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6/30/2017
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Police Sergeant
City of Davis, CA | Davis, California
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Job Description

Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

The City of Davis will only accept on-line applications for this position. All applicants must be current City of Davis employees, whether regular, special funded, probationary, temporary part-time, or provisional.

DEFINITION

Under general supervision of police manager to serve as Watch Commander on an assigned shift; to supervise police field or office operations; to supervise and perform investigation, patrol, community relation and administrative duties; to perform a variety of technical tasks in law enforcement; and, to perform related duties as assigned.

Examples of Duties: Sergeants must have knowledge of: Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques, and equipment, jail operations, police records and reports, and first aid techniques; departmental rules and regulations; criminal law with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the search and seizure and the preservation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases; current training techniques, programs and materials related to law enforcement; principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation; computer languages and their application to public safety as required by the position.

Sergeants must have the ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of a sworn police officer job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; remember accounts given by witnesses; identify crime suspects; interpret and apply the law to field situations; observe while conducting surveillance; problem solve crime situations and explain law to the public; on an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in patrol vehicle; walk and stand during patrol activities; bend, squat and kneel during inspection of crime scene or conducting building searches; supervise, schedule, and train assigned staff; gather, assemble, analyze, evaluate and use facts and evidence; learn and operate the department computer system; analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Typical Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

* Education equivalent to, or higher than, an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in police science and administration, government, public administration, business administration, political science or a related field.
* 4 years of full-time paid law enforcement experience with at least 3 years of patrol experience.

Or

* 30 semester or 45 quarter units from an accredited college or university (units shall be in general education or towards a degree).
* Served at least 2 years as a Field Training Officer at Davis PD within the last 4 years.
* POST Intermediate Certificate.
* 6 years of full-time paid law enforcement experience.
* Has served, or is currently serving, for at least one year within the last 3 years in any of the following collateral assignments (SWAT, Hostage Negotiations, MAIT, Use of Force Instructor, Reserve Coordinator, Cadet Coordinator, Arson Investigator, EOD, Special Munitions, Chemical Agents, Evidence Response Team, Public Relations Team, Social Media Team, Recruiter, Special Needs Assessment Team/Crisis Intervention Team, RAD Instructor, RAD Kids Instructor).

Or

* 30 semester or 45 quarter units from an accredited college or university (units shall be in general education or towards a degree).
* Served at least 4 years in one of the following assignments; Investigations, Traffic, or at least 3 years in YONET.
* POST Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation Certificate (except for Traffic).
* POST Intermediate Certificate.
* 6 years of full-time paid law enforcement experience.
* Has served, or is currently serving, for at least one year within the last 3 years in a collateral assignment (SWAT, Hostage Negotiations, MAIT, Use of Force Instructor, Reserve Coordinator, Cadet Coordinator, Arson Investigator, EOD, Special Munitions, Chemical Agents, Evidence Response Team, Public Relations Team, Social Media Team, Recruiter, Special Needs Assessment Team/Crisis Intervention Team, RAD Instructor, RAD Kids Instructor or field training officer).

TRAINING

Required within one year of assignment

1. POST Supervisory Course - CCN 0040 - 80 hrs

2. Leadership Effectiveness, CMF Leadership Consulting - 80 hrs

Recommended prior to assignment

1. POST FTO School - CCN 31725 - 40 hrs

2. ICI Basic Investigations Core Course- Robert Presley Institute - 84 hrs

Recommended during assignment

* Assertive Supervision-Marin Consulting - CCN 12100 - 24 hrs
* SEMS/Disaster Prep Management - CCN 10341 - 24 hrs
* POST Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute-SLI - 192 hrs
* SEMS/ Tactical Refresher - CCN 10342 - 24 hrs
* POST Use of Force Update - CCN 21185 - 16 hrs
* PORAC- Annual Legal Update - 8hrs
* POST - CPOA Officer Involved Shooting Supervisory/Mgmt Responsibility - CCN 10780 - 16 hrs

Supplemental Information:APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS

Upon notice of vacancy, any qualified person may apply for the position. Application shall be made by filing a City of Davis Employment Application, resume, and cover letter prior to the closing date and time. A promotional list for this position will be established using the following procedure:

1. A structured oral board interview (weighted 20%). At least one department supervisor or administrator will sit on the oral board. All candidates will be given a numerical score which will be used in compiling the overall candidate score. The score given will be the straight average of all scores provided by the oral board panel members.

2. Assessment Center Exercises (weighted 60%);

* The Group discussion/Leaderless group (15%)
* Report Review exercise (15%)
* Patrol Exercise/Tabletop (15%)
* BPAD promotional exercise (15%)

3. A Chief's interview (weighted 20%). All candidates will be given a numerical score which will be used in compiling the overall candidate score.

Each weighted portion of the testing process will be "blind" meaning rankings will not be shared between groups. Results from each weighted portion of the process will be compiled by Professional Standards and will remain confidential until a final eligibility list is established. Those candidates who score less than 60% of the total possible points will not be eligible for promotion. The final list shall be given to the City Human Resources Administrator for certification.

The Police Chief will make any final appointment pursuant to Article V Section 5.16 of the City of Davis Personnel Rules and Regulations.

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