Deputy County Executive for Public Safety
The Deputy County Executive for Public Safety will develop and manage the new public safety oversight function in Executive Management and work with the Deputy County Executive for Human Services to improve alignment between public safety agencies and human service agencies and create efficient and effective cross-functional relationships. In addition, the Deputy County Executive for Public Safety will act as a liaison to the independent public safety agencies, to include the Adult Detention Center, Clerk of the Court, Circuit Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney, General District Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, and Sheriff’s Office. The Deputy County Executive for Public Safety oversees the following departments: Criminal Justice Services, Fire and Rescue, Police, Public Safety Communications.
Minimum requirements include 10 years of progressively responsible leadership, management and supervisory experience as a department director, assistant or manager in a complex, diverse, local government organization with oversight of public safety, criminal justice or administrative services. Any combination of relevant education, skills, experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform and provides for the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work may be considered.
Preferred qualifications include demonstrated success in criminal justice reform, community relations and engagement, working in a multicultural and fast-growing community, and increasing ethnic and racial diversity for first responders. A master’s degree is ideal but not required.
Special Requirements: Prince William County Personnel Policy requires the selected candidate to reside in Prince William County following appointment. Must pass a criminal background check.
Compensation and Benefits
The salary range is $137,901 – $229,835, plus benefits.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by Raftelis at https://bit.ly/3jxO1tX. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2021.