The fundamental reason this position exists is to perform administrative and operational duties in overseeing the daily operations of the City’s public safety departments. The employee is the Mayor’s designee on all public safety matters and serves as a liaison to other City departments, outside government agencies, and the community. The work responsibilities include overseeing activities of the public safety departments; developing short and long range plans; receiving and handling complaints and requests from the public; working on special projects, events, and programs; and supervising employees to include the Police Chief, Fire Chief, Emergency Management Agency Director and Communications Center Director. This position reports directly to the Mayor.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or a related field and at least five (5) years’ of executive-level experience in a public safety or military organization to include policy and procedure development and administration.