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Police Captain

City of Burbank - Burbank, California

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The Police Captain is responsible for commanding and leading a division of the Police Department; for planning, directing, and coordinating activities of the division; and promoting community involvement. Will administer the functions and direct and coordinate all activities of a division; work with other divisional commanders to ensure consistency of operation among divisions; determine, recommend, and administer policies and procedures; exhibit leadership by assuming responsibility for the conduct, performance, and demeanor of employees; determine the need for police services; formulate policy; direct the assignment and scheduling of personnel under command; supervise, train, motivate, evaluate, and inspect the work of division staff; assist subordinates with problems; continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures, and work with employees to correct deficiencies; and prepare and transmit divisional communications, instructions, and procedures.

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Job Requirements

Ten years of full time paid experience as a peace officer, including two years as a Lieutenant; Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration, business administration, public administration, or related field; and knowledge of organization and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs. An Advanced California P.O.S.T. Certificate and completion of Management Certificate requirements, and a valid California Class “C” driver’s license are required at time of hire. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or other related field preferred. Selected candidate must be in good physical condition and able to successfully complete a required medical examination that includes a psychological suitability examination.

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City of Burbank
Burbank, California

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