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DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: POLICE
DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF - 0521 Salary

$87,100.00 - $139,400.00 Annually


Location

4 McGee Street - Greenville, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

POLICE



Job Number

00557


Division

POLICE ADMINISTRATION






Closing

6/25/2021 11:59 PM Eastern



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Brief Description

Brief Description of the Job
Under general administrative direction from the Chief of Police and working within technical, administrative, regulatory, or professional standards and guidelines assists in the management of the Greenville Police Department. The Deputy Police Chief is responsible for the effective administration of assigned divisions consisting of professional police and technical staff personnel, both sworn and non-sworn. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of departmental strategic goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned service areas. Establishes, within City and department policies, appropriate service, and staffing levels. Conducts administrative studies of management problems and concerns. Develops comprehensive programs designed to effectively correct operational deficiencies. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel. Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the Department budget. Represents the Police Department to other departments, elected officials, and outside agencies and community groups. Coordinates Police Department activities with other City departments and outside agencies. Acts as Police Chief in his or her absence.

Job Duties

Essential Functions

  • Supervise Personnel: Manage and oversee, either personally or through subordinate supervisors, daily activities of assigned precinct or operational unit: Organize, prioritize, and schedule work activities in order to meet objectives and ensure adequate coverage and control. Ensure that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work. Monitor status of work in progress and inspect completed work. Provide activity, progress, and evaluation reports to department management. Coordinate and delegate investigations, patrols, special assignments, or other police activities. May provide administration and direction to specialized units. Disseminate information and special orders. Instruct and direct subordinates on proper procedures and protocols of the department. Consult with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise. Supervise, direct, coach, mentor and evaluate assigned staff: Address employee concerns and problems. Counsel or discipline employees as appropriate. Assist with coordinating and completing employee performance appraisals. Ensure staff is appropriately trained in operations, policies, and procedures. Meet with direct reports routinely to discuss and coach for optimal performance, and to mentor and ensure effective mentoring relationships exist for assigned personnel. Review and approve timesheets. Participate in Public Safety Citizen Review Board meetings and appeal hearings as required. Assist in the development and implementation of a department succession plan. 40%


  • Provide Strategic Planning and Administrative Support: Perform administrative police work involving planning, managing, and evaluating the police department operations function. Assist in developing long and short-term goals, plans, and objectives for the department. Implement and evaluate goals, policies, procedures, systems, standards, and work plans consistent with stated objectives and applicable laws and regulations. Coordinate activities between different functional programs and/or areas and integrate services. Monitor project assignments to ensure that organizational strategic goals, objectives and initiatives are achieved. Provide direction and support to subordinate managers and supervisors in accomplishing work plan goals and resolving problems. Consult with Police Chief, City officials, command staff, officers, and others as needed to review department plans/operations/activities, review/resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations. Develop comprehensive programs designed to effectively correct operational deficiencies. Support and reinforce the departments community policing`s vision, values and mission. Research, assess and meet current and future community policing needs through implementation and evaluation of effective strategies, workforce deployment, equipment use, and community relations programs. Conduct administrative studies of management problems and concerns. Assist in developing, implementing, and updating department policies and procedures: formulate and develop work methods and practices, policies, standard operating procedures, training programs, and general orders. Monitor implementation of departmental rules and regulations. Update departmental guidelines according to Federal, State, or local legislation, and conduct training programs. Report to and update Police Chief on status of major cases and critical incidents/situations. Perform other department administrative functions: draft official correspondence; generate required reports; approve all departmental training. Stay current with changing policies, procedures, codes, and criminal/civil case law and maintain professional affiliations. 35%


  • Act as Liaison between Municipal Government and Society: Represent the Police Department to other departments, elected officials, and outside agencies. Coordinate assigned activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations. Interact and collaborate with citizens, community groups, other City, County, State and Federal departments/agencies and other entities as needed to promote the overall success of the Police Department in reducing crime, improving safety and enhancing community confidence and trust in its police. Create/maintain positive public relations with the public and represents the City at various functions. Attend ceremonies, dedications, and other events. Make speeches or presentations to schools, civic groups, and community organizations; and provides education and information to the public on laws, law enforcement, crime prevention, drug abuse, and related issues. Participate on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees. Attend and participate in professional group meetings. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. 15%


  • Assist with Budget Development and Administration: Assist the Police Chief in the annual development and administration of the department budget. Participate in and approve the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies. Monitor expenditures across all Police divisions to ensure compliance with approved budget; coordinate with division staff members regarding division budgets; assist in preparing projected operational and capital expenditure requests; and approve expenditures incompliance with approved budget. Oversee and control the purchasing, maintenance, and inventory of all police related equipment and property including communication equipment, vehicles and related equipment, computer equipment, and safety equipment. Identify additional funding requirements. Ensure compliance of financial priorities as determined by the Police Chief. Recommend budget adjustments as needed. 10%

    Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Applications must include a Resume and Cover Letter for consideration.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in business, criminal justice, or a related field, as well as, advanced police leadership training such as Southern Police Institute, FBI National Academy, PERFs Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP), or equivalent leadership training.
  • Over 6 years of progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience in a comparably sized police department at a commanding officers position with 3 years minimum experience at the rank of Captain or higher.
  • The Deputy Chief of Police shall be a sworn officer with powers of arrest and must possess SCCJA certification or attain certification within six months of appointment.


Preferred Qualifications
Masters degree in a related field.


Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License


Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Rules and regulations of the Police Department, relevant Federal and State laws, City ordinances andthe approved principles, practices, procedures, operation, and organization of police work.
Federal and state regulations relating to the security and privacy of police files and records.
Contemporary theories, principles, and practices of effective police administration with specialreference to department policies, and budget administration.
Current trends and practices related to law enforcement and related activities.
Laws and court decisions affecting police departments.
Modern patrol techniques, criminal investigation, crime prevention, and the criminal justice system, as well as types of firearms, communication systems, automobile equipment and scientific equipment used in modern policing.
Principles and processes for providing customer services to include setting and meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Leadership techniques, principles, and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff.
Functions of other governmental jurisdictions and authorities as they relate to police work.
Modern management techniques, supervisory practices, and evaluation methods.
Municipal finance and personnel administration.
Governmental organization and management.
Strategic planning principles and practices.
Project management.
Personnel recruitment, selection, and the use of human resources information systems.
Facilities, equipment, and personnel needed to provide police services and operations.


Ability to:
Manage and monitor work performance of assigned police department divisions and programs, including establishing broad organizational goals, evaluating program/work objectives and effectiveness, and realigning work and staffing assignments for the department.
Demonstrate personal and professional integrity of the highest order.
Ensure enforcement practices used exemplify fairness, consistency, respect for cultural differences and absolute compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and departmental and City-wide policies.
Develop department budget and assure budget recommendations comply with budget goals, funding limitations, and service levels to meet department and organizational goals.
Work under frequent time pressures, emergency situations, change of tasks, and irregular schedule/overtime.
Perform multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team.
Evaluate customer satisfaction, develop cooperative associations, and utilize resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction.
Effectively handle communications that involve a high degree of difficulty (i.e. contentious confidential sensitive or political) with very diverse, very important contacts both inside and outside of the organization.
Apply discretion, persuasion, conciliation, dispute resolution, mediation or negotiation skills when dealing with complex situations.
Regularly exercise independent judgment and decision-making, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary.
Consult on issues, presenting complex information, explaining analysis and rationale, and making recommendations with the requirement to exercise persuasion to obtain cooperation, consensus, or approval of action to be taken.
Facilitate and/or consult on the resolution of unusual or difficult situations.
Maintain effective relationships with citizens, suppliers, various news organizations, State Law Enforcement Agencies, civic groups, and other police agencies.
Establish and maintain effective internal relationships with City Manager, City Council, Mayor, Municipal Court, Finance, Human Resources and other City leadership and management personnel.
Demonstrate highly developed presentation, writing, public speaking and listening skills.
Use the highest level of creative thinking, complex analysis, and reasoning to originate and develop innovative program or production concepts, techniques or procedures which can have a major impact on the nature and quality of programming or operations.
Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical journals and procedures, financial reports, legal documents, and governmental regulations as well as literature, books, reviews, reports, and abstracts.
Write policies, contracts, speeches, formal presentations, and/or technical and legal documents and correspondence.
Proficiently use police vehicles, firearms, police radio, and phone.
Proficiently use computer with Windows or IOS software, Smart boards, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office Outlook, calculator, and copier.

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Indoors/Outdoors/Vehicle.

Protective Equipment Required: Body armor, gloves, and gas mask.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Monthly exposure to wetness and/or humidity, noise and vibration, and physical danger. Seasonal exposure to extreme temperatures. Daily exposure to physical danger or abuse from suspects. Weekly exposure to mechanical hazards. Seasonal exposure to electrical hazards and communicable diseases.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires vision, hearing, and talking. Frequently requires standing, reaching, fine dexterity, handling, walking, using foot controls, balancing, carrying, bending, and sitting. Occasionally requires crouching, kneeling, twisting, lifting, and pushing/pulling. Rarely requires climbing and crawling. Medium strength demands include lifting 30-50 pounds infrequently and 10-25 pounds occasionally. Must be capable of carrying all police uniform equipment, up to 30 pounds, constantly.

Mental Demands: Frequently requires time pressures, emergency situations, frequent change of tasks, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires tedious or exacting work.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.

Disclaimer
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.




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The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
 
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