Country of Marin, California
San Rafael, CA

Chief Probation Officer
Annual salary range: $182,270 to $202,508
Marin County provides a generous benefits package.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: Friday, May 8, 2020.

As the Chief Probation Officer of Marin County, you’ll make meaningful change at an individual level. As the legal landscape of probation administration continues to change in California, the Chief Probation Officer will play a major role in working with the District Attorney’s Office, the Superior Court, the County Board of Supervisors, and the various local law enforcement agencies in Marin County to deliver new policies and procedures that serve the best interest of the public, particularly those on juvenile probation.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing a large workforce of dedicated probation professionals. Candidates should be familiar with emerging issues in probation management, particularly (1) the long term legislative, legal, and programmatic developments in juvenile probation; (2) the potential effect of bail reform on the criminal justice system and probation departments; (3) organizational development by emphasizing mentoring, employee engagement, and leadership; and (4) embracing evidence-based programs that induce cognitive and behavioral rehabilitation in those being supervised.

To view additional qualifications and submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) visit our website: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=633

For more information contact:

Andrew Nelson
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3329

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
County of Marin, California: www.marincounty.org


City of Chico, CA
Chief of Police

The City of Chico is ideally located in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately ninety miles north of Sacramento. The City has grown to over 34 square miles with a population of 112,000 in the incorporated area. The City is seeking a Police Chief who is well-rounded and has experience with all aspects of modern and municipal policing. The ideal candidate will convey a strong yet approachable command presence, enjoy teaching, coaching, and mentoring and will be well versed in community involved policing and problem solving.

The candidate should have strong administrative skills and should be able to lead as well as work as part of a dynamic city management team. The candidate will be expected to demonstrate a proven history of creative and effective problem solving and collaborative teamwork. The Chief of Police will be challenged by a dynamic and engaged community with many security needs and limited resources. The Chief will be expected to be an effective communicator and should be able to easily interact with a very diverse socio-economic, political, and educational community. The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate their professional experience planning and preparing for future issues facing police departments including an understanding of trend analysis, strategic planning and the innovative deployment of available resources.

The candidate will be expected to have extensive experience working with the media and will join the rest of the management team in focusing on organizational development and customer service. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; A California POST Management Certificate is required or must be obtained within twelve months if an out-of-state equivalent certificate is furnished. POST Command College, FBI National Academy and POST Executive Development course certification and a Master’s degree in a related field is desirable. The salary is negotiable dependent upon qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com .

Please contact Mr. Gary Phillips at
(916) 784-9080 should you have any questions.


Wilmington Police Department

The Wilmington Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 100th Wilmington Police Academy through March 27, 2020.

BASE  SALARY:  $52,473.89

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license-
  • High School diploma or GED
  • U.S. citizen
  • Residency requirement within 6 months of employment
  • Good moral character
  • Applicants serving in the military must provide a DD214 form
  • Physical Ability Testing
  • Written Examination
  • Oral Board Examination
  • Medical & Psychological Testing
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Drug Screening
  • Extensive Background Investigation

Applications can be obtained from and submitted to the Department of Human Resources, Louis L. Redding City-County Building, 800 North French Street, Wilmington, DE 19801; by calling Human Resources (302) 576-2460; or by visiting www.WilmingtonDE.gov/government/police for an application. Applications must be submitted by March 27, 2020 no later than 4:30 pm (if mailed, applications must be postmarked before this deadline). For further information, contact: Master Sergeant David Prado at (302) 576-3177 or david.prado@cj.state.de.us or Lieutenant Andrea Janvier at andrea.janvier@cj.state.de.us

The City of Wilmington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Veterans are encouraged to apply.

“In accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, state and federal law, no person or group shall be excluded from par ticipation, denied any benefits, or  subjected to discr imination on the basis of race, color, national or igin, age, sex, religion, handicap, and/or disability.”  General complaints or inquir ies should be directed to:   Affir mative Action Officer (302-576-2460); and, persons with disabilities may contact, 504 Coordinator (302-576-2460), City of Wilmington, Depar tment of Human  Resources,  4th Floor,

800 French Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.  TYY is available at 302-571-4568 or  1-800-232-5460.”


City of Sanger, CA
Chief of Police

The City of Sanger, California is seeking a progressive and highly visible leader to serve as the next Chief of Police. A one-hour drive to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, or three hours to the Pacific Coast, Sanger provides residents with a great place to call home and enjoy a rich life. Covering 5.7 square miles with a population of more than 27,000 citizens, Sanger is the third largest city in Fresno County. The Sanger Police Department is made up of 43 professionally oriented staff members who provide a high level of service to the community.

The Police Department has a FY 20 approved budget of approximately $6.2 million. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in law enforcement, police science, criminal justice, political science, public administration, or a related field; and a minimum of 10 years of experience in all major areas of municipal police work, including a minimum of 4 years of management and administrative responsibility. A Master’s degree is desirable, as is Command College or FBI National Academy graduation. The annual salary is up to $109,644 in addition to an outstanding benefits package. An additional 5% certification incentive may be awarded by the City Manager and a 3-5% merit increase may be awarded once the next Chief of Police has attained the top step in the salary scale.

Interested candidates should apply by March 30, 2020 by sending a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Chief Bryan Noblett (ret.) or Chief Greg Nelson (ret.) at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.


Location: Denver, CO preferred; Flexible
Full-Time Position
About the Center for Policing Equity

The Center for Policing Equity uses evidence-based approaches to social justice problems and conducts research to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change.

Position Description

The Center for Policing Equity is looking for a skilled Relationship Manager with a passion for social justice. The Relationship Manager will seek out new law enforcement partnerships and manage existing partnerships for the Center’s National Justice Database (NJD) project. The NJD is the nation’s first and largest collection of standardized police behavior (e.g., vehicle stops, pedestrian stops, use of force, complaints against officers, etc.). The Relationship Manager will work directly with law enforcement personnel to manage their participation in the NJD project. Leveraging data collected through the NJD, CPE provides reports and recommendations to participating departments with the ultimate goals to reduce racially burdensome policing and to empower police departments to improve relationships with the communities they serve. The Relationship Manager reports directly to the NJD Project Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Outreach to Law Enforcement agencies by phone and in person to recruit Police Chiefs/Agencies to participate in the project
  • Relationship management with assigned law enforcement agencies in long-term, ongoing project
  • Regular written and oral progress updates

Qualifications:

  • Retired or former Command Level Law Enforcement
  • Conversant in law enforcement related and social justice issues
  • Able to create and deliver presentations to law enforcement and other groups
  • Positive, data/results-driven attitude about law enforcement transformation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other technology-related programs
  • Self-starter and personally/professionally driven

Additional skills and requirements

  • Occasional travel for training and to meet with Law Enforcement agencies
  • Training to achieve proficiency in understanding and acquiring police report data
  • Works collaboratively with other CPE teams and consultants
  • Assists in the training of new employees and other duties as assigned

Application Submission Guidelines

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. To apply, please visit
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2894322&B_ID=44

  • CV/resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two example analyses (preferably as Jupyter notebooks or RMD documents, though other formats are acceptable)

Please be sure to label each PDF file by including your name. For example, your submitted CV should be labeled, “LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.CV.pdf.”

The Center for Policing Equity strives to build a diverse team that is inclusive of multiple perspectives and welcoming for people of all backgrounds. Women and members of underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

 


 

 

City of Desert Hot Springs, CA
Deputy Police Chief
Position Advertisement

The Desert Hot Springs Police Department is seeking an innovative law enforcement professional to serve as the Department’s Deputy Police Chief. With its elevated views of the Coachella Valley and thousands of acres of gorgeous mountain preserves, Desert Hot Springs is one of the fastest growing communities in Southern California. The Desert Hot Springs Police Department is part of a team of City Departments committed to keeping Desert Hot Springs a pleasant and safe place to live, work and visit. The Department is staffed with 33 sworn positions, 9 professional employees and many volunteers. A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration or a related field is required. Candidates must have a minimum of ten (10) years of increasingly responsible law enforcement experience including five (5) years of management or supervisory responsibility in a municipal police department or county sheriff organization.

Candidates must possess a valid POST Supervisory Certificate. Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or related field, FBI National Academy, Command College, and West Point Leadership Program is preferable. Graduation from a POST Supervisory Leadership Institute, Command College, or the FBI National Academy will be considered favorably. Bilingual skills are highly desirable. The salary for the Deputy Police Chief is up to $171,203.18 annually, dependent upon qualifications.

Apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080 with questions. Closing date March 13, 2020.


 

 

Employment Opportunity
POLICE OFFICER

Careers Beyond Expectations
An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

SALARY:  $26.60 – $26.60 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 01/16/20
CLOSING DATE: 06/29/20

Applicants for this position may be eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points pursuant to A.R.S. §38-492 and the Public Safety Veteran Recruitment policy. In order to be eligible, a DD Form 214 with the completed Member 4 section must be submitted at the time of initial testing.

Physical Fitness, Written and CritiCall Testing is scheduled for :
• February 22, May 9, July 25, October 17, December 19, 2020 •
All Police Recruit applicants must attend to be considered for this recruitment. All qualified applicants will be notified of the testing time and location via email once
you’re application has been screened for minimum qualifications.

For detailed instructions please visit our website by clicking the following link Police Recruiting Information. You must bring the completed Surprise Police Department Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver Form found on page 10 of the Recruiting Information Packet.  Applications will remain eligible for approximately six (6) months. Candidates may only test within the six (6) month eligibility period.

The hiring salary is $26.60 per hour.

Job Title: POLICE OFFICER RECRUIT
Department: Police
Reports To: Police Sergeant
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full-time; Non-Classified; Safety Sensitive
Pay Grade: PR

SUMMARY
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 assignments, in a training capacity.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties listed below are intended only as general illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. Specific statements of duties not included does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Job descriptions are subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.

  • Learns operations of the Police Department firsthand through observation and participation in a wide variety of police activities; serve in a training capacity while
    attending the Police Academy
  • Patrols City in radio-equipped car with a certified Police Officer in a training capacity
  • Learns the coordination of conducting complete and detailed investigations of crimes involving juveniles and adults, crimes against persons and property, and crimes involving vice, gambling and narcotics violations
  • Learns the procedures associated with the collection and preservations of evidence at accident scenes; learns to lift fingerprints, draw sketches and take photographs
  • Learns laws and procedures required for processing warrants; assists in retrieving and requesting information involving arrests and subpoenas
  • Preserves good relationships with the general public
  • Writes detailed reports on police-related activities as they pertain to recruit training
  • Learns the methods of securing crime scenes, administering first aid, conducting preliminary and follow up investigations, gathering evidence, obtaining witness
    statements, apprehending suspects, making arrests, and transporting offenders
  • Learns skills relevant to providing testimony as a witness in court in connection with arrests and investigations
  • Attends all basic training related to obtaining AZ POST Peace Officer Certification
  • Possess skills necessary to enter or retrieve data from a computer terminal, PC or other keyboard device
  • Performs the essential functions as described in the physical demands and work environment sections below
  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Knowledge of:

  • The geography of the City and building addresses

Skill in:

  • Using computers and related software applications
  • Using modern office equipment

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 procedures 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
  • Accurately remember faces, numbers, incidents and places
  • Think and act quickly in emergencies and to judge situations and people accurately
  • Render credible testimony in a court of law
  • Learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system
  • Communicate in the English language by phone, police radio system, or in person in a group or one-to-one setting
  • Exercise judgment and make decisions as to appropriate action under pressure in accordance with rules, regulations and policies
  • Work cooperatively, courteously, but firmly with all segments of the public
  • Learn to use and properly care for firearms and related police emergency equipment
  • Recognize and control sources of personal stress in order to perform class requirements
  • Apply first aid principles and practices
  • Observe and monitor people’s behavior or objects to determine compliance with laws,codes, and regulations, and recall details accurately
  • Produce written documents in the English language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar
  • Comprehend and make references from material written in the English language and learn job-related material through observation, structured lecture, and oral instruction in an onthe-job training or classroom setting
  • Work effectively under stress
  • Maintain moral standards and integrity
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school graduate or have successfully completed a General Educational Development
  • (G.E.D.) examination.
  • Must complete 18 to 24 week basic training at the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy.
  • Must be 20 years and 6 months of age prior to graduation from a basic training academy.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen. No job related experience is required. Additional education cannot be substituted for experience.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must have at the time of hire and be able to maintain a valid Arizona driver license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Very Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to maintain a level of physical fitness to meet department standards. Demonstrate physical fitness by successfully meeting the minimum academy requirements which may include the obstacle course, 1.5 mile run, sit-ups, push-ups, flexibility, leg press, bench press and other job related physical fitness testing; Correct visual acuity to 20/20.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work will occur in an office and field environment. While performing the duties and responsibilities the employee maybe exposed to loud noise, noxious odors, unsanitary conditions, chemicals, electricity, moving mechanical parts, varying weather conditions, and other related conditions and situations. Position is subject to atmospheric conditions: Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

PRE- EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
This is a safety-sensitive position that requires candidates to successfully pass a preemployment drug screen prior to start date. Candidates must successfully pass an Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) Medical Exam prior to start date.


 

Police Officer (Recruit/Trainee)
PUBLIC SAFETY – POLICE

SALARY: $27.82 – $40.44 Hourly
CLASSIFICATION: Classified
STATUS: Full-Time Regular
FLSA: Non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation.
OPENING DATE: 01/31/20
CLOSING DATE: 02/16/20 11:59 PM

INTRODUCTION:

This job posting has changed. Please read the posting in its entirety.

The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process, and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state “See resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. There will be a physical test and written exam included in the selection process for this position scheduled for March 7, 2020 (by invitation only). For more information on the testing process, please check here to be taken to the Scottsdale Police Department’s website.

Notifications are tentatively scheduled to be emailed by 2/21/2020.

City of Scottsdale Police Officers are responsible for protecting life and property, preventing, deterring and investigating crime, enforcing laws and responding to citizen requests through the use of community policing strategies to engage and educate the community.

A Police Officer Recruit is an entry-level position prior to becoming a certified Police Officer. Participates in formal, structured training at a police academy as well as customized departmental training classes and field training program arranged by in-service trainers.

A Police Officer Lateral is someone who has current Arizona P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification.

A Police Officer Waiver is an applicant who meets one of the following conditions:

  • Has successfully completed field training, probation, and is currently operating as fully functional peace officer in municipal policing within the United States or its Territories; OR, Is a former Arizona P.O.S.T. certified peace officer who has left their position more than 3 years ago.

Applicant eligibility for the waiver (or out-of-state certified police officers) program will be
determined during the background process.

1/30/2020 Job Bulletin
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/scottsdaleaz/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=2687369 2/5

Selection Process:
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of this position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include physical and written testing and oral board interviews. Final selection is contingent upon a background check which includes:

  • Fingerprinting
  • Criminal background screening
  • Motor Vehicle Department Records Check
  • Polygraph

Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment drug test, pre-employment medical exam, Cooper re-fitness test (recruit and waiver candidates) and psychological evaluation. The timeframe for reapplication with the Police Department varies based on the position and the needs of the organization.

For further information on eligibility, please contact Public Safety Human Resources
at hrpublicsafety@scottsdaleaz.gov.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:

  • A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent.
  • Must be at least 20 years and 6 months of age at the time of application.
  • Must be a United States Citizen.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted Arizona driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.
Obtain and maintain AZPOST Certification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area within a department(s) which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

  • Performs law enforcement patrol activities.
  • Operates a motor vehicle and observes and monitors the public to determine compliance/noncompliance with prescribed operating or safety standards and laws. Pursues and stops offenders, subdues resisting offenders using necessary force where
    appropriate, including deadly force.
  • Issues citations and makes arrests; searches persons, places, and things; seizes and
    impounds property and evidence; transports arrested persons and property.
  • Mediates disputes; performs crowd and riot control activities.
  • Conducts law enforcement investigations.
  • Protects crime and traffic accident scenes; conducts face to face and phone interviews; observes, gathers, records, processes, and preserves evidence; measures and diagrams crime and traffic accident scenes; prepares detailed written reports of investigative findings; performs data entry of various police activity into computerized records management system, seizes and processes evidence; presents testimony and evidence in court.
  • Responds to citizen requests for assistance to fires, accidents, and crime scenes; administers first aid to sick and injured citizens for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries; assists distressed motorists and crime scene individuals; directs traffic; moves persons, vehicles, and other property.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • This is a safety-sensitive position that requires candidates to successfully pass a post-offer
    drug screen prior to start date.
  • As part of the medical examination, candidates must successfully pass an Audiogram Test prior to start date.
  • As part of the medical examination, candidates must successfully pass a Visual/Ishihara Screening Test prior to start date.
  • As part of the conditional job offer, candidates must successfully pass an Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) Medical Exam prior to start date.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Perform a multitude of tasks simultaneously or in logical and efficient succession.
  • Sit for extended periods of time while driving a City vehicle.
  • Physical agility to pursue offenders on foot; stop and subdue resisting offenders using necessary force where appropriate, including deadly force.
  • Access paved, gravel, rough, or turf areas; climb elevations.
  • Exposure to dirt, dust, pollen, inclement weather, temperature extremes, traffic hazards, body fluids, hazardous chemical, firearms, various evidence, firearms, and unpleasant odors.
  • Perform first aid.
  • Lift and move up to 160 pounds for long distances with or without assistance.
  • Physically move persons, vehicles, and other property.
  • Visually distinguish full range of color spectrum.
  • Read maps.
  • Use and maintain proficiency with a variety of law enforcement tools, including handguns, batons, and other weapons.
  • Visual and muscular dexterity to operate a motor vehicle, computer equipment, and twoway radio maintaining constant vigilance to the surrounding area.
  • Utilize two-way radio to hear and respond to radio communications, voice instructions, and/or commands under a variety of working situations and background noise levels consistent with scene processing and/or traffic control.
  • Use appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) when needed/required.
  • Travel to/from various locations.
  • Work overtime as required.
  • Work a variety of scheduled shifts.

Click here to view the full job description for Police Officer;
Click here to view the full job description for Police Officer Trainee.
The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change. 1/30/2020 Job Bulletin https://agency.governmentjobs.com/scottsdaleaz/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=2687369 4/5

FILE APPLICATIONS ONLINE AT:
http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
9191 E. San Salvador Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 312-2491
rcastanon@scottsdaleaz.gov

 


 

Position Announcement

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Associate Director of Public Safety for Community Engagement and Professional
Standards

Swarthmore College is a highly selective college of liberal arts and engineering located in suburban Philadelphia, just 11 miles outside of the city. The college’s idyllic 425-acre arboretum campus features rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails. The college champions diversity and inclusivity across its campus community and beyond, and it is strongly committed to making education accessible; students who attend Swarthmore are admitted regardless of their demonstrated financial need. With nearly 50 programs of study and the opportunity for students to design their own major, Swarthmore offers more than 600 courses on campus each year. Swarthmore maintains 194 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty; sustains a student-faculty ratio of 8:1; houses 95 percent of its 1,640 students on campus in 18 residence halls; and maintains 20 NCAA Division III varsity sports teams.

Reporting to the director of public safety, the associate director of public safety for community engagement and professional standards organizes, leads and manages the community engagement programs and the professional accreditation activities for a non-armed department of public safety professionals who are dedicated to protecting the safety and security of 3,000 students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the college. Along with departmental leadership and colleagues, the associate director carries out the department’s mission to partner with the Swarthmore College community in providing a safe and secure learning, living, and working environment. To that end, they will take a leadership role within the department in fostering a deep connection with all stakeholders, with a focus on providing service to constituents through a community caretaking approach to public safety.  As the command officer on the evening shift, the associate director coordinates with the first-line supervisors to ensure that all patrol efforts and communications center functions are operational. The associate director supervises, plans, reviews and directs the activities and personnel assigned to the Strategic Initiatives and the Community Engagement Division, which comprises the following functions:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Accreditation
  • Community Engagement and Outreach
  • Community Policing (Building Resource Officers and Garnet Escort)
  • Special Events
  • Security Services
  • Departmental Assessment

The associate director is a key liaison with both campus and non-campus representatives as the department’s point-person for IACLEA accreditation, Clery Act compliance, and other professional organizational compliance standards. They will collaborate with and serve as an advisor to college leadership and colleagues on community policing strategies, community building initiatives, and public safety issues. As well, the associate director will serve as the department’s representative with the media when appropriate or at the discretion of the director.

A bachelor’s degree is required (master’s preferred), along with five years of supervisory experience in campus public safety, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants must
meet, or be able to meet, all requirements for certification under PA Act 235. The associate director for community engagement and professional standards will be a highly collaborative manager and leader with outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills, as well as a proven ability to inspire and build relationships, trust, and credibility. Preferred candidates will also have significant understanding of and experience with progressive community engagement, community policing, professional accreditation, campus public safety/ law enforcement, and risk/safety management.

Additional knowledge, capabilities and experiences needed for success in the position include:

  • training in law enforcement supervision or similar program, as well as specialized training in campus issues, community policing, trauma-informed practices, crime analysis, and public information;
  • experience with strategic planning, initiatives, and implementation;
  • knowledge of processes required to maintain accreditation and correlating standards of practice;
  • track record of successfully working under time constraints and deadlines;
  • proven ability to work effectively in a richly diverse community and with individuals at all levels of an organization;
  • political acumen and skills in navigating complex environments and organizations; and
  • a commitment to sustaining and advancing the department’s commitment to diversity.

Review of applications will begin March 2, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Michel Frendian at mrf@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Visit the Swarthmore College website at www.swarthmore.edu. Visit the Swarthmore College Public Safety website at www.swarthmore.edu/public-safety.

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 


 

Villanova University Police Officer Position

Villanova University Police Officers are an integral part of the Villanova University community. With an emphasis on service and campus safety, Villanova police officers work hand-in-hand with non-sworn security officers, providing essential safety related services to students, faculty, and staff. Officers provide courtesy escorts, respond to room lockouts, and assist with medical calls, viewing these non-urgent calls as opportunities for positive interaction with members of the campus community. The Department values diversity in all its forms, and values collaboration with under-represented and minoritized groups as a path to partnership, understanding and mutual respect.

University Police Officers are expected to work closely with members of the University community, utilizing proactive, community oriented policing techniques to prevent crime and enhance safety. Officers are also expected to calmly intervene during tense situations, and to apply conflict resolution and de-escalation techniques to settle disturbances when possible. Being an important part of a Catholic community, Officers are required to act legally, morally, and ethically at all times.

Officers conduct routine patrol by vehicle, on bicycle, and on foot and respond to general calls for service, in addition to emergency calls. Officers monitor vehicular and pedestrian traffic on University property and enforce motor vehicle laws in furtherance of vehicular and pedestrian safety. Officers also investigate crimes, make arrests, complete detailed written reports, and testify in court when needed. While incidents of crime are low, police officers are fully trained and equipped professionals, and enforce both the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the rule and regulations for conduct established by Villanova University.

University Police Officers are required to acquire and maintain Act 120 Police training and must maintain a valid PA drivers license and good driving record throughout employment. Officers are required to demonstrate physical fitness for duty throughout the course of employment as a sworn Officer. Officers must maintain proficiency in firearms and other specialized equipment throughout the course of employment as a sworn Officer.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • 1 year of prior work experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • PA Resident with a valid PA Driver’s License required with a good driving record. Must be able to meet and maintain VU driving privileges as outlined by Villanova’s Risk Management’s Motor Vehicle Record Policy for Driver’s of University Vehicles.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain proficiency in firearms, ASP Tactical Baton, OC Pepper Spray, and handcuffing techniques.
    Acquire and maintain adequate physical fitness as demonstrated through the ability to complete Act 120 pre-academy physical agility requirements.
  • Ability to safely operate a police vehicle in an emergency situation.
  • Knowledge of Pennsylvania Crimes Code, Vehicle Code and Rules of Criminal Procedure; Knowledge of contemporary policing and basic investigative techniques.
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy (ACT 120) or a waiver preferred. Will consider applicants who are capable of completion of said academy within one year of appointment.
  • Prior to being sworn, candidates must successfully complete the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Certification Exam.
  • Acquire and maintain first aid and CPR Certifications.

SALARY:

$62,000.00 starting salary, with an annual 7% longevity increase for five (5) consecutive years after date of hire for an PA ACT 120 certified candidate.

Candidates selected without prior MPOETC certification will be paid a starting salary of $54,000.00 until all requirements are met to achieve PA ACT 120 certification. Once certified, the candidate will receive a starting salary of $62,000.00, with an annual 7% longevity increase for five (5) consecutive years thereafter.


SALARY: $55,099.20 – $80,121.60 Annually

CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified

STATUS: Full-Time Regular

FLSA: Exempt position, not eligible for overtime compensation.

OPENING DATE: 01/13/20

CLOSING DATE: 01/27/20 11:59 PM

INTRODUCTION:

Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale. The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each
section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state “See resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

About The Position
The Police Analyst (Background Investigator) is assigned to the Police Background Investigation and Recruitment Section. The Background Investigator is responsible for conducting background investigations on candidates applying for all police positions to include: sworn, civilian, interns, and volunteer positions. The Background Investigator performs professional level administrative duties based on assignment including but not limited to: background interviews and background investigations, research, data/statistical analysis, policy and procedure development, accreditation compliance, strategic planning, and process improvement.

PREFERRED: Preference will be given to those who have previous law enforcement investigation experience.

Selection Process
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview and an assessment exercise. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:
* Fingerprinting
* Drug Screening
* Psychological Testing
* Background Investigation to include Polygraph

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field, and
Two years of professional level administrative experience.
An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements: Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on
division/department/service assignment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:
Conducts police employment background investigations and interviews in accordance with Arizona P.O.S.T. and Scottsdale Police Department rules and regulations. Completes criminal history inquiries into federal, state and local data files. Participates in activities and services related to Police Personnel areas including recruitment and selections; employment and other areas as required. Develops and analyzes information from formal interviews, as well as information derived and developed from law enforcement systems, public domain data bases, social media websites, etc. Performs clerical duties including typing and filing, updating and maintaining security on sensitive files. Performs program evaluation and organizational analysis; monitors procedures and methods; prepares reports on findings and recommends action; assists with project management expertise to coordinate and implement department- wide projects.
Ensures accuracy, consistency and clarity in policy and procedural manuals and compliance with accreditation standards.
Assists with collecting, organizing and filing accreditation documentation and in on-site reviews by accreditation assessors.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
Operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer, telephone, calculator, copy and fax machines requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement.

The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the
accommodation.

For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR
Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change. FILE APPLICATIONS ONLINE AT:
http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
9191 E. San Salvador Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 312-2491
rcastanon@scottsdaleaz.gov


CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

CHIEF SERGEANT-AT-ARMS
SENATE SERGEANT-AT-ARMS


SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The California Senate Chief Sergeant-at-Arms is an office and employee of the Senate (Cal. Gov. Code, 59170), charged with managing a team of Sergeants and other personnel within the Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms. The office provides security, support, and oversight for Senate floor sessions and committee hearings, so that the legislative process can proceed efficiently and unencumbered. The office also provides security to individual Senators and legislative staff, supervises public visitors, investigates and responds to threats within the Senate, assists with medical emergencies, and conducts emergency evacuations. The Chief Sergeant and Sergeant-atArms staff are sworn peace officers in accordance with California Penal Code Section 830.36

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The incumbent will manage the services and activities of the Office of the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms; implement the office’s objectives, policies, and procedures. Supervise Sergeant-at-Arms and other personnel; make recommendations to the Senate Committee on Rules to hire, train, evaluate, discipline, and terminate personnel.

Provide security and supervision to the Senate Chambers, public gallery, and committee rooms. Detain and arrest individuals of the public if necessary to keep order within the Senate. Provide staff assistance to the Senate President pro tempore and other Senators. Enforce Senate and committee rules and execute the commands of the Senate President pro tempore.

Represent the Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms to other departments, elected officials and outside agencies. Attend and participate in professional conferences and meetings; maintain awareness of developments in the field of law enforcement, personal protection, emergency services and related support services.

Respond to and take command of threats, emergencies, and disasters on the California Capitol grounds, in collaboration with the California Highway Patrol and the Assembly Sergeant-at-Arms. Advise on the acquisition and maintenance of the office’s equipment and vehicles, maintain safety standards for personnel and equipment. Maintain knowledge of current legal authorities, including court decisions, statutes, and regulations, pertinent to the office’s operation.

Oversee the service of subpoenas to friendly and hostile witnesses for Senate proceedings. Oversee maintenance of the Senate’s employee identification system. Oversee and implement training on CPR, first aid, and blood-borne pathogens.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Ten (10) years of professional experience in law enforcement or a similar field, preferred. Five (5) years of management or supervisory experience within a complex public sector or private organization, preferred.

California POST-certified status as a peace officer preferred. Adequate time would be afforded to candidates outside of the state to become California POST-certified by completing POST courses or meeting POST-specified waiver requirements. Strong writing and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate with diverse groups of people.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity in dealing with sensitive legislative matters. Ability to work additional hours, and to travel within and outside of California, on short notice and based upon business needs. Ability to meet the physical requirements for the safe and effective performance of assigned duties. Candidates must pass a background check.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Experience working with elected officials.

SALARY AND FILING DATE:
Salary starts at $10,590 per month. Applications will be accepted until position is filled

TO APPLY:
To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, Senate Application and the names of six (6) work related references including two (2)supervisors, two (2) direct reports, and two (2) colleagues to the following address or email:

California State Senate Human Resources
1020 N Street – Room 571
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Cathy Rogenmoser

Cathy.Rogenmoser@sen.ca.gov


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