The UC Davis Police
Department is currently accepting applications for Police Lieutenant.
For more information and to apply, please visit
Recruitment Open To:
UCD/UCDHS Employees and
Final Filing Date
POLICE LIEUTENANT MGR 1
Number of Positions:
100% Fixed; 24/7
Operation, Work schedule may vary daily.
This position is not
represented by a collective bargaining unit
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The UC Davis Police
Department (UCDPD) is committed to providing a safe and secure community for
all who visit, attend, and work at the UC Davis campuses. This is accomplished
in partnership with all of the community and in accordance with the highest professional
standards of law enforcement and public service. The mission of the Department
is to enhance the quality of life by providing a secure and safe environment in
which the University community can conduct its fundamental mission of research,
teaching, patient care, and public service. Please use this web address
and see if you are the ideal candidate to work at the UC Davis Police
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Under the direction of
the Chief of Police, serves a critical role in the University of California
Police Department as either a Professional Standards Lieutenant or Patrol
Lieutenant. Manage, direct, and plan the daily operations and long-range goals
of the unit they oversee, which can be at the Davis campus or Sacramento
Provides oversight and supervision to a variety units and programs including
but not limited to: patrol, bicycle unit, mutual aid coordinator, campus EOC
liaison, protest incident team member, comp time program manager, scheduling,
parking and transportation workgroup member and member of student-city
commission. May act as a media liaison ensuring consistent communication and
coordination of safety and security issues. Develop and direct special field
operations, community orientated policing programs and directed patrol
programs. Other duties as assigned.
Professional Standards Lieutenant:
Provides oversight and supervision to a variety of units and programs including
but not limited to internal affairs, use of force and collision review, public
information and outreach, training and development, investigations,
counter-terrorism and intelligence, Dignitary protection team and Volunteers in
This position requires
physical fitness so that all functions of a Police Officer will also be able to
be performed by the Lieutenant. This includes the ability to stand for extended
periods of time while in full uniform and carrying all safety equipment; the
physical ability to maintain department standard proficiency at the range and
in defensive tactics, both in training and in field operations.
Must have vision of 20/100 correctable to 20/30, with normal color vision.
Weight in proportion to height.
-External candidates and
internal candidates from other UC campuses must pass extensive background
investigation, including criminal history and identity check and have no felony
convictions pursuant to Government Code Section 1029.
-Participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Pull Program.
-Must pass comprehensive medical and psychological pre-placement examinations
as established by the University and by State law for Police Officers.
-Employee personally responsible for following safety guidelines/procedures.
-Availability to work on-call.
-Work alternative work schedules and may be assigned to work extended hours as
needed, with little or no notice.
-Required to work on weekends as on-call administrator and respond to
emergencies or major collisions during this time.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking,
the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine
products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or
leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential
space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available
Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child or elder abuse
and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child
abuse be signed.
Background Check Required:
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation
including criminal history and identity checks.
-High school diploma or
-Possess a valid California Driver's License.
-Current State of California Peace Officers Standards & Training (POST)
-Possess a Supervisory Certificate issued by California POST.
-Possess or obtain a Management Certificate within 12 months of appointment
issued by California POST.
-Prior or current non-probationary Police Sergeant or higher classification.
-Working knowledge of current state of the art police and security management
methods, philosophies, law enforcement practices and legal issues.
-Skills to utilize computer systems and software to prepare documents, reports
and support the daily functions of a police department.
-Knowledge of current police methods and procedures, including apprehension and
arrest, criminal investigations, collection and presentation of evidence, and
police record keeping.
-Skill to delegate responsibility with commensurate authority to appropriate
staff members and hold individuals accountable.
-Ability to effectively articulate verbally and in writing.
-2 or 4-year degree from
an accredited college or university, and/or an equivalent combination of
experience and training.
-Knowledge of University ordinances and regulations.
-Prior University law enforcement experience.
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