Special Campus Police Sergeant, Detective Branch
Job Description Summary:
I. JOB OVERVIEW
The Special Campus Police Sergeant, position will be the supervisor for the Detective Branch, part of the Division of Operations within the George Washington University. This position supervises operations within the GW Police Department during an assigned shift or assignment by providing direction and guidance to subordinate staff within the Detective's Branch. The incumbent will manage the day to day operations of the Detective's Branch, including scheduling, assignments, evaluations, and distribution of responsibilities. This position will report to Assistant Chief of Police, Investigations and Threat Assessments.
• This position plans, directs, supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in investigations, crime prevention, community relations, threat assessment, and related services and activities. This position will be the primary point of contact for threat assessment, and lead internal investigations assigned to the Detective Branch, including criminal investigations, behavioral threat assessment investigations, assign follow up investigations, and complete investigations on their own.
• This position will be the secondary to the Internal Affairs Sergeant and represent the Assistant Chief of Investigations and Threat Assessment in communications with external Law Enforcement agencies, GW departments, and others, as designated.
• This position is responsible for managing and participating in training of the detective branch, as well as assisting in preliminary investigation, interview, and report writing training for the patrol branch.
• This position will serve as a designee to assist in maintaining the department's social media and digital media accounts.
• This position will review all police reports to ensure the elements of the crime are present and that all classifications are accurate.
• This position will assist with the maintenance of investigative files and reports on persons arrested or barred from the university.
• This position shall provide guidance to the Uniformed Division Staff with regards to investigations and report writing activities.
• This position may be assigned to participate in special covert operations, if needed. This is a management position at the university that, in addition to leading a work unit, leads and supervises staff directly, makes hiring decisions, provides coaching, training and mentoring, manages performance and determines future staffing needs.
• This position ensures that all incident reports and arrest activities are properly documented, that staff comply with all mandated policies and procedure, assesses staff development needs, and provides 24 hour administrative on-call coverage regarding serious incidents/activities occurring within the university.
• Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 5 years of relevant professional experience as a protective services officer; internally or within a federal, state, military, or municipality to include at least three years of functional supervisory experience is necessary, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus one year of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional requirements are:
Possession of a District of Columbia Special Police Commission or the ability to obtain a commission within 120 days of employment.
Successful completion of a physical, drug screen and mental examination, which has been approved by the University Security Department.
A minimum of 500 hours of formal training in protective services, including successful completion of the Campus Public Safety Institute, certification in Emergency First Aid and CPR is necessary.
Must have a valid driver's license and be eligible to drive GW vehicles as per University Policy.
Proof of U.S. citizenship, at least 21 years of age.
Must be available to work rotating shifts.Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to supervise and assist a staff of detectives with knowledge of GWPD personnel and evaluation requirements.
Ability to train and mentor a staff of detectives in investigation and interviewing techniques, in use of investigative technological resources and implementation of new resources, and in use of investigative databases, both internal and external to GW.
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with all GWPD divisions and outside agencies and departments.Typical Hiring Range $62,900 - $83,300 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?
II. JOB DETAILS
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: Safety and Security Family Safety and Security Sub-Family Campus Police - Administrative Stream Management Level Level 1 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm, on-call status may apply as needed. Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts Position Designation: Designated On-Site: Employees who are required to physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment to the university's operating status Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:
Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa statusInternal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S007737 Job Open Date: 10/29/2018 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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