Community Engagement Coordinator-City Of Fayetteville Police Department (NC)

The City of Fayetteville is currently recruiting for a Community Engagement Coordinator to perform duties to act as liaison between the police department, the public, and other agencies in community relations activities; to develop and monitor the City’s Operation Ceasefire Program; and to perform a variety of administrative and public relations duties in support of departmental mission and personnel.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and present educational programs, speeches and learning activities to provide information about public safety, crime prevention and Operation Ceasefire to a variety of audiences; arrange necessary materials, equipment and personnel; set up for events and programs as necessary.

Coordinate and participate in various public relations and Operation Ceasefire related programs and community activities; establish contact and coordinate activities with public service, volunteer and professional organizations, schools, businesses, private citizen groups, and other City departments; organize the police department’s involvement in various requests for services from the general public.

Prepare and present media releases, public relations material, statistical information and special reports concerning public safety, Operation Ceasefire, and other police department activities; compose newsletters and articles; maintain computer databases and other files.

Represent the police department to other City departments, elected officials, outside agencies and the community; represent the City and the police department in a courteous, professional manner.
Participate on a variety of boards and commissions; attend meetings and make presentations to the City Council, local community and service groups.

Assist in a variety of operational and administrative activities including setting Operation Ceasefire goals, objectives, assisting with the preparation of budgets and grants, researching information and preparing reports, and providing administrative support to departmental staff.

Develop and monitor the City’s Operation Ceasefire program; provide information and materials to interested parties; schedule, organize material for, and attend meetings regarding the program.

Recruit, train and coordinate community resources to meet the needs of clients involved in the Operation Ceasefire Program.
Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law enforcement and community involvement; maintain certifications and memberships in associations as required.

Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
Two years of increasingly responsible experience analyzing, developing, and implementing policies and programs, preferably in law enforcement.

Training:
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, public administration, sociology, criminal justice, psychology, intermediate education, juvenile counseling, or related field.

LICENSING & CERTIFICATIONS:

Required:
Possession of an appropriate valid driver’s license and ability to maintain insurability.

Preferred:
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention Master Trainer certification; Licensed Counselor (school or mental health).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position is subject to pre-employment polygraph and/or CVSA testing.

For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fayetteville/jobs/3019925/community-engagement-coordinator