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Police Chief

Category: Public Safety
Category: Public Safety Description: The Town Of Red Springs Is Is Currently Accepting Applications For The Position Of Police Chief. This Individual Performs Administrative, Managerial, And Specialized Law Enforcement Work In Planning, Organizing, And Directing The Activities Of The Police Department. An Employee In This Class Plans And Directs The Law Enforcement Program Of The Town. The Employee Is Responsible For The Protection Of Life And Property Through A Varied Program Of Enforcement, Detection, Investigation And Prevention Of Crime And Accidents. Work Involves A Full Managerial And Supervisory Role Including The Establishment Of Operations And Policy, Creating And Articulating A Community Policing Philosophy, Establishing Trust And Credibility With The Community; Evaluation And Adherence To Prescribed Standards, And Planning For And Implementing Special Law Enforcement Activities. Work Also Includes Overseeing The Preparation Of Special State, Federal, And Local Reports; Cooperating With Other Law Enforcement Agencies; Preparing And Managing Operating And Capital Budgets; Overseeing The Application Of Technology Within The Department; And Supervising All Department Personnel. Work Is Performed In Accordance With Departmental Policy And State And Federal Statutes. The Employee Is Subject To Hazards Associated With Law Enforcement Which Include Working In Both Inside And Outside Environments, In Extreme Cold Weather, And Exposure To Various Hazards Such As Noise, Proximity To Moving Mechanical Parts, And Electrical Current. Work Is Performed Under The Direct Supervision Of The Town Manager And Is Evaluated Through Periodic Conferences, Observation Of Results Achieved, And Review Of Records, Reports And Files. Graduation From An Accredited College Or University With A Degree In Criminal Justice Or Public Administration, Supplemented By Advanced Course In Police Administration And Considerable Supervisory Experience Of A Progressive Responsible Nature In Law Enforcement Work; Or An Equivalent Combination Of Education And Experience. Special Requirement Possession Of A Valid North Carolina Driver's License And Completion Of The Minimum Requirements Established By The North Carolina Justice Training And Standards Council For Certified Law Enforcement Officers. Prefer Advanced Law Enforcement Certification. Employer: Town Of Red Springs Expires: Open Until Filled
Employer: Town of Red Springs
Expires: 6/11/2023