From:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† James Quin
Sent:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tuesday, December 06, 2011 12:06 PM
To:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Liz Kennedy
Subject:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† FW: Job Description
Agenda Item Number 17.
CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS
POSITION TITLE: Administrative Sergeant
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Police Chief
Under general supervision, employee works independently in a team environment on multiple tasks while demonstrating excellent time management skills; will need to divide time between administrative and supervisory responsibilities; provides internet and web based support to administration utilizing both spatial and non-spatial databases; provides technical assistance and supervision to assigned personnel; has first line responsibility for providing leadership and participation in work of personnel engaged in records and specialized police work during shift; and performs related work as required.
The Administrative Sergeant supervises police operations on an assigned shift, assigns or schedules work to meet priorities and goals; develops performance standards and evaluates work in light of established standards; assists employees as needed; trains, briefs, inspects, and monitors performance of personnel; reviews daily activities at end of shift and provides counsel; enforces state and local laws and ordinance makes arrests and detentions, issues citations; investigate accidents and crimes; responds to calls for services; conducts follow-up and specialized investigations; testifies in court as required; interprets and applies departmental rules, policies and procedures; reads manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn how to develop programs to meet staff and user requirements; prepares and reviews operations reports or project progress reports; manages multi media images on the web utilizing a wide range of computer skills; types and word processes various documents and electronic information; creates statistical tools and reports using spread sheets; manages and updates relevant data using database applications; performs research work of departmental budget for an assigned area; prepares specifications for equipment; prepares police and other departmental usage reports; conducts pre-employment testing and background investigations; must be able to meet all job functions of police officer; must be able to maintain physical requirements of police officer.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
May be required to work and/or assist disabled persons.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSES:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. Texas Driver's License without restrictions except "A". Twelve hours college course work in law enforcement or related field; police training hours in supervision and law enforcement procedures is preferred; Texas Peace Officer License Basic Certificate from TCLEOSE.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:
The Administrative Sergeant must have three years experience as a police officer; must be a self-motivated, team oriented individual; ability to plan, organize, coordinate, supervise, control and evaluate the performance of subordinates in both routine and emergency situations; exhibit a thorough knowledge of state and local laws and ordinances, departmental rules, polices and procedures, crime prevention and investigation, and all other requirements of police officer position; exhibit a thorough knowledge of principles of public administration with reference to departmental programs and personnel administration; exhibit the ability to provide effective leadership and to plan, initiate and carry out long term programs within the department; exhibits a thorough knowledge in use of, and development of programs in Facebook, Twitter, and other social media venues; exhibit the ability to create, maintain and provide quality assurance of the departmentís web page; exhibit knowledge in general office management software including Windows, Excel, Adobe, and other Microsoft programs; demonstrate project and task management skills; demonstrate exemplary written and verbal communications skills to function effectively; must meet all skills, knowledge, and training requirement as that of police officer position.