Positions

Pay Range 22 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$58,022.35$87,033.53
Monthly$4,835.20$7,252.79
Bi-Weekly$2,231.63$3,347.44
Hourly (40 hrs.)$27.8954$41.8430
Hourly (42 hrs.)$26.5670$39.8505
Hourly (56 hrs.)$19.9253$29.8879

Police Captain

Range: $58,022.35 - $87,033.53 (22)
Position Number: 5593

JOB TITLE:  CAPTAIN
JOB SUMMARY:
  This position is responsible for performing supervisory and technical duties in support of the field operations and support services functions of the department.

Incumbent in this position may be assigned to Administration. Investigations, Patrol, Professional Standards or Special Operations.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel.
Maintains personnel files, documents performance, and prepares evaluations.
Researches, prepares, and submits grant applications; prepares related documents for department personnel.
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget; completes performance measures and statistics; collects budget information from other divisions.
Assists in planning and research activities; gathers information and prepares reports.
Prepares reports and gathers documentation in support of accreditation functions.
Supervises and approves or denies ride-a-long applicants.
Investigates supervisory complaints and assists in outside investigations of other departments; prepares detailed findings and makes recommendations for disciplinary action.
Participates in departmental training activities; attends schools, conferences, and seminars.
Responds to citizen complaints and concerns; makes referrals as appropriate.
Verifies and approves department purchase card transactions.
Coordinates special events for Special Olympics fundraiser; makes requests for merchandise and handles all fiscal matters; makes deposits.
Notifies personnel of vehicle inspections.
Prepares surveys for law enforcement and other governmental agencies.
Performs law enforcement duties as required; attends court; assists with investigations and arrests.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of law enforcement administration, corrections practices, and criminal justice system processes.
Knowledge of management and supervisory principles and practices.
Knowledge of police department accreditation requirements and standards.
Knowledge of state and federal requirements pertaining to grant administration.
Knowledge of department and city policies and procedures and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Skill in operating computers.
Skill in operating emergency vehicles.
Skill in the use of radio/communications equipment.
Skill in the use of firearms and restraint equipment.
Skill in planning, organization, and decision making.
Skill in public speaking and public relations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Major assigns work in terms of very general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include the department Policies and Procedures Manual, the city Personnel Policy Manual, the city Purchasing Manual, local, state, and federal laws, and grant guidelines and requirements.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative and technical duties.  Strict guidelines and deadlines contribute to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to oversee the administrative functions of the Police Department.  Successful performance helps ensure the effective operation of the department.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, elected officials, the general public, and law enforcement personnel from state, local and federal agencies.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office. The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while bending, crouching, or stooping.  The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has direct supervision over Sergeants and select non-sworn personnel.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the North Carolina Training and Standards Commission.

Rev 03/14