Police Services Lieutenant
Community College District
500 Court Street
Martinez, CA 94553
Application Deadline: 4/3/09
POLICE SERVICES LIEUTENANT
District Office - Martinez, California
Final Filing Date: 4/3/09
Under general supervision of the Chief of District Police Services, the Police Services Lieutenant commands law enforcement and parking services on their assigned campus and assists in the management of the Police Department.
The Police Lieutenant is the management level class responsible for the administration and supervision of assigned activities within the police department. This person is responsible for providing leadership and professional assistance in developing and implementing the policies, procedures, and plans of the department. The Police Lieutenant is required to be on-call on a rotational basis with the other managers in the department.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Maintain discipline and insures that the department rules, regulations, and policies are followed.
Assign, direct, and review the work of subordinates in the performance of their duties; monitor work load; conduct performance evaluations of department employees as assigned.
Participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of department goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; review and evaluate work methods and procedures for improving organizational performance and meeting goals; ensure that goals are achieved.
May plan, develop, and coordinate in-service training of sworn and non-sworn personnel per department and P.O.S.T. mandates.
Research, develop, and make recommendations in the planning and development of police and public safety policies and practices.
Participate in district, campus, and county committees.
Serve as liaison and work with other law enforcement agencies, campus departments and various community members and groups.
Maintain good working relationship with local law enforcement agencies, the District Attorney’s office, and the courts.
Perform internal affairs investigations as assigned; initiate and implement discipline as required.
Assist in the development of the annual budget; participate in the forecast of the necessary funds for staffing, materials and supplies; administer and monitor assigned budgets; discuss and resolve budget issues with appropriate staff; implement adjustments as necessary and makes recommendations on budget and staffing needs. Implement, emphasize, and encourage a community-oriented policing approach to problem solving.
Assume command of the department in the absence of the Chief of District Police Services.
Organize and coordinate special security and protection assignments.
Provide management of specialized units.
May be assigned to coordinate a wide variety of other assignments such as: training, budgeting, scheduling, equipment maintenance, records and communications, and contract review.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Police methods and procedures, including patrol work, traffic control, and scientific investigation and identification techniques; criminal law including apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons accused of misdemeanors and felonies; rules pertaining to search and seizure and preservation and presentation of evidence in criminal cases; the principles of police training, supervision, leadership, and administration; criminal investigation techniques and procedures including interrogation, fingerprinting, photography and modus operandi systems; crime prevention techniques and strategies; community-oriented policing and problem solving; basic computer applications; familiarity with CLETS (California Law Enforcement Telecommunication Systems), Police Computer Records Management Systems, and Police Computer Aided Dispatching System.
Make sound, proper, and prompt decisions and recommendations on a variety of routine and non-routine issues; communicate clearly, and effectively, both orally and in writing; prepare and interpret reports; maintain comprehensive and accurate records; establish and maintain effective relationships with those encountered in the course of performing the required duties while exhibiting enthusiasm, energy, and a positive attitude; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, staff and members of the community, including those with disabilities; influence and motivate others through a presence of authority, responsibility, and assertiveness while maintaining a confident demeanor; set clear, attainable goals and objectives developing and prioritizing plans and strategies and evaluating short and long-term impacts; effectively allocate resources; anticipate potential problems and develop contingency plans; employ participatory problem-solving strategies.
Possession of an Associate of Arts Degree. Possession of an Advanced Certificate issued by the POST may be substituted for the Degree requirement. If qualifying with the Advanced Certificate, must be eligible for Certificate at time of hire.
18 months of experience as a Police Sergeant at a POST approved Police Department at time of appointment. Campus law enforcement experience is highly desirable.
Possession of a Valid California Driver’s License; possession of a POST Basic and Intermediate Certificate
Possession of POST Supervisor’s Certificate.
Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution.
Budget development and management.
Willingness and/or ability to work variable shifts, weekends, holidays, irregular days, and hours overtime and rotate on call with other Command Staff. May be required to wear a uniform and safety equipment.
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