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Police Chief - Adams State University
I. General Description
The Chief of police is responsible for the overall direction of the University’s Police Department. The Chief, under the administrative supervision of the Vice President for Student Affairs, is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the operations of the University Police department. These operations include a comprehensive law enforcement program, facility security, emergency preparedness, crime prevention, investigations, parking and traffic control, and administration of the department's budget and coordination with external agencies and community organizations. The Chief supports the mission of the Department to provide a safe and crime-free environment, creating an atmosphere where students have a maximum opportunity to be successful in their academic endeavors.
Bachelor's degree required; Master’s preferred; in education, criminal justice, pre-law, social sciences or other related fields preferred. Eight years of experience in police work required with three of those years in a university or college setting preferred. Must be certified or become certified as a police officer by the State of Colorado within one year. Strong computer skills with the ability to program and maintain data files. Demonstrated skills in campus educational programming and proven record of collaboration with residence halls and other campus and city constituents. Ability to supervise, train, evaluate and lead a staff. Knowledge of the law and police enforcement tactics. Possess conflict management skills and an ability to investigate crimes. Ability to plan, organize and direct the operations of the University Police Department. Including but not limited to, comprehensive law enforcement program, officer training and mentoring, facility security, emergency preparedness, crime prevention, investigations, parking and traffic control, administration of the department’s budget, coordination with external agencies and community organizations. Ability to perform position description.
The Chief of Police is accountable to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
IV. Major Duties and Responsibilities
• Set standards of expectation for all officers through development of policy manuals and directives, and strive to insure that these standards are met.
• Evaluate all department members according to productivity and conduct, maintain training records, discipline as needed, train support personnel on data entry/retrieval.
• Preform annual evaluations on all classified, exempt and part time temporary employees.
• Establish selection processes for all open positions, conduct background investigations, hire and terminate employees as necessary.
• Design comprehensive training for all officers and student employees and assign officers to attend required training sessions according to need of specific training.
• Assign duty rosters; coordinate annual, military and holiday leave as allowed by departmental demands; approve sick leave as necessary and insure that all documentation is properly dispersed.
• Assign investigations to officers, counsel on procedures and techniques of investigation.
• Manage all departmental budget expenditures and department budgets according to available funds and resources.
• Evaluate prosecutorial merit of all cases prior to filing with district attorney or issuing citations to court.
• Preform annual statistics and reports (i.e Clery Act) that pertain and are mandated by the university, state and federal entities.
• Prepare and execute search warrants, and escalation of force used to subdue suspect.
• Provide final review of all criminal reports. Disseminate reports to appropriate university officials as necessary.
• Review all reports (daily activity, crime reports, unsafe conditions, incident reports).
• Effect corrections and determine corrective procedures, investigate response, and levels of appraisal to other departments.
• Meet with department heads, vice president for Student Affairs, other agency chiefs and directors, district attorney, state-wide campus heads, etc. to maintain good working relations, to become aware of new techniques or changes in law and to disseminate this information to subordinate members of the department.
• Manage and amend when appropriate all policy and procedure manuals including: Colorado Revised statues, Code of Federal Regulations, Employee Safety Rules, Emergency Preparedness guidelines.
• Coordinate with Building Supervisors and Department Heads to insure building use is maximized, while insuring highest possible standards of security for students, faculty and physical properties.
• Supervise departmental computer functions, including training of personnel in data entry, usage, and retrieval.
• Direct Parking Management Program to insure adequate staffing patterns, parking lot enforcement, productivity, maintenance, and accuracy in data entry and collections of decals and tickets.
• Represent department and provide customer service as necessary to faculty/staff meetings, student organizations and community functions.
• Coordinate closely with Director of Housing to provide highest level of safety and security for students residing within the residence hall areas, and implement on-campus crime prevention programs as necessary.
• Gather, provide analysis and disseminate all statistical data, and prepare required crime reports for Adams State University, according to the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990.
• Develop close collaborative relationships with housing and campus community to develop a comprehensive plan for retention, student success, and community development.
• Provide leadership in the development of disciplinary policy and sanctions.
• Create, implement, and evaluate awareness program series on various topics (i.e. alcohol use, date-rape, self-defense).
• Collect on going data on efficiencies and cost-benefits of current operation.
This position is a mid-level management position with a salary range of $65,000 to $70,000 depending on qualifications. Adams State offers a competitive benefits package.
Completed applications must include the following:
three (3) professional references who can address your qualifications for this position.
Send applications to:Kenneth Marquez Search Committee ChairVice President for Student AffairsAdams State University208 Edgemont Boulevard, Suite 2080Alamosa, CO 81101Email: email@example.comTelephone: 719-587-7221Fax: 719-587-7543
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer:
In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1986, candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final. Adams State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications are sought from all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, disability and, as covered by law, veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, and parental status.
Adams State has adopted background screening for its prospective employees. Offers of employment will be contingent upon the completion of an acceptable background check.
Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Director - Penn State Justice and Safety Institute
Penn State seeks an entrepreneurial leader for the Director of the Justice & Safety Institute. JASI (jasi.outreach.psu.edu) serves domestic and international law enforcement, government agencies, and departments of corrections, as well as Pennsylvania child support enforcement workers and is a proven leader in the field of justice-related training, education, and organizational development. Programs are supported by both contracts and fee-for-service offerings. JASI has academic ties to both the Justice Center for Research at University Park and the Criminal Justice Program in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs. The Director will develop relationships with leaders of state, federal, and international government agencies; providing vision and strategy to promote future growth; spearheading an experienced, diverse team; identifying and securing funding opportunities; promoting and representing the University’s role and contribution to justice and safety related initiatives. Must be able to provide leadership for an established organization employing over thirty full-time personnel, including faculty and professionals in: IT, learning design, project management, and support services. Additionally, over 100 part-time affiliates are regularly employed to support both the instruction and design of online and in-person programs.
In addition to a graduate degree such as an MPA or MBA (PhD preferred), this position requires a minimum of seven years of work related experience in one of the justice professions served by the unit. Experience in higher education, outreach, and/or workforce development is preferred. Track record of accomplishments; successfully identifying and securing funding; leading entrepreneurial endeavors; managing growth; excellent relationship building and communication skills; knowledge of justice and safety governmental organizations in both domestic and international markets; impeccable ethics and integrity; demonstrated commitment to diversity; strong work ethic; sense of humor, and willingness to travel are required.
This is a fixed-term, non-tenured faculty appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding and is located in University Park, PA.
Candidates should submit a cover letter describing experiences (at a minimum): in the field of justice; contract management; prior work with local, state or federal organizations; a current resume; and list of three professional references.
Apply to job 52745 at http://apptrkr.com/501761
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/ , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.
City of Pittsburgh
Department of Personnel & Civil Service Commission/ Attention: Applications Section
Fourth Floor, City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. through 4:45 P.M.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Employment Announcement for the position of: CHIEF OF STAFF
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis from 11/03/14 until the position is filled.
I. General Application Requirements:
You must submit or show proof of all of the following at the time of filing your application (unless otherwise indicated below) or your application will be disqualified. Disqualifications based on any of these General Application Requirements are not subject to a Civil Service appeal.
NOTE: The City of Pittsburgh, as a matter of policy, conducts pre-employment and promotional background investigations on all candidates being considered for positions. The background investigation includes but is not limited to criminal background, driver’s license and City of Pittsburgh real estate tax payments. Candidates may be disqualified from consideration from employment based on the results of their background investigation (as it relates to the job for which the applicant is being considered).
NOTE: Candidates being considered for employment will be required to submit official transcripts to verify of their post-secondary education (college/university, trade school, etc.) prior to being hired by the City of Pittsburgh. Transcripts must be submitted at the time of any/each job interview you have with the City of Pittsburgh.
II. Qualifying Requirements:
Your City of Pittsburgh application will be reviewed and your work experience and education/training will be evaluated to determine if you meet the qualifying eligibility requirements listed below for this position. You will be sent an eligibility letter regarding your eligible/ineligible status.
III. Civil Service Examination(s):
If you meet the qualifying requirements listed above, you will be sent a letter of admission (when applicable) for the following examination(s). You must pass the written and/or performance examination(s) in order to have your name placed on the official Civil Service eligibility list for this position. Candidates who receive job offers must pass a medical examination (when applicable) prior to start date.
Department: Public Safety/Bureau of Police
Salary: $96,410 per year.
Union: None, this is a non-union position.
Civil Service Classification: Exempt
Knowledge/Abilities (At Full Job Performance)
Extensive knowledge of:
Considerable Knowledge of:
Limited knowledge of:
POSITION WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS (Include but are not limited to)
Physical Demands – Job Requirements:
Full-time City employees receive a comprehensive benefit package including:
(Benefits may be modified based on collective bargaining unit terms.)
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: A/133/14
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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.
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.
Required: All of the following:
Eligible to be a commissioned/licensed peace officer for the State of Texas.
Preferred: One or more of the following:
Possess an advanced certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education
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 email@example.com.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com; Website: www.mercergroupinc.com First review of candidates on January 19, 2015. EOE.
Fort Pierce Police Department
Fort Pierce, Florida
Chief of Police
The City of Fort Pierce is conducting a national search for a proven leader who can inspire the confidence of the community and police officers as the city’s Police Chief. The successful candidate will be committed to community policing and problem-solving policing strategies to reduce crime, enhance police and community relations, and deliver excellent police services to all the citizens of Fort Pierce.
With a diverse population of 41,590, Fort Pierce is a historic community located on the eastern seaboard within the “Treasure Coast” of Florida. The city, often called the Sunrise City, is a waterfront community with direct access from Interstate 95 and US Highway 1. Its diverse neighborhoods encompass approximately 29 square miles, including 2.3 miles of public beach, a historic waterfront downtown, a quaint fishing village, and the popular Sunrise Theatre for the Performing Arts. Downtown attractions include shopping, dining, entertainment, and a city marina. Fort Pierce is known for its outstanding boating and fishing. Fort Pierce is home to Indian River State College, which has earned national recognition for excellence and affordability with over 100 programs offered. Lawnwood Regional Medical Center hosts the region’s only Level II trauma center. The city is located within a two-hour drive of other world-class Florida locations, including Orlando, Miami, and Palm Beach.
The Fort Pierce Police Department has 157 employees (121 authorized sworn) and a budget of $12.5 million. It is a full-service police agency accredited through the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation. The department is currently divided into two bureaus, the Community Policing Bureau (patrol) and the Support Services Bureau (investigations and administration). The department is committed to several community programs designed to support youth and reduce violence including the Roundtable of St. Lucie County and the Restoring the Village initiative. The Fort Pierce Police Department was the recipient of a recent $200,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant to combat gang violence in the city’s socio-economically challenged communities.
Fort Pierce is the home of the Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex at the Indian River State College. It is a 50-acre complex that has gained national attention as one of the most comprehensive, technologically advanced training facilities in the nation. The department works closely with several other professional law enforcement agencies, including the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, the Port St. Lucie Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Department of Homeland Security.
The Police Chief, who is responsible to the City Manager, must possess:
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of ten years of law enforcement experience, including responsible administrative and leadership assignments. In addition, completion of a nationally recognized advanced law enforcement administration course is required. This could include PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police, the FBI National Academy, the Southern Police Institute AOC, or Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command.
Salary Range: Up to $124,091 per year, plus a competitive fringe benefits package.
The Chief is selected by the City Manager with consent of the five-member City Commission. Qualified candidates should apply by February 6, 2015 with cover letter, resumé and a list of five professional references. Candidates who are selected for interviews will be subject to public disclosure. For more information about the city and police department, please refer to the websites below:
Apply by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Pierce is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply. Veteran’s preference will be awarded under applicable Florida Statute. Form DD214 must be provided at the time of applying for a covered position in order to claim Veterans’ Preference. The City of Fort Pierce is a drug-free workplace pursuant to applicable Florida Statutes.
Search for candidates for Bellevue, WA Police Chief
PERF has been asked by the City of Bellevue, Washington to help identify candidates for its Police Chief position. The City of Bellevue (population 134,000) is a vibrant, growing, multi-cultural community located in the Puget Sound region. The city operates under a council/manager form of government and has embraced a “One City” philosophy in which all city agencies work collaboratively with each other and with the community. The Police Department is a well respected, CALEA-accredited organization with 220 employees (178 sworn) who are represented by three collective bargaining units. The position offers an excellent benefit package and a salary up to $175,000 DOQ. Top candidates will be interviewed by several panels and will include public events. Interested candidates should contact Charlotte Lansinger at PERF at email@example.com. The City of Bellevue is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.
The City of Sarasota is recruiting for a Deputy Chief of Police. This position reports to the Police chief and is responsible for assisting the chief with planning, direction and control of polaice operations and procedures for the City of Sarasota, enforcing laws and ordinances of the City with firmness, tact and impartiality. The Sarasota Police Department is a progressive, professional department with a budgeted sworn force of 158 officers.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, law enforcement, or related field and have at least three (3) years of experience in police work at the managerial level; or the equivalent in education, training and experience, which would provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidate must embrace the principals of community policing problem-oriented policing. Specialized training from FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, or NWU is desirable. Must possess Florida State Law Enforcement certification or have the ability to obtain certification within six (6) months of employment. A valid State of Florida driver’s license is required at the time of hire.
Demonstrated expertise in leading change
Experience with community policing and problem-oriented policing
Experience with social/cultural/economically diverse communities
Experience in all phases of law enforcement
Multi-agency vice/narcotics experience
Disaster preparedness background
Nuisance abatement experience
Strong decision-making skills
Problem solving skills
Budget or financial management experience
Collaboration & teambuilding skills
Apply online ONLY at City of Sarasota website: www.sarasotagov.com
Applications accepted until 4:00 pm, January 31, 2015
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
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.
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:
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.
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
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
$121,812 - $162,408 Annually; Plus Excellent Benefits
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
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:
*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.
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:
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
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.
The city of Gilroy shall comply with the Public Employee Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) that went into effect on January 1, 2013.
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.
Captains are provided an annual uniform allowance in the amount of $1,200.00 per fiscal year.
All City employees are paid monthly, on the last business day of each month via direct deposit.
Persons appointed to this position are covered by the Gilroy Management Association (GMA) Memorandum of Understanding. Employees have the option to join GMA membership.
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
*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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
The Successful Candidate is:
The hiring range is $74,567 - $85,000 with compensation negotiable based upon experience and qualifications. The full salary range for this position is $74,567 to $113,019. 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 email@example.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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.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