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Police Captain

Position Title: Police Captain
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Line Supervision

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Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) conceives, builds, operates, and maintains infrastructure critical to the New York/New Jersey region’s trade and transportation network. These facilities include America’s busiest airport system, marine terminals and ports, the PATH rail transit system, six tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and the World Trade Center.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey seeks highly skilled and experienced law enforcement command professionals to fill the rank of Captain in its Port Authority Police Department.
The Port Authority is seeking candidates with strong law enforcement, leadership, command, and communication skills; labor relations experience; a history of successful partnerships with local, state, and federal agencies and other law enforcement jurisdictions; and a demonstrated, successful record of managing police personnel, resources and administration.
The security functions of the Authority continue to be streamlined, centralized, and strengthened with the goal of increasing their effectiveness and efficiency. Any new police commanders hired pursuant to this search will become a critical element of leading this larger security transition in the Port Authority Police Department
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.


Under the command of the Superintendent of Police/ Director of Public Safety, the candidates selected for these positions will exercise full-scope, day-to-day operational command of distinct, geographically organized PAPD units ranging in size from 80 – 250 personnel.
These individuals will be expected to uphold the law; preserve and protect patrons, employees, and property of the Authority; operate their units in an effective and cost-efficient manner; develop strong interagency and private-sector partnerships for the purpose of achieving a maximally efficient policing and security structure; and command, motivate, inspire, and maintain proper order and discipline among subordinates.


? A minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited college or university, toward a major in criminal justice, law, social science, or related field with Ten (10) years of law enforcement experience with a sizeable uniformed work force.
? A minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience as a police commander of a sizeable uniformed workforce.

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Application Period

Application Period Begins: 05/24/2018

Application Period Ends: 06/24/2018

Number Positions to be Filled: 2

Yearly Salary: $0.00
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