JOB SUMMARY Under the general direction of the Assistant Chief of Police, directs and manages the activities of a division or divisions of the department. Rotation between Police Divisions occurs every 2-3 years and is necessary for the development of a well-rounded manager with a variety of experiences and responsibilities at each division. A division of the department can be comprised of any one or more of the following units, programs, or functions: patrol, traffic, investigations, emergency preparedness, training special events, crime prevention, security, special assignments, bicycle and skateboard enforcement, field training, armory, departmental vehicles/equipment, backgrounds, grants, community service officers, volunteers, interns, and external law enforcement liaison. The lieutenant is responsible for the direct supervision of assigned units, programs, and activities and may exercise functional supervisory responsibilities for all other units, programs, and activities. The lieutenant may act for the Chief of Police and/or Assistant Chief of Police in their absence. They are responsible for all functions and tasks appropriate to the classification.
Salary: Commensurate with experience (MSP III) Total Hours: 8-5, M-F Career Position.
Must have experience at the rank of police sergeant or above for at least 5 years.
Must have a Bachelor of Arts/Sciences in a related field.
Must possess current California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Supervisory certificate.
Knowledge of police operating rules and regulations and the criminal justice system with emphasis on the role of law enforcement as it relates to other agencies within the system, particularly prosecutors and the courts.
Knowledge of pertinent case law, and ability to understand and interpret the rules, regulations and policies of the Police Department, and pertinent City ordinances and regulations, State and Federal laws and court decisions.
Knowledge of modern police methods and procedures, including apprehension and arrest of criminals, criminal investigations, collection and presentation of evidence and police recordkeeping.
Skills and knowledge to impose disciplinary measures, up to and including termination, as needed.
Skills and knowledge to conduct both administrative and criminal internal affairs investigations. Extensive knowledge of the Peace Officer's Bill of Rights (POBR) and how POBR applies to police officer disciplinary matters.
Decision-making ability sufficient to conduct both routine and complex tasks that require knowledge of State and Federal law, case law and personnel management.
Leadership skills sufficient to motivate personnel to carry out their responsibilities at a satisfactory level.
Knowledge of administration principles and methods and of principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management.
Demonstrated ability to delegate responsibility, with commensurate authority to appropriate staff members.
Proven ability to organize time, solve problems, and prioritize tasks, potentially under highly stressed and emergency situations.
Demonstrated skill to maintain a professional demeanor under stressful conditions and make decisions under rapidly changing conditions.
Must possess a high level of common sense, and a strong commitment to professional ethics and integrity.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Ability and willingness to work in an environment rich in diversity containing a variety of ethnic cultures, religions and lifestyles.
Skill to safely handle a police automobile in normal conditions as well as high speed and emergency situations.
Skill to demonstrate proficiency in the exercise and application of defensive tactics, less lethal devices, firearms and other safety equipment.
Knowledge of Incident Command System (ICS).
General knowledge of emergency preparedness programs designed by the Emergency Services Manager (ESM) to improve campus-wide emergency preparedness and response levels. Consult and assist with the ESM's development of the UCI Emergency Management Plan, incident prep-plans, standard operating procedures (SOPs), job action sheets and other job aids/tools for Emergency Operation Center (EOC); development of other preparedness and response programs; and the creation of a functional team of Zone Captains and others involved in evacuation and emergency response.
Skills to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Skills in written and verbal communication to be effective within a diverse campus community.
Ability to compose well-written narratives, reports, memoranda, correspondence, department policies, procedures and related materials.
Ability to prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports, traffic citations and memoranda.
Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office programs, e-mail, and various internet search engines to prepare documents, write reports, conduct research and locate law enforcement supplies and equipment.
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