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Accreditation Manager

Company: City of Boynton Beach, FL
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Classification PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION: This position is responsible for facilitating, coordinating and conducting the accreditation process for the Police Department, to include ensuring compliance and training and various types of presentations to department personnel; conducts regular reviews with appropriate staff and revises department policy and procedures manuals and catalogs them to ensure standard operating procedures are reliable and up-to-date and meet all accreditation requirements, legislative mandates, and judicial rulings. This position is also responsible for conducting staff inspections and audits under the authority of the Chief of Police. The Manager conducts audits and reviews of all police department processes and operations to detect and correct ineffectiveness and inefficiency as well as to ensure compliance with Department policies. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions 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. Directs on-site inspections in compliance with the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA). Prepares and submits annual agency reports to CFA. Prepares and submits annual agency reports to the Chief of Police. Plans and monitors the on-site assessments and maintain appropriate records relating to accreditation activities. Ensures proper training for police department employees on all new and revised policies. Assists with inventories and audits. Periodically reports progress to the Department's administration and the accrediting body. Performs other functions at the direction of the Chief of Police and supervisor as required. Acts as a liaison between police administration, other department employees and outside agencies in all accreditation efforts. Maintains a standard format for policies to be reviewed and revised on a scheduled basis. Coordinates with City Legal staff for proofing of policies for adherence with all applicable laws. Represents the police department at local, regional and national conferences and meetings related to the accreditation process as determined by the Chief of Police or designee. Coordinates policies and procedure development and dissemination. Provides for the ongoing review and update of Department policies and procedures. Coordinates accreditation compliance efforts across the organization. Develops and maintains a system sufficient to obtain timely information from others which demonstrates compliance with established standards and guidelines. Researches and analyzes data, reports findings, and develops recommended solutions and courses of action from Department and outside agencies. Interacts with and attends meetings involving department units, other city departments and outside organizations to achieve desired management objectives. Maintains and updates Department forms and reports. Develops, revises, and maintains Department Policies to maintain Accreditation Standard Files. Takes the lead role when preparing the agency for re-accreditation mock and on-site assessments. Conducts periodic roll call and/or in-service training. Provides briefings and counsel to staff on emerging trends in accreditation standards and makes recommendations to Command Staff to remain well-positioned to meet or exceed changing standards. Determines whether the department's procedures and policies being properly implemented. Determines whether the department's procedures and policies are adequate to attain the department's goals. Determines whether the department's resources (such as personnel) are being used fully and sensibly. Determines whether the department's resources are adequate to attain the department's goals. Discovers any deficiencies in integrity, training, morale, or supervision. Helps operating line units plan their line inspections. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: Testifies in court as needed. Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 60 college semester credits or more from an accredited university or college as accepted by the City;
  • Must possess two (2) years of experience in an accreditation management or inspection function with law enforcement, education, medical, or other service-related institution;
  • Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license;
  • Candidates must demonstrate a solid track record of achieving, maintaining, and demonstrating adherence to specific standards or goals, as well as the ability to achieve stakeholder buy-in to garner commitment to a specific vision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Strategic planning, executive, management, and or prior law enforcement experience preferred. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES: Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge and understanding of CFA standards and the accreditation process.Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment preferred.Experience in preparing and submitting written reports or other documents to regulatory or compliance agencies preferred.Knowledge of database principles and practices, as well as computer and software applications as it relates to reporting and analysis of data.Knowledge of effective communication practices.Knowledge of government structure and leadership.Knowledge of research techniques, statistical gathering and analysis.Skilled in the effective operation of office and computer equipment and various software packages, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, along with other organization-specific software.Skilled in effective communication techniques, both orally and in writing.Skilled in effective time management and resources utilization.Skilled in establishing a rapport and eliciting cooperation from co-workers and the public.Ability to analyze situations objectively, and determine proper courses of action to be taken.Ability to gather, organize, evaluate, and analyze data.Ability to manage multiple projects at one time, skilled in effective time management and resource utilization, and able to adapt quickly to changing situations that may adversely affect previous plans, schedules, and routines.Ability to work independently in the absence of specific instructions or supervision by following verbal and/or written instructions effectively.Ability to exercise sound judgement and maintain confidentiality regarding critical and sensitive information, records, and reports.PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : 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 (10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.

Keywords: City of Boynton Beach, FL, Boynton Beach , Accreditation Manager, Executive , Boynton Beach, Florida

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