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Police Lieutenant
2013-40PR
City of Alameda, East Bay

Law Enforcement

For more info contact:
HR@alamedaca.gov
(510) 747-4900

This Recruitment is open to City of Alameda Employees Only

Close Date: Dec 30, 2013
Salary: $120,901.00 - $146,956.00 Annually

 NATURE OF POSITION


 

Under general direction, commands assigned law enforcement divisions or units and assists in the administration of the Police Department; performs other related work as required.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

 

1.      Plans, supervises, and coordinates activities of assigned Police Department divisions or units.

2.      Participates in continuous review of police services and the development and implementation of goals, plans, programs and policies in support of the mission of the Police Department.

3.      Supervises, schedules and monitors the work of assigned staff in preserving order, protecting life and property and enforcing laws and municipal ordinances; coordinates work with other departmental units and divisions, and other City departments.

4.      Promotes community-based policing programs and supports the Department's strong commitment to ethical police practices.

5.      Serves as liaison to and works with other law enforcement agencies, City departments and various community members and groups.

6.      Conducts inspections.

7.      Investigates and takes appropriate action on complaints and personnel problems.

8.      Confers with and advises City officials and other public and civic agencies on law enforcement problems and issues.

9.      Maintains records, compiles data, conducts investigations and studies, prepares reports and summaries, and makes presentations.

10.   Acts for superior officers as required or directed.

11.   Participates in budget planning, preparation and control.

12.   Supervises, trains and evaluates assigned staff.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

To be considered for participation in the examination process, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications.  Possession of the minimum qualifications does not assure a place on the Eligible List.  This is a competitive examination, where a candidate's performance in the examination will be judged in comparison with the performance of other candidates.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

 

1.      Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, public administration, business administration or a related field,

2.      Advanced POST Certification, and

3.      Two (2) years of experience as a Police Sergeant with the City of Alameda at time of appointment, including probation and acting time.


  1. Possession of a valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.


OR

1.      Advanced POST Certification,

2.      12 years total law enforcement experience including 36 months experience as a Police Sergeant with the City of Alameda at time of appointment, including probation and acting time, and

3.      Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is desirable.


  1. Possession of a valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.


 

READING LIST: The selection process may include information from the following resources:

 


2.      Alameda Police Department Policy Manual (LEXIPOL)

3.      Memorandum of Understanding between City of Alameda and Alameda Police Management Association, June 30, 2013 – June 24, 2017; http://alamedaca.gov/sites/default/files/document-files/alameda_police_managers_assn_mou_2013-2017.pdf

4.      California Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act, Government Code §3300-3312, et seq.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

 

PART I:            A review of all applications and resumes to identify those applicants who meet the employment standards for acceptance into the exam.

 

PART II:      Writing Skills Test (weighted 30%).  This test will examine the applicant’s knowledge and skill in the areas of written communication, management supervision, decision-making, administration, interpersonal skills as related to Police Department programs, procedures and/or problems.  Structured Oral Interview (weighted 70%).  The structured oral interview will examine the applicant’s knowledge and skill in the areas of verbal communication, management, supervision, decision-making, administration, and interpersonal skills as related to Police Department programs, procedures and/or problems.  The assessment of the structured oral interview will be made by a panel of subject matter experts.

 

Candidates must receive a score of 75% or better on both the writing skills test and the structured oral interview in order to be placed on the Eligible List.  Tie scores will be broken by giving priority to the candidate receiving the highest score on the oral interview.  The three (3) names highest on the list are certified to the department.  Placement on the Eligible List does not guarantee employment.  Prior to appointment, the person may be required to pass a thorough medical examination at City expense, and may be interviewed by the City Manager.

 

Veteran’s Preference Credit:  A job applicant qualifies as a veteran if honorably discharged from active military, reservist, or National Guard duty of at least 18 consecutive months within the past five (5) years of the date of application. In case of discharge attributable to service-connected injuries or illnesses, the 18 months active duty requirement need not be fulfilled. An applicant claiming veteran’s preference credit must attach to their application, a legible copy of their DD-214 verifying the type of discharge and date(s) of active service.  NO OTHER DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 


APPLICATIONS



2.      Visit the City of Alameda Human Resources Department (Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm) at 2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Room 290, Alameda, CA 94501

 

Please submit a resume as part of your application materials.

 


Applications must be filed no later than closing time on the last date to apply.  No photocopies or facsimiles accepted.  It is the applicant's responsibility to allow adequate delivery time.

 


AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of Alameda encourages minorities, women and the disabled to apply.  It is the City's policy that all aspects of employment and promotion shall be without regard to sex, marital status or disability (except where dictated by requirements of the position), race, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious creed, color, national origin or age.  Qualified disabled persons must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.  No individual may pose a direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself or other individuals in the workplace.  Barring undue hardship, reasonable accommodations can be made in the application and examination process for disabled individuals or for religious reasons.  Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made in advance to the Human Resources Department.  Hearing Impaired TDD (510) 522-7538.

 

The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

 

Benefits:

For Benefits information, please visit our website at: http://alamedaca.gov/human-resources/benefits. A detailed summary for this position can be found under Alameda Police Management Association.

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