|Title: ||Police Lieutenant|
|Pay Grade: ||65|
|Pay Range |
Purpose of Classification:
|Manages, controls and coordinates activities of an assigned law enforcement/public safety section.|
|This is fifth in a series of five classifications. It is distinguished from Police Sergeants in that the Lieutenant performs more administrative duties and much less field work.|
Example of Duties:
- Supervises two or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis.
- Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight.
- Informs members of section of changes in regulations and policies, implications of new or amended laws and new techniques of police work.
- Disseminates and explains special messages and decisions of administration to subordinates.
- Submits reports or verbally informs supervisor on activities of section and makes recommendations based on analysis of trends or problems.
- Assists in developing new or revised policies and procedures.
- Reviews and examines all documentation and reports generated by staff for completeness and to keep apprised of activities.
- Investigates complaints against staff; recommends action to be taken.
- Develops budget projections as input to annual budget process; reviews budget status periodically with supervisor.
- Coordinates and supervises special activities or events on campus requiring additional support from section or contact with outside law enforcement agencies.
- Resolves problems and questions presented by subordinate staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of administrative procedures, budget preparation and management practices.
- Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of law enforcement practices and procedures and applicable laws, rules and regulations.
- Skill in applying laws, rules and regulations.
- Skill in managing situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and impartially.
- Ability to effectively communicate.
- Six years of experience as an Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZ POST) certified officer which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
- Bachelor's degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Public Administration, a social science or related field AND four years experience as an AZ POST certified officer which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
- Equivalent out-of-state certification; must obtain an AZ POST regular officer certification within six months from date of hire.
- Possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license upon employment.