Department of Administrative Services

Police Lieutenant (9023PS)

$39.46-$52.36 Hourly / $3,156.82-$4,188.89 BiWeekly /
$82,393.00-$109,330.03 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the University System, or Manchester Community College this class is accountable for supervising law enforcement activities and security functions.

In the Department of Social Services, Office of Child Support Services this class is accountable for the supervision of staff engaged in performing a full range of tasks relevant to the enforcement and investigation of statutes governing child support fraud.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This class is used in the following agencies:
Board of Regents - State Universities, and Manchester Community College
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Department of Social Services

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from a Police Captain or an administrative employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises police or special enforcement officers and other employees assigned to the operating unit.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

GENERAL: Plans, organizes and supervises police activities; assesses enforcement, protection and security needs of the institution; develops plans and procedures to accommodate full range of problems; allocates patrol or investigative area duty assignments to unit personnel; schedules subordinates to provide for 24-hour coverage of security function; plans, develops and conducts training programs; evaluates staff performance and reports on, recommends or takes corrective action as required; prepares reports of unit activities; coordinates exchange of information with other law enforcement agencies; supervises inspection or investigative activities; conducts confidential investigations and handles cases involving more serious or sensitive incidents; supervises, conducts or coordinates special programs, projects and services; supervises identification process for employees involved with security or handling of money; serves as a member of facility security committee; may perform full range of police enforcement, protection, security and administrative functions as required; may take command of police unit in absence of an official of higher rank; performs related duties as required.

SOCIAL SERVICES: Plans, organizes and supervises child support capias unit and activities; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides and coordinates staff training; conducts performance evaluations; recommends or takes corrective action as required; determines priorities and plans unit work including review of program objectives; establishes and maintains unit procedures; recommends or develops unit policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, law enforcement agencies, and outside entities regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports of unit activities, correspondence, and other statistical or narrative reports as needed; consults with Social Services Program Manager or designee in development and implementation of program objectives including investigation and quality review methodology; conducts or coordinates special operations; may perform full range of tasks assigned to a Special Enforcement Officer including the service of civil warrants and capias mittimus orders; may be required to conduct investigations or surveillance at night or during early morning hours under unpleasant conditions; performs related duties as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of police administration; considerable knowledge of police practices, procedures and investigative techniques; considerable knowledge of methods and techniques utilized in criminal investigations; considerable knowledge of security practices and procedures; considerable knowledge of criminal law and court procedures; considerable knowledge of evidentiary procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of traffic and crowd control procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interview skills; ability to analyze emergency situations and develop effective courses of action; supervisory ability; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience as a Police Officer in an organized police department or within state service.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

GENERAL: Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the level of Police Sergeant.

SOCIAL SERVICES: Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been as a Special Enforcement Officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

A Bachelor's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Candidates for this class are subject to selection standards pursuant to Section 7-294-a-e of the Connecticut General Statutes and the regulations of the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council.
2. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain authority from the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection to "arrest and present before a competent authority any person for any offense committed within his precinct." (Connecticut General Statutes 29-18 and/or 10a-142).
3. Incumbents must possess and maintain certification as a law enforcement officer in the State of Connecticut pursuant to Section 7-294-a-e of the Connecticut General Statutes and the regulations promulgated by the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council. Loss of certification will result in removal from the class.
4. Incumbents in this class may be required to maintain certifications pursuant to the regulations of the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council and/or agency requirements.
5. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
6. Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and retain Emergency Medical Technician (EMT certification).
7. Incumbents in this class must be eligible and qualified to bear arms.
8. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required, to perform the duties of the class.
2. Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to unpleasant and/or dangerous situations which could cause injury or loss of life.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(28)-Police-Protective Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(09)-PROTECT SERV (NP-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

PS 19

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Police Lieutenant in Salary Group PS 19 approved effective September 14, 2014. (Revised to expand usage to the Department of Social Services and modify content-cc 9027)

EFFECTIVE DATE

1/6/2017

CLASS: 9023PS; EST: 8/9/1957; REV: 1/6/2017;