PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Police Officer Standards and Training Council, this class is accountable for directing the development, implementation and evaluation of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council advanced or recruit training programs for municipal police officers.
Receives direction from the Executive Director or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs the staff of a division.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans, organizes, directs and participates in development and implementation of a comprehensive program of inservice staff development or basic recruit training for municipal police officers; develops and reviews training curricula for validity including job task analysis and needs assessment as required; assists in formulating program goals and objectives for police training; assists in development of training policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; responsible for budget planning and implementation, equipment acquisition and training site selection; prepares training calendar and schedules and coordinates training programs at the academy, satellite locations or approved regional training facilities; directs preparation of course outlines and approves all changes in curriculum design and course offerings; researches, analyzes and evaluates training standards, training aids, manuals, equipment or other materials and makes recommendations on usage; responsible for contractual services including monitoring and evaluation of contractor performance; manages agency certification and accreditation programs; maintains contact with individuals both within and outside of Police Officer Standards and Training Council who might impact on program activities; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of inservice training and staff development; considerable knowledge of philosophy and objectives of current police training; considerable knowledge of research techniques; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of modern crime prevention techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate training programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of experience in criminal justice and law enforcement.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in training at the level of Field Program Consultant.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in criminal justice, education, police administration or police science may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in criminal justice, education, organizational development, public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group MP 63 approved effective October 27, 2005. (Revised to update Agency name)