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Chief of Police

Category: Public Safety
Description:
THE CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING AND ENHANCING A DEPARTMENT ENCOMPASSING ALL ASPECTS OF MUNICIPAL LAW ENFORCEMENT INCLUDING PATROL, INVESTIGATIONS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, CRIME PREVENTION, AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT. MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS INCLUDE DYNAMIC LEADERSHIP, LONG RANGE AND STRATEGIC PLANNING, COMPLEX PROBLEM-SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING, STAFFING, MENTORING, TRAINING, SUCCESSION PLANNING, BUDGETING, TECHNOLOGY AND OTHER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. A MAJOR JOB FOCUS IS LEADERSHIP REGARDING QUALITY ENGAGEMENT WITH THE DIVERSE COMMUNITY. THIS POSITION REPRESENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE DEPARTMENT AND THE COMMUNITY. GRADUATION FROM AN ACCREDITED FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH A MAJOR IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS OR RELATED FIELD AND CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE OF A PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE NATURE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. ADVANCED LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION, ADVANCED TRAINING THROUGH THE SOUTHERN POLICE INSTITUTE, FBI, NCSU AOMP OR OTHER SIMILAR PROGRAM IS STRONGLY PREFERRED. THE TOWN SEEKS A VISIONARY WITH A STRONG TRACK RECORD IN COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND RELATED PROGRAMMING, PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PARTNERSHIP; STAFF DEVELOPMENT; AND A HIGH LEVEL OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND INTEGRITY. WORKING IN COLLABORATION WITH TOWN MANAGEMENT AND OTHER TOWN DEPARTMENTS IN THIS COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT IS ALSO ESSENTIAL, AS WELL AS STRONG LAW ENFORCEMENT TECHNICAL SKILLS, LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS. THE TOWN PREFERS CANDIDATES WHO HAVE A BACKGROUND IN BOTH PATROL AND INVESTIGATIONS WORK. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE EXPECTED TO MOVE TO SILER CITY AND LIVE WITHIN THE ETJ AND/OR TOWN LIMITS WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE. PLEASE VISIT WWW.SILERCITY.ORG FOR A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY. HIRING SALARY RANGE IS $76,972 - $100,000 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS. THE TOWN HAS A COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE.
Employer: Town of Siler City
Expires: 12/9/2018
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