COMMAND PROFESSIONALS – CAPTAIN
The Port Authority of New York & New
Jersey (PANYNJ) conceives, builds, operates, and maintains infrastructure
critical to the New York/New Jersey region’s trade and transportation network.
These facilities include America’s busiest airport system, marine terminals and
ports, the PATH rail transit system, six tunnels and bridges between New York
and New Jersey, the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and the World
Authority of New York and New Jersey seeks highly skilled and experienced law
enforcement command professionals to fill the rank of Captain in
its Port Authority Police Department.
Authority is seeking candidates with strong law enforcement, leadership,
command, and communication skills; labor relations experience; a history of
successful partnerships with local, state, and federal agencies and other law
enforcement jurisdictions; and a demonstrated, successful record of managing
police personnel, resources and administration.
functions of the Authority continue to be streamlined, centralized, and
strengthened with the goal of increasing their effectiveness and
efficiency.Any new police commanders hired pursuant to this search will
become a critical element of leading this larger security transition in the
Port Authority Police Department.
command of the Superintendent of Police/ Director of Public Safety, the
candidates selected for these positions will exercise full-scope, day-to-day
operational command of distinct, geographically organized PAPD units ranging in
size from 80 – 250 personnel.
These individuals will be expected to
uphold the law; preserve and protect patrons, employees, and property of the
Authority; operate their units in an effective and cost-efficient manner;
develop strong interagency and private-sector partnerships for the purpose of
achieving a maximally efficient policing and security structure; and command,
motivate, inspire, and maintain proper order and discipline among subordinates.
Major responsibilities include but are
not limited to:
- Supervising day-to-day police functions, developing
uniformed staff to a high degree of competence, and overseeing the training and
assignment of subordinates
- Enforcing discipline, good order, and
the highest standards of personal and unit probity
- Managing and participating in the
development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities
for assigned programs
- Planning, monitoring, evaluating and
implementing efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods,
procedures, techniques, and equipment utilized in the conduct of all activities
assigned to police personnel and making recommendations to eliminate
inadequacies or improving operations, service, and staffing levels, while
promoting change management to ensure successful implementation
- Directing staff, analyzing problems,
identifying solutions and implementing recommendations in support of goals,
modifications to police programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate
- Integrating public safety and security
strategies with the agency goals and objectives
- Developing and maintaining lines of
communication and cooperation with peers in surrounding local, state, and
federal agencies; coordinating joint operations with outside agencies; and
mitigating conflicts with other departments or agencies
and participating in professional group meetings, maintaining awareness of new
trends in law enforcement, and incorporating new developments as appropriate
and maintaining collaborative partnerships with Facility general managers and
their staff as well as other stakeholders, both internal and external to the
POSITION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
- A minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited
college or university, toward a major in criminal justice, law, social science,
or related field with Ten (10) years of law enforcement experience with
a sizeable uniformed work force.
minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience as a police commander of a
sizeable uniformed workforce.
ideal candidate(s) will present the following qualifications profile:
- A Bachelor’s degree
in criminal justice, law,
social science, or a related field, from an
accredited college or university.
- Experience in
progressively responsible senior level command ranks in law enforcement.
- Demonstrated experience and knowledge of
methods and techniques used in providing the full range of law enforcement and
crime prevention services and activities, including investigation and
identification, patrol, traffic control, care and custody of persons and
property, crime prevention, records management, security, dispatch, and
financial management of a precinct.
- Experience in counter-terrorism,
intelligence and investigations.
- Experience in critical infrastructure
protection and transportation policing.
- Experience in budget administration, processes and systems.
- A record of
leadership by example and the highest standards of personal probity
- Proven track
record of implementing cost effective strategies
- Demonstrated strong
conflict resolution, problem solving and decision making skills
strong written and oral communication skills
- An ability to work constructively with local,
state, and federal agencies
of principles of supervision, management, training, and performance evaluation
roles/responsibilities involve duties necessitating irregular work hours. The
positions require that those selected be on 24-hour call for notifications, and
that they be available for recall as conditions warrant, under the direction of,
the Director of Public Safety/Superintendent of Police of the Port Authority of New York and New
Jersey. The Superintendent of Police reports directly to the Chief Security
Officer. Decision-making in a high-pressure environment and the ability to
convey a sense of control and organization is crucial.
The Port Authority of New York and New
Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a
professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
To apply go to: http://www.jointheportauthority.com/jobs/2785957-police-command-professional-captain?bid=4766