Wildlife Law Enforcement Lieutenant - District 4 (Raleigh)

Compensation

: $29,110.00 - $46,590.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Law Enforcement



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Description of Work

* Internal Posting for current WRC Law Enforcement Employees Only *

* Salary Grade GN14 * * Recruitment Range: $51,895 - $93,346 *
* VACANCY *
* Work Location is WRC District 4 ( Columbus County and Others ) *

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking applicants for a Wildlife Law Enforcement Supervisor II (working title: 'Lieutenant District 4') for our Law Enforcement Division. The NC Wildlife Resources Commission Mission Statement is to conserve North Carolina's wildlife resources and their habitats and provide programs and opportunities that allow hunters, anglers, boater s and other outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy wildlife-associated recreation. The Commission is the regulatory agency responsible for the enforcement of N.C. fishing, hunting, trapping and boating laws.
The NC Wildlife Resources Commission Law Enforcement Division employs approximately 210 Wildlife Officers who patrol fields, forests and inland waters at all hours, in all 100 North Carolina counties. These officers ensure public compliance with fishing, wildlife and boating laws and regulations and enforces the conservation of wildlife resources and provides public safety through both proactive law enforcement and the instruction of quality education.

This position is a supervisor (Lieutenant) responsible for managing and supervising the operations of the enforcement program for fish, game and boating laws and regulations. Position will also be responsible for the promotional and instructional work in coordinating firearms and hunter education programs and boating education programs within the district under the direct supervision of the Enforcement District Captain. Position independently plans, organizes, and leads regular patrols. Position apprehends, cites, and testifies against violators. Initiates enforcement activities designed to prevent problems or violations before they occur, planning these activities for most of the upcoming seasons. Checks for required license, proper firearms, applicable bag or creel limits, possession limits, proper methods of take, closed season violations, boat registration compliance, required safety equipment, and overall safe boating operation. Follows up on investigative leads or information developed during an investigation. Prepares case documentation to include evidence documentation, interview statements, and field notes. Other duties include the collection, labeling, securing, and presentation of evidence as well as professional testimony in a court of law. Wildlife Law Enforcement Supervisors maintain professional relationships with District Attorneys, Defense Attorneys, Judges, Wildlife Service Agents, and other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. Wildlife Law Enforcement Supervisors collaborate with other departments in the agency to enforce laws, ensure public safety, or to assist in activities that support the agency's strategic goals and mission. Establishes and maintains substantial relationships with community, license and vessel agents, hunters and anglers, boaters and other outdoor enthusiasts and establishes confidential informants. Position coordinates and provides instruction in hunting safety and boating safety in accordance with agency policy and NCGS. Communicates to hunters, anglers and boaters' changes in NC General Statue (and referenced federal laws), NC Administrative Code and local laws. Represents the agency at public events, public hearings, legislative events, and media events. Attends all required training and schedules all officers within command to attend all training. Schedules and gives civic programs to promote the agency and its objectives. Work is performed during day and night hours and in all kinds of weather. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

This is a Home-Based position, and individual hired into this position will be required to live within District 4. This position will work a rotating shift schedule during the week (Sunday thru Saturday), with two days off per week. This position is subject to call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will work a minimum of 160 hours per 28-day period. This position requires occasional travel and overnight stays. Position will be based out of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission District 4 which includes Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, Sampson and Scotland counties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Individual in this position should have thorough knowledge and understanding of agency and division goals and objectives. Demonstrates knowledge in Wildlife Law Enforcement practices and techniques including patrolling, license checks, enforcement detail, inspection, investigation and other practices. Demonstrates knowledge of NC General Statutes, NC Administrative Code and Local Laws. Demonstrates knowledge of supervision including techniques and practices for supervising work and performance. Demonstrates knowledge of personnel laws, statutes, policies and procedures, from division, agency, state and federal sources.

LE Program Management
Schedules work and monitors work quantity and quality in support of program goals and needs. Manages programs to enforce established laws NC General Statutes which also reference federal laws, NC Administrative Code and local laws policies and procedures. Schedules resources and monitors quality of the program as evidenced by the individual activities of Enforcement Officers. Utilizes resources available or recruits those necessary to be successful (planning, coordinating, directing, supervising). Analyzes and resolves problems.

Human Resources Management
Develops, counsels, disciplines and evaluates performance of employees. Takes steps to ensure a diverse workforce. Administers and ensures compliance with human resources policies and procedures from divisional, agency and state sources. Observes and assess work, performance and competencies; provides feedback on assessment and career development. Provides technical administrative supervision to include patrol duties. Delegates tasks and sets priorities. Establishes and reviews with employees the expectations that guide and motivate them towards professional objectives. Develops knowledge, skills and abilities of employees, develops, counsels, disciplines and evaluates performance of employees. Takes steps to ensure a diverse workforce. Administers and ensures compliance with human resources policies and procedures from divisional, agency and state sources. Observes and assess work, performance and competencies; provides feedback on assessment and career development. Provides technical administrative supervision to include patrol duties. Delegates tasks and sets priorities. Establishes and reviews with employees the expectations that guide and motivate them towards professional objectives. Develops knowledge, skills and abilities of employees.

Communication
Communicates to individuals and groups, internal and external to the agency. Conveys concepts and issues clearly and uses effective listening skills to encourage input and feedback from others. Uses appropriate interactive skills and methods to gain results. Tailors the message to suit the audience. Ensures understanding. Conveys written information to a variety of audiences. Listens and responds appropriately.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree and eight years of NC Wildlife Law Enforcement Experience, including one year supervising NC Wildlife Law Enforcement Officers or supervising complex Wildlife Law Enforcement operations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

MANAGEMENT PREFERENCES: Management prefers applicants who currently hold the rank of Wildlife Law Enforcement Supervisor I ('Sergeant') with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Certification as a North Carolina Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission. Requires knowledge of the NC Hunter Education Program and the NC Boating Education Program, and the equipment used in each. Requires a thorough knowledge of game, fish and boat law found in the NC General Statutes, NC Administrative Code and the US Code of Federal Regulations. Valid North Carolina driver's license and acceptable driving record.

Salary will be based on budget, education, experience and equity. This position is a Salary Grade GN14, with a Hiring Range of $51,895 to $93,346.

Visit the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission page ( ) for more information about careers with WRC.

INTERNAL POSTING: Please note that this position is only open to current Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) Law Enforcement Division employees, or WRC RIF Candidates. If you are not currently a Wildlife Resources Commission/Law Enforcement Division employee, or a WRC RIF candidate - your application will not be considered.

Supplemental and Contact Information

*PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ON-LINE USING THE OSHR JOB SEEKERS WEBSITE*

* Degrees must be received from institutions appropriately accredited by the U.S. Department of Education *

All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the new NEOGOV Online Job Application System located on the * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.


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