The Special Police Lieutenant manages the public safety staff during the assigned shift; supervises a staff of Public Safety Officers who perform general public safety duties for the protection of persons and property and the enforcement of RPCI, Federal, State and Local Laws, policies and procedures and rules and regulations; manages the prevention of losses due to accidents and incidents; possess the powers of a Peace Officer having arrest powers while on duty. The duties of a Special Police Lieutenant include but are not limited to maintaining their status as a NYS Peace Officer and meeting annual firearms qualifications.
License and Certification Requirements
1. Valid New York State driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days of appointment.
2. Certification or the ability to obtain certification as a New York State Peace Officer within one (1) year of appointment.
Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or a related field and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience in a law enforcement or security organization, exposed to functions whose diversity is similar to those at RPCI; or
2. Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or a related field and the equivalent of four (4) years of full-time experience in a law enforcement or security organization, exposed to functions whose diversity is similar to those at RPCI; or
3. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of six (6) years of full-time experience in a law enforcement or security organization, exposed to functions whose diversity is similar to those at RPCI.
Additional Candidate Requirements Prior to Appointment
1. Absence of a felony criminal record; and
2. Absence of a conviction for any Domestic Violence offense; and
3. Absence of a Dishonorable Discharge from the Armed Forces; and
4. Must be at least 21 years of age; and
5. Must be a United States citizen; and
6. Must pass a background and character investigation; and
7. Must pass medical, drug, and physical agility tests; and
8. Must pass a psychological evaluation.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience as a Peace or Police Officer. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional communications and writing skills, including writing and reviewing training programs and manuals, criminal and civil investigation reports, organization policies and/or developing departmental standard operating procedures. In addition, the model candidate will have 3+ years of experience as a supervisor, preferably in law enforcement or a security setting.
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