(1)(a) The Director of the Department shall be appointed by and hold office at the pleasure of the Governor pursuant to the provisions of ORS 181.635.
(b) The person appointed as Director may be selected from candidates recommended to the Governor by the Board. The candidates shall be well qualified by training and experience to perform the functions of the office.
(c) An appointed Director of the Department shall receive such salary as is provided by law or, if not so provided, as is fixed by the Governor.
(d) The Board shall annually evaluate the Director's implementation of policies, standards and minimum requirements for public safety certifications and training, reporting to the Governor the results of the evaluation.
(2) Duties and Authority:
(a) The Director, with the approval of the Governor and after consulting the Board for advice, shall organize and reorganize the Department in the manner the Director considers necessary to conduct the work of the Department properly.
(b) The Director shall be responsible to the Governor for the administration and management of the agency's activities and operation of the Oregon Public Safety Academy.
(c) With the approval of the Governor, the Director may appoint a Deputy Director, who shall serve at the pleasure of the Director, not be subject to the State Personnel Relations Law and have full authority to act for the Director, subject to the control of the Director. The appointment of the Deputy Director shall be by written order, filed with the Secretary of State.
(d) The Director, or the Director's designee, shall serve as Executive Secretary to the Board, but shall not be a member of the Board.
(e) The Director, subject to applicable provisions of the State Personnel Relations Law, shall appoint all subordinate officers and employees of the Department, prescribe their functions and fix their compensation.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 181.635 & 181.640
Stats. Implemented: ORS 181.635 & 181.640
Hist.: PS 12, f. & ef. 12-19-77; PS 1-1981, f. 9-26-81, ef. 11-2-81; Renum?bered from 259-010-0090, PS 1-1983, f. & ef. 12-15-83; PS 1-1985, f. & ef. 4-24-85; PS 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 2-7-90; PS 2-1995, f. & cert. ef. 9-27-95; PS 10-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-5-97; BPSST 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 5-6-98; BPSST 2-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-6-98 thru 6-30-98; BPSST 3-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-30-98; DPSST 4-2010, f. & cert. ef. 6-2-10