Police Support Division Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Virginia Beach Police Department
Location of position: 
Virgina Beach, VA
$78,395 – $94,000, commensurate with qualifications
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Job Description: 

As a member of the Police Department’s executive leadership team, this position reports to the Police Chief and directly supervises six employees including the Planning and Analysis Coordinator, Account Clerk Supervisor (payroll), Administrative Technician, Administrative Specialist, Accountant and the Police Lieutenant responsible for the Logistics, Records, Photo Safe and False Alarm units.

The key responsibilities of this position include: Ø Serving as the primary budget administrator for an approximate $101 million general fund budget (including salaries), plus nearly $700,000 in asset forfeiture expenditures, and approximately $500,000 in grant funding

  • Serving as the department’s representative on the Public Safety Technology Steering Committee which is comprised of one representative of each of the City’s public safety agencies to recommend and implement Information Technology strategy and initiatives as directed by the Public Safety Advisory Board comprised of the directors of each public safety agency.
  • Serving as primary liaison for the ongoing Integrated Public Safety project which provides a new automated police records management system, computer aided dispatching system and implements mobile field reporting/electronic ticketing
  • Managing the areas of responsibility with continued emphasis on enhancing efficiency through technology and process improvement.
  • Maintaining compliance with national, state, city and departmental policies, including successful completion of State Police and FBI audits of VCIN/NCIC procedures and audits conducted by the department’s Professional Standards Division as well as the City’s Finance and Internal Auditor departments.

The Support Division Manager oversees 65 civilian and sworn employees engaged in several functional areas, including budgeting/purchasing, planning and analysis, records management, property and evidence management, payroll, supply, false alarm reduction and Photo Safe program administration.

Requires any combination of higher-level education and/or experience equivalent to eleven (11) years in field utilizing the required knowledge, skills and abilities such as business/public administration, budget/finance administration or management/program analysis. Master's degree is preferred.

Successful completion of a polygraph exam/background investigation is also required. Applications should be submitted via www.vbgovcareers.com by midnight Wednesday, February 28, 2018.