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Chief of Police
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Under administrative direction of the
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (include but are not limited to the following) Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Coordinates law enforcement activities with the activities of other City departments, other law enforcement agencies, and other public safety agencies; Employs modern management methods; formulates and enforces rules, procedures, and policies for efficient operation of the department; Directs the development and implementation of a departmental, in-service training program. Ensures proper training of department personnel; Reviews the evaluations of employee performance and takes appropriate disciplinary action where necessary; Recruits and interviews applicants, investigates their qualifications, and arranges for examinations as required; recommends appointments and promotions; Formulates department policies and procedures; Oversees the preparation of the Department budget and the control of budget expenditures; Coordinates departmental recommendations for the purchase of equipment and supplies; Coordinates activities with the Office Emergency Services functions and other emergency services of the City; Confers with citizens and City officials on law enforcement problems; Attends county, area and state police conferences and meetings; Cultivates good community relations by appearing before civic, fraternal, and other community groups; performs other related work as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience providing the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
KNOWLEDGE of current law enforcement methods and procedures, practices and techniques of management of a law enforcement agency; Principles of Community-Oriented Policing and Problem Solving; Current personnel practices and personnel law; Technical and administrative phases of crime prevention, law enforcement, investigations, identification, patrol, traffic control, juvenile law, record-keeping, and care and custody of persons and property; Principles of public and business administration and budgetary control; Emergency services management and safety training; Computers and modern office technologies. ABILITY to understand, interpret and apply laws, regulations, ordinances and policies; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in the English language; show a high level of discretion and flexibility in daily operations; understand and carry out oral and written directions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; observe situations analytically and objectively; record observed situations clearly and concisely; comply with the requirements contained in the California Peace Officer Standards and Training; provide quality customer service; prepare clear, comprehensive, and factual reports and documents; efficiently use interpersonal and conflict resolution skills to handle a wide variety of sensitive situations. Plan, organize and coordinate the work of the police department; develop and administer sound department policies; Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive written and oral reports, and other required records and documents.
Contact: Human Resources Manager
Manages Others: yes
Deadline Information: Position open until filled
Salary Range: Salary: $80,204 - $101,206/annually
Benefits: Salary Range: $80,204 - $101,206 annually, depending upon qualifications. This is a contract position.
Job Duration/Time: Full-time
County: Del Norte
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