DEPUTY CHIEF OF POLICE – OPERATIONS & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT GROUP
The Port of Los Angeles is seeking a Deputy Chief of Police – Operations and Emergency Management Group. The Port of Los Angeles is the nation’s largest container port located 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in the San Pedro Bay. The Los Angeles Port Police employ 229 public safety staff, of which 140 are sworn 830.1 peace officers. In support of their mission, the Los Angeles Port Police patrol the Port of Los Angeles by land, sea, air and underwater. With a proposed budget of $39 million dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure port environment, Port Police operations enforce federal, state and local public safety statutes in addition to environmental and safety regulations within the Port’s jurisdiction. The Operations and Emergency Management Group consists of Marine and Patrol Operations and Support Services Divisions that provide landside and marine patrol, K-9 services, Dive Unit operations, specialized two-wheel motorcycle traffic enforcement, hazmat investigations and criminal investigative functions. The Los Angeles Port Police are also responsible for Emergency Management in support of the mission of the Los Angeles Harbor Department and in collaboration with the Emergency Management Department of the City of Los Angeles.
The annual salary for the position is $157,205 - $206,210 DOQ, with a competitive Executive Benefit package. Candidates must demonstrate a successful law enforcement management career that includes at least two years of experience at the level of Police Captain or at a level equivalent to police commanding officer or higher, managing the patrol, traffic, safety, investigation, intelligence and security activities or operations of a respected law enforcement agency. It is preferred that candidates also demonstrate integrated emergency management responsibilities and functions in their career path. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required and a graduate degree is desirable. Certifications for operating within a NIMS/ICS-compliant jurisdiction are required. Previous law enforcement experience with port-specific threats and emergencies in a maritime environment is considered a plus, and previous experience with law enforcement technologies in current use such as CAD/RMS/FBR, body camera technology, mobile video and other emerging technologies used in contemporary policing is strongly preferred.
Please view a comprehensive brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com. To apply, please submit a persuasive cover letter explaining why you feel you are a good potential candidate for the position, a resume, and at least four professional references (references will not be contacted without prior permission) electronically no later than 5:00 p.m., June 17, 2019 to:
Clark Wurzberger, The Mercer Group, Inc. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel.: (530) 637-4559 (PST); Fax: (650) 240-3933 EOE. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: DOQ. Salary appointment may be made anywhere within the range, depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Internal Number: POLA Deputy COP 2019
About The Port of Los Angeles
The Port of Los Angeles is the nation's largest container port located 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in the San Pedro Bay. Port facilities and infrastructure function within an operational area encompassing 7500 acres and 43 miles of waterfront.
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