Pay Grade: $90,000-$100,000 Dept: Police
Exempt: Yes Reports to: Deputy Chief
Hours: 40 per week Date: June 2018
SUMMARY: This is highly responsible, independent work
of a critical nature, directing and managing personnel and materials. Under the
direction of the Deputy Chief and the Police Chief, a Police Captain must
successfully motivate and direct the energies and abilities of individuals and
groups to accomplish departmental goals and objectives. A Police Captain reports
to the Deputy Chief of Police and is subject to frequent review for compliance
with departmental policies and procedures.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must be familiar with the individual
responsibilities of each position under his/her supervision, and must respond
on short notice to emergences as required.
Ensures the integrity of all files and records
systems within his/her command.
Responsible for policy development in their area of
Develops and maintains good working liaison with
agencies contacted during the course of assigned duty.
Issues timely instructions and ensures that
instructions are understood and followed.
Ensures that equipment within his/her command is
Ensures that safe working conditions are
Informs the Deputy Chief and the Police Chief about
the day to day operations of the organization.
Commands a Bureau of Operations for the Police Department.
command of the Police Chief in absence of the Deputy Chief and Police Chief
Directs personnel in the performance of their
approve news releases.
the use of information including disbursement of funds.
internal investigations and supervisory inquiries when assigned.
the Bureau’s budget, policy, communications, vehicle tracking, purchasing,
building maintenance, public records, and public relations activities and
REQUIREMENTS: 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, skills, and /or abilities
required. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A minimum
of five (5) years of supervisory experience at the rank of Sergeant or
Lieutenant in a like sized agency. A comparable amount of training or experience may
be substituted for minimum education requirements. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
SKILLS: The applicant must have the ability
to establish and maintain effective public and employee relations. The applicant must also possess the ability
to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with officials and
employees of the various municipal departments.
ABILITY: The applicant must demonstrate the
ability to plan, organize, and direct people and other resources. The applicant
must have the ability to plan and conduct research projects, and must be able
to work independently and to exercise good judgment. The applicant must be able to communicate
both orally and in writing. The employee must be able to speak and deal
directly with the public in an amiable manner, and be able to communicate under
times of emergencies.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to understand and execute complex oral and
Good observation and memory capabilities.
Good physical condition.
Thorough knowledge of law enforcement, management
practices and laws pertaining to area of special assignment.
Ability to learn quickly, retain and use the
methods and techniques required by the position.
The ability to act firmly and courteously with the
public and subordinates.
Knowledge of the geography of the City.
Ability to be alert, calm and decisive in emergency
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach,
climb, walk, stand, kneel, bend, stoop, throw, drive, taste, balance, crawl,
push and smell. The employee may work outside in various weather conditions, in
or with moving vehicles and/or equipment, with heights, radiant energy,
electrical energy, grease or oils, solvents, chemicals, and in dusty or noisy
Lifting: No more than 45 Pounds
Environment: Office or outside in various weather conditions
Vision: 20/20 or Corrected to 20/100
Hearing: Normal to Very Loud Noise Levels
*Class Descriptions are not intended to be
restrictive. The use of (or absence of)
a particular illustration of duties shall not be held to exclude or limit the
authority of a Department Head to assign other duties which are similar and
related to work