Under general supervision, functions as a supervisor of a shift and/or
complex specialized unit.
1. Supervises routine operations and staff of a shift, sets work
priorities and evaluates staff; or functions as a senior
specialist responsible for coordinating activities of a complex
2. Monitors operations and performance for adherence to departmental
standards and takes corrective action as appropriate.
3. Prepares reports and makes recommendations to improve operations.
4. Investigates citizen complaints regarding police performance.
5. Assumes command at serious accidents or incidents.
6. Inspects law enforcement personnel under their supervision.
7. Reviews and edits reports from assigned staff.
8. Performs all the duties of a University Police Officer II and III.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: Two years as a sworn police officer.
OTHER: Certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the
Maryland Police Training Commission and valid Maryland Non-commerical
Class C or equivalent driver's license.
Thorough knowledge of citizens rights and responsibilities; of
federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. Skill in detecting
situations imperiling public safety; in operating emergency vehicles
under all conditions; in the care and use of firearms, self defense
tools and criminal detection devices; in communicating effectively
both orally and in writing; in operating two way radios and telephones
in a variety of environments; in conducting confidential
investigations; in applying knowledge, experience, and reason to
arrive at prompt and effective decisions for both routine and critical
situations. Ability to show sensitivity in interactions with a diverse
population; to maintain composure and demonstrate professionalism and
restraint at all times; to perform extensive sitting, driving,
standing, walking, climbing, and running; to lift, drag, and carry
heavy objects; to establish and maintain effective working
relationships; to follow oral and written directions; to provide
guidance and training or supervision to others; to respond to
situations requiring physical stamina and force; to enter and exit
vehicles frequently and quickly; to work in and wear personal
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Employees in this job class are required to maintain certification as
specified by the Maryland Police Training Commission. Employees in
this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug