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Police LieutenantCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #30-06 FLSA Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Police Lieutenant Department: Police Division: Field Operations or Administrative Services Supervisor: Police Captain Job Summary Plans, organizes, and directs activities and operations of assigned personnel, responds to emergency and non-emergency requests, and enforces all Iowa City ordinances and state and federal laws. Oversees and evaluates performance of assigned personnel. Job Scope Directly supervises over ten to twenty employees. May be indirectly responsible for less than twenty employees. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Supervises investigations, interviews, interrogations; observes and instructs subordinate personnel in the field. Supervises preparation of assignments and special instructions to be disseminated to the officers. Screens, reviews and corrects reports written by subordinates; prepares reports on activities and functions of assigned areas of responsibility. Responds to field complaints, requests or problems from the general public, department personnel, and other county and state offices and agencies. Participates in counseling and training of subordinates; and makes recommendations regarding training needs. Assumes command and directs operations in major criminal cases and serious traffic accidents, as needed; reviews follow-up investigations. Conducts internal investigations as directed. Supervises daily inspection of vehicles and equipment to determine defects, cleanliness, damage and routine maintenance. Performs special assignments such as: assignment to Johnson County Drug Task Force, investigations; grant development and administration. Job Class #30-06 Field Operations or Administrative Services Page 2 Reviewed 2/8/2021 Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs other related duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Conditions The physical demands and work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and are encountered while performing those essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. Employee may be exposed to dangerous situations and blood borne pathogens. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification Associate degree or at least sixty hours of college credit in criminal justice/law enforcement or a related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body required. Five years of experience in law enforcement including two years minimum experience as a Police Sergeant required. Iowa Peace Officer Certification required. Weapons qualification and certification required yearly. Must live within 17 miles of the corporate limits of Iowa City, Iowa within one year of appointment to the position. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice/law enforcement or a related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of State and Federal laws, City ordinances, departmental policies, procedures, and goals. Skills in the use of firearms, defense tactics and related law enforcement equipment. Skills in oral and written communication, listening, public relations, and management. Ability to read and interpret ordinances, state laws, reports and updates regarding criminal activity. Ability to complete a variety of written reports and citations which may be used in a court of law. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.