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Chief of Police

Category: Public Safety
The Town Of Kernersville, In Triad NC, Seeks A Patient And Genuine Law Enforcement Leader To Serve As Its Next Chief Of Police. The Next Chief Will Immerse Him/herself In An Actively Engaged Community Which Highly Values And Appreciates Its Police Department. The Chief Will Manage The Department’s Budget Of $10.4 Million And Oversee A Staff Of 90 (71 Sworn Officers, 19 Non-sworn). Qualifications: The Town Seeks A Law Enforcement Leader With A Minimum Of 10 Years Of 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 Is Required. Executive Law Enforcement Training (e.g. FBI National Academy, SMIP, FBI LEEDA, Administrative Officers Management Program, Etc.) Is Preferred. Candidates Must Have Current Certification As A Municipal Or Local Government Law Enforcement Officer By His/her Respective State Or With No More Than A Three-year Break In Full-time Sworn Service At Time Of Appointment. NC Law Does Not Recognize Nor Have A Reciprocal Relationship With Federal Law Enforcement Certification. A Valid NC Driver’s License Is Required Or The Ability To Obtain A Valid NC Driver’s License Within 60 Days Of Relocating To NC. Refer To The Full Job Posting Via The Link Below For Information On Transfers. Salary And Benefits: The Anticipated Hiring Range For The Chief Is $109,416 – $120,000. The Town Offers A Comprehensive Benefits Package. Residency Within The Town Limits Is Preferred But Not Required. An Acceptable Response Time To After-hours Emergencies Is Required. To Apply, Please Visit Https:// And Click On The Chief Of Police – Town Of Kernersville, NC Title. All Applications Must Be Submitted Online Via The Developmental Associates Application Portal – NOT The Town Employment Application Portal, Nor Any Other External Website; It Is Not Sufficient To Send Only A Resume. Resumes And Cover Letters Must Be Uploaded With The Application. Applicants Must Apply By April 6, 2023. Successful Semi-finalists Will Be Invited To Participate In Virtual Interviews And Skill Evaluation On May 4-5, 2023. Candidates Should Reserve These Dates Should They Be Invited To Participate. All Inquiries Should Be Emailed To The Town Of Kernersville Is An EOE. This Process Is Being Managed By Developmental Associates, LLC.
Employer: Town of Kernersville
Expires: 4/8/2023