Conservation Police Captain-Administrative Investigations and Compliance Manager-Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources

Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried – Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 05

Job Description
This position is open to all current Law Enforcement Officers who are currently (DCJS) certified in Virginia.

Effectively plan, develop and manage the Citizen Feedback System and Staff Inspection Program for the Department of Wildlife Resources Law Enforcement Division and perform other auditing duties as assigned by the Professional Standards Manager (Major).
In addition, serve as the primary Internal Affairs Investigator in order to conduct accurate, thorough, fair and unbiased investigations of the Division’s employees.

Develop working relationships in an effort to obtain documentation and information required for compliance and to develop associated reports and databases to maintain current information.
Conducts physical site inspections and/or audits of evidence storage locations, communications center, and other locations as required to ensure compliance with all Law Enforcement Division’s General Orders.

The employee in this position is aware of and is proactive in ensuring a strong internal control environment to include: potential risks are reduced or communicated to management; data and reports are accurate and reliable; department assets are safeguarded to prevent waste, loss, unauthorized use or misappropriation; division objectives are achieved by maximizing operational efficiency and effectiveness; and applicable laws, regulations and policies are consistently followed.

Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of administrative investigative techniques; project management; and organization management/operation principles, to include all the functional components of a Law Enforcement Division and/or Agency.

Considerable knowledge of relevant Federal and State law, the Department of Wildlife Resources regulations and policies, and constitutional rights.
Proven ability to identify deficiencies in operational processes and recommend viable and legally supported solutions.

Demonstrated ability to innovate and create programs and processes that achieve organizational goals.

Knowledge of management principles and practices, state and department purchasing, accounting, and budgeting procedures.

Ability to manage projects and to work collaboratively and effectively with internal and external constituents to accomplish agency objectives.

Ability to gather relevant information under difficult circumstances and to maintain composure during stressful situations. Ability to analyze information and reports.

Ability to make sound decisions that results in effective resolution of problems/issues.

Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people and to communicate orally and in writing persuasively and effectively.

Ability to maintain confidentiality in all administrative investigations.

Current law enforcement certification from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

Demonstrated experience in law enforcement and progressively responsible supervisory/management experience.
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate degree or higher in criminal justice, police science, public administration, education or a related field.

Considerable and progressively responsible law enforcement supervisory experience.

Experience with budget development and management.
A combination of training and experience indicating possession of the preceding knowledge and abilities may substitute for the required education.

Special Requirements

This position will require the completion of an annual Statement of Economic Interest disclosure form in accordance to The State and Local Government Conflict of Interest Act §§ 2.2-3114, 2.2-3115, or 2.2-3116.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Cover Letters will not be accepted.

Applicants who submit an incomplete application or an application without an attached resume will not be considered eligible for an interview.

For consideration, a completed application or an application with an attached resume must be received online by 11:59PM on the “Job Close Date”.

Faxed, Emailed, and Mailed applications will not be accepted for consideration.

If you have been affected by Policy 1.30 Layoff as a state employee and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Card (Blue Card), you must submit this document through the “Virginia Jobs” (RMS) employment site when you apply.

The Commonwealth of Virginia offers a competitive benefit package to include various health plan options, paid life insurance, Virginia Retirement System retirement plan, paid holidays, and a comprehensive leave plan.

Department of Wildlife Resources is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard for race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.

Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities, if requested, during the application and/or interview process. If accommodations are needed with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 804-367-0243.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application.
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