The Antioch Police Department invites your interest for the position of Police Lieutenant. The incumbent will uphold established exceptional service standards and embrace the opportunity to lead and develop a multi-generational department.
In a competitive job market, the selected Lieutenant must support the Captains and Chief of Police and work diligently to increase employee engagement, maintain officer and professional staff retention, and enhance department recruitment efforts. The Department is heavily invested in community policing and community engagement programs.
This is a unique opportunity to work in an exceptional and dynamic professional environment, and to become part of an outstanding leadership team that provides the community with outstanding public safety services.
The members of the Antioch Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services. The Department is authorized for 115 sworn officers and 33 non-sworn professional staff, witch includes Dispatchers, Community Services Officers and Administrative Support Staff.
The Process—APPLY NOW:
This position is open until December 6, 2019.
For complete job information and to apply, click the “Job Opportunities” link on the City’s website at: http://www.antiochca.gov/human-resources/
RESUMES MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR APPLICATION BUT WILL NOT REPLACE THE REQUIRED INFORMATION ON YOUR APPLICATION. IF YOUR RESUME IS NOT ATTACHED OR YOUR APPLICATION IS INCOMPLETE, THEN YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE DISQUALIFIED.
Those candidates selected to participate in the interview process will be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.
Candidate screening will begin on December 9, 2019, and finalists will be invited to an interview/assessment center process on January 7, 2020.
This is a confidential search process. If you have any questions regarding this position, contact consultant, Joseph Kreins—at Kreins’ Consulting at 707-333-6858.
Antioch is located on the banks of the San Joaquin River in Northern California. Just off of Highway 4, in Contra Costa County. With a population of over 114,000 people, Antioch has become the heart of Eastern Contra Costa County, offering a variety of employment, shopping and vast recreational activities.
Families with dreams of home ownership come to Antioch for its stunning neighborhoods, parks, and natural beauty. Land remains plentiful and affordable, compared with other parts of the Bay Area. Antioch is one of the few Bay Area communities that offers affordable housing. There are a variety of house styles throughout Antioch, from condominiums to single family residences, priced for a variety of income levels.
This position requires two years experience in a supervisory capacity or higher classification. A Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university preferably with a major in police science, public administration or sociology is required. Possession of Basic, Intermediate and Supervisory POST Certificates are also required.
Additional Salary Information: Additionally, the selected candidate will receive an excellent benefits package that includes vacation, medical insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, sick leave, public sector retirement, Sr. Officer pay, education incentive, and uniform allowance.
CalPERS Retirement Benefits—The City provides coverage for all “Classic” Members at 3% @ 50 Formula for Safety members. Sworn classic and legacy employees contribute a total of 12% of pensionable compensation (an additional 3%) on a tax deferred basis for the City’s CalPERS Contributions for the 3% at 50 safety plan.
Sworn PEPRA employees as defined by CalPERS, shall receive the CalPERS 2.7% at 57 safety retirement benefit formula. PEPRA employees contribute 50% of the normal cost for such retirement benefits on a pre-tax basis as determined by CalPERS.
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