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Police Captain - Support Services Division

Glynn County Board of Commissioners

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Essential Job Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. This classification is part of the broad-band compensation plan. Duties listed may not be performed by all incumbents.

  • The Support Services Division consists of Support Services, the K-9 unit, Fleet Services, and the Quatermaster. 

  • Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff. Oversees enforces all applicable codes, ordinances, laws and regulations, standard, policies and procedures. 

  • Coordinates division activities and exchange of pertinent information with other divisions, departments, and jurisdictions or outside agencies.

  • Develops and administers budget for assigned division; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget. Performs administrative functions and oversees training activities for assigned area. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data.

  • Conducts internal/external investigations of major/serious complaints or accidents involving personnel, vehicles, equipment or operations of assigned division.

  • Monitors and analyzes criminal statistics, criminal intelligence, trends in criminal activity, traffic/citation statistics, and other data; develops strategies to address/eliminate identified trends and problem areas. Participates in court activities. 

  • Operates a variety of standard and specialized machinery , equipment, and tools associated with law enforcement. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, budget documents, surveys, statistical reports, press releases, etc. 

  • Communicates with supervisors, officers, employees, dispatchers, other division/departments etc. Respond to complaints and questions related to law enforcement activities.

  • Creates and maintains positive public relations with the general public. Attends meetings, serves on committees, and make presentations as needed.

  • Maintain a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, code laws, regulations, court cases and relevant case law. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications: A Bachelors Degree is required in Criminal Justice, Management, or related field; supplemented by completion of basic police officer training program, supplemented by four (4) years previous experience and/or training that includes progressively responsible police administration , law enforcement/patrol work, criminal investigations, management/supervision, and work in the area of assignment.


Certifications and/or Licenses: Valid Driver’s License is required. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia P.O.S.T. Peace Officer certification. Assignment to special functions may require additional specialized training/certification pertaining to area of assignment, which may include possession of valid Georgia P.O.S.T. Instructor certification, D.A.R.E. Instructor certification or other specialized requirements. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

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