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CapMetro: Administrator, Police Training and Professional Standards

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Are you a leader who thrives in training and development of professionals? Look no further. CapMetro is looking for you!

The Captain of Police Training and Professional Standards (Captain) reports to the Chief of Police.  This position provides Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CapMetro) with leadership of the agency’s police department.  The Captain is responsible for supporting the Chief of Police in development, implementation, operation, and management of CapMetro’s police department in the operational areas of Training and Professional Standards. The Captain performs professional and supervisory work to develop, implement, and maintain the training and professional standards of the CapMetro police department. This position will require the incumbent to exercise a high level of confidentiality and independent judgment. 

Note: The duties and primary responsibilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this job and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. 

Provide leadership to the CapMetro Police Department and effectively guide the training and professional standards operations.

Assess agency training and professional standards programs consistent with organizational philosophy and the strategic plan. 

Proactively communicate with executive leadership and employees in identifying strengths and opportunities on police matters.

Maintain knowledge of industry trends, police technology and global and regional risk factors.

Develop detailed annual goals and objectives for the department related to police training and professional standards, including Key Performance Indicators that are consistent with CapMetro’s strategic plan.

Plan, direct and control department resources, and staff including operating and capital budgets.

Ensure full compliance of the CapMetro police department with state laws and industry standards related to police training and professional standards.

Support Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) process by ensuring staff follows safety and security policies, considers safety in every action, and ensures safety and security concerns are reported.

Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Responsibilities - Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised
Manage department personnel by planning, scheduling, delegating, and overseeing employee work a assignments, authorizing, coordinating, and scheduling work with vendors and consultants, conducting personnel actions, including, hiring, and interviewing, and overseeing hiring, training, work assignments, and performance evaluations.


•Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, management, criminal justice, or related field. Related experience may substitute for educational requirements on a year for year basis.
•Eight (8) years of progressively responsible supervisory or command experience in transit policing, municipal policing, or public safety.
•Eight (8) years of progressively responsible supervisory or command experience in emergency management experience in transportation, public safety, or law enforcement.
•Certified to at least ICS-400: Advanced Incident Command System, Command and General Staff.
•Experience in a multi-modal (bus and rail) transit property preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of law enforcement regulatory standards in the transit industry.
Ability to formulate and execute strategic and tactical plans to successfully complete projects.
Ability to organize and present ideas, proposals, and recommendations effectively, both orally and in writing; and the ability to work well within all levels of CapMetro, Board of Directors, contractors, and the community.
Ability to demonstrate a fiduciary obligation to CapMetro in handling materials and information of a confidential nature.
Ability to effectively manage and direct consultants and contractors.
Ability to find solutions to complex interpersonal, technical, financial, legal, and administrative problems.
Ability to work independently; to communicate effectively with co-workers, contractors, other Authority personnel and the public; to organize and manage data and manage projects.

•Work with a diverse, collaborative and energetic workforce whose focus is to bring innovation into the industry and how we serve our customers and team members.
•Utilize our free and reduced fare transit service to get to the office and then plan to hit the gym (for free) and work with our onsite trainers, before heading back home.
•If you have children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years old, enroll them in the onsite award-winning Child Care and Learning Center.
•…and much more!

Capital Metro is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. Capital Metro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time.

As a Stationed position, the incumbent is assigned an individual workspace.  Expected to work in the office four days a week.  Position and work must be accessible to others.  This is a leadership role that must be accessible to others.

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