Chief of Police (Type A)

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No.: P-78540 Name: Chief of Police (Type A)
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/25/23 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/25/23 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies
Agency/Dept.: Town of Ogden, Village of Brockport, Village of Fairport

Description of Duties

This is a highly visible, administrative position involving direct responsibility for all police functions in a police department.  The duties of Chief of Police are performed in accordance with policies and objectives established by the appointing authority.  The position is responsible for planning and directing law enforcement activities.  Independent judgment is allowed for maintaining high standards of performance.  The Chief of Police reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of an administrator.  General supervision is exercised over sworn and civilian staff.  The position may be utilized at a Type A, B, or C police department.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at the Town of Ogden; or the Village of Brockport

or Fairport and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twenty-four (24) months holding the

position of Police Lieutenant or thirty-six (36) months as a Police Sergeant immediately preceding the date of the

written test.

Any person, otherwise meeting the requirements for an examination, who was laid off from an agency for which the examination is being held, and whose name is presently on a preferred list is eligible to compete in the examination. When completing the application, such person should be sure to indicate his/her present employment and/or the title and location of his/her last permanent employment in the municipality.

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