JUNEAU POLICE CHIEF
(Partially Exempt Position)
Beginning Salary Range:
$106,618.46 - $125,542.30 Annually (DOE)
Do you have the leadership skills to successfully and effectively
manage the strategic and tactical operations of a high functioning
community Police Department?
Are you interested in being a key contributor of the Executive Team
responsible for assuring excellent public service?
Do you have experience in creating and sustaining healthy team environments
in a command based organizational culture?
If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may have what it takes
to be part of the CBJ Leadership team!
The City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska’s Police Chief is the department’s principal Executive Officer and serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team for the municipality. The Chief is responsible for the successful and effective management of the Police Department with the goal of providing outstanding police services to the citizens the CBJ serves. This includes creating and implementing tactical and strategic plans, organizing and implementing the delivery of police services; developing staff through assuring an environment that emphasizes training, coaching and mentoring; assuring sound fiscal management of the department, and; creating and maintaining effective working relationships with other police and law enforcement agencies, internal CBJ departments, elected officials, and other outside agencies.
The Juneau Police Department provides general police services to the citizens of Juneau, Alaska covering an area of 3,081 square miles and a population nearing 31,000. The department consists of 2 divisions: Administrative Support Services and Operations. Within these divisions, there are 5 units: Patrol, Investigations, Community Service, Records and Dispatch. Due to our isolated geographic location, JPD is required to remain self-sufficient. Therefore, the department also maintains specialized teams in SWAT, Bomb Disposal and Hostage Negotiation. JPD strives to provide regular and current training for staff in order to maintain the highest quality of services to Juneau residents. JPD operates from a modern facility that includes a computerized dispatch center and records department. There is an overall staff of 95.34 FTEs employees and a general operating budget of $13,357,100.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Law Enforcement, Police Science or related field.
Experience: Increasingly responsible “through the ranks” experience as a commissioned officer in a department of comparable or greater size to Juneau. At least three (3) years of experience must have been at the command level of Lieutenant or higher and must have included responsibility for management of patrol and investigation functions.
Other: Applicants must possess or obtain a valid Alaska Driver's License by date of appointment and for continued employment.
Possession of an Advanced Police Officer Certificate issued by the Alaska Police Standards Council or eligible for advanced certification within twelve (12) months of appointment.
Note: The selected candidate must have unquestioned ethics and personal integrity. All information provided by the candidate will be verified. Candidates who materially misrepresent any information provided in the employment process will be excluded from consideration or dismissed if already employed.
SPECIAL NOTE: Appointment to the Police Chief position will be made conditionally pending successful completion of all portions of the background process, the medical evaluation* & psychological evaluation*.
* Required for new hires only.
NOTE: This is a benefited position, for more details, please visit the following website: http://www.juneau.org/personnel/benefits.php
A completed CBJ application form, Number P001, AND Supplemental Questionnaire must be received by the Human Resources & Risk Management Division to be considered. This recruitment will remain open until filled.
**Reviewing of applications will begin February 25th, 2013**
Note: The Police Chief position is within the partially exempt service and serves at the pleasure of the City Manager. Applications and resumes received are subject to public disclosure.
WHERE TO APPLY
Mail completed application to: OR Submit application electronically:
City and Borough of Juneau http://www.juneau.org/personnel/instruct.php
Human Resources & Risk Mgmt. Division for instructions on how to submit an application
155 South Seward via email
Juneau, Alaska 99801
Drop off completed application to: OR Fax completed application to:
City and Borough of Juneau (907) 586-5392
Human Resources Risk Mgmt. Division
101 Municipal Way, Suite 101
Juneau, Alaska 99801
Police Chief – Job No. 13-331
In addition to a CBJ application, applicants must submit written or typed responses to the following supplemental questions. The supplemental questions are part of the selection process and will be used to evaluate your qualifications.
- How do you define, build, and sustain a healthy organizational culture in a police environment? Provide specific personal experiences.
- How would policing in Juneau be different from the organization(s) you have worked for? If you are an internal candidate, under your leadership how would policing in Juneau be different than it is now?
- What are the personal and professional qualities that you believe that a Chief of Police in our environment should possess?