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Chief of Police

Category: Management
Description:
THE CITY OF GREENSBORO IS SEEKING A CHIEF OF POLICE TO LEAD A DYNAMIC AND DIVERSE CALEA ACCREDITED POLICE DEPARTMENT. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE AN INNOVATIVE AND VISIONARY LEADER WITH A FOCUS ON COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AS WELL AS INCREASING TRUST AND PARTNERSHIPS. THE NEW POLICE CHIEF WILL REPORT TO ONE OF 4 ASSISTANT CITY MANAGERS. THE INDIVIDUAL SELECTED FOR THIS KEY ROLE WILL LEAD A DEPARTMENT OF APPROXIMATELY 673 SWORN AND 112 NON-SWORN EMPLOYEES WITH AN ANNUAL BUDGET OF $68.6M. EMPLOYEES ARE DIVIDED AMONG SIX AREAS: OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE (WHICH INCLUDES THE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER), INVESTIGATIVE BUREAU, MANAGEMENT BUREAU, PATROL BUREAU (WITH FOUR PATROL DISTRICTS), AND THE SUPPORT BUREAU. TECHNOLOGY IS IMPORTANT AND EVOLVING. USE OF BODY CAMERAS WAS IMPLEMENTED IN 2013. THE DEPARTMENT HAS ACTIVE HAZARDOUS DEVICES, NEGOTIATIONS AND SWAT TEAMS, TACTICAL NARCOTICS TEAMS, A CANINE UNIT, AN IN-HOUSE POLICE BASIC INTRODUCTORY COURSE AND A NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED CRIME STOPPERS PROGRAM. IN ADDITION, THE CHIEF OF POLICE OVERSEES MANY SPECIAL PROGRAMS WITH THE GOAL OF IMPROVING COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND PROVIDING PUBLIC SAFETY EDUCATION. TO MEET THESE GOALS, THE NEW CHIEF WILL BE TASKED WITH FULLY IMPLEMENTING AN ADOPTED STRATEGIC PLAN THAT INCLUDES A DATA DRIVEN, NEIGHBORHOOD-ORIENTED POLICING STRATEGY. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 10 YEARS PROGRESSIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE AND 5-7 YEARS OF CROSS-FUNCTIONAL AND PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE EXPERIENCE INCLUDING ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMAND WORK AT RANK OF CAPTAIN OR HIGHER; A BA/BS DEGREE (MASTER’S DEGREE HIGHLY PREFERRED) ALONG WITH EXECUTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING (E.G. FBI NATIONAL ACADEMY, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, LEEP, ETC.). THE HIRING RANGE IS $111,197-148,262 PLUS EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION SUPPLEMENT (BEGINNING SALARY WILL BE COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE). THE SALARY RANGE MAXIMUM IS $185,328. THE CITY OFFERS A HIGHLY COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE BENEFITS PACKAGE CAN BE FOUND AT HTTPS://WWW.GREENSBORO-NC.GOV/DEPARTMENTS/HUMAN-RESOURCES/BENEFITS. THERE IS A RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT TO LIVE WITHIN THIRTY MILES OF THE CITY LIMITS OF GREENSBORO OR MOVE WITHIN THESE BOUNDARIES WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT TO THE POSITION. TO APPLY, PLEASE GO TO HTTP://WWW.DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM, AND CLICK ON THE GREENSBORO – CHIEF OF POLICE LINK ON THE HOME PAGE. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE VIA THE DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES APPLICATION PORTAL – NOT THE CITY PORTAL, NOR ANY OTHER EXTERNAL WEBSITE; IT IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO SEND ONLY A RESUME. APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS NOVEMBER 4, 2019. SEMI-FINALISTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN ON-SITE ASSESSMENTS IN GREENSBORO ON DECEMBER 5-6, 2019. ALL INQUIRIES SHOULD BE EMAILED TO HIRING@DEVELOPOMENTALASSOCIATES.COM. EOE. DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES, LLC IS MANAGING THE RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION.
Employer: City of Greensboro
Expires: 11/11/2019
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