Under administrative direction administers and participates in the activities of an assigned division; manages and evaluates staff, budget and technical resources; participates as a member of the Police Management Team; performs sworn police duties in the prevention of crime and the enforcement of law and order, public safety and the protection of life and performs related work as required.
Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and possession of a California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Management Certificate; have eight years of experience as a full-time peace officer including two years of full-time experience as a Police Lieutenant (or a comparable rank) and current rank of Lieutenant (or comparable rank); and have a valid Class C California Drivers License and acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position.
Interested candidates must apply by October 8, 2017 at www.cityoffullerton.com.
The Fullerton Police Department is comprised of a full-time staff of 217 employees, 150 sworn and 67 civilians, who work together to uphold the Department’s commitment to the safety of the community through problem solving partnerships and emphasis on a prompt response, a caring attitude, and a visible presence. The Department has an annual budget of $44 million and includes two divisions – an Op...erations Division and a Support
Services Division. The Department handles close to 46,000 calls for service and more than 85,000 total incidents annually.
The Fullerton Police Department believes in and utilizes a Community-based policing philosophy, which follows the principle that when communities and law enforcement engage in communication and cooperation, the Department can better serve the community as a whole. As a result, personnel are involved in all aspects of community, including schools, neighborhoods, and community organizations. A small-town atmosphere, a stable economy, and ideal Southern California weather combine to make Fullerton a great place to live, work and play.