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Police Chief Vacancy

Post Date:08/28/2013 1:46 PM
The Town of Sharpsburg, NC (Population 2,024) is seeking an energetic & highly motivated “Working Chief” of Police with proven leadership skills & a diverse law enforcement background. Successful candidates must have a stable, accomplished & verifiable work history, & at least 10 years of continuous law enforcement experience with 5 years in a supervisory capacity. Ideal candidates will have experience & knowledge in community policing, grant writing, crime prevention, coordinating criminal investigations, patrol tactics, police administration & law enforcement training.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or management, & at least 10 years progressively responsible experience with a government police agency, with at a minimum of 5 years of that time as chief, assistant/deputy chief, or lieutenant in a law enforcement agency of similar size & complexity (or an equivalent combination of education, training & experience that provides the required knowledge, skills & abilities). The Chief reports to the Town Manager.

Salary DOQ. Hiring range 46,000-53,000. Please send a résumé, cover letter, & Town of Sharpsburg job application to Town Manager, Post Office Box 1759 Sharpsburg, NC 27878 or email all required information to edaniels@sharpsburgnc.com NO LATER THAN September 18, 2013. Job application must accompany all submittals for consideration. Applications may be downloaded at http://sharpsburgnc.com. The position is open until filled.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. The Town of Sharpsburg is an equal opportunity employer.

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