ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Supervises, trains and evaluates police officers and civilian employees. Schedules and coordinates shift changes.
- Patrols assigned area of the City for the prevention of crime and enforcement of all applicable criminal, traffic and other laws and ordinances.
- Responds to citizen complaints or questions regarding subordinate actions.
- Responds to calls for service involving crimes (e.g., robberies, assaults, homicides, narcotics, etc.)
- Responds to general public service calls for civil or societal problems.
- Completes necessary reports and checks written reports for completeness and accuracy. Reviews a variety of police related reports prepared by officers and civilian employees.
- Prepares and presents daily briefings.
- Coordinates investigative activities by maintaining contact with all involved personnel.
- Advise employees concerning questions on departmental policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision.
- Knowledge of federal, state and city laws governing police operations, custody of prisoners, search and seizure, and the rules of evidence.
- Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of general law enforcement problems.
- Knowledge of patrol, criminal and traffic investigations.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
- Skill in training and supervising assigned staff.
- Skill in analyzing situations, maintaining composure, and making effective and reasonable decisions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent semester credit hours (at least 60) accepted by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, and four (4) years full-time regular (non-probationary) status employment as a Police Officer, Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Certificate of Compliance in Law Enforcement, and a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
Last Revision date: January 2003