New job Director of Public Safety in Prince Edward Island

Director of Public Safety

Company : Jobs PEI
Salary : $46.51 - $58.14 an hour
Location : Prince Edward Island

Full Description

Bi-Weekly Hours: 75.0 hours bi-weekly(Commencing Immediately)The Director of Public Safety reports to the Deputy Minister of Justice and Public Safety. This Division contributes to the delivery of efficient and effective public safety services thereby ensuring Islanders are safe from threats to their person and economic stability. The Director provides leadership, coordination and management of: Provincial 911 and Civic Addressing Administration, Policing Services, Fire Marshal’s Office, Firearms Office, Investigation and Enforcement (Conservation), Coroner’s Office, Community Safety Programs, Criminal Code Review Board (CCRB), and Office of the Police Commissioner. The Director is responsible for the coordination of resources and response capabilities across the Department, cross-departmentally, inter-provincially, and internationallyDuties include but not limited to: - Leads the division with an emphasis on the Mandate letter, intent and vision of the Minister of Justice and Public Safety, as well as the Vision statement for the Public Safety Division;- Responsible and accountable for the overall operations of Public Safety including nine sections within the division, which includes nine Managers as well as an additional four staff, and sometimes students that report directly to the Director;- Provide administrative and budget control for the division, including the 911 and Civic Addressing Administration Office, Policing Services, Fire Marshal’s Office, Firearms Office, Investigation and Enforcement, the Coroner’s Office, and Community Safety Programs;- Responsible to develop and utilize financial reports within the Division to ensure compliance with budget expectations, making appropriate adjustments, as necessary. Meetings and discussions with the nine section Managers. Responsible for the review and financial decision making of significant divisional purchases including products and services such as radios, fleet inventory, payroll, section reviews, consultants, etc;- Responsible to complete program planning, budgeting, approval and evaluation within the division; - Leads and supports management and the nine section managers in strategic planning initiatives for the Division;- Ensures an effective and efficient human resource management plan, consistent with Division and Minister’s mandate. This also includes planning for sufficient space allocation and logistics around supporting employees;- Ensure capital and capacity planning takes place for the Division;- Identify staffing needs, requirements and participate in the recruitment and selection of professionals/paraprofessionals, support staff, special project staff and/or students. - Monitor and provide direction related to vacation, sick or special leave, use of overtime and time off in lieu, as appropriate;- Duty to provide Chief Security Officer services for the Province including coordinating the acquisition, orientation, training, and monitoring and records management of Provincial employees obtaining Federal Security Clearances;- Represent the Division and the Province in a wide variety of working groups, FPT and other partners/organizations committees;- Other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: - Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in a related field with extensive experience in law enforcement and public safety.- Experience in policy development and strategic planning. - Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered.- Must have an ability to develop collaborative relationships among government partners which will contribute to achieving the goals and objectives of the Department.- Demonstrated problem-solving, analytical, supervisory, and inter-personal skills, as well as, initiative and creativity. - Excellent verbal and written communication abilities. - Strong project management, conflict resolution and contract negotiation/management skills. - Familiarity with federal/provincial/territorial and intergovernmental matters in the public safety and policing areas. - Demonstrated skills in collaborating, negotiating and building partnerships to resolve complex problems and the ability to work well under stressful circumstances. - Must provide proof of a successful Criminal Record Check prior to employment and must have the ability to obtain Level 3 security clearance (Top Secret) as per the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canadian Security Protocols. Other Qualifications: - Ability to deal effectively with emergency situations. - Ability to work using open-minded, diverse, unbiased and inclusive lenses.Please Note: Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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