Incident Support Services Director (management Analyst Iv)

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Fairfax, Virginia
$80,764.32 - $134,606.99 Annually
Oct 10, 2020
Oct 23, 2020
Full Time
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This job is being re-advertised. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply to be considered.

The Fairfax County Police Department is comprised of 1,469 sworn and 323 civilian personnel, located in over a dozen facilities. Performs and manages crisis intervention for law enforcement officers, civilian law enforcement employees, retired law enforcement officers, law enforcement volunteers, and their household members; provides management of the Incident Support Services (ISS) program. Maintains professional liaisons with all Incident Support Services providers, other public safety agencies, Occupational Health Center and Risk Management Division staff for the purpose of consultation/reaching agreement on treatment plans and coordinating direct treatment services. Serves as direct liaison for the department's Incident Support Services programs with service providers, other public safety agencies, and other county agencies, such as the Department of Human Resources. Maintains formal and informal networks with employee groups within the department to enhance wellness. Coordinates peer and psychological support services for officers, civilians, volunteers, retirees, and family members in times of crisis (i.e. Family Assistance Support Teams, officer involved shootings, use of force events and traumatic incidents). Participates in specialized studies and research to support the departmental mission as it relates to peer support needs, and performs related assignments as required. Transports and responds to call outs for critical incidents.

The assigned functional area(s) of this position are: Business Administration, Emergency Management, Public Administration, Psychology.

Illustrative Duties

  • Directs and manages long-term, large-scale, high-priority, sensitive programs/projects that are multi-disciplinary and involve multiple agencies;
  • Manages a group of professionals engaged in diverse administrative and management support activities;
  • Establishes and implements program policies, develop and manages the budget for designated programs;
  • Ensures County programs reach the intended populations and targeted benefactors;
  • Directs research and evaluation of trends in applicable areas of responsibility;
  • Develops long- and short-term goals, objectives and solutions for division;
  • Prepares for and presents to County Board of Supervisors (or Committee) regarding areas of expertise and responsibility.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of the mission, goals, objectives, funding sources, organizational structure, workload, and staffing of the organizational unit or program to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation;
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements governing application of program funding, execution of program activities, and achievement of program outcomes;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and executive decision making processes;
  • Knowledge of the project management life cycle and its supporting phases;
  • Ability to identify organizational problems, evaluate possible solutions, and select and implement the most advantageous course of action;
  • Ability to identify and determine appropriate methods for gathering data;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
  • Ability to manage professional and paraprofessional employees including coaching, counseling, training, and evaluation.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:

(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in fields related to the assigned functional areas; plus five years of professional work experience within more than one of the assigned functional areas.

  • A valid motor vehicle driver's license.
  • Peer Support Certification
  • Critical Incident Stress Management Certification (CISM)

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a public safety background, driving record, and credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.

  • Two or more years of experience in crisis intervention with law enforcement officers, civilian employees and family members;
  • Two or more years of experience in the management aspects of crisis intervention and referring those in need of additional services in an agency of commensurate size and scope to the Fairfax County Police Department;
  • Four or more years of supervisory experience;
  • Two or more years of experiencing developing and/or providing training programs on mental health services/crisis intervention to employees;
  • Two or more years of knowledge management experience, and ability of an individual to interact effectively with first responder and/or law enforcement cultures within a public safety agency;
  • Experience with specialized studies and research as it relates to peer support needs and mental health needs of employees.

Must be able to communicate (both verbally and in written format) accurately utilizing various methods of media. Must be able to speak articulately in-person to large groups or one-on-one. Requires the ability to operate keyboard-driven equipment and to operate devices with tablet technologies. Ability to sit for long periods of time. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include an exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.