Career Opportunities

If you wish to post a position on this bulletin, please email Balinda Cockrell. If you would like PERF to email a copy of the position announcement to our distribution list of 3000 police executives for $500, Balinda can also help you with that.

 

 

 



CITY OF PEORIA AZ
invites applications for the position of:
Communications Specialist - Eligibility List (May and August Tests)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: $19.71 - $26.50 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 01/30/17

CLOSING DATE: 09/03/17 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION:
Please read all the way to the bottom for IMPORTANT INFORMATION regarding this recruitment.

This posting is to develop an eligibility list for future open positions. Both entry level and lateral applicants will be accepted and considered.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:
The purpose of this position is to provide customer service to citizens that have dialed 911 and need assistance. This is accomplished by answering emergency and non-emergency calls, and dispatching proper emergency units. Other duties may include conducting research for required information and related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Additionally, please be aware of the legend when referring to the physical demands of each essential function. Please go to the link below under Job Requirements to view the essential functions of the job in the complete job description.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Click Here to view the complete job description including the essential functions of the job, minimum job requirements, and physical demands.
DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, ANY APPLICANT REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION FOR A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
OPORTUNIDAD DE EMPLEO CON DERECHOS IGUALES

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
RECRUITMENT PROCESS
1. Submit an Application
Only the most qualified applicants will continue to the next phase of the hiring process. If you do not pass any portion of the process below you will be eligible to re-apply in 90 days.

2. Attend Written Test
Those invited to the test will be notified via email with further information about the testing date.

3. Skills Assessment Testing, Oral Board Interview, and Sit Along in Communication. Certified typing certificates verifying your minimum typing speed of 40 wpm will be due at the time of oral board.

4. Background Packets
Background packets will be due at the time of the Skills Assessment Test.

5. Polygraph and Background Investigation
A thorough background investigation shall be performed on each candidate. The polygraph is based on the entire background packet.

6. Conditional Job Offer

7. Medical Examination
Only the most qualified applicants will continue to the next phase of the hiring process.

8. Psychological Screening
A battery of psychological tests shall be administered to each candidate after they receive a conditional job offer. The tests will be evaluated by a licensed psychologist and used in conjunction with a personal interview to evaluate the applicant and determine their suitability for employment. Only the most qualified applicants will continue to the next phase of the hiring process.

9. Final Job Offer
The Chief of Police, based upon the results of the selection process and personal interviews, shall make the final hiring decision.

To apply, return to the top of the screen and click on the "Apply" button.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THIS RECRUITMENT:

May testing: Written Test May 3rd by appointment, Skills Test – May 8th, 9th or 10th by appointment; Interviews – May 24th by appointment

August testing: Written Test August 2nd, 2017 by appointment, Skills Test – Aug 7th, 8th or 9th by appointment; Interviews – Aug 23rd by appointment

DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, ANY APPLICANT REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION FOR A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENTAN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
OPORTUNIDAD DE EMPLEO CON DERECHOS IGUALES


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.peoriaaz.gov/

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
8401 W. Monroe Street
Peoria, AZ 85345
623-773-7100
HR_Workforce@peoriaaz.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #FY1701366
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - ELIGIBILITY LIST (MAY AND AUGUST TESTS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

              

 

 

 


 

 

 


CITY OF PEORIA AZ
invites applications for the position of:
Police Officer - Laterals Eligibility List-Repost

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: $25.62 - $36.04 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 12/15/16

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
This is a Continuous Posting: First review January 9, 2017 and every 2 weeks thereafter until filled.

Please read all the way to the bottom as there is IMPORTANT INFORMATION regarding the application process.

This posting is to develop an eligibility list for future open positions.

JOB OBJECTIVES
Perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; patrol an assigned area for the prevention of crime and the maintenance of law and order; perform investigative work and other special assignments; and, perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Additionally, please be aware of the legend when referring to the physical demands of each essential function. Please go to the link below under Job Requirements to view the essential functions of the job in the complete job description.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Click here to view the complete job description including minimum job requirements and physical demands.

Please be sure to include all work experience in the application. Information not included in the application will not be considered.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
OPORTUNIDAD DE EMPLEO CON DERECHOS IGUALES
DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, ANY APPLICANT REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION FOR A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
AZPOST Certified and Out of State Lateral Process
Lateral Officers:

Submit an Application and Background Packet.
Submit your application and background packet for review no later than the close of the posting.

Click here to download a Sworn Background Packet.

Submit the Sworn Background packet in a sealed envelope to the attention of "Police Personnel and Training". You may mail or drop it off in person at the following address:

City of Peoria Police Department
Attention: Police Personnel and Training
8351 West Cinnabar
Peoria, AZ 85345

Only the most qualified applicants will continue in the hiring process.

Click here to view minimum qualifications and the hiring process.

The selection process is designed to allow the Department to obtain qualified personnel to fill specific needs. The final determination of the attributes and skills that a candidate should possess and who will be selected for employment is the responsibility of the Chief of Police.

If you do not pass any portion of the process above, you will be eligible to reapply in six months.


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.peoriaaz.gov/

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
8401 W. Monroe Street
Peoria, AZ 85345
623-773-7100
HR_Workforce@peoriaaz.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #FY1701350
POLICE OFFICER - LATERALS ELIGIBILITY LIST-REPOST
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CITY OF PEORIA AZ
invites applications for the position of:
Police Recruit - Eligibility List (April and September Tests)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: $22.60 - $22.60 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 01/30/17

CLOSING DATE: 09/03/17 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION:
There will be two test dates: 04/01/2017 and 09/30/2017. The first review of applicants will be on March 6, 2017 and the final review will be on September 4, 2017.

Please read all the way to the bottom as there is IMPORTANT INFORMATION regarding the application process.

This posting is to hire/develop an eligibility list for current and future open positions.

JOB OBJECTIVES

Assist in law enforcement and crime prevention work in a training capacity; patrol, with assigned Police Officer, a designated area for the prevention of crime and the maintenance of law and order; and, assist in investigative work and other special assignments, including working in the radio room in a training capacity.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receive immediate supervision from a Police Sergeant. Exercise no supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES - May include, but are not limited to, the following:

Learn operations of the Police Department first-hand through observation and participation in a wide variety of police activities; serve in a training capacity while attending the Police Academy. Patrol City in radio-equipped car with a certified Police Officer in a training capacity; assist in preliminary and follow-up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, hold-ups, death, and other criminal incidents as assigned. Under the guidance of a certified Police Officer, coordinate and conduct complete and detailed investigations of crimes involving juveniles and adults, crimes against persons and property, and crimes involving vice, gambling, and narcotics violations. Patrol the City with a certified Police Officer in a training capacity and respond to calls related to traffic incidents and other required emergencies; observe, monitor, and control routine and unusual traffic conditions as assigned. Assist with the collection and preservation of evidence at accident scenes; learn to lift fingerprints, draw sketches, and take photographs. Assist in serving warrants and subpoenas; learn laws and procedures required for processing warrants; assist in retrieving and requesting information involving arrests and subpoenas. Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationship with the general public. Administer first aid as necessary. Perform related duties, as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE - needed to complete position accountabilities

Knowledge of:
Basic functions of a public safety operation.

Ability to:
Learn police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification techniques, equipment, police records and reports, and first aid techniques. Learn criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the search and seizure and the preservation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases. Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places. Learn to use and care for firearms. Think and act quickly in emergencies and judge situations and people accurately. Learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations. Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports. Learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system. Demonstrate physical fitness by successfully meeting the minimum requirements in the 1.5 mile run, sit-ups, push-ups, flexibility, leg press, bench press, and other job related physical fitness testing.
Experience and Training:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates are required to: be at least 21 years old by the time of academy graduation, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, meet appropriate police background and polygraph standards, and successfully complete the requirements of the Police Academy.
License or Certificate:
Ability to obtain appropriate Police certification issued by the Arizona Peace Officer's Standards and Training Board. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Arizona driver's license.

Click here to view the complete job description including minimum job requirements and physical demands.

Please be sure to include all work experience in the application. Information not included in the application will not be considered.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
OPORTUNIDAD DE EMPLEO CON DERECHOS IGUALES
DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, ANY APPLICANT REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION FOR A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical Requirements:
Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Visual acuity correctable to 20/40 or better.

Work Environment:
Position is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather. Position may be subject to extreme heat or cold for periods of more than one hour. Position is subject to noise and/or vibration. Position is subject to atmospheric conditions: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

1. Submit an Application:
You will only be required to submit a background packet once you have successfully completed the testing process. You will be directed when to turn in your background packet.

2. Invitation to the Test:
Your application will be reviewed and the most qualified applicants will be invited to the testing process via email.

3. Attend Orientation:
If you are invited to the testing process during the first review of applicants, will be notified by email no later than March 9, 2017. A voluntary 1-hour Orientation will be offered on March 14th at 6:00 PM.

If you are invited to the testing process during the second review of applicants, will be notified by email no later than September 7, 2017. A voluntary 1-hour Orientation will be offered on September 12th at 6:00 pm.
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The Orientation is intended to provide information on the testing process, job minimum qualifications, and job expectations.

4. Sworn Background Packet:
Candidates who successfully pass the test will be provided specific instructions for completing the background packet to include due date.

5. Attend Testing:
If invited to the testing process applicants must arrive with a photo ID or they will not be eligible to test. If you do not pass any portion of the test you will be eligible to re-test in 6 months.


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.peoriaaz.gov/

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
8401 W. Monroe Street
Peoria, AZ 85345
623-773-7100
HR_Workforce@peoriaaz.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Houston Police Department
Chief Financial Officer (CFO - DEPUTY DIRECTOR (EXE LEV)
Executive Level
1200 Travis St.
Houston, TX 77002

General Summary
Manage and direct all budgetary and financial operations of the Houston Police Department. The CFO reports to Houston’s Chief of Police and works closely with the city’s Finance Department. Oversee the Office of Budget and Finance and its operations. Staff complement of 49.

Responsibilities
•    Manage and control HPD’s $800+ million budget, from general, special and grant funds – approximately 40% of the City of Houston’s total operating budget

•    Oversee all aspects of accounting, financial, procurement, contracting, fixed assets and grant operations

•    Direct the allocation of HPD’s financial resources to ensure successful police operations

•    Serve as HPD’s liaison with City Council

•    Resolve personnel compensation and position issues

•    Establish policies and procedures that affect ongoing operations

•    Coordinate with the City’s Administration on Council actions

•    Serve on city-wide policy development committees

•    Member of Senior Executive Staff, Executive Staff and Command Staff


To apply, email a professional cover letter and rescue to Julie.landry@houstontx.gov

For more detailed information on this position please go to http://bit.ly/HPDCFO to view the recruitment brochure.

 

 

 

  

 

 

 


 

 

Position title:  Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Fixed-Term, One-Year Appointment

Salary:   Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Date of appointment: August 15, 2017

Description:  The Department of Criminal Justice Studies seeks to fill a one-year, fixed-term position beginning Fall 2017 at the Assistant Professor level. Our department comprises 7 colleagues dedicated to a student-centered, thesis-based, undergraduate program with two MS programs (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/criminaljustice/).

Responsibilities:  Teaching load is 12 credits per semester; a mix of online, hybrid and classroom. This position centers on teaching in our Public Safety Executive Leadership (PSEL) MS program (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/graduate/psel/default.aspx) plus needed undergraduate courses. Additional responsibilities: scholarly achievement, contributions to student growth and development, and service to the department, university and community.

Qualifications and experience:  

Required:

 • An earned doctorate (EdD, PhD, JD, etc.) in a relevant public safety discipline from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent international institution. ABD applicants will be considered if doctoral degree is conferred by starting date.

• Evidence of ability to teach and work with culturally diverse populations.

• Candidates in possession of a terminal degree in the field of instruction must meet SCSU’s Standard Academic Preparation + Two Graduate Faculty Status Policy (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/graduatestudies/faculty/facModel.asp) that complies with Higher Learning Commission guidelines by providing two examples of scholarship (publications, presentations, and/or professional activity).


Preferred:

• Three (3) years of senior level, public safety management experience.

• Knowledge and ability to teach Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (MnPOST) courses (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/criminaljustice/programs/post-skills.aspx).

• Per MnPOST Board qualifications, ability to assume the duties within our department as the Professional Peace Officer Education (PPOE) Coordinator (https://dps.mn.gov/entity/post/Pages/default.aspx)

• Experience teaching criminal justice courses to traditional undergraduate and graduate students.

• Experience using electronic, Internet and distance learning technologies (e.g., Desire2Learn, Blackboard).

• Demonstrated success in teaching in-service criminal justice professionals.

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm

Application Review begins immediately; position is open until filled. Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following:


• Cover Letter
• Resume/Curriculum Vitae
• Contact information for three (3) current, professional references
• Copies of Transcript(s) (undergraduate/graduate/PhD); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required.


Contact Information:
D. Lee Gilbertson, Search Committee Chair
Professor, Criminal Justice
Phone: 320-308-5771
E-mail: dlgilbertson@stcloudstate.edu


St. Cloud State University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S. veteran. The Title IX coordinator at SCSU is Dr. Ellyn Bartges. For additional information, contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 102.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Position title:  Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Probationary/Tenure-Track

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Date of appointment:  August 15, 2017

Description:  The Department of Criminal Justice Studies seeks to fill a full-time, probationary/tenure-track position beginning Fall 2017 at the Assistant Professor level. Our department comprises 7 colleagues dedicated to a student-centered, thesis-based, undergraduate program with two MS programs (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/criminaljustice/).

Responsibilities: 
Teaching load is 12 credits per semester; a mix of online, hybrid and classroom. This position centers on teaching law-based undergraduate and graduate-level courses (criminal law, criminal procedure) and other course responsibilities.

In order to be considered for tenure, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to: 1) teach and/or perform assignment effectively; 2) conduct scholarly achievement or research; 3) continue preparation and study in discipline; 4) contribute to student growth and development; and 5) provide service to the university and community (IFO Article 22, Section B).

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/documents/IFO_09_11_Contract.pdf


Qualifications and experience:

Required:
• An earned Juris Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent international institution; applicants with a PhD or EdD only will not be considered.
• Evidence of ability to teach and work with culturally diverse populations.
• Candidates in possession of a terminal degree in the field of instruction must meet SCSU’s Standard Academic Preparation + Two Graduate Faculty Status Policy (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/graduatestudies/faculty/facModel.asp) that complies with Higher Learning Commission guidelines by providing two examples of scholarship (publications, presentations, and/or professional activity).

Preferred:
• Three (3) years of practitioner experience.
• Experience teaching criminal justice courses to traditional undergraduate and graduate students.
• Experience using electronic, Internet and distance learning technologies (e.g., Desire2Learn, Blackboard).
• Demonstrated success in teaching in-service criminal justice professionals.

Application Procedures:
To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm 

Application Review begins immediately; position is open until filled. Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following:

• Cover Letter.
• Resume/Curriculum Vitae.
• Teaching Philosophy.
• Teaching Evaluations.
• Contact information for three (3) current, professional references.
• Copies of Transcript(s) (undergraduate/graduate/PhD); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required.

Contact Information:
D. Lee Gilbertson, Search Committee Chair
Professor, Criminal Justice
Phone: 320-308-5771
E-mail: dlgilbertson@stcloudstate.edu

St. Cloud State University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S. veteran. The Title IX coordinator at SCSU is Dr. Ellyn Bartges. For additional information, contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 102.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SENIOR ASSOCIATE / PROJECT MANAGER POSITION, POLICE EXECUTIVE RESEARCH FORUM

 The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), a leading national police research, technical assistance, and membership organization based in Washington, DC, seeks a senior-level project manager to join our team. 

PERF focuses on critical issues in policing, such as police use of force, new technologies in policing, violent crime trends, officer safety, victim issues, biased policing, evidence-based policing strategies, performance measurement, and community policing. PERF has earned a national reputation for identifying emerging trends and developing best practices. PERF has an excellent relationship with police agencies across the nation.

Responsibilities include: The successful candidate will work with a diverse team with responsibilities in the following areas: grant project administration and management; project design and management in collaboration with policing officials, other staff members and expert consultants; collecting data and performing analyses, writing reports and papers for publication, writing and managing proposals and grant applications; supervising project personnel; and providing assistance in financial and administrative aspects of ongoing research, technical assistance and demonstration projects.

Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s or Ph.D. preferred) in criminology, sociology, political science, public administration, or related field, and practical program and grant management experience are required.  The applicant should have at least 10 years of work experience in positions of increasing responsibility in research, police management, or related project management. 

Candidates should have experience with the design and execution of social science research and/or demonstration projects, and knowledge of evidence-based policing practices.  Applicants should have an ability to present ideas, findings and recommendations effectively, both orally and in writing.  Knowledge of and practitioner experience in the substantive area of policing is a plus.

Candidates should be dynamic team leaders who are able to work constructively within a collaborative, fast-paced environment.  Demonstrated skills in time management, personal organization, and setting priorities are required in order to meet goals related to projects, proposals, and administrative tasks.

Applying for a position at PERF:  PERF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to PERF, Attn: Matt Harman, at mharman@policeforum.org

Application review will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. PERF is an equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce. For more information about PERF, please see our website at www.PoliceForum.org.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Safety Services Manager/Police Chief- Blaine, Minnesota

 

 

The City of Blaine, Minnesota, seeks a Safety Services Manager/Police Chief.  Under the general supervision and direction of the City Manager, the Safety Services Manager/Police Chief is responsible for the Police Department, Community Standards, and Emergency Management.  These three departments have separate responsibilities yet operate together to serve the Blaine community with the common goals of education, protection, and enforcement.  The department has 63 sworn officers, 27 non-sworn professional staff members, nine part-time positions.

 

Blaine, Minnesota, is located in Anoka County, approximately 13 miles from Minneapolis and 20 miles from St. Paul.  The City covers 34.05 square miles with a population of approximately 64,000 residents who enjoy convenient access to outstanding amenities and a high quality of life.  Blaine is a full-service city operating under the council-manager form of government.  The City Council is comprised of six members and a Mayor. 

 

The ideal candidate must hold an associate degree from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree preferred.  Must have 10 years of experience as a full-time police officer, with three years of experience as a police chief and/or five years of experience in a high-level command position in a department of similar or larger size.  If selected, the applicant must be licensed or eligible to be licensed to work as a peace officer in the State of Minnesota.  The salary range for this position is $135,000 - $155,000 depending on qualifications and experience.  The selected applicant will need to complete a physical, drug screen, and psychological exam.

 

Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

 

For more information on this position contact:

 

Larry Boyd, Senior Vice President

 

Strategic Government Resources

 

LarryBoyd@GovernmentResource.com

 

469-261-5113

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Police Chief

City of Palo Alto, CA

                                                                                                           

Recognized as the global leader in cutting-edge technology, medicine and green innovation, Palo Alto is the birthplace and heart of the Silicon Valley. A community of 67,000 residents on the San Francisco Peninsula, the City’s population more than doubles during the daytime. The Palo Alto Police Department is supported by 158.4 FTE (100 sworn) and a FY2017-18 General Fund budget of $42.3 million.

The ideal candidate will be a visionary contemporary policing professional known for promoting high standards of professionalism and performance. This empowering leader will have the opportunity to lead, mentor and influence the next generation of sworn and civilian public safety servants while serving a progressive and engaged community. A well-rounded background, which includes five (5) years of service at a command level that is equivalent to or higher than that of a Division Commander in Palo Alto, is desirable. A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree and/or formal leadership training is strongly preferred.

The salary range goes up to $271,689; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for detailed recruitment brochure and to apply online. All inquiries and applications will be handled confidentially.

 

Teri Black - 424.296.3111

Bradley Wardle - 650.450.3299

www.tbcrecruiting.com

 

 


 

Village of Northbrook, Illinois
Chief of Police

GovHR USA is pleased to announce that Northbrook, Illinois, resident population of +33,000, seeks experienced police leaders to serve as this community’s next Chief of Police. The incumbent is retiring after 45 years of police service, 12 years as the agency’s Chief of Police.  This well-resourced community is located in northeastern Cook County approximately 25 miles from downtown Chicago.  Northbrook includes a wide range of housing, excellent schools, and is the area’s retail center, being home to the upscale Northbrook Court shopping center.  Northbrook has a total area of about 13 square miles and is an outstanding place to live, work and play.   The Northbrook Park District maintains 22 park areas, comprised of community parks, neighborhood parks, play lots and passive parks. There are many unique and premier facilities located in Northbrook which is a hub for regional sports aficionados.

The Northbrook Police Department is currently staffed by 66 full-time Sworn Police Personnel, 26 full-time Non-Sworn Civilian Personnel and 30 Part-Time Non-Sworn Personnel.  The Department’s FY 2018 Budget is $14.68 M.  Police Officers and Dispatchers are represented by an independent union, while Sergeants are represented by the Combined Counties Police Association.   The Village of Northbrook has a Council-Manager form of government.  The Chief of Police is hired by, and reports to, the Village Manager.

The Ideal Candidate

The Village is seeking an innovative and collaborative professional with proven managerial experience, strong interpersonal and customer service skills. 

The ideal professional background and qualifications for the Chief of Police position include:

  • Will have progressively responsible leadership experience in a comparable law enforcement agency, preferably at the level of Deputy Chief or equivalent.
  • Must have an outgoing personality and be approachable and accessible to residents, business and governmental leaders. 
  • The next Chief of Police must be open and available to all Police Department staff and Village employees, welcoming of and encouraging diversity within both the department and the community. 
  • Candidates must be committed to training, professional development and community engagement, as well as embracing the benefits and techniques of community policing. 
  • Will have labor relations experience.
  • Will be knowledgeable, experienced and adept at media relations.
  • Must be experienced and supportive of the use of social media as an opportunity to engage Police Department stakeholders and promote the mission and goals of the Department.
  • Should have a history of intergovernmental cooperation and relationship building. 
  • Must be knowledgeable of current best practices and policies in policing.
  • ·        Will have sufficient experience to review organizational structure, staffing, and personnel assignments and make changes when appropriate, to insure departmental capability to carry out its mission and responsibilities.
  • ·        Must be experienced in addressing internal organizational and personnel issues present in most police agencies as well as have demonstrated ability in addressing these problems in a positive, professional, timely and impartial manner.
  • Is expected to be strategic thinker, anticipating issues or trends and must be open to new approaches and technologies while also thinking beyond the walls of the Police Department, understanding the needs of the Village as a whole and of the region’s public safety community. 
  • Is expected to have excellent financial management skills, knowledge of capital planning and project management and a clear understanding of resource limitations while avoiding micromanagement.
  • Will possess well-developed writing and public speaking skills.
  •  Will have an excellent reputation and demonstrate a high level of integrity.

Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related fields. A master’s degree is strongly preferred.  Advanced leadership training such as the F.B.I. National Academy, Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command, Southern Police Institute, Senior Management Institute for Police or similar programs is highly desirable.  The annual salary for this position is $150,000 +/- dependent upon qualifications.  The Village of Northbrook offers an attractive benefits package.  Residency is not required.

Interested professionals may submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references by September 15, 2017 to consultants Joe De Lopez and Kathleen Rush at:     

Click HERE to Apply!

(www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment)

Electronic submissions are required.  Telephone inquiries:  GovHR USA (847) 380-3240

NORTHBROOK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 Chief of Police – Spring Lake, NC

The Town of Spring Lake, North Carolina, operating under a Council­-Manager form of government, seeks a dynamic and innovative Chief of Police with a professional history of building bridges among members of a highly diverse community. The successful candidate has a strong law enforcement senior management background and a substantial track record of sustainable community oriented policing initiatives, developing staff for retention and succession and collaborating with other department directors to leverage scarce resources. The position is open due to the departure of a well-respected and very community engaged Chief of Police.

 

The Community: Incorporated in 1951, Spring Lake (23.2 square miles), is in Cumberland County and has a population of 13,234.  Located in Southeastern North Carolina near Fayetteville, Spring Lake is within an easy drive to the coastal communities of Wilmington, Morehead City and Myrtle Beach, SC.
It is approximately one hour south of the Raleigh-­Durham-­Chapel Hill Metro area and RDU Airport. Visit the Town's web site for more information: www.spring­lake.org.

 

Fayetteville/Fort Bragg: Spring Lake borders the City of Fayetteville (County seat for Cumberland County) and Fort Bragg. Fort Bragg is the largest military installation in the world with more than 50,000 active duty personnel. Fort Bragg covers over 251 square miles and is home to the Army's XVIII Airborne Corps and is headquarters of the United States Special Operations Command and Army Special Forces (“Green Berets”).  It is also home to the U.S. Army Forces Command, U.S. Army Reserve Command, and Womack Army Medical Center. Fort Bragg maintains two airfields: Pope Field, where the United States Air Force stations global airlift and special operations assets as well as the Air Force Combat Control School, and Simmons Army Airfield, where Army aviation units support the needs of airborne and special operations forces at the installation.

 

Demographically, Spring Lake is a diverse community of approximately 40% White and 40% African American residents.  Approximately 15.4% of the residents are Hispanic or Latino.  It is also home to many active duty and retired U.S. Army personnel and their families.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Spring Lake Police Department is committed to customer empowerment, transparency and the nonbiased provision of services to the community.  Through their core values of Honor, Courage, Loyalty, and Integrity, the members of the Spring Lake PD strive to improve the quality of life for the residents.  The agency is heavily involved in the community through programs, such as: Shop with a Cop, Neighborhood Improvement Team, National Night Out, Community Watch, and Coffee with a Cop.  The residents expect a Chief of Police that is accessible, involved and committed to diversity and inclusion in the delivery of services.

 

Reporting to the Town Manager, the Chief of Police will oversee a department of 34 sworn and 3 non­ sworn personnel within an annual budget of $3.195 million.  Key priorities going forward are continued crime reduction, enhancing community relations, succession planning, increased minority recruitment and effective resource management and allocation.  Additional information regarding the SLPD may be viewed at: www.spring­lake.org/police­department.html

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
The Town seeks a law enforcement professional with a minimum of 10 years’ progressive law enforcement service including at least 3 years of command-level experience at the rank of Captain or higher; a minimum of a BA/BS degree in public administration, criminal justice, justice administration, or related field (Master's degree preferred).  It is preferred that the candidate is a graduate of a recognized executive long course such as the FBI National Academy, Administrative Officers Management Program, Southern Police Institute, etc.  Individuals must have current certification as a local or state law enforcement officer or equivalent military law enforcement MOS certification.  Retired individuals must not have longer than a one (1) year break in full­time law enforcement service at time of appointment.  North Carolina does not have reciprocity with Federal law enforcement certifications.

 

 

The Successful Candidate:

 

  • Is an individual with impeccable integrity and a proven record of consistency in managing both internal and external relationships to mitigate challenges and maximize opportunities;
  • Embraces a community of diversity and has a track record of proactively bringing members with diverse values and cultures together using innovative solutions to develop trust and to create opportunities for collaborative community problem solving;
  • Is tech savvy, understands and embraces how technology and social media can enhance effective law enforcement service delivery;
  • Is experienced in developing and maintaining constructive and collaborative relationships with the media;
  • Understands the significance of diversity within all aspects of the Department and has a proven track record of developing innovative solutions for attracting, retaining and promoting diversity within the organization;
  • Has a successful track record in developing and supporting staff to achieve excellence and proactive service delivery through increased training, education, responsibility, productivity, morale, and retention;
  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of police administration, including expertise in crime intervention, prevention and suppression initiatives;
  • "Walks the talk" on community oriented policing initiatives and holds staff accountable for same; Has experience working in council-manager form of government and skills in navigating the complexities of managing a modern law enforcement agency;
  • Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with community organizations, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, other area municipalities, Fort Bragg, nonprofit organizations, social services, mental health services in order to leverage resources and maximize quality of life opportunities;
  • Has held multiple assignments across functional management areas in a law enforcement organization;
  • Skilled in budget development and management; a good steward of the taxpayer's dollar, creative resource development and advocacy for his/her agency, and utilizes progressive public safety strategies despite budgetary constraints;
  • Skilled in best practices policy development and maintaining modern police vehicles and equipment;
  • Knowledgeable in the 21st Century Policing initiative;
  • A proven team player with effective working relationships with other municipal departments; Ability to effectively management contracted services including; police telecommunications, police K­9, animal control, and crime scene investigations;
  • Reaches out to staff and citizens alike by being accessible, engaged and visible inside the community and police department;
  • Is an excellent communicator both verbally and in writing and possesses well-developed interpersonal skills and abilities.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Salary and Benefits: Salary range for the Chief of Police is $75,000­-$87,500, dependent on experience and qualifications.  Benefits include participation in the North Carolina Local Government Employees' Retirement System, NC Law Enforcement Officer Supplemental Retirement Program,
NC 401(k) Plan, and individual medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance programs.  Employees are also provided annual and sick leave accrual pursuant to Town policy. This is an exempt position under the FLSA.

 

To Apply:  To Apply:  All applications must be obtained on our website at www.spring-lake.org or at Town Hall. Click on the "Jobs Tab".  Resumes and supporting documents may be accepted along with a fully completed online application.  All inquiries regarding this position can be emailed to Ms. Rosa Henegan, Human Resources Director, at: rhenegan@spring-lake.org. The application closing date is September 5, 2017.  The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 


 

 

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Commitment…..Service….Diversity

The dynamic Aviation industry is seeking a seasoned professional!

Join our Team!

Position Title

Airport Police Officer

Announcement Number

MWAA-17-12029

Salary Range

P10 - $54,555 to $90,017

Job Type

Full-Time, Permanent

Location

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), MA-310T

Opening Date

August 7, 2017

Closing Date

August 21, 2017

 

 

Why Choose the Airports Authority?                                                                                                              

 

To review benefits information, please click here.

 

Job Summary:                                                                                                                                                   

 

To review the description of duties, please click here.

 

Minimum Qualifications Required:                                                                                                                 

To be rated qualified for this job, an applicant must meet both of the MQs listed below at the time of vacancy announcement closure:

1.                    A high school diploma or a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED).

2.                    Be a citizen of the United States of America.

3.                    Be at least 20 years and 6 months old.

4.                    Possess a valid driver’s license.

5.                    Be able to successfully complete the Field Training Program and obtain certification as a Law Enforcement                 Officer by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services after completion of Criminal Justice            Academy training.

6.                    Be able to obtain certification as a Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN) Operator within 60 days                of completion of Criminal Justice Academy training.

7.                    Be able to obtain certification in firearms proficiency.

8.                    Be able to successfully complete a background investigation which includes a full employment history         check, a credit check, a criminal history records check, and a driving records check.

9.                    Be able to pass a comprehensive medical examination including drug screening and a vision standard. 

10.                  Be able to successfully pass a written cognitive ability test, a physical ability test (PAT), a psychological     examination, and a polygraph examination.

11.                  Must have uncorrected vision not worse than 20/100 unless wearing soft contact lenses. Vision must be        correctable to 20/20. Must be able to identify colors.

 

Preferred Qualifications:                                                                                                                  

The qualifications listed below are preferred and may be considered in the selection process, but they are not required to be rated qualified for this job:

1.                    An Associate’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice, or a related field.

2.                    Possession of current certification as a Law Enforcement Officer by the Virginia Department of Criminal    Justice Services, OR possession of certification as a Law Enforcement Officer by the Virginia Department               of Criminal Justice Services that is expired for less than twenty-four months.

 

Application Process:                                                                                                                                           

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is currently seeking Airport Police Officers to join our team of highly qualified, professionally-trained Airport Police Officers for the Office of Public Safety’s Police Department.  Applicants must be willing to work at either Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport or Washington Dulles International Airport to be considered for employment.  This is an excellent opportunity with great benefits!  Successful candidates will be considered for vacancies in one of two academy classes at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, located at 45299 Research Place, Ashburn, Virginia 20147.  Qualified candidates will either attend the January 2018 or July 2018 academy class.  Once candidates are qualified and offered a position, they will begin their careers with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority with orientation and academy preparation approximately one to two months prior to the start of each academy class.

 

I. Physical Ability Test (PAT)

All candidates will be required to participate in and pass a timed physical ability test prior to either the written exam or oral interview. There are four components to the physical ability test:

 

(A)   Push Ups

 

(B)   Sit Ups

 

(C)   1.5 Mile Run

 

(D)   Obstacle Course

            1. The candidate will start in a seated position, wearing a (approx.) twenty (20) pound weighted vest and belt. While seated, the candidate will be given a brief lookout. (4 descriptors).

            2. A start signal will be given (verbal command “go”) and the clock will start – the candidate will stand and sprint seventy-five (75) yards.

            3. The candidate will then navigate a thirty-seven (37) inch wall by going over it, not around it. Once the candidate navigates the wall, they will sprint ten (10) yards and navigate two, six (6) inch high          obstacles, set five (5) yards apart.

            4. The candidate will then run fifteen (15) yards, and drag a one-hundred and sixty (160) pound dummy fifteen (15) yards.

            5. The course will finish by running twenty-five (25) yards and repeating the lookout given at the beginning to the evaluator (must recall 3 of 4). Once the candidate recites the lookout, the clock will stop.

         

Applicants must score a minimum or twenty (20) points to pass and continue in the hiring process.  Applicants scoring a zero (0) in any category or nineteen (19) or fewer points will not continue in the hiring process.  The scoring matrix is listed below:

 

Points

Push Ups

Sit Ups

1.5 Mile Run

PAT

0

17

22

17:00+

1:18

1

18

23

16:59-16:46

1:17

2

19-20

24-25

16:45-16:27

1:16-1:15

3

21-22

26-27

16:26-16:11

1:14-1:13

4

23-24

28-29

16:10-15:55

1:12-1:11

5

25-27

30-31

15:54-14:40

1:10-1:09

6

28-46

32-48

13:57-12:32

1:08-0:50

7

47+

49+

12:31

0:49

 

Instructions on how to register for the physical ability test will be emailed to candidates after the   announcement closes.

II. National Police Officer Selection Test (POST)

All applicants will be given the opportunity to take the National Police Officer Selection Test. The National Police Officer Selection Test will test four primary cognitive skills critical to successfully learning and performing the police officer’s job. This test, along with other factors, such as completeness of your application form, an oral interview, complete background investigation, and a medical evaluation, will assist us in assessing your ability to successfully perform the work required for this position. The passing score for the examination is 70%.

Those who pass the test will be scheduled for a structured oral interview at a later date and are subject to a thorough background investigation including a full employment history check, a credit check, a criminal history records check, and a driving records check. The pre-employment screening process will also include a rigorous physical examination, drug test, psychological evaluation and polygraph examination.

How to Apply:                                                                                                                                                 

Please visit our website at www.mwaa.com to apply for this position and learn more about the benefits that we offer. 

PLEASE NOTE: All candidates must complete an employment application to be considered. If you have previously applied for Authority positions, you must update your existing application.

EOE

 

 

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