Connecticut General Assembly
Police Chief- State Capitol Police Department
Open To: The Public
Salary range: $86,999- $126,494 (with an excellent fringe benefits package)
Closing Date: March 29, 2019
The Connecticut General Assembly is currently seeking a law enforcement professional to direct the operations of the State Capitol Police Department which consists of 31 sworn officers and up to 21 civilian employees. At the direction of the Executive Director of the Joint Committee on Legislative Management, the Chief is responsible for planning, organizing and administrating the programs and policies of the State Capitol Police Department including, but not limited to, safety and security services, crime prevention, crowd control activities, and parking and traffic control. The State Capitol Police Department has been CALEA certified since 2003.
Candidates must possess ten years of relevant and field experience in law enforcement, seven of which must be at the rank of lieutenant or higher and include supervision of sworn personnel. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or other relevant area or a combination of related experience and education; be eligible for certification by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council as a Connecticut Police Officer; pass a physical examination prior to appointment, which ensures that the candidate possesses sufficient physical ability to perform essential job functions; and pass a thorough background check including a criminal records check, a psychological exam and a polygraph.
The successful candidate will also have outstanding communication and customer service
skills; knowledge and experience with Law Enforcement Accreditation Processes;
experience with card access systems and security issues; and experience with community policing
Please send a cover letter and resume by 5:00 pm March 29, 2019 Attn: Search Committee- Capitol Police, Joint Committee on Legislative Management, Legislative Office Building, Room 5100, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-1591 or email to vog.tc.agc@tnemyolpmeAGC . We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.