.
  24.  Support the unit/team supervisors in their work and insure that they are properly supervising the activities of their subordinates.
  25.  Communicate the policies of the department to subordinate personnel and suggestions of subordinates to the Police Chief.
  26.  May be assigned to serve as the Acting Chief of Police or the Police Chief’s designee.
  27.  Coordination with the County Overhead Support team for critical incidents.
  28.  Attendance and collaboration with the County commanders group.
  29. Perform related work as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS


  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Organizational Behavior, Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university at time of appointment.
  2. Ten years of sworn law enforcement experience with  a minimum of two years experience as a Police Sergeant that included duties and responsibilities equivalent to the duties and responsibilities of a Gilroy Police Sergeant (the City of Gilroy retains the sole right to determine what experience is equivalent).     
  3. Possess both Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Advancedand Supervisory Certificates, within one year of appointment.
  4. Administrative experience that has included work on a municipal budget, grant writing and administration, community group leadership and participation, and other special project type work is highly desired.
  5. Be at least 21 years of age.
  6. Be able to meet the current POST medical standards for a peace officer and be free from any physical condition, which might adversely affect the exercise of power as a peace officer.
  7. Pass a POST background investigation, which includes a polygraph examination, an extensive Department of Justice criminal record check, an FBI check and a firearms clearance.
  8. Pass a post-offer psychological evaluation and medical examination, which includes a drug test.
  9. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  10. Possess and maintain a valid California Driver License and a safe driving record necessary to operate assigned vehicles.
  11. Required to be proficient in typical police weaponry and must maintain department firearms qualification requirements.
  12. Pass all required department and POST training.
  13. Must possess and maintain C.P.R. and First Aid certificates.
  14. Establish and/or maintain residency within 45 minutes normal driving time from the Gilroy Police Station within 18 months from date of hire.
  15. Prefer bilingual (English-Spanish).
  16. Prefer non-tobacco user.

 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

 

Health Allowance and Flexible Benefits Plan

Depending upon the number of dependents the health allowance ranges from $667.59 to $1,762.97 per month (effective January 1, 2015) for core health benefits.  Subject to specific rules, a cash back program is also available with proof of other medical coverage. City employees participate in the PERS Health Program, and may choose their medical coverage from a variety of providers. The City’s flexible benefits plan includes medical and dental coverage as core benefits.  A range of optional benefits including vision care and medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts are also available.  A long-term disability program, life insurance plan, and employee assistance plan are provided to employees by the city.

 

Retirement

The city of Gilroy shall comply with the Public Employee Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) that went into effect on January 1, 2013. 

  • Police Safety Employees Hired On or After January 1, 2013 Categorized as “Classic” CalPERS Members:  The city shall provide the 2% at 50 CalPERS retirement plan for employees in the Police Safety CalPERS category that are hired to a full-time Police Safety position with the city of Gilroy on or after January 1, 2013 who are categorized as a “classic” member of CalPERS.  Final compensation is based on the single highest year.  The employee shall pay a nine percent (9%) employee contribution as a pre-tax payroll deduction pursuant to IRC 414(h)(2).
  • Police Safety Employees Hired On or After January 1, 2013 Categorized as “New” CalPERS Members:  The city shall provide the 2.7% at 57 CalPERS retirement plan for employees in the Police Safety CalPERS category that are hired to a full-time Police Safety position with the city of Gilroy on or after January 1, 2013 who are categorized as a “new” member of CalPERS.  Final compensation is based on the single highest year. Employees in this category shall have a pre-tax payroll deduction for 50% of the total normal cost of the plan as identified annually by CalPERS.  The pre-tax employee payroll deduction amount may change from year to year as required by PEPRA (currently 12%).

 Leaves and Work Schedule                        

Employees accrue 8 hours of sick leave each month.  Annual vacation ranges from two to four weeks per year, based on years of service.  Captains work varied work schedules and hours as assigned by the Police Chief. The base work schedule/work week is currently a 4-10 work schedule. Captains are provided 56 hours of administrative leave each fiscal year and 44 hours of personal leave each fiscal year.  These leaves are not vested leaves and must be used within the fiscal year.

 Uniform Allowance

Captains are provided an annual uniform allowance in the amount of $1,200.00 per fiscal year.

 Payroll

All City employees are paid monthly, on the last business day of each month via direct deposit.

 Representation

Persons appointed to this position are covered by the Gilroy Management Association (GMA) Memorandum of Understanding.  Employees have the option to join GMA membership.

                        

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting career opportunity, there are six (6) required items that must be submitted in order for you to be considered:

 A completed City of Gilroy/CalOpps online application and supplemental questionnaire

  • A Cover Letter that explains your specific interest in this position with the Gilroy Police Department
  • A detailed resume that focuses on relevant law enforcement experience and education
  • A completed Self-Attestation Form
  • Copies of P.O.S.T. Advanced and Supervisory Certificates
  • A list of five work-related references with contact information (Note:  references will not be contacted without candidate’s authorization and this step is not completed until after the interview process.)

*There are several ways to submit the above required items: they may be uploaded as 1 (one) attachment to your on-line application, mailed, or dropped off at the Human Resources Department.

Self-Attestation Form – a fully completed Police Captain Self Attestation Form must be completed with your application packet.  Given that this position will work in the Gilroy Police Department a detailed background check will be required.  This form is the first step in this process and will allow you to self-assess relative to any background issues that may come up should you be considered further.  The form can be located at:  www.cityofgilroy.org/jobs

 

City Application Form & Attachments – Candidates must complete the CalOpps City of Gilroy application form for the position of Police Captain which includes supplemental questions and submit on line.  Please prepare attachments prior to completion of the CalOpps application so that you may upload and attach them to your CalOpps submittal. CalOpps has limited memory space for each applicant’s attachments.  Therefore, if your file(s) are too large, you may need to mail your attachments to the city of Gilroy Human Resources Office and HR staff will upload your documents to your application.

 

Mailing Address:

City of Gilroy

Human Resources Department

7351 Rosanna Street

Gilroy, CA 95020

 

This recruitment is open until Wednesday, February 18, 2015.  Only the most qualified applicants with the most relevant experience and education will be invited to continue in the selection process. The interview/assessment process is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, March 11, 2015.  In addition, final candidates for the position are required to pass a background check, State of California Department of Justice criminal records check, medical evaluation, and drug screen, given at the City’s expense, prior to appointment. If special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department right away.

Attention: Communication regarding your status in this recruitment process will be conducted via e-mail. Be sure to include an e-mail address on the employment application. Applicants are responsible for notifying Human Resources of any changes to an e-mail address and/or other contact information.

THE CITY OF GILROY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Police Chief- City of San Antonio

 The City of San Antonio is offering a unique and challenging opportunity to provide professional, hands-on leadership as Police Chief of one of the nation’s largest police departments. The City of San Antonio is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to direct all facets of the City’s Police Department including field operations, investigations, support services, and general department administration.

 The successful candidate will be a well-respected, experienced law enforcement leader who is well-versed in the latest law-enforcement techniques and demonstrates a history of collaborating with internal and external organizations and agencies to provide the highest level of proactive law enforcement that protects and serves the residents of San Antonio.

 The City of San Antonio Police department is an award winning, professional organization served by more than 2,000 of the best law enforcement officers in the country. The Police Chief reports directly to the City Manager and is supported by two assistant Police Chiefs and 6 Deputy Chiefs.

 This position requires a bachelors degree in a related field and ten (10) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal police work including five (5) years of senior command, administrative or supervisory responsibility.

 To apply, send resume and cover letter to saexecsearch@sanantonio.gov. This position is open until filled but the first review of resumes will occur after Sunday, February 15.

 To learn more visit www.tinyurl.com/PoliceChiefSA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT US:
The Town of Hanover Police Department is seeking an experienced law enforcement leader for the position of Captain.  The Hanover Police Department is a full-service agency and employs 20 sworn and 13 non-sworn personnel and operates under a Board of Selectmen-Manager (Council-Manager) form of government with the Chief of Police reporting to the Town Manager.  The Police Department has an annual operating budget of $2.2 million and a Telecommunication Center that provides dispatch services for 20 communities in New Hampshire and Vermont.  The New England Police Benevolent Association represents police officers, dispatchers, parking control officers and clerical staff and the Town typically negotiates three year contracts.  The Chief of Police, Captain and other supervisory positions are not represented by the NEPBA and do not engage in contract negotiations.               

The Community:
Hanover is located in Grafton County in west central New Hampshire.  The Town has a population of 11, 260 and occupies 50.3 square miles.  The Town of Hanover and surrounding region is part of "The Upper Valley.”  This designation refers to a geographic area stretching along both sides of the Connecticut River in central New Hampshire and Vermont.  Hanover is home to Dartmouth College, (one of the Ivy League colleges and the ninth oldest college in the nation) and enjoys a lively, ‘New England cosmopolitan’ business district.  The area offers an incredible mix of activities, thanks to the great outdoors, including the Connecticut River, the White and Green Mountains, the arts and culture community, and the benefits of intellectual activities found in a college town.  With excellent schools, Hanover has retained the small-town, unique charm that reminds us that family, quality of life, and service to others are keys to a successful community.  The community was recently named one of the top ten places to live and retire by Money Magazine.  Additional information about the Town of Hanover and Police Department can be located at: http://www.hanovernh.org.     

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, this position is responsible for the Operations and Support Services divisions of the Police Department and its day to day operations.  The Operations Division consists of the Patrol and Investigations components.  The Support Services Division consists of the Communications, Records, and Parking Divisions.  The Captain provides administrative and budgetary support to the Chief and acts for the Chief during his absence. 

The Successful Candidate is:

  • an experienced law enforcement supervisor and manager capable of conducting employee recognition, appraisal, and discipline
  • proficient in budget development, grant writing and management, and police agency fiscal management
  • an excellent written communicator and skilled in policy research, development and implementation
  • an accomplished public speaker capable of representing the Hanover Police Department and Town of Hanover at a variety of public and private venues
  • experienced in employee recruitment, selection, promotion and training and development
  • knowledgeable in personnel management issues regarding labor relations and collective bargaining
  • a seasoned police trainer with the ability to train law enforcement sworn and non-sworn personnel in technical and legal topical areas
  • current in legal, regulatory, technological, and societal changes impacting law enforcement agencies
  •  knowledgeable and experienced in the investigation of citizen complaints and internal affairs/administrative investigations
  • informed on police practices related to receipt, storage and disposition of evidence and property
  •  a critical thinker with the ability to make complex decisions impacting police services and administration
  • capable and experienced in conducting departmental inspections and audits on employees, facilities, vehicles, and programs 
  •  active and involved in his/her community with frequent interaction with governmental, business, schools, volunteer organizations, and other community stakeholders
  •  involved in community activities, festivals, and police department outreach efforts
  • a veteran law enforcement officer who is capable of delivering professional testimony at criminal, administrative, and legislative hearings
  • physically capable of performing the duties of a sworn law enforcement officer

QUALIFICATIONS:
This is a sworn law enforcement officer position in the State of New Hampshire.  Successful candidates must have a minimum of ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in law enforcement including seven (7) years of progressive supervisory law enforcement experience.  Certified New Hampshire police officer or ability to obtain certification within six months of employment from the Police Standards and Training Council.  The possession of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field related to criminal justice or public administration is preferred.  Successful completion of a law enforcement command college course such as the FBI National Academy, Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command, or equivalent course is also preferred.  The State of New Hampshire does not recognize federal or military law enforcement training for certification.  The successful candidate is expected to establish their principal residence in New Hampshire or Vermont within approximately 30 minutes driving distance from the Hanover Police Department within a period of time to be negotiated with the Chief of Police.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Salary Information and Application Process:

The hiring range is $74,567 - $113,909 with compensation negotiable based upon experience and qualifications.  The Police Department offers education and physical fitness incentives once the candidate has completed a six month probationary period that could be equivalent of up to 8% of salary.  The Town of Hanover offers a competitive benefits package.  Information pertaining to benefits can be located at: http://www.hanovernh.org/Pages/HanoverNH_HR/index.

All applications must be fully completed and submitted online at: https://www.developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/client-positions/.  Click on the position Police Captain – Hanover, NH and follow the instructions to apply.  Application closing date is February 8, 2015 at 5:00 PM ET.  Application screening will begin on February 5, 2015.  Semi-finalists will be invited to participate in an assessment center in Hanover on March 18-19, 2015.  All inquiries should be e-mailed to Thomas M. Moss, Senior Consultant for Developmental Associates, LLC at tmmoss@developmentalassociates.com or telephone (919) 813-6096 Ext. 104.  

The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSITION AVAILABLE

AT THE POLICE EXECUTIVE RESEARCH FORUM

 

 

The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), a leading national police research institution and membership organization based in Washington, DC, seeks candidates to fill a research associate position.  PERF focuses on critical and emerging issues in policing, such as the use of body-worn cameras, police use-of-force, countering violent extremism, officer safety and wellness, technology issues and cybercrime, sexual assault, gun crime reduction strategies, evaluation of promising practices, performance measurement, and community policing.  PERF has earned a national reputation for identifying emerging trends and developing promising practices for police practitioners. PERF has an excellent relationship and track record of collaborating with police agencies across the nation. These relationships provide PERF researchers with a unique level of access to conduct high-profile law enforcement projects and are instrumental to PERF’s consistent record of high participation rates.

 RESEARCH ASSOCIATE RESPONSIBILITIES:  

 PERF offers a unique learning environment that examines current policing issues on a national scale.  This position will involve hands-on experience with law enforcement research, public policy and training projects. 

 The successful candidate will become a key member of PERF’s Technical Assistance Division with responsibilities in the following areas:

  • gathering, reviewing, and analyzing current policing literature and research;
  • developing concept papers and proposals;
  • drafting proposals for project funding;
  • preparing and delivering presentations;
  • completing project and contract management activities;
  • coordinating and conducting meetings;
  • traveling to conduct on-site research (or “site-visits”) at police departments and other criminal justice agencies; and
  • writing and editing publications, reports, and project documents

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicant must possess a 4-year college degree (Master’s Degree strongly preferred) in the social sciences or a related field with 2-4 years relevant professional experience.  Applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to multi-task, work well individually and in a team setting, and have strong computer skills. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in project planning and management and contract/grant management. Applicants should have strong analytic and research skills as well as the ability to present ideas, findings and recommendations effectively, both orally and in writing.  Knowledge of the substantive area of law enforcement is a plus.

 Applying for a position at PERF:  PERF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

 Send letter of interest, resume, three writing samples and a list of three references to PERF, Attn: Jessica Toliver, Director of Technical Assistance, 1120 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 930, Washington, DC 20036, or email your materials to jtoliver@policeforum.org.  Application review will start immediately and continue until all positions are filled.  Application packets that do not contain the required materials will not be considered. PERF is an equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce. For more information on PERF, please see our website at www.PoliceForum.org


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California Department of Insurance - Sacramento, CA 

Deputy Commissioner, Enforcement Branch 
Annual salary range: $105,195 - $137,004 DOQ 

Salary is supplemented by a comprehensive benefits package. 
Application Deadline: Open until filled. 

The California Department of Insurance (CDI), is seeking a law enforcement professional – a sworn peace officer or non-sworn executive – who is energized by hard-work and motivated by complex and interesting investigative challenges to join the Enforcement Branch as Deputy Commissioner. 

Under the direction of the Insurance Commissioner/Chief Deputy Insurance Commissioner, the Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement is responsible for overseeing the 400+ employees of the Enforcement Branch, which encompasses two divisions – Fraud and Investigations. The Deputy Commissioner formulates policies and plans, organizes and directs all law enforcement, investigation and related operations statewide in the context of insurance enforcement activities; develops and reviews proposed legislation and regulations as needed; and, oversees the administration of annual grants to District Attorneys to investigate, charge and prosecute insurance fraud. 

Ideal candidates will be seasoned professionals with extensive law enforcement experience and expertise, who bring a blend of creativity and initiative to the position. Exceptional communicators, relationship builders, and mentor/motivators are sought. The successful candidate will possess the flexibility and political astuteness necessary to thrive in this fast-paced environment. 

To be considered, please submit a resume (including dates of employment and staff and budgets managed) and cover letter, including indication of current salary, and the names of six work–related references to: 

Pam Derby 
CPS HR Consulting
 
241 Lathrop Way 
Sacramento, CA 95815 

Ph: 916.471.3126 
Fx: 916.561.7205 
Email: 
resumes@cpshr.us 

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search 
California Department of Insurance website: www.insurance.ca.gov 

 

 



The California Department of Insurance is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arlington County Police Chief

ABOUT THE POSITION

 Arlington County is conducting a national search for a police chief to lead a force that has consistently helped make Arlington County one of the safest counties in the country.  The Arlington County Police Department (ACPD), with an annual operating budget of $65 million and 460 employees (361 sworn personnel) is an award-winning, professional organization responsible for the enforcement of Arlington County ordinances and state laws within its limits. Partnering with the community, the ACPD maintains a historic low crime rate and provides top notch police services by committing to a geographic based philosophy that addresses crime through a shared relationship between residents and officers in their neighborhoods.

 The Chief, who reports directly to the County Manager, is dedicated to upholding the ACPD’s mission “to reduce the incidence of crime and to improve the quality of life in Arlington County by making it a place where all people can live safely and without fear” by providing leadership functions including:

  • Setting and communicating a strategic vision for the department
  • Engaging citizenry to reduce service delivery costs, organize and mobilize community groups, and gather intelligence
  • Leveraging technology to provide accurate, timely, real-time access to information that is presented in an interactive manner
  • Delivering timely, cost effective and efficient services
  • Predicting or adjusting priorities and needed services through criminal analytics, geographic profiling, and integrated policing systems
  • Enhancing collaboration with other local, regional, and federal police agencies, justice organizations, and other public sector organizations
  • Proactively managing change and fostering a climate that embraces change

Some of the major challenges include:

  • Meeting rising expectations of citizenry as it relates to crimes, crime reporting, emergency response effectiveness, and prevention
  • Addressing the implications of a growing, diverse population including the ability to continue providing services with current resources and meeting the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • The increasing use and availability of rapidly changing, sophisticated technology and its impact on operations including the implementation of a new Records Management System
  • Addressing the increasingly organized, global and digital challenges associated with criminal activities and networks to address organized crime, cybercrime, terrorism, trafficking activities and other offenses

For more information about the Police Department, please click here.

 IDEAL CANDIDATE

 The ideal candidate will have progressed through the ranks of a municipal police department and have considerable experience in a senior command role. The Chief will have a supportive and motivating leadership style that engenders team building and fosters cooperative relationships between all divisions throughout the department and with County leadership, the County Board and the community.

 The successful candidate should also be a well-respected, experienced law enforcement leader who is well-versed in the latest law-enforcement techniques with a history of collaborating with internal and external organizations to provide the highest level of proactive law enforcement that protects and serves the residents of Arlington County.

 PROFESIONAL AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

 The ideal candidate must:

  • Be a progressive leader who understands modern law enforcement and emergency preparedness strategies and techniques
  • Practice accountability and stewardship and instill pride and confidence in staff
  • Be accessible, approachable, open minded, flexible, visible, engaging and genuinely care about department members
  • Value and embrace change, technology, process improvement and innovation
  • Engender trust and credibility where “actions match words”
  • Be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Be capable of setting and communicating a strategic vision for the department and community
  • Mentor and value professional development and foster a work environment that motivates individuals to excel in their areas of responsibility and to meet the high expectations of the organization and community
  • Collaborate and demonstrate an ability to build rapport with elected officials, peers, community representatives, County leadership and department staff
  • Believe in and instill a philosophy of leadership consciousness that values a positive working influence within the community with the ability to build and maintain public trust
  • Have a record of ethical and professional conduct that can withstand intense public scrutiny

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

At a minimum, the ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related area, plus significant senior command experience with a strong record of achievement in a full-service municipal or highly urbanized law enforcement agency.  Extensive background in police administration and management should be coupled with broad technical and operational experiences.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

On-line applications required.  Please include a cover letter and resume (may be inserted into the on-line application form). The submitted materials should address the areas listed in the Position Information section of this announcement. Your cover letter should include a description of the size of the organization you served including budget and staff; the range of services and functions you managed and to whom you reported; major issues facing the organization; and specific list of significant accomplishments.

Applications and resumes will be reviewed continuously.  Interviews will be scheduled with those candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when a sufficient number of applications have been received.  Applicants may be considered for other executive-level positions.

  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

The salary range is negotiable up to $200,000. Starting salary will depend upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate selected.

The Chief of Police is part of the Executive Management Accountability Program (EMAP), a pay-for-performance management system, in which Senior Executives are eligible for a negotiated salary/benefits package and are evaluated and compensated on the basis of a performance agreement linked to the County Management Plan and results achieved.

 As an Employer of Choice, Arlington County offers a generous benefit package including:

  • Excellent health and dental plans, including retiree medical and dental coverage
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement program that includes a defined benefit plan, an optional 457 plan, and an optional deferred retirement option plan (DROP)
  • 10 paid holidays, plus generous leave program
  • Take home car
  • Alternative transportation programs, including subsidized mass transit   
    and bike/walk benefits
  • Continuous learning program that includes tuition reimbursement

For details about our benefits: http://careers.arlingtonva.us/working-arlington/benefits 

 

A comprehensive reference/background check will be conducted for the top candidates and employment will be contingent upon completion of a physical exam.

THE COMMUNITY

 Arlington, Virginia, is an attractive, well-planned community in which to live, visit or conduct business with a unique blend of excellent location, desirable living standards, and effective, pro-active government. An urban County of about 26 square miles located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Arlington has won recognition for maintaining high quality-residential neighborhoods while supporting well-managed growth and transit. There are no incorporated towns or cities within Arlington's boundaries.

 The County Board (governing body) encourages a high level of citizen involvement in local government. Arlington has a population of nearly 212,900 and is among the most densely populated jurisdictions in the country. About 36% of residents are Hispanic, African-American, Asian or multi-racial. Arlington County public school children speak 98 languages and hail from 126 countries. More than 70% of adults have bachelor’s degrees and 36% have graduate or professional degrees.

 Arlington County is an innovative, progressive and dynamic organization that is well-known for its legacy of transit-oriented development and a community-driven planning process with significant and meaningful opportunity for public participation. 

 Civic engagement is a strong value in this community. The County government continually creates effective venues for all citizens, with a special emphasis on those who are traditionally under-represented in civic processes, to become involved.   This commitment to inclusive civic engagement ensures that social equity is built into the development of public priorities and policies.

 County vision: Arlington will be a diverse and inclusive world-class urban community with secure, attractive residential and commercial neighborhoods where people unite to form a caring, learning, participating, sustainable community in which each person is important

 The Chief of Police must have a strong professional and personal commitment to the values embodied in Arlington County’s vision. To be successful, the Chief of Police must demonstrate self-confidence, intellectual ability, strategic agility, comfort with ambiguity, high energy, positive perspective, superb interpersonal skills, and the highest ethical standards. 

 For more information about Arlington County Government and the community: http://www.arlingtonva.us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY OF WARRENSBURG
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Police Chief

The City of Warrensburg (population 18,838) is located 45 minutes east of Kansas City, and is a rapidly developing community with tremendous growth potential. Warrensburg is home to the University of Central Missouri and is located near both Whiteman Air Force Base, home of the B-2 Bomber, and the Lake of the Ozarks. Due to the upcoming retirement of our current Police Chief, we are looking for professional Police Chief with a commitment to best practices and problem-solving in a team-oriented environment.

The Police Department has been served by a total of two Police Chiefs within the past 47 years with our current Police Chief serving 15 years in the position and 40 years total with the City. The Warrensburg Police Department is a full-service law enforcement/police services agency staffed by 35 sworn officers and 5 non-sworn staff. Together they comprise a proud and professional force that works diligently to provide professional police services in partnership with the community. The department strives to work with residents, businesses, and all stakeholders to maintain community viability. Dispatch and jail services are provided by outside governmental agencies. The Department is housed in a modern, 22,500 square foot headquarters building that is five years old.

The Warrensburg Police Department is a progressive, innovative, and community-oriented policing agency committed to ensuring the City’s exceptional quality of life. The WPD strives to ensure the safety, security and well-being of our community through proactive patrol, community based interaction, crime prevention programs, investigation of offenses, accidents and enforcement of ordinances and statues.  

The department has an annual operating budget of approximately $2.8 million and is responsible for public safety including patrol, criminal investigations, and community outreach.

 Warrensburg operates under a Council/City Manager form of government and this position will report to the City Manager.  The successful candidate must possess the following:

(1)          Provide formalized coaching and evaluation of subordinates assuring for professionalism, confidentiality, impartiality, accurate documentation, and timeliness.

 (2)  Outstanding customer service skills, which aides in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public. Develop and build community relationships that set a positive standard for the entire department; acts as a liaison.

(3)  The ability to address conflict, research alternatives and recommend solutions in a collaborative and problem solving approach.

 (4) Assists with setting goals and projections for future developments assuring that the department is progressive and in step with trends.

(5)  The ability to oversee major crime scenes; conduct and update threat assessments.

Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or a closely related field required; FBI National Academy graduate required; 10+ years of Supervisor experience Lieutenant or above required.

Employment applications are available on-line at www.warrensburg-mo.com.  Submit a cover letter, completed application and resume to Human Resources at the City of Warrensburg, 102 S. Holden St., Warrensburg, MO 64093.  Original signatures required on applications.  Position will remain open until filled. A review of the applications will be conducted on March 20, 2015. Annual salary range $70,000 – $85,000 D/O/Q.  Subject to background investigation. Questions, contact:  Human Resources @ 660-262-4607 or Shannon.ramey@warrensburg-mo.com. E.O.E.