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Police Lieutenant

Fort Bragg, California


City of Fort Bragg

416 N. Franklin Street

Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Phone: 707-961-2823

Fax: 707-961-2802



Salary: $4,876-$5,928 per month

Population: 7,200

Sworn Officers: 16
Application Deadline: 1/14/04



The Community: 


The City of Fort Bragg is located on the scenic Mendocino Coast, surrounded by beautiful and rugged redwood forests and the Pacific Ocean.  Living in Fort Bragg offers a high quality of life with quiet, friendly residential neighborhoods, good public schools, excellent restaurants, picturesque downtown shopping areas and abundant recreational opportunities.  The community has a thriving visual and performing arts scene.  Thousands of acres of State parks and State forest lands and miles of beaches offer limitless access to the splendor
of the Mendocino Coast.

Job duties: 


Directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the daily activities of the sworn and non-sworn staff in the police department.  Assists the Police Chief with planning and research, budget preparation, personnel supervision; and coordinates assigned activities with other City departments, divisions and outside agencies.  Serves as Acting Police Chief in the absence of the Chief.



2%@50 CalPERS plan; health, dental and vision coverage; life insurance; paid sick leave; 12 paid holidays and 11 vacation days per year.

Minimum requirements: 


Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Law Enforcement, or any related field.  Five years  of increasing law enforcement experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility equal to Sergeant or above.  Possession of a valid Class C or higher California Driver's license and a good driving record. Meet the physical demands and standards required of a Police Officer. POST Supervisory Certificate. CPR Certificate.



Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field. Two years at the rank of Sergeant or above. Successful completion of the POST Supervisory Leadership Institute Certificate.

EXCEPTIONS to the minimum requirements may be made at the discretion of
the Personnel Office, please contact M L Gordon, Assistant City Manager
at 707-961-2823.

To Apply: 


Submit a cover letter, comprehensive resume, and five personal references, along with a copy of your POST Certificates to the Personnel Office, City Hall, 416 North Franklin Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437.  Faxed and e-mailed resumes will not be accepted.  No resumes received after January 14, 2004 will be accepted.  Mailed resumes must be postmarked no later than January 13, 2004.  Personnel office hours: 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.  Inquiries should be directed to M L Gordon, Assistant City Manager, 707-961-2823.






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