Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Assists in assessing needs, planning, developing, and implementing community relation programs and projects relating to and crime and fire prevention. 

Organizes and supervises volunteer programs.

Provides programs for the community such as Neighborhood Watch and National Night Out.

Coordinates and schedules crime prevention programs, including business-crime prevention.

Prepares and delivers presentations on school, personal, and traffic safety to educate citizens.

Partners with community and develops problem solving solutions. 

Plans, directs, coordinates, and organizes the development and implementation of methods for communicating information to the public by the use of videos, email, Internet, brochures, news releases, presentations, displays, crime maps, media outlets, public broadcasting or other mediums.

Conducts meetings with various community and citizen groups.

Establishes and maintains positive relations with community members and business leaders.

Participates in special events and programs.

Provides assistance throughout the City when requested.

Conducts home and business security surveys, as requested by the community.

Trains personnel in the techniques involved in presenting safety education. 

Interacts with other agency coordinators, crime/fire prevention organizations, public officials and federal agencies. 

Maintains liaison with other departments and the community, as well as federal, state, local, and other public officials.

Monitors expenditures.  Assists in assuring effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, material, facilities, and time.

Answers letters of inquiry and talks with patrons; addresses public and civic organizations, which informs the public of directives, polices and procedures.

Coordinates development of a neighborhood watch newsletter.  Gathers information from departmental personnel, reviews and edits all articles, and coordinates distribution to the community.

Develops and publishes comprehensive citizen and business safety packets.  Designs informational references to target specific audiences, or specific hazards and distribute to the appropriate audience.

Participates in the development and implementation of departmental directives.

Represents the department at various governmental and professional meetings.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned and required.

PREPARATION AND TRAINING

Education:  High School Education or GED required;

Work Experience: Experience in Community Relations or Crime Prevention in a law      enforcement setting is preferred.

Certifications and/or Licensures:  None

Required Driver’s License: Valid Colorado driver’s license and a clear or acceptable MVR

An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge

Advanced knowledge of:

  • Community Relations
  • Crime Prevention
  • Volunteer Coordination

Working Knowledge of applications software for Windows environment, Microsoft Office preferred.

Basic knowledge of:

  • Police Operations
  • Crime Patterns

Skills and Abilities

Computer Skills – Strong skills needed to develop presentations and spreadsheets.

Communication – Advanced skills required for developing and delivering presentations.  Also needed to establish and maintain working relationships with employees, public, and other agencies.

Analytical – Advanced skills needed to evaluate program effectiveness and efficiency.

Project Management – Advanced skills needed to facilitate meetings and to supervise volunteer programs.

General Management – Strong skills required for budget management

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in a standard office environment and in the field.  The employee is exposed to various weather conditions including wet, hot and cold conditions.  Also exposed to various environmental conditions which may include excessive noise; solvents, grease, and oils; slippery or uneven walking surfaces.  

PAY RANGE:

$43,834-$65,751/Annualized

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