The Department of Public Safety is currently recruiting for a Police Captain. The selected candidate will, in collaboration with Executive Public Safety leadership, be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling and reporting operational and/or administrative law enforcement and security field programs. The Captain will also assist the Police Chief in planning and administering the activities of the Police Force in the absence of the Deputy Chief. The Captain exercises supervision over police and civilian employees through subordinate supervisors. The Captain assumes command of and represents the department during the absence of the Chief of Police and the Deputy Chief. While the primary shift for this position will be day shift, Public Safety positions require flexibility/availability with regard to all other shifts, including, nights, weekends, and holidays.
The Department of Public Safety:
The University of Maryland Baltimore's Department of Public Safety is a full-service police and non-sworn security force that serve the UMB campus twenty-four a day; 365 days a year.
The University's Department of Public Safety supports the campus mission by controlling, preventing and reducing crime and reducing the fear of crime, conducting crime prevention activities and maintaining order on campus. The goal of the Department of Public Safety is provide excellent customer service.
Vested with full police authority, UMB Police Force prides itself on being visible throughout the campus community. The UMB Police Force has concurrent jurisdiction and enforcement authority with the Baltimore Police Department on all city streets within UMB's campus boundaries.
UMB is Maryland's only public health, law, and human services university. Six professional schools and a Graduate School confer the majority of health care, human services, and law professional degrees in Maryland each year. Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of Baltimore's Westside. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation. Sponsored research totaled $499.6 million in Fiscal Year 2015. With 6,329 students and 7,119 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Develops and ensures adherence to police and security operating procedures and standards.
Assists in the development and implementation of departmental objectives and monitors departmental performance.
May serve as the field commander over daily law enforcement activities, maintaining discipline and morale and promoting harmony with other units
Takes active command of major incidents or emergency procedures, assuming responsibility for the investigative follow-up process.
Interprets new laws, ordinances and rules and regulations for subordinate employees.
May command the Operations, Criminal Investigations, and Administrative Units.
May provide training and administrative support for the department.
Assures that equipment and materials are correctly used and maintained, as ordered by the Chief of Police.
Reviews and schedules Inspection process for Police Lieutenants.
May oversee coordination of special events and monitoring of new construction and renovation projects.
May be responsible for the communications center and related equipment/card access.
The Ideal Candidate:
Must meet the same qualifications as a University Police Officer II (U.P.O II).
Must have six years' experience as a certified University Police Officer to include two years of police supervisory experience or six years equivalent post certification experience with two years police supervisory experience.
Possession of an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in law enforcement, criminology, or related field, as defined by the campus AND Five years' experience as a certified Police Officer to include two years of police supervisory experience or five years equivalent post certification experience with two years police supervisory experience.
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in law enforcement, criminology, or related field, as defined by the campus AND Four years' experience as a certified Police officer to include two years police supervisory experience or four years equivalent post certification experience with two years police supervisory experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of: principles and practices of law enforcement; Police Force rules and regulations; federal, state, and local criminal, juvenile and traffic laws; court policy and procedures; UMB budgeting and personnel rules; the geography of the UMB Campus.
Ability to interpret Police force program objectives and policies; plan, assign, and supervise work of others; handle sensitive public contacts; handle multiple projects simultaneously; instruct others; develop visible programs consistent with UMB goals; basic computer skills.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday Friday, 8:30am 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.