City of Conroe
  • 09-Feb-2018 to 23-Feb-2018 (CST)
  • Administration
  • Conroe, TX, USA
  • 98,722 min - $126,691 mid-range
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, Pool and Recreation Center Privileges


JOB SUMMARY:

To plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Police Department including law enforcement, criminal investigations, support services and administrative functions; to coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Administrator.

 JOB SCOPE:

This is a full-time, executive level position that serves as the Department Head of the Police Department. Responsibilities include response to emergency conditions during non-business hours to provide direction to staff and coordination with other agencies during such situations.

 PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The listed duties are essential job functions that the position has been created to perform. The list of duties is not exhaustive.  The employee may be called upon to perform any task that is implied from the listed duties or is within the scope of the job summary.

  • Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the Police Department in the preservation of order, protection of life and property and enforcement of law and municipal ordinances.
  • Prepare the annual department budget and control budget expenditures
  • Formulate department rules, procedures and policies and insure their implementation.
  • Maintain effective intra-departmental discipline and morale.
  • Evaluate and aid in the professional development of subordinate supervisors and officers.
  • Insure that new police officers receive adequate training in modern police procedures and methods
  • Establish appropriate service and staffing levels.
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures.
  • Maintain effective public relations and handle community issues in a tactful and courteous fashion.
  • Objectively review and handle citizen complaints.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other department heads, employees and in the public.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong management, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, including ability to give effective presentations to City Council, employee groups, citizens and other groups
  • Ability to communicate and interact appropriately with people of different ethnic, economic and social backgrounds
  • Knowledge of budgeting procedures and ability to monitor expenditures and revenues
  • Able to manage personnel, supervise hiring, training, evaluating, promoting, disciplining and/or discharge of employees
  • Knowledge of emergency management issues and practices
  • Strong Microsoft Office computer skills

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, & EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a related field
  • Knowledge and understanding of Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code
  • Possess or eligible for TCOLE peace officer certification at the Intermediate Level
  • Extensive law enforcement experience including five years of administrative and supervisory experience

 PREFERRED:

  • Experience as a Chief in a 143 city

 

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