Under general direction of the Executive Director, to manage the legislative program of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; to plan, organize and administer special projects of the Commission; and to function as the Executive Director's representative on the Commission's Advisory Committee.
Plans, organizes, coordinates and implements the legislative, special project, and advisory committee programs and activities of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; develops and maintains close contact with, and responds to requests from representatives of the Legislature, Legislative Analyst's Office, Auditor General, Department of Finance, State Controller's Office, and other State organizations; represents the Commission at Senate and Assembly Subcommittee Finance hearings and committee hearings of specific bills of importance to the Commission; makes recommendations to the Commission on original legislation and amendments; maintains continuous contact with legislative advocates of law enforcement, local government, and other associations dedicated to the improvement of law enforcement services in California; as the primary liaison with the Advisory Committee, meets with and works with committee members to develop and provide information and recommendations to the Executive Director and Commission Members; schedules the committee meetings, prepares agenda, attends meetings as the representative of the Executive Director, and arranges for transcription, and distributions of committee meeting minutes and coordinates projects and follow-up items resulting from their meetings; supervises Senior Law Enforcement Consultants assigned to the special projects unit of the Commission; communicates with local law enforcement agencies concerning projects and provides information to them and to the Legislature; and provides assistance to the Executive Director in other areas.
One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Senior Law Enforcement Consultant, Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.
Knowledge of: The California Legislature, its organization and procedures; trends of law enforcement; programs and policies relating to law enforcement standards and training; Commission's Affirmative Action Program and the processes available to meet affirmative action objectives.
Ability to: Establish and maintain effective communications with legislators, legislative staff members, legislative committees, legislative analysts, the Department of Finance, and representatives of other local, State and Federal agencies and representatives of special interest groups; analyze legislation and recommend appropriate action; speak and write effectively; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; effectively contribute to the Commission's affirmative action objectives.