The Chief’s Office is staffed by the Chief, Assistant Chief, one Deputy Chief, a Captain, a Sergeant who serves as the Administrative Assistant, an Internal Affairs Sergeant and a civilian who serves as the Chief’s Secretary.
The Chief’s Secretary takes calls, schedules meetings, types correspondence, types statements for Internal Affairs, receives and sorts mail, and many other clerical duties that are needed in this position. The position also serves as the Safety Board Secretary. The position requires a wide variety of clerical duties and communication skills as other city leaders, media, and community members contact the office for assistance.
The secretary must work closely with the Chief to maintain an efficiently-operating department. A wide range of calls are received in this office, so a full knowledge of government operations as well as standard operating procedures and department policies is required.