SALARY: $75,000 - $85,000 Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
United States citizen and; Bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or a closely related field with six (6) years full-time experience as a MCOLES licensed police officer and having obtaining the rank of Sergeant or greater. General detective experience preferred.
Associate's degree in Police Science, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or a closely related field with eight (8) years full-time experience as a MCOLES licensed police officer and having obtaining the rank of Sergeant or greater. General detective experience preferred.
An equivalent combination of education, training with ten (10) years full-time experience as a MCOLES licensed police officer, sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of Chief Ranger and having obtaining the rank of Lieutenant or greater. General detective experience preferred.
Excellent professional police reputation, with a high level of honesty and integrity.
Valid driver license required with clean driving record.
No misdemeanors of felony convictions.
No history of domestic abuse or assaultive behavior.
No illegal drug use, no use of recreational or medical marijuana.
Certification by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards Board (MCOLES) or ability to obtain such licensure prior to employment.
Attendance at all in-service training sessions and meetings as directed.
Wear prescribed uniform.
Work weekends, holidays and irregular hours, night shifts and to be on call.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge and demonstrated ability in law enforcement;
Ability to review and modify organizational structure, staffing, and personnel assignments to ensure departmental capability to carry out its responsibilities;
Knowledge of Labor relations with union and non-Union staff that includes criminal an internal investigations of police and civilian Parks staff. Having the ability to address these issues in a positive, professional, timely and impartial manner;
Knowledge in history of intergovernmental cooperation, interacting and collaborating with other law enforcement departments, governmental agencies including, local, State and Federal;
Knowledge and application of current best police practices and policies;
Knowledge of public relation techniques;
Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of employee supervision and management;
Knowledge of boat safety and operation and boating law enforcement;
Skills in financial management with knowledge of capital planning, organizational management with clear understanding of resource and budgetary limitations;
Ability to speak in public, prepare reports, write letters and perform general bookkeeping;
Ability to analyze situations accurately and take an effective course of action;
Ability to use firearms effectively and safely;