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Chief of Police
Town of Haymarket, Virginia  (RE-ADVERTISEMENT with changes)
Chief of Police
This position involves highly responsible managerial and administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing activities of the Police Department. The Department consists of 5 regular, full-time officers, and 3 part-time officers. Work includes responsibility for the administration and coordination of all police department functions and activities including the protection of life and property, community relations, apprehension of criminals and enforcement of local ordinances, state, federal laws and regulations. Work involves budgetary responsibility; public and media relations; establishing departmental philosophy and direction managing facilities and equipment in compliance with department general orders, policies and procedures. EOE.

*For the full list of preferred skills and abilities please visit the Town website at: townofhaymarket.org/police
The Town expects the chief to work with the town manager on day-to-day administrative matters. The chief will have full control on hiring, firing, and discipline of officers. Supervision is exercised directly or through subordinate staff over all employees of the department. Employee must be able to make effective decisions regarding personnel and disciplinary actions, transfers, budgetary expenditures, law enforcement actions and implementation of programs.
Salary and Benefits: $90,000-$105,000, DOQ. The Council is seeking a full-time candidate.  The Town offers full benefits to include health care, vacation and sick leave, life insurance and is a participant in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).  Alternatively, the Council will consider a part-time (32 hours) contractual arrangement, DOQ.
The Town of Haymarket is an equal opportunity employer. The Town is committed to impartial consideration of all qualified candidates without regard to race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ or marital status, or any other protected group status.
Position: Chief of Police
Organization: Town of Haymarket PD
Location: Haymarket,  VA 
United States
Salary: $90k - 105k, DOQ
Posting Start Date: 6/3/2021
Date Posted: 6/3/2021
Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
  • U. S. Citizen
  • Resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia, or agreeable to within 6 months of employment.
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in police science, criminal justice or related field or equivalent of education and experience. Active enrollment and pursuit of a four year degree may be considered in lieu of the degree having been awarded;
  • Virginia DCJS certification, or capable of attaining certification at the time of appointment.
  • 3-5 years of command responsibility, ideally having achieved, at minimum, the rank of lieutenant;
  • Possession of valid Virginia driver’s license and a safe driving record, or qualified to obtain one.
  • Submit to a thorough background check.
Status: This listing expires on: 6/17/2021
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Organization Information
Town of Haymarket PD
15000 Washington St
Suite 110
Haymarket,  VA 20169
United States
(703) 753-2700
Chris Coon, Town Manager