Deputy Commissioner Recruitment
Tasmania Police is looking for a Deputy Commissioner with the highest integrity and leadership capability to lead the delivery of operational policing outcomes; provide strategic and tactical command of emergencies, major incidents and operations; build commitment and capacity of the senior management team, and lead a high performing work culture and exceptional customer service standards across the organisation.
- Strategic executive leadership role
- Whole of Service Focus
- Leads Operational policing outcomes
As a member of the Agency and Corporate Management Groups, the Deputy Commissioner supports the Commissioner of Police/Secretary of the Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management to provide the highest quality policing and emergency management services for the people of Tasmania. During absences of the Commissioner, the Deputy Commissioner has the powers, and performs the duties, of the Commissioner of Police. The Deputy Commissioner is also the Deputy State Controller under the Emergency Management Act 2006.
The Deputy Commissioner provides forward looking, values-based leadership that includes:
- High level input in setting directions for the Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
- Substantial input into the development of policy options and playing a key role in corporate decision making
- Assisting the Commissioner to develop and provide advice to Government, and
- Ensuring proper exercise of statutory powers and responsibilities by themselves and all personnel under their command.
The Deputy Commissioner is responsible for leading the delivery of operational policing outcomes; providing strategic and tactical command of emergencies, major incidents and operations; building commitment and capacity of the senior management team, and leading and driving the development of a high performing work culture and exceptional customer service standards across the organisation.
The successful candidate must be a serving police officer.
High quality candidates will have relevant tertiary and/or professional qualifications and affiliation and senior management experience in leading, inspiring, developing and motivating senior and operational police and employees at all levels. High quality candidates will also demonstrate proven ability to ensure the appropriate response to emergency management issues.
The successful candidate must demonstrate high personal integrity, drive, tenacity and resilience, plus high level leadership and change management skills, and a proven capacity to develop people in an emergency management environment. They will have clear and persuasive communication skills, high level influencing and negotiation skills, and strategic policy development and implementation capability.
To obtain position documentation or to apply, please email [email protected] citing reference number J1582. If further information is required after reviewing documentation, please contact David Spencer at NGS Global on 1300 138 863.
Applications are to include a short form application, which includes a copy of your current CV and short pitch – 2 pages maximum outlining why you are the best person for the job, and how your skills, knowledge and experience align to the selection criteria and Corporate Management Capability Profile.