Conservation Police Major(Operations): Virginia

Department of Wildlife Resources
Henrico Virginia
Job Category
Full time Positions
Starting @$70,000
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This position is responsible for the overall management of the Division’s law enforcement services, in the Departments four regions. Duties include: provision of statewide law enforcement services though four regional captains in the area of procurement, and inventory processes; facilitate the provision of outreach efforts that support the Agency’s mission; oversee the provision of law enforcement covert operations and application of policies and programs.
Minimum Qualifications An extensive and comprehensive knowledge of agency organizational functions to include, law enforcement principles and practices, of administrative programs and processes, budget execution, procurement and to manage procurements and inventory; of policy, code and code development and implementation, development and implementation techniques; of planning processes; of leadership and management principles and practices; of public relations and media communications; of wildlife management principles and practices. Demonstrated ability to plan and organize a complex array of law enforcement functions; to define and develop solutions to large-scale division issues of unusual complexity; to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; The ability to supervise and evaluate others; to lead by example; to make and support difficult and /or unpopular decisions; to both demonstrate and elicit accountability. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to effectively address multiple assignments with critical deadlines; to develop and work within program goals, objectives, priorities and budgets. Considerable law enforcement experience that includes progressive supervisory responsibilities. Considerable and progressively responsible experience developing and managing agency programs, issues management and resolution, and planning/policy development and implementation. Additional related education may substitute for some of the required experience. Current law enforcement certification from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). High School Diploma, GED or equivalent. Valid Driver’s License Preferred Qualifications Considerable experience in law enforcement, as a Conservation Police Officer. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in criminal justice, police science, public administration, education or a related field. Experience with budget development and management. Considerable and progressively responsible experience in developing and managing agency programs, issues management and resolution, and planning/policy development and implementation. A combination of training and experience indicating possession of the preceding knowledge and abilities may substitute for the required education. Special Requirements This position will require the completion of an annual Statement of Economic Interest disclosure form in accordance to The State and Local Government Conflict of Interest Act §§ 2.2-3114, 2.2-3115, or 2.2-3116.
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