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Police Lieutenant (2020-2021 SY)

at Austin Independent School District

Posted: 6/10/2020
Job Reference #: 33054
Keywords: police

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Openings as of 7/8/2020
06 - Police/Security/Safety

  • Police Lieutenant (2020-2021 SY) JobID: 33054
  • Position Type:
    06 - Police/Security/Safety

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Police Department

  • For Fiscal Year:


    This position requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D. Incumbent must hold a Peace Officer License and Master Peace Officer Certification in good standing from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Incumbent must have at least ten (10) years of law enforcement experience and must have the rank of sergeant within the AISD Police Department for at least 18 months. If applying for this position outside of AISD, the applicant must have held the position of Lieutenant for at least three (3) years and have twelve (12) years of combined law enforcement experience.


    This position requires state mandated in-service training and successfully completion of annual firearms qualifications proficiency. The incumbent must complete all required professional development training as assigned by the department and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Also, the incumbent must be able to successfully complete a one (1) year probationary period from the date of appointment.


    The incumbent serves as Police Lieutenant within AISD Police Department and has the responsibility for maintaining and enforcing policies, directives, standards, and laws of the District and State. The incumbent is also responsible for the supervision of Sergeants, officers, and other staff within the department. This position requires the ability to plan daily work assignments as well as short-term and long-term scheduling for officers and other staff, establish priorities, establish responsibilities and organize work as required for officers and other staff as appropriate. The incumbent is responsible for 24 hour operations of a Bureau within the department.

    • Ability to act as a department Public Information Officer.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of modern leadership philosophies and methods as applied to local law enforcement administration.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of modern law enforcement requirements, programs and activities, including research and analysis methodologies.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of department policies and procedures.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of pertinent federal and state laws and municipal ordinances.
    • Ability to be an effective leader and demonstrate leadership ability.
    • Ability to manage critical incidents.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, District officials, surrounding Law Enforcement agencies, and the public.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and implement effective administrative and management programs and procedures.
    • Ability to establish and implement effective and progressive law enforcement programs.
    • Ability to establish and implement effective community relations programs.
    • Ability to establish and implement effective employee relations and staff development programs.
    • Ability to analyze complex police problems and to adopt effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances.
    • Ability to act as a department Public Information Officer.


    Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.


    This position usually involves working in a standard office environment, but also may include patrolling outdoors. This position may involve routine exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position.


    This position reports directly to the Assistant Chief of AISD Police or his designee. The incumbent is accountable for subordinate officer’s adherence to standards and quality of reports (including status reports). Incumbent may meet with Assistant Chief of AISD Police or his designee to address issues and discuss equipment needs, staffing, etc. Guidance received from a supervisor is typically general and on an exception basis. Incumbent generally makes the majority of decisions for his/her unit following established department rules, policies and procedures. The incumbent receives an annual evaluation from his or her superior.

    Duty Days: 262
    Pay Grade: PD6
    Starting Salary: $40.55/Hr

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    An Equal Opportunity Employer