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Director of the Police Training Institute, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
* Public Speaking and Giving Presentations.
* Enlisting the support of law enforcement leaders and training authorities.
* Persuasive Writing.
* Organizational skills and multi-tasking.
- Inspiring the people you supervise
- Addressing concerns with people you supervise
Borough of Carlisle
The Borough of Carlisle’s next Police Chief has an opportunity to lead an accredited department in a new era after the community’s passage of a Home Rule Charter that became effective January 1, 2016. The Chief will be hired by and report to the Borough Manager. The Chief serves as a member of the Borough’s management team along with five other department directors.
The Police Department has a 2016 operating budget of $3,952,861. Its 37 FTEs are organized in three divisions: Administration, Criminal Investigations, and Patrol.
Minimum requirements for this position are a bachelor’s degree, 10 years of law enforcement experience, and five years of supervisory/command staff experience. Preferred qualifications are a master’s degree, graduation from the FBI National Academy, PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) or equivalent, and demonstrated experience with community policing and effective labor relations.
The hiring salary range is expected to be $90,000 to $110,000, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs. Applicants complete a brief online form and then are asked to provide a single document (Word or PDF) that includes a cover letter, resume, salary history, and a list of 3-5 professional references. Open until filled with first review of applications July 8, 2016.
A career at UT Southwestern is your chance to be part of an amazing team at a nationally recognized and dynamic academic medical center where education, research and great medical care come together. We currently have an opening for a Police Chief.
Experience and Education:
To learn more and apply, please visit http://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/police-chief
About UT Southwestern:
Founded in 1943, we employ world-class medical and scientific faculty, including 6 Nobel Laureates, 21 members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)—one of the highest honors attainable by an American scientist—and 19 members of the prestigious Institute of Medicine—a component of the NAS. Our faculty is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UTSW offers extensive inpatient services at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and Zale Lipshy University Hospital, as well as at a network of affiliated hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Complementing our hospitals, UTSW outpatient clinics offer treatment for specific disorders while delivering access to the latest medical breakthroughs. Staffed with highly trained medical professionals, our outpatient clinics work in close collaboration with all UTSW disciplines.
UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Apply Here: http://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/police-chief
City of Pleasanton, California
The City of Pleasanton (population nearly 75,000) has the well-deserved reputation of being one of Northern California’s premier communities in which to live, work, and raise a family. The Police Chief is now seeking a Police Captain to serve as the newest member of the Police Department’s leadership team, upholding the Department’s commitment to responsive, respectful, and conscientious delivery of public safety while offering a small-town service approach. A strong candidate for this position will have experience with high-visibility incidents and labor negotiations; at minimum, candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in a job-related area and one (1) year of experience as a Police Lieutenant at the time of appointment. Two or more years of experience at the level of Police Lieutenant or higher is desirable. Candidates must possess or be eligible to obtain a POST Management Certificate and a California Driver License. The salary for the Police Captain is currently under review, with an existing control point of $163,824 annually. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Please contact Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Brochure available. Closing date August 26, 2016.
SENIOR 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 senior 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.
SENIOR 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 analysis, and development of on-site 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 4-6 years relevant professional experience. Applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, 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. Applications should demonstrate strong analytic and research skills as well as the ability to present ideas, findings and recommendations effectively, both orally and in writing. Excellent writing skills required. Knowledge of the substantive area of law enforcement is a plus.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants must submit the following documentation:
Please email your materials to Jessica Toliver, Director of Technical Assistance, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or, you may mail them to the following address:
Police Executive Research Forum
Attn: Jessica Toliver, Director of Technical Assistance
1120 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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
PERF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
Chief of Police
The City of Amarillo, Texas is pleased to announce an outstanding opportunity for an experienced, progressive and professional law enforcement executive to be the next Chief of Police. The Amarillo Police Department is a respected police agency and recognized by the Texas Police Chief’s Association’s Best Practices Program. The next Chief of Police will have an opportunity to lead this accredited department into a new era, following the recent retirement of the previous Chief. The Chief of Police will be hired by and report to the City Manager and will serve as a member of the City’s management team with other department directors.
The Police Department is the largest department within the City and is authorized for 371 sworn positions and 60 civilian positions for a total of 431 FTEs. Its 2015/2016 operating budget is $40,474,320.00 for sworn operations and $4,325,242.00 for civilian operations for a total of $44,799,562.00. The Department has four divisions: The Uniform Division, the Detective Division, the Service Division and the Training and Personnel Division. The Department also manages multiple special programs.
Amarillo is the regional center of the Texas Panhandle and is experiencing manageable growth as an urban center while maintaining a friendly and relaxed community atmosphere. The City is approximately 120 miles north of Lubbock, 360 miles northwest of Dallas/Fort Worth, 285 miles east of Albuquerque and 265 miles west of Oklahoma City. Amarillo has a diversified economy that includes businesses and industries ranging from energy research and development to beef processing, agriculture, copper refining, wholesale distribution, fiberglass production, defense contracting, aviation maintenance, metal machining and finishing and oil and gas production. The City has much to offer residents: the beauty of the Palo Duro Canyon, a quality educational system, fine restaurants and a variety of recreational and cultural activities
The City of Amarillo employs approximately 2,500 staff members who provide quality services to the nearly 200,000 residents of Amarillo. The General Fund budget for 2015/16 is $175,596,280 with a total budget of $336,233,404. In 1913, following state-enabling legislation, Amarillo wrote its own charter and was one of the first cities in the United States to adopt the council-manager form of government. The City of Amarillo’s governing body is made up of the Mayor and four City Council members elected through an at-large voting system. The Mayor and City Council members serve two-year terms and the body meets weekly.
The Ideal Candidate
Candidates must have a proven record of leadership and have an established track record of proactive, hands-on, participative management experience and possess excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, communication, and financial management skills. The successful candidate must have demonstrated success in community-policing and problem-solving policing strategies with a commitment to using data to reduce crime and traffic problems. The next Chief of Police will have a varied professional background that demonstrates success in working with diverse communities while providing leadership in a professional law enforcement agency engaged in collaborative community partnerships.
Competencies and Personal Characteristics
The position requires a four-year college degree. A graduate degree and successful completion of a nationally recognized police management/administration /leadership course is preferred A minimum 15 years of law enforcement experience with 5 years of progressively responsible command-level experience in a law enforcement agency composed of 100 or more sworn personnel and knowledge of best practices in policing. A current State of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement certification or the ability to acquire the proper certification within one year of appointment.
The salary range is $112,337 to $172,847, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically from August 1, 2016 through August 31, 2016 by KRW Associates, LLC, Senior Associate Susan Eaton at email@example.com and must include a cover letter, resume (with salary history) and 6 professional references. The City of Amarillo is an equal opportunity employer.
City of Alpharetta, Georgia
Invites your interest in the position of
Director of Public Safety
The Department of Public Safety was implemented on July 1, 2006 and includes the Police, Fire and E-911, as well as the Office of Emergency Management. The City of Alpharetta has earned a reputation as a community with a high level of 911 emergency communications, police and fire protection services. This reputation is reflected in its low crime rate statistics when compared with cities of similar size as well as the City’s excellent fire insurance rating of ISO1. In addition the City’s police services has been Nationally Accredited by CALEA since 1996 and was recently awarded Flagship status by the CALEA Commission. Our 911 center has been Nationally Accredited since 2012. The Alpharetta Public Safety Model offers a command and administrative structure that provides a coordinated emergency response. Police-Fire-911 collaboration has led to service enhancements that go beyond addressing routine issues. The leveraging of public safety resources has led to greater efficiency and effectiveness for personnel from both agencies. Daily collaboration between police and fire commanders on crime, fire, and quality-of-life issues has established a strong base upon which to build a comprehensive emergency preparedness program. The model also stresses a collaborative effort with other agencies and the private sector regarding public safety concerns and the creation of partnerships in safe housing, crime and fire prevention, education and emergency planning and response. The implementation of the Department of Public Safety will ensure a level of service delivery to all the citizens of the City as well as those who visit. With the combined resources the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety (comprised of 245 full-time and 12 part-time employees) will be able to meet today’s challenges while working in partnership with the community to maintain a high quality of life.
Under administrative direction of the City Administrator, plans, directs, manages, and oversees the police and fire operations and personnel of the Public Safety Department including law enforcement, criminal investigations, crime prevention, fire suppression and prevention, E-911, emergency medical services, disaster responses, community problem solving, and related support services; directs long-range planning, resource allocation, and operational coordination; oversees accreditation, emergency management, public information, and other related services concerned with the preservation of life and property in the City; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Administrator.
Overview of Duties and Responsibilities
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job qualifies.
The City of Alpharetta provides an excellent benefits package that includes Health Plans inclusive of Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance benefits and Wellness Plans, Voluntary benefits & more… Group Term Life insurance, Accidental Death, and Dismemberment insurance equals 3.5 times an employee’s annual earnings up to a maximum of $600,000. Other benefits include Retirement Savings Accounts inclusive of Defined Contribution Retirement Plan 401(a) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, STD and LTD coverage, additional Life Insurance that can be purchased, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Tuition Reimbursement.
Application Process and Recruitment Schedule
The final filling date for this position is Friday, September 16. To be considered for this career opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume, current salary information and six work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to Kathy Bott, Human Resources Manager. Resumes should reflect years and months of employment, your work experience in the various law enforcement/fire suppression and prevention/E-911 assignments and titles you’ve held (e.g. patrol, investigations, fire, etc.) and include the number and levels of employees supervised.
Department of Human Resources
2 Park Plaza
Alpharetta, GA 30009-3680
HR fax: (678) 297-6041
Following the closing date, resumes will be screened according to the qualifications outlined above. The most qualified candidates will be invited to personal interviews (tentatively scheduled for mid-September/October/November). Candidates will be advised of the status of the recruitment following finalists’ selection. References will be contacted only following candidate approval.
The California State Assembly
Posted: August 8, 2016
End Date: Open until Filled, first review of applications will occur on September 12, 2016
The City of Milton is a distinctive community that embraces small-town life and heritage while preserving and enhancing the city’s rural character. Celebrating their 10-year anniversary later this year, the City of Milton is one of the northern metro Atlanta area’s newest cities. With a population of just over 36,000 the city covers 38 square miles.
The City is looking for an experienced law enforcement leader to oversee the operation of the department that has 39 sworn officers, one Code Enforcement Officer and an administrative staff of 3. The FY ’16 annual budget for the department is $4.2 million. The department is divided into three divisions: Patrol, Investigations and Support Services. This department is staffed with exceptional men and women who are led to provide the highest level of service possible to the community. This is accomplished through practicing the core values of the agency: People First, Service, Creativity, Initiative and Problem Solving.
The Department is State certified and CALEA accredited.
The Police Chief will be responsible for directing the department’s long-range planning, resource allocation, and the operational coordination of all law enforcement activity in the City. The selected candidate will be community minded and outcome oriented; have experience in intelligence driven policing and data driven strategies; manage through collaboration and teamwork, and empower the City’s officers to perform at an exceptional level.
The Police Chief will report to the City Manager.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. Must have law enforcement certification from your current state. A minimum of seven years of progressive experience in law enforcement, including at least four years in a management capacity; or any equivalent combination of specialized training, education, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Broad base of experience in patrol and investigations is desired. Must obtain within one year and maintain relevant GA P.O.S.T. certifications and required levels of proficiency in appropriate skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
The City of Milton offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package to employees.
The position is considered open until filled, first review of resumes will be on September 12, 2016.
Please send your resume to:
Robert E. Slavin, President
SLAVIN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite B-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
Police Chief - City of Forney, TX
Forney, Texas, is located just 20 minutes from the heart of downtown Dallas, on the “Eastern Crescent” of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. With a population of more than 17,000, Forney is the fastest growing community in Kaufman County and one of the fastest growing cities in the region.
The City of Forney is a Home Rule city with a Council-Manager form of government. The City has 124 employees, a $45 million annual budget, and an ad valorem property tax rate of $0.698483 per $100 of valuation. The City is financially stable with a focus on high quality service delivery. The Forney Police Department has a total staff of 42, with 29 sworn officers, and an operating budget of $4.2 million.
Bachelor’s degree and five years of progressively responsible senior level command/executive law enforcement administrative and operational experience required. Must be able to serve as the City’s Emergency Management Coordinator and possess TCOLE Advanced, or Master Peace Officer Certification, or the ability to obtain same within one year of appointment. Master’s degree and successful completion of an advanced Police Management/Administrative Development Program are preferred qualifications. It is preferred that the chosen candidate reside in the City or a reasonably short drive away. The salary range for this position is $115,000 - $135,000.
View complete position profile and application instructions: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches.
For more information on this position, contact:
Tommy Ingram, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
POLICE COMMAND PROFESSIONALS – CAPTAIN
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) conceives, builds, operates, and maintains infrastructure critical to the New York/New Jersey region’s trade and transportation network. These facilities include America’s busiest airport system, marine terminals and ports, the PATH rail transit system, six tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and the World Trade Center.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey seeks highly skilled and experienced law enforcement command professionals to fill the rank of Captain in its Port Authority Police Department.
The Port Authority’s Police Force was established in 1928 and is currently made up of nearly 2000 uniformed, armed law enforcement officers with jurisdiction in both New York and New Jersey. The Port Authority Police Department is responsible for the safety and security of millions of travelers that use our major airports, seaports, Hudson River crossings, and PATH stations located in and around Northern New Jersey and New York City.
The Port Authority is seeking candidates with strong law enforcement, leadership, command, and communication skills; labor relations experience; a history of successful partnerships with local, state, and federal agencies and other law enforcement jurisdictions; and a demonstrated, successful record of managing police personnel, resources and administration
The security functions of the Authority continue to be streamlined, centralized, and strengthened with the goal of increasing their effectiveness and efficiency. Any new police commanders hired pursuant to this search will become a critical element of leading this larger security transition in the Port Authority Police Department.
Under the command of the Superintendent of Police/ Director of Public Safety, the candidates selected for these positions will exercise full-scope, day-to-day operational command of distinct, geographically organized PAPD units ranging in size from 80 – 250 personnel.
These individuals will be expected to uphold the law; preserve and protect patrons, employees, and property of the Authority; operate their units in an effective and cost-efficient manner; develop strong interagency and private-sector partnerships for the purpose of achieving a maximally efficient policing and security structure; and command, motivate, inspire, and maintain proper order and discipline among subordinates.
Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:
POSITION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate(s) will present the following qualifications profile:
Complexity of positions:
The roles/responsibilities involve duties necessitating irregular work hours. The positions require that those selected be on 24-hour call for notifications, and that they be available for recall as conditions warrant, under the direction of, the Director of Public Safety/Superintendent of Police of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Superintendent of Police reports directly to the Chief Security Officer. Decision-making in a high-pressure environment and the ability to convey a sense of control and organization is crucial.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should apply directly online to this position by visiting our career website at www.JoinThePortAuthority.com.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.