Police Captain

Location
Casselberry, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
Feb 05, 2019
Closes
Apr 06, 2019
Ref
2339038#1#XOJ--CityCassleberry.1
Industry
Government
This is a command level position assisting the Chief of Police and other departmental staff in the administration and direction of the various elements of the Police Department.
An employee in this classification performs managerial and professional law enforcement work, in planning and directing operations within the Police Department. He/she will assist with establishing goals and objectives, and formulating comprehensive plans to ensure the proper development and successful implementation of law enforcement, crime prevention and related support programs. He/she will be responsible for the management of a division or unit(s) within the Police Department as assigned by the Chief of Police. He/she works with considerable latitude within guidelines established by the Chief of Police and by applicable federal, state and local laws and policies and procedures. He/she is expected to apply considerable initiative, judgment and technical knowledge in assuring the Department's programs, objectives and assigned projects are accomplished. He/she is required to rely heavily on management capabilities to ensure effective Departmental operation. He/she may serve on committees, panels or boards as may be appointed or designated to provide representation for the Department or the City.
  • The Casselberry Police Department seeks a leader that embraces diversity and is engaged with all elements of the community.
  • This individual must be an open-minded, strategic and innovative thinker with both short and long-range goals and have the ability to clearly articulate expectations, guidelines, methods and parameters.
  • The successful candidate must be able to foster a strong rapport and trust within the Police Department and between the Department and the community.
  • The candidate must have an unquestionable reputation of ethical conduct and will be comfortable working in an environment where residents and businesses have high expectations for the delivery of police services.
  • In addition to having expertise in all facets of law enforcement, crime prevention and emergency management, the selected candidate will have excellent leadership and administrative skills, outstanding communication and presentation skills, and the ability to solve problems while embracing and facilitating the principles and practices of community policing.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a background of professionalism and integrity, striving for the highest ideals of public service and personal conduct.
  • BA/BS in criminal justice, public administration or related field from an accredited college or university, and a minimum of eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in law enforcement management and a minimum of fifteen (15) years total of law enforcement experience.
  • Candidate must currently possess a valid Law Enforcement Certification from the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
  • Candidate must currently possess a valid Florida driver's license.
  • Desired areas of experience include community relations and emergency management.

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