The City of Oakley is recruiting for an experienced, high-energy Police Lieutenant to become a part of the Oakley Police Department.
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, the Lieutenant will be responsible for directing, managing, supervising, and coordinating the activities and operations of an assigned division or service area within the Police Department, more specifically Support Services including but not limited to records, traffic, investigations, property and evidence and professional standards.
The ideal candidate is a team-oriented leader with strong communication skills and committed to community policing. As a prominent member of the Oakley Police Department’s executive team, the Lieutenant will coordinate assigned activities with other City divisions, departments, and outside agencies.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education/Training: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, police science, business or public administration, or related field.
Experience: Eight or more years prior law enforcement experience, or four years served at the Oakley P.D. including three years of administrative and supervisory experience at a level comparable to a Police Sergeant.
License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record. Qualified applicants must possess a P.O.S.T. Advanced Certificates. Within two years following appointment must possess a Supervisory Certificate from P.O.S.T.
Criminal Record: Candidates shall not have been convicted of any felony. A misdemeanor conviction may result in applicant disqualification and employee disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
Background Investigation: A complete background investigation will be conducted.
Physical & Psychological: Must be free from physical disability which would impair performance of police work. Must have sound mental health, absence of history of psychosis or any other psychological impairment.
Internal Number: 2021.1
About City of Oakley
The City of Oakley is situated in eastern Contra Costa County. The City of Oakley incorporated in 1999 to manage growth more effectively, improve community services, and the quality of life.
Cultivating a strong sense of community and civic pride are the cornerstones to the City’s success. Building on its rich heritage, City leaders understand the importance of balancing growth and preserving a high quality of life for its citizens. The City’s motto, “A Place for Families in the Heart of the Delta” is evidenced everywhere you go – the City boasts highly ranked schools, safe neighborhoods, and has been named by “San Francisco Magazine” as one of the best places to raise a family in the East Bay.