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					        POSITION OF POLICE LIEUTENANT                            handling day-to-day operational problems and tasks that arise     COMPONENT                WEIGHT            TEST DATE             perform as a Police Lieutenant. Candidates will be
                                                                 simultaneously and/or unexpectedly; establishing and                                                                               evaluated on the basis of the following rating criteria:
Under general supervision, plans, supervises and coordinates     maintaining effective working relationships with staff, other     Writing Skills Exercise   33.33%               9/25/08           experience, education and training; job knowledge;
the day-to-day activities of an assigned watch or division of    City employees and the public.                                    Promotability Evaluation: 33.33%              10/01/08           supervisory and management ability; interpersonal skills;
the Police Department.                                                                                                             External Oral Board       33.33%              10/08/08           decision-making ability; and oral communication skills. A
                                                                 Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of law                                                                           score of 70%, or better, is required to pass the external oral
Plans, supervises and coordinates designated police activities   enforcement and police administration; causes prevention and      Writing Skills Exercise:                                         board.
and services; prepares work schedules and assigns special        control of delinquency; rules of evidence, rights of citizens
projects; conducts briefings with subordinate supervisors        and prisoners, and laws pertaining to search, seizure and         The writing skills exercise is designed to measure
                                                                 arrest; traffic enforcement and education; court procedures;      candidates’ writing skills, their ability to write clearly and               CANDIDATE NOTIFICATION
regarding assignments, training, law enforcement issues,
citizen complaints, etc.                                         patrol methods, criminal investigation and identification         concisely, and to adhere to accepted practices of English
                                                                 techniques; physical layout and composition of the City; the      usage, spelling, vocabulary, punctuation and grammar. The        The Human Resources Department will notify all
                                                                 principles and practices of effective supervision.                exercise will be scored by a panel of raters from other law      candidates of their application status, testing, examination
Reviews reports prepared by subordinate officers and
                                                                                                                                   enforcement agencies. Raters will score candidates “blind”       results, and ranking on the Eligibility List. Candidates will
supervisors; conducts research and compiles statistics;
                                                                 Special Requirements:                                             in that candidates are identified only by a number. Raters       not receive their scores until the examination process is
analyzes crime statistics and trends, prepares complex reports
                                                                 Possession of or eligible for a P.O.S.T. Intermediate             will differ from those on the External Oral Board.               completed and an Eligibility List established. At that time,
and recommends division, bureau and/or Department changes
                                                                 Certificate.                                                      Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the following       candidates will receive a written breakdown of their
to meet police service needs of the City.
                                                                 Possession of a Class C California Driver’s License and a         rating criteria: organization; completeness; clarity;            examination scores from the Human Resources Department.
Coordinates division activities with other police programs or    satisfactory driving record.                                      technical/job knowledge; English usage, spelling, grammar
staff to ensure service delivery according to appropriate                                                                          and punctuation; judgment/problem solving/identification                            ELIGIBILITY LIST
policies, procedures and specifications; serves as a technical   Candidates must submit appropriate documentation to the           of relevant issues; and interpersonal sensitivity.           A
resource within the City for the division; provides public       Human Resources Department verifying that they meet POST          minimum score of 70% is required to pass the writing             Candidates achieving an overall passing score of 70% or
information on police incidents, operations and services;        and MOU Educational Requirements. All qualifications must         exercise. Candidates must pass the writing exercise in           higher on the examination will have their names entered on
participates in developing division goals and objectives;        be met by application final filing date.                          order to continue in the examination process. Candidates         a promotional eligibility list in highest ranking score order.
participates in developing and administering division budgets.                                                                     will use standard Police Department computers for the            The Eligibility List will be valid for a period of one year
                                                                              APPLICATION AND TESTING                              written exercise, with spelling and grammar check                and may be extended to fill future vacancies.
Works with community groups and representatives in                                                                                 available. The time limit for the exercise will be two hours.
developing and administering crime prevention programs;                                                                             Candidates must pass the Writing Skills Exercise in order
                                                                 Submit a detailed resume with the required City application                                                                                       PROBATIONARY PERIOD
represents the Department to external contacts and resources;                                                                      to continue in the examination process.
participates in special projects and assumes special             by 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 18, 2008 to the Human Resources
assignments as directed.                                         Department, 350 Main Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, (310)                                                                           ALL EMPLOYEES PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF
                                                                                                                                   Candidates should familiarize themselves with the
                                                                 524-2336. Resumes must follow specific resume format                                                                               POLICE LIEUTENANT MUST SUCCESSFULLY
                                                                                                                                   organization, functions and duties of the division to
Schedules, assigns, monitors and evaluates staff; provides for   guideline as outlined in the attached supplemental. Applicants                                                                     COMPLETE A 12-MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD
                                                                                                                                   which they are currently assigned; including, if any,
and/or conducts staff development; establishes work methods      are responsible for the proper submission of their own                                                                             IN ORDER TO ATTAIN PERMANENT STATUS AS A
                                                                                                                                   program responsibilities within that division.
and standards; initiates corrective and/or disciplinary action   application materials. Applicants providing any additional                                                                         POLICE LIEUTENANT WITH THE CITY OF EL
                                                                                                                                   Additionally, candidates should be familiar with the
and responds to grievances and complaints according to           supplemental material with their application must provide                                                                          SEGUNDO.
                                                                                                                                   department’s Vision and Mission Statements; and, the
established personnel policies and procedures and in             their materials at time of application filing. POSTMARKS
                                                                                                                                   Goals and Objectives of their current division.
consultation with Human Resources.                               AND/OR FACSIMILES OF THE REQUIRED APPLICATION
                                                                 MATERIALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
                                                                                                                                   Promotability Evaluation:
                   QUALIFICATIONS                                Test dates are tentative, and subject to change without
                                                                                                                                   The promotability evaluation exercise is designed to allow
                                                                 prior notice, until qualifying candidates receive their
                                                                                                                                   the Police Department’s management staff to assess
Four (4) years of progressively responsible professional law     written confirmation from the Human Resources
                                                                                                                                   candidates’ qualifications and readiness for promotion to
enforcement experience, including two (2) years of current,      Department. Continuing candidates will not be provided their
                                                                                                                                   Police Lieutenant. Candidates will be evaluated on the
continuous experience as a Police Sergeant; meet all POST        scores until the testing process is complete and an eligibility
                                                                                                                                   basis of their communication skills, decision-making,
requirements and meet all Memorandum of Understanding            list established. All questions concerning the examination
                                                                                                                                   interpersonal sensitivity, leadership, commitment,
Educational Requirements.                                        process are to be addressed through the Police Department’s
                                                                                                                                   reliability, and career development.       Supplemental
                                                                 established chain-of-command.
Skill in program implementation and evaluation; preparing                                                                          information on the promotability evaluation component
statistical reports; supervising, motivating and evaluating                                                                        is available in the Human Resources Department.
staff; the use of personal computers and office related
software; conducting research and preparing clear, concise                                                                         External Oral Board:
and comprehensive reports; understanding and applying
                                                                                                                                   Candidates will have the opportunity to present their
regulations, procedures and guidelines; communicating
                                                                                                                                   backgrounds, qualifications and evidence of technical
effectively orally and in writing; working under pressure,
                                                                                                                                   knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to satisfactorily
                                                                                                     THE CITY
                                                                                                    EL SEGUNDO
                                                                                                         Invites Applications

                                                              ANNOUNCEMENT POSTED:
                                                                   August 7, 2008

                                                                   NOTICE POSTED:
                                                                   September 4, 2008

                                                                  TESTING LOCATIONS:
                                                                Testing locations may consist
                                                            of the El Segundo Police Department
                                                                      and/or City Hall.

                                                                                                  POLICE LIEUTENANT

                                                                                                      $8,869 - $10,805
                                                                                                      monthly base salary

                                                                                                     Final Filing Date:
   The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an
expressed or implied contract, or guarantee of promotion,                                         Sept. 18, 2008 – 5:30 p.m.
  and may be modified or revoked without prior notice.
                                                                                                         The City of El Segundo
                                                                                                   is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
                                POSTED: 08/07/08

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