Wethersfield - Police Accreditation Manager

Job Overview

Department Wethersfield Police Department
Job TitlePolice Accreditation Manager
Deadline Jul 31, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Wethersfield, CT
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Job Announcement

The Town of Wethersfield Announces the Following Position

               Police Civilian Accreditation Manager

 Reports to:            Chief of Police                 FLSA:  Exempt
Salary Range:       $71,506 - $80,527            Grade:  42  
Status:                   Full Time                         Union/Non-Union:   AFSCME 818 
Schedule:               M-F, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm   Date Posted:  May 6, 2024
Closing Date:        July 31, 2024

Under general direction of the Chief of Police, this civilian position is responsible for the development of 
administrative systems to ensure that the Wethersfield Police Department is compliant with the Commission on 
Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) rules and regulations. This position performs various functions, 
including developing policies and procedures, maintaining records and conducting administrative inspections and audits.

Selected Duties:
Oversees the accreditation process, including assessments; evaluates and reports the efficiency and effectiveness of the 
accreditation program.

Plan and monitor the on-site assessments and maintain appropriate records relating to accreditation activities.

Take the lead role while preparing the agency for mock and on-site assessments.

Performs complex administrative and professional assistance in planning, coordinating and managing the implementation, maintenance and adherence to the police department’s accreditation.

Responsible, with the training officer, for maintaining all files for compliance with the accreditation process.

Responsible for coordinating proper training for police department employees on all new and revised policies.

Conducts employee orientation training regarding the accreditation process.

Writes and reviews all new and revised policies to ensure compliance with standards.

Coordinates with town legal staff to proof policies for adherence with all applicable laws.
Acts as a liaison between police administration, other department employees and outside agencies in all accreditation efforts.

Shall maintain a standard format for policy review and revision.

Regularly reports to the Chief of Police or designee and critical staff on accreditation compliance.

Directs on-site inspections of compliance.

Conducts research and planning, and assists with presentations as needed.

Represent the department in conjunction with the Chief of Police or the Chief’s designee at various meetings and conferences for accreditation, may serve on accreditation-related committees and participates in accreditation-related training. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration or a closely related field and five (5) years of experience in public safety management; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training as determined by the Town Manager.

Desired Qualifications: 
Prior Law Enforcement experience is preferred but not required.   Proficiency in PowerDMS Policy Management software is highly desired.   

To Apply for This Position:
Submit application via PoliceApp.com, see attached job description for additional information.  Direct any questions to  
HR@wethersfieldct.gov  Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Successful candidates must pass an interview process, pre-employment medical examination including drug testing and background check before employment.  The Town of Wethersfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Please direct questions regarding this position to HR@wethersfieldct.gov

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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