Police Civilian Accreditation Manager

Posting Date: 08/22/2022
Company Name: Miami Shores Village Police
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Police
Education: Have successfully graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, or related field. • Have received certification from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA)
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Salary: $75,000-$83,000
Location: Police Department
Closing Date: 09/19/2022
Job Description:

The Accreditation Manager is an advanced administrative position where the incumbent is responsible for managing and coordinating the accreditation program, for the purpose of obtaining and maintaining accreditation. This position includes reviewing, interpreting, and implementing amended and/or new accreditation standards and determining how to author and integrate policy into the Department in order to remain compliant with the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) standards; conducting inspections of sections and units; communicating with the Police Chief, Executive and Command Staff and respective Department employees on results of inspections; and providing recommendations to work units on non-compliance issues and findings. Data gathering plays an additional role in many of the processes undertaken by this position.

To apply, please download the application here. Applications must be submitted via email to policecareers@mspd.org. If you become a candidate for employment through the application process, the original application MUST be received for processing.

The Miami Shores Police department is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, Veteran status or any other legally protected status. 

Preferred Skills:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Must have extensive knowledge of the CFA  standards and processes and of CFA "Best Practices" for electronic record-keeping and proof maintenance procedures. Applicants with knowledge in other accreditation programs are encouraged to apply.   

·         Must be proficient in PowerDMS, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Access), and be able to navigate through other specialized software operating in a Windows environment.

·         Must have excellent organizational skills for the management of time-sensitive standards, proofs and filing of electronic and paper files.

·         Skill in working independently and following through with assignments with minimal direction.

·         Skill in adapting to changing work environment, competing demands and ability to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

·         Ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure that deadlines are met.

·         Ability to communicate effectively verbally and have excellent writing skills.

·         Ability to maintain sound judgement and maintain confidentiality regarding critical and sensitive information, records and reports.

·         Ability to articulate, demonstrate and train others concerning current laws, standards, policies and procedures.

·         In-depth knowledge of law enforcement principles, practices and organizational structure.

Environmental Conditions and Physical Demands:

·         While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to drive, walk, sit, type, stand, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to manipulate, handle, grasp, feel, push, pull, carry or operate objects, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, lift or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch, and lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.