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The Deputy Chief of Operations, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and administering the work of the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement's (BNE) field operations within the Division of Law Enforcement; to act for the Chief, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, in his absence; and to do other related work.
Regularly assists the Bureau Chief of BNE in the day-to-day management of the bureau; manages, directs, and administers the activities of a large number of subordinate staff responsible for enforcing the State's narcotic laws in regional field offices throughout the State; sets and monitors goals and objectives; resolves conflict; allocates and redirects resources as necessary to meet operational need; coordinates operational programs with chiefs of police, sheriffs, and State and Federal law enforcement agencies involved in the enforcement of narcotic laws; directs supervision of Senior Special Agents-in-Charge and/or Special Agents-in-Charge; evaluates performance of staff and takes or recommends appropriate action; ensures compliance with State and Federal statutes as well as departmental policy and procedure; coordinates field operations and activities with those of other bureau components; directs and administers the Bureau's inspection and internal affairs programs; acts as the Bureau Chief in his or her absence; assists in formulating the budget and making recommendations to the Bureau Chief concerning statewide narcotic enforcement standards; represents the Bureau Chief at formal and informal hearings and public meetings.
1. One year of experience in the Department of Justice performing law enforcement related duties in a line or staff capacity comparable in level to those of an Assistant Bureau Chief or Senior Special Agent-in-Charge or Department of Justice Administrator III. or
2. Two years of experience in the Department of Justice performing law enforcement related duties in a line or staff capacity comparable in level to those of a Special Agent-in-Charge or Department of Justice Administrator II.
Experience: Five years of supervisory experience in a law enforcement agency. At least two years must have been in a supervisory position which included administrative responsibilities, such as budgeting, management analysis, personnel, statistical analysis or research in an identification, criminal statistics, narcotic enforcement, investigations or technical services program areas. (Experience in California state service applied toward this requirement must include at least one year performing law enforcement related duties in a line or staff capacity comparable in level to those of a Department of Justice Administrator III or two years performing law enforcement related duties in a line or staff capacity comparable in level to those of a Department of Justice Administrator II.) (Possession of a graduate degree in public administration, business administration, law, political science or related areas may be substituted for one year of required experience.)
Education: Equivalent to graduation from college. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
Knowledge of: Programs, policies and procedures of the Division of Law Enforcement of the Department of Justice in such areas as identification, criminal statistics, narcotic enforcement, investigations and technical services, the criminal justice system and governmental functions and organization, administrative survey principles, including management control systems relating to governmental operations; principles of public administration, personnel management, and effective supervision; principles of organization, administration, and management; research techniques, and statistical principles and procedures.
Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct the work of others; secure the cooperation of individuals, organizations, and agencies affected by enforcement activities and laws administered by the Department of Justice; analyze situations and data accurately and take effective action; coordinate enforcement, prosecution, and investigative activities with related Federal, State, and local agencies, and establish and maintain cooperative relations with those agencies, professional groups, and public relations media; speak and write effectively.
Existing law provides that persons convicted of a felony are disqualified from employment as peace officers. Such persons are not eligible to compete for, or be appointed to, positions in this class.
Existing law provides that peace officers be either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for U.S. citizenship at least one year prior to the final filing date for this examination. The one-year requirement does not apply to permanent resident aliens who have applied for peace officer classes prior to their 19th birthday.
Willingness to work throughout the State and at unusual hours; possession of a valid driver license of the appropriate class issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.