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Watch Commander Salary
in Maine, United States

$78,704 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$3,243

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Watch Commander is $78,704 a year and $38 an hour in Maine, United States. The average salary range for a Watch Commander is between $55,727 and $97,522. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maine, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of one or more squad units in law enforcement activities of patrol and criminal division of county sheriff's department.
  • Reviews duty log of previous shift.
  • Assigns units to posts based on activities of log or on order of deputy sheriff, chief.
  • Tours patrol areas to ensure execution of orders and adherence to divisional work procedures.
  • Inspects uniform appearance of officers and checks patrol vehicles for conformity to standards.
  • Directs squad activities in cases of civil unrest or emergency to coordinate deployment of human resources and weapons, first aid units, sniper-suppression teams, search-rescue units, and mounted forces.
  • Consults with state and local law enforcement agencies to provide or obtain information.
  • Prepares reports about patrol activities, squad efficiency, discipline, and personnel evaluation and submits reports to superior.
  • Prepares shift schedules and human resource projections.
  • Conducts hearings in cases of misconduct of subordinates.
  • Evaluates reports on undercover operations, determines priority, and assigns personnel to cases.
  • Supervises officers in obtaining court orders and oversees procedures involved with arrests, fingerprinting, and filing of charges.
  • Trains officers in police techniques.
  • Assists subordinates in operations, such as surveillance, raids, and arrests.
  • May speak before civic groups on law enforcement topics.
  • May act as receiving officer for division when accepting delivery of equipment and supplies.
  • May act as extradition officer for division.
  • May perform duties of absent de.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$91,240
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Watch Commander Job Listings for Maine, United States

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