General Nature of Work
The Accreditation and Certification Manager will have oversight on the CALEA Accreditation and the State Certification program for the City of Kennesaw. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, tactical and strategic. This role requires an understanding of CALEA Accreditation and State Certification in a law enforcement capacity. This position will have the responsibility to determine the best method of program processes and the exercise appropriate judgment in establishing priorities and resolving complex matters. This position will involve close communication and go-between with internal and external uniformed law enforcement members, and will need to understand how to direct activities, schedules deliverable assignments to those members.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Police Science, Criminal Justice, or Public Administration or equivalent from an accredited college or university with a minimum of one year related experience.
Individuals applying for the posted position must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Physical Requirements: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
Position will be open until filled.
City of Kennesaw-Growing City, Growing Careers
From its pre-Civil War beginnings in the 1800s, to its current reputation as a Best City to Live In, Kennesaw has been recognized throughout the U.S. for its standards of excellence and quality of life. Kennesaw has grown to a community of 36,000 residents within a 9-square-mile area. Located 26 miles north of downtown Atlanta near I-75, Kennesaw has taken advantage of its convenient location and the willingness of its employees to provide a strong base of services to businesses, residents, and visitors alike.
The City of Kennesaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the Kennesaw Police Department actively recruits any qualified person regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or age.
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