Police Planning & Research Manager

  • Chandler, Arizona
  • Aug 12, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Planning and Development Public Safety
  • Salary: $89,779.00 - $125,714.00 Annually USD

Job Description


The City of Chandler Police Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Police Planning and Research Manager. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. The successful applicant will have the option of regularly working a 4x10, 5x8, or 4/9-5/9 schedule.

First Review of Applications: 8/28/2022

The City
Chandler, the fourth largest City in Arizona, is located in one of the fastest growing innovation and technology centers in the nation. Chandler is a vibrant, diverse, fiscally responsible community with a supportive business climate that attracts global industry leaders, exciting startups, talented workers and their families. In addition to being a great place to live, play and work, our local hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants and ample shopping opportunities make Chandler one of Arizona's great vacation spots.

Who we are
The City of Chandler Police Department, consisting of 337 sworn officers and 177 civilians, serves a growing population of close to 270,000 residents. The organization is divided into two divisions and one bureau. The Patrol Division consisting of three precincts to meet the needs of the community, the Operational Support Bureau, and the Professional Services Division. The members of the Chandler Police Department are dedicated to the advancement of community policing and the development of a partnership with our citizens. Our mission is to provide a safe community where people can live, work, and thrive. We are committed to being a world-class leader in law enforcement. We will pursue and engage the best trained, equipped, and committed professionals who demonstrate the highest standards of performance and best policing practices in partnership with the community.

Who we are looking for
Our ideal candidate will be a leader that has a passion for customer service, teamwork, collaboration, and the ability to lead and mentor a high functioning team. We are looking for an experienced professional in the field of Police Planning and Research to oversee all aspects of the Chandler Police Department Planning and Research Section. The Financial Unit is responsible for budget, grants, intergovernmental agreements, and the Capital Improvement Plan. The Planning and Research Unit is responsible for strategic planning, staffing analysis, research, program evaluation, accreditation, and compliance. This position serves as the designated Project Owner for capital project management to include planning, designing, and constructing Chandler Police facilities. The candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Statistics or related field as well as five (5) or more years of progressively responsible experience in the management of statistical research and analysis including participation in developing and using computer applications. Previous experience in a law enforcement agency is desired. This position is part of the overall Police Department leadership team.

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Application Process
• Application Review
• Preliminary Background Questionnaire and Review
• In-Person Oral Board Panel Interview
• Background Interview
• Polygraph examination
• Police Chief Interview

The City of Chandler fingerprints all applicants selected for hire to evaluate the fitness of prospective employees. The examination process may vary if determined necessary. The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment drug and alcohol test. An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results.

Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler's policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the City's Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the City are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity.

The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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