Applying To: Commissioner of Violence Prevention

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  • Minimum: $98,072.00
  • Maximum: $153,946.00

Nature of Work

The incumbent in this position is responsible for directing and coordinating the operations of the City's efforts to recruit and retain community violence intervention programing.  Will work directly with law enforcement, clinicians, social workers, and community members to identify programming gaps and service areas.  Work will include efforts to minimize recidivism and connect individuals with services designed to break the cycle of violence.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Commissioner of Violence Prevention

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Administration, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Management, Social Science or a closely related field; plus at least four years of experience in the field of criminal justice, which includes promoting safety, education, policy development and training. Qualifying experience must include the development of public policy or reform planning.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS:  City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points. 

Last Date For Filing Application Is August 12, 2022

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail

PROM 3572
July 29, 2022

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