We recognize that our best resource is our community; that’s why we’re devoted to being a direct reflection of the people we serve. We are looking for someone with a strong skill set in municipal budgets, union contract negotiations, and a forward-thinking approach to help our employees learn, grow and do remarkable things every day. We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and a fast-paced, vibrant, and rewarding career.
The department includes nearly 400 dedicated people, about 300 sworn police officers, and a civilian support staff of approximately 100 with one dedicated mission: “To Protect, Serve and Lead our Community to a Safer Tomorrow.”
This is highly responsible, independent work of a critical nature, directing and managing personnel and materials. Assists the Police Chief with oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Police Department. Coordinates assigned activities with other city departments and outside agencies. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Police Chief. Oversees all program policies and services at the Police Department while focusing on crime reduction, prevention, and community-responsive solutions. Successfully motivates and directs the energies and abilities of individuals and groups in support of our mission to accomplish departmental goals and objectives. Provides direction to sworn and non-sworn management, supervisory, professional, technical, and other support staff. Work is performed under the general direction of the Police Chief and requires the exercise of significant initiative, judgment, and decision making. This position reports to the Chief of Police.
This position is designated as At-Will.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to be considered for the position.
Plans, develops, and recommends programs and operational enhancements. Analyzes and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated law enforcement challenges. Identifies trends and developments in law enforcement and recommends major organizational changes, including staffing and operating procedures. Determines program scope and priorities of special projects. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations and provide quality seamless customer service. Develops and implements staffing plans. Studies various reports to determine trends and implement organizational and operating procedures to obtain the most effective results. Develops methods to measure client satisfaction. Monitors and evaluates efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures, providing direction for system improvements. Ensures employees are meeting divisional and department goals. (25%)
Provides staff assistance to the Police Chief, Mayor, and City Council. Prepares initial responses for legal actions and prepares ordinances for consideration by the City Council. Forms partnerships with community members and organizations to promote community policing and city goals. Serves as a department representative on boards, commissions, and committees. Makes presentations to government agencies, the media, community groups, and a variety of civic organizations. Develops and maintains lines of communication and cooperation with peer agencies. Coordinates joint operations and mitigates conflicts with outside entities. (15%)
Coordinates department response to crime trends and allocates resources to problems. Oversees planning of special events and large-scale protests and demonstrations. Focuses on enforcement strategies and community problem-solving efforts. Creates department budget, evaluates contracts, authorizes major equipment purchases, and oversees Capital Improvement Projects and strategic projects. Determines appropriate department personnel actions in coordination with City Human Resources staff. Approves light-duty assignments and evaluates workers’ compensation impacts. Determines department technology direction and vendor or equipment changes. Oversees intelligence policing program. Oversees disciplinary actions, training issues and provides development opportunities for subordinates. Oversees training and policy development. Works closely with division commanders to assure resources are used effectively. Develops and promotes core values and philosophies. Coordinates long-term strategic planning. (10%)
Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%
Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualification is acceptable:
Ten (10) years of law enforcement or police management experience, including (5) years of command leadership experience in a similar size or larger, complex, and diverse police service organization.
Advanced knowledge of modern procedures, practices, and methods of police administration, the principles and practices of public administration, including strategic planning, budgeting, staffing, and leadership; research and analysis techniques applicable to a municipal law enforcement agency; effective community relations techniques; pertinent federal, state and city laws, statutes, and ordinances; principles and practices of supervision and management.
• Ability to effectively plan, manage and coordinate a law enforcement agency
Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training
Additional Factors we Consider:
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