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POLICE CHIEF

Company: Government Jobs
Location: Hollister
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

FINAL FILING DATE:Friday, April 2nd, 2021 @11:30pmApply Online:This is an open recruitment. Qualified candidates from the public and qualified career City employees are encouraged to apply. The eligibility list that is developed from this recruitment process may be used to fill future vacancies in the Police Chief classification or in similar classifications.Position:Under general administration direction, to plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and operations of the Police Department including field operations, criminal investigations, records management, and animal control services; to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager.Supervision Exercised:Exercises direct supervision over management, supervisory, sworn and clerical staff.Qualifications:Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying.Experience:Seven years of responsible command experience in municipal law enforcement work including five years of administrative, management, and supervisory experience.Training:Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in police science, law enforcement administration, criminal justice, public administration, or a related field.SpecialRequirements:Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: Ability to work in a standard office environment with some ability to sit, stand, and walk; some exposure to outdoors; ability to travel to different sites and locations.License & Certificate:Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Possession of a P.O.S.T. advanced and management certificates.Examples of ImportantResponsibilitiesand Duties:Assume full management responsibility for all Police Department services and activities including maintenance of law and order, protection of life and property, regulation of traffic, apprehension/arrest and detention of law violators, animal control operations, and maintenance of police records; recommend and administer policies and procedures. Manage the development and implementation of Police Department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area; establish, within City policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; allocate resources accordingly. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of changes. Represent the Police Department to other City departments, elected officials and outside agencies; explain and interpret Police Department programs, policies, and activities; negotiate and resolve sensitive, significant, and controversial issues. Select, train, motivate, and evaluate Police Department personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. Plan, direct, and coordinate, through subordinate level supervisors, the Police Department's work plan; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures. Manage and participate in the development and administration of the Police Department budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approving expenditures; direct the preparation of and implement budgetary adjustments as necessary. Coordinate Police Department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations. Provide staff assistance to the City Manager and City Council; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operation studies; recommend modifications to Police Department programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate. Participate on a variety of boards and commissions; attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law enforcement. Confer with citizens and City officials on law enforcement problems; assist in the development of innovative municipal law enforcement policies. Ensure responsive, appropriate service delivery by conferring with civic, professional, service, fraternal, and other community groups. Initiate internal investigations when appropriate and provide corrective action as needed. Review and analyze reports, legislation, court cases, and related matters; prepare the initial responses for legal actions. Direct and coordinate emergency preparedness and disaster planning. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.Selection Process:Candidates presenting the most desirable combination of education, experience and/or training as stated in this announcement will be invited to continue in the selection process. The selection process may require any combination of the following: application appraisal, written examination, performance test, and personal interview conducted by an outside oral panel and/or the Department. Following the examination process, successful candidates are placed on an employment list. Appointment will be made from the employment list. Appointed employee(s) will be required to pass a psychological evaluation, physical, drug screen, fingerprints and background check.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: The City of Hollister does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor. The City of Hollister encourages minorities and women to apply. The City of Hollister makes reasonable accommodations for the disabled. Individuals requiring any accommodation in order to participate in the testing process must inform the Human Resources Office in writing no later than the final filing date stated in the job announcement. Requests for accommodation should include an explanation of the type and extent of accommodations needed to participate in the selection process and/or to perform the duties of the job for which they have applied.Post-Offer Medical Examination:Prior to appointment, the selected candidate is required to pass a post-offer medical examination and drug screen. Candidates are encouraged not to resign or give notice to current employers until the medical exam and drug screening are successfully completed and passed. All medical records are maintained in a confidential manner.Job DetailsSalaryNegotiableLocation 395 Apollo Way, 95023, Hollister, CAHollister, CAJob TypeFull-TimeDepartmentPoliceClosing date and time5/4/2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); TijuanaAgency infoAgencyCity of HollisterAddress 327 5th Street Hollister, California, 95023SDL2017

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