Police Operations Manager

Washington, D.C
Dec 02, 2020
Dec 09, 2020
Full Time


This is professional and managerial work overseeing the planning and execution of liaison, campus access, and after-hours notification programs with the Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness.
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Work involves managing, developing, and implementing short-term and long-term goals for each program, which includes working with internal and external stakeholders and in collaboration with senior leadership to ensure security matters and issues are successfully coordinated with law enforcement. This work is performed under the general direction of the Director.

Major Duties
  • Works as a liaison with the U.S. Capitol Police on behalf of Senate offices and the Sergeant at Arms (SAA).
  • Plans and organizes the work of professional staff in support of the SAA Command Center Duty Representative Program under the direction and supervision of the Director.
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the work of professional staff in support of the Senate Campus Access and Police Operations programs including recruitment, selection, training oversight, and daily supervision of full-time staff.
  • Manages, coordinates, and supports security requests from Senate offices and committees; serves as SAA representative for security assessments.
  • Responds to issues and concerns from management. Participates in meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assists the Director in developing annual program plans and reports, departmental budget and strategic plan, and occasionally serves as acting Director.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential
00 - Yes


Conditions of Employment



Work requires a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, business, public administration, or a related field, and a minimum of five years of experience in disaster relief response planning, emergency management/preparedness planning, law enforcement, security operations or program management or supervision; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, Senate Rules and Procedures.
  • Knowledge, or ability to learn, the Capitol Hill Campus.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement and/or security operations to include security assessments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with Senate staff and local, state, and federal law enforcement.
  • Willingness to be available for incident and emergency handling outside standard office hours, where necessary.


Please read the "Qualifications" section.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Please read the "Next steps" section.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

All required documents will be outlined in the application instructions.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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