Public Safety Supervisor – Captain

East Carolina University

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EducationBachelor’s Degree
High School Diploma or GED
SkillsLaw Enforcement
Supervising Experience
Provide input to the Watch Commander/Lieutenant concerning shift and Department operations. Assume the duties of Watch Commander/Lieutenant as needed.

Ensure that all investigations conducted by subordinates are completed in accordance with legal guidelines set forth through state and federal law. Properly identify cases that should be turned over to a Detective for further

Enforce state laws and University policies, assist in the apprehension of offenders, assist in the investigation of crimes, and deter criminal activity through high visibility patrol. Testify in court as needed. Presentation of
evidence shall consist of the following: Oral testimony of facts concerning the case. Presentation of physical evidence. Evidence shall be presented in accordance with guidelines set by North Carolina criminal procedure.

Review all written reports and documents submitted by subordinates to include: preliminary investigation reports, supplementary investigation reports, arrest reports, missing person reports, information only reports, 96 hour D.A. reports, search warrants, recovered/seized property reports and vouchers, traffic crash reports, DMV accident reports, state citations, legal process service logs, and equipment logs. Reports are examined for legibility, grammar, spelling, accurate presentation of facts, comprehensiveness, UCR coding, and proper format.

This position may require assignment to duties in Patrol, Investigations, Community Relations, Crime Prevention, Administration, Training or other administrative duties as assigned by the Chief of Police. Provides guidance to help ensure all actions taken by officers on their shift are in accordance with the following: North Carolina General Statutes concerning criminal law, motor vehicle law, and other statutes related to law enforcement such as alcohol control laws, Local ordinances, Federal laws, University policies concerning parking and traffic regulations, and the student disciplinary code. The measures taken to help ensure that employees’ actions are consistent with the above stated guidelines are as follows: Direct observation of
employees during the shift’s tour of duty. Preliminary investigation of allegations of conduct in violation of these guidelines. Examination of indicators such as conviction rate, sick leave records, submitted reports, etc.

Evaluate subordinate’s job performance in accordance with the ECU Personnel Policy and the Career Banding Salary Administration Plan and ensure that records are kept in accordance with policies. Position is accountable for providing career development guidelines and consistent use of Pay Factors in making compensation decisions and recommendations for advancement within career banded roles. Identify weaknesses in the job performance of subordinates and take appropriate corrective action that may include, additional training for the employee, proper documentation in the personnel file, and/or disciplinary action.

Ensure that subordinates are deployed in such a manner so as to provide the campus with the most efficient and effective patrol to include: Patrol of University properties; investigate motor vehicle accidents; perform traffic management; enforcement of applicable state, local, and University laws and regulations; safeguard property that may be damaged as a result of accidents or criminal conduct; act as a first responder to sick or injured persons; investigate any and all types of extraordinary conditions or unusual circumstances that may occur on a University campus; and complete official reports.

Brief subordinates at the beginning of each shift. The briefing shall include the following information: Criminal activity occurring during the preceding shift and week. Review of information from the roll call log. Discussion of
new policies, procedures, or directives. Obtain feedback from shift officers involving concerns, suggestions for improving shift or Departmental functions, etc. Conduct roll-call training as necessary or as required by departmental policy or directives. Inspect the personal appearance and equipment of shift employees on a daily basis to ensure they meet Departmental standards. Conduct periodic documented personnel and vehicle inspections in accordance with department policy.

Monitor the ongoing field training and progress of new employees. Ensure that all required paperwork and forms are completed in accordance with field training policies and guidelines and routed to the field training coordinator in a timely manner.

Minimum Education/Experience
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and two years of law enforcement experience. Necessary Special Qualifications: Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation
Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Experience involving supervising public safety lieutenants/ sergeants/officers engaged in enforcing the laws of the State of North Carolina and the United States Government as well as university policies at East Carolina University.

Four years of law enforcement experience two of which must have been supervisory in nature (Sergeant. or above); demonstrated performance, and successful completion of all phases of the promotional process for the

It is strongly preferred that candidates have a BA/BS Degree and have completed at least 80 hours of the Administrative Officers Management Program, FBI National Academy, or a course similar in content that is approved by the Chief of Police.

License or Certification required by the Department
Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate, Administrative Officers Management Program, FBI National Academy or a course similar in content approved by Chief of Police.

Special Instructions to Applicant
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Job Open Date 12/13/2018
Job Close Date – Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. 12/21/2018
Open Until Filled No
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If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information
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