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Chief of Police

Category: Management
Located In North Carolina’s Picturesque Western Piedmont Region, The City Of Claremont Is Seeking A Community Oriented Public Servant And Innovative Professional To Serve As The Next Police Chief. Under The Direct Supervision Of The City Manager, The Police Chief Is Responsible For An Annual Budget Of Over $1 Million. The Department Consists Of Nine Full Time And Two Part Time Employees, Includes One Captain, One Sergeant, And Two Corporals. Claremont Is Known For Its Low Crime Rate, Which Will Give The New Chief A Unique Professional Opportunity To Grow And Continue To Modernize The Department (the Department Is Currently In The Process For NCDOJ Accreditation). The Successful Candidate Must Be A Leader With Strong Interpersonal Skills And A Proven Record Of Successful Communication With Elected Officials, Staff, And Citizens. We Look Forward To Your Application! Education & Experience - Minimum 10 Years Of Total Law Enforcement Experience With 3-5 Years Of Supervisory Experience OR An Equivalent Of Training And Experience. Note: Bachelor’s Degree In A Related Field And Graduation From Police Executive Level Training (FBINA, AOMP, AOC, Etc.) Is Preferred. - Relevant Education Should Be From An Accredited College Or University With Related Course Work In Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Or Business Administration. - Experience In Law Enforcement Management And Leadership, Preferably In Local Government. - Background And Professional Knowledge Of Criminal Investigations. - Prior Experience And Knowledge With The Principles And Practices Of General Local Government Management Including Human Resources, Department Policies, Emergency Services, Preparation Of Budgets, And Department Financial Management. Completion And Possession Of A North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Certificate. Hiring Range: $95,078-$106,962 DOQ Note: The Selected Candidate Is Encouraged To Reside Within The City Limits Or Within A 30 Minute Commuting Distance, As Approved By The City Manager. How To Apply: Submit A Letter Of Interest, Resume, And WPCOG Application To The Following: Western Piedmont Council Of Governments Attn: David Pugh, Director Of Admin Services & HR PO Box 9026 Hickory, NC 28603 Electronic Submission Of Applications Via Email At Is Encouraged. Please Submit Application Materials No Later Than Thursday, February 29th. Candidates Will Be Subject To An Interview And Assessment Process. The First Round Of Interviews Are Expected To Take Place In Early April 2024. For More Information Please Visit, Https:// For More Information.
Employer: City of Claremont
Expires: 3/1/2024