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Patrol Sergeant

Company: Pitkin County
Location: Aspen
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Job Description:

SUMMARY:

Under direction, the Patrol Sergeant plans, directs, supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of law enforcement staff involved in traffic and field patrol, investigations, crime prevention, community relations, and related services and activities; serves as watch commander on an assigned shift; oversees and participates in all work activities; assumes responsibility for assigned special programs, projects, or department-wide functions or activities; coordinates activities with other agencies; and performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Duties may vary according to job assignment

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Participates in the leadership and professional development of subordinates through constant communication and evaluation of daily activities; trains and evaluates assigned personnel; assists with training and orientation of new employees; provides trainings, guidance, and counseling to assigned personnel; promotes career development of subordinates.
  • Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of sworn law enforcement staff involved in traffic and field patrol, investigations, crime prevention, community relations, and related services and activities.
  • Serves as first level supervisor/Watch Commander for an assigned shift; prepares and administers briefings; assigns daily patrol activities; supervises and directs sworn staff and activities on assigned shift; conducts personnel, equipment, and building, vehicle, and equipment inspections.
  • Prepares, processes, and maintains a variety of written reports and records pertaining to assigned activities including daily activity reports; completes payroll for assigned personnel for submission to Finance.
  • Reviews and approves incident reports, required forms, summons, records, and related documents prepared by subordinates to ensure accuracy and timely completion; corrects or instructs officers to make corrections.
  • Coordinates law enforcement activities with other units in the Office, and/or other County departments or divisions; coordinates functions of the unit with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Conducts a continuing review of assigned activities to identify problems and develop recommendations for improving services.
  • Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for providing effective law enforcement services; implements approved policies and procedures.
  • Interprets, conveys, and ensures implementation of agency policies, procedures, and methods; ensures that personnel have clear guidelines of authority and responsibility.
  • Responds to major crimes, accident scenes, and emergencies; assumes initial command; establishes field command posts and implements the Incident Command System; may act as incident commander until such time as a more suitable or appropriate person assumes command.
  • Assumes responsibility for assigned collateral functions including special programs, projects, or department-wide functions or activities; supervises specialized teams and services including Airport Law Enforcement, Field Training Officers, and related assignments.
  • Provides a full range of administrative support to management staff; conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate; prepares departmental policies and procedures; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
  • Participates in budget development and administration; prepares and plans budget requests for assigned operations and special details; participates in the development of grant applications and the administration of grants.
  • Conducts internal affairs investigations and investigations of citizen complaints as necessary.
  • Participates in shift activities as necessary including enforcing local and state laws; issues citations and makes arrests.
  • Speaks before groups and represents the Office and County at meetings and conferences.
  • Supervises and participates in the preparation of reports for various cases including cases going to trial; prepares supplemental reports as required; appears in court to present evidence and testimony as required.
  • Supervises and participates in traffic control activities and accident investigations; reviews and corrects all Office traffic collision reports and towed vehicle reports; reviews and makes decisions on request for early release of towed vehicles; responds to call outs on major injury or death accident investigations; responds to questions from citizens concerning traffic related issues.
  • Oversees and supervises a variety of special services, programs, projects, and units as directed; participates in the Office's public relations function; participates as needed in background investigations for new hires; participates in the coordination of special events; handles miscellaneous complaints and projects for the Sheriff's office as needed.
  • Performs continual performance evaluations for patrol staff.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

    Required Licenses or Certifications:

    • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver's License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.
    • Must maintain certification with the Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board. Additional technical training and certifications may be required at the direction of the Sheriff.

      KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

      Knowledge of:

      • Sheriff's Office policies, procedures, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
      • County policies and procedures.
      • Strategy and tactics for management and deployment of law enforcement personnel and equipment.
      • State and Federal laws, regulations and statutes, including rules of evidence, pursuit and search techniques, use-of-force rules, criminal and traffic codes, and special areas of assignment.
      • Colorado criminal justice and court systems, procedures and protocols.
      • Investigative procedures, and protocols for observation and memorization of critical details.
      • Modern law enforcement principles, practices, methods, techniques and equipment.
      • Hazardous chemicals and materials, first aid and CPR.
      • Geography, roads, and landmarks of Pitkin County.
      • Principles of records management.

        Knowledge of (Job Class Standard):

        • Professional and technical writing methods and practices.
        • Project management principles, practices, and methods.
        • Fiscal and budgetary management and tracking.
        • Organizational and community planning.

          Skill in:

          • Assuming command-level responsibilities and making appropriate decisions, while assuring compliance with PCSO policies, goals and objectives.
          • Managing and training personnel, and coordinating response to tactical and emergency situations.
          • Analyzing complex public safety and security issues, and developing solutions.
          • Interpreting laws and regulations, making decisions, maintaining composure, and working effectively under stressful conditions and emergency situations.
          • Remaining alert at all times, and reacting quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
          • Effectively managing situations requiring diplomacy, understanding, fairness, and sound judgment.
          • The care, maintenance and safe operation of a variety of firearms, impact weapons, chemical agents, mobile data terminals, and other law enforcement tools and equipment.
          • Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
          • Recognizing suspicious behavior patterns, mediating difficult situations, and using effective arrest & control techniques.
          • Operating motor vehicles and special equipment during emergency and high risk situations.
          • Operating a personal computer and specialized software applications.

            Skill in (Job Class Standard):

            • Supervising staff, and delegating tasks and authority.
            • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
            • Handling multiple tasks simultaneously, under pressure, and in emergency and stressful situations.
            • Working efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
            • Organizing and prioritizing work to meet deadlines.
            • Developing, understanding, interpreting, and communicating policies and procedures.
            • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

              PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

              • Work is performed in internal and external environments with exposure to inclement weather; subject to physical harm such as dangerous vehicles, ballistic and physical attacks; may be exposed to hazardous chemicals, drugs, infectious and communicable diseases; must maintain a level of physical fitness to meet PCSO standards.

Keywords: Pitkin County, Aspen , Patrol Sergeant, Other , Aspen, Colorado

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