Job Description

Description

The City of Chandler Police Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Police Forensic Services Section Manager. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. This position is tentatively scheduled to work Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The City
Chandler, the fourth largest City in Arizona, is located in one of the fastest growing innovation and technology centers in the nation. Chandler is a vibrant, diverse, fiscally responsible community with a supportive business climate that attracts global industry leaders, exciting startups, talented workers and their families. In addition to being a great place to live, play and work, our local hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants and ample shopping opportunities make Chandler one of Arizona's great vacation spots.

Who we are
The City of Chandler Police Department, consisting of 335 sworn officers and 172 civilians, serves a growing population of close to 270,000 residents. The organization is divided into two divisions and one bureau. The Patrol Division consisting of three precincts to meet the needs of the community, the Operational Support Bureau, and the Professional Services Division. The members of the Chandler Police Department are dedicated to the advancement of community policing and the development of a partnership with our citizens. Our mission is to provide a safe community where people can live, work, and thrive. We are committed to being a world-class leader in law enforcement. We will pursue and engage the best trained, equipped, and committed professionals who demonstrate the highest standards of performance and best policing practices in partnership with the community.

Who we are looking for
A Forensics Services leader that has a passion for customer service, teamwork, collaboration, and the ability to lead and mentor a high functioning team. We are looking for an experienced professional in the field of Police Forensic Services to oversee all aspects of the Chandler Police Department Forensics Services Unit. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensics, Criminalistics, Chemistry or related field as well as administrative experience involving management of a forensic services function of a law enforcement agency including supervisory experience. This position is part of the overall Police Department leadership team.

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Application Process
* Application Review Following Closing Date
* One-Way Video Interview
* In-Person Oral Board Panel Interview (tentatively set for week of January 24, 2022)
* Background Interview
* Polygraph examination
* Police Chief Interview

The City of Chandler fingerprints all applicants selected for hire to evaluate the fitness of prospective employees. The examination process may vary if determined necessary. The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment drug and alcohol test. An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results.

Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the City are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity.

The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation.

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