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Chief of Police

Town of Mount Jackson - Chief of Police

Seeking experienced and progressive law enforcement executive to replace retiring Chief of Police. Lead police department of five sworn officers. Manage annual department operating budget. Desire a community leader with high ethical standards and ability to build/maintain effective working relationships with citizens, staff, elected officials, and surrounding law enforcement agencies. Must possess strong leadership, management, and problem-solving skills, excellent interpersonal skills, experience in community outreach, and effective public speaking. Must be knowledgeable of law enforcement principles, policies, and regulations. Must have experience in hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff. Familiarity with word processing and data management software is required. Background should include a minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience in law enforcement. An associate or bachelor degree in a relevant field is preferable. Prefer DCJS Virginia law enforcement certification. This position is appointed by the Town Council, functions as a member of the management team, and reports to the Town Manager. Compensation: DOQ/DOE, LEOS, plus benefits; FLSA-exempt position. Applications are available online at www.mountjackson.com and at the Town of Mount Jackson, P.O. Box 487, 5901 Main Street, Mount Jackson, VA 22842. Completed applications accompanied by a cover letter and resume due by 4:00 p.m., November 30, 2021. The Town of Mount Jackson is an equal opportunity employer.

Position: Chief of Police
Organization: Town of Mount Jackson
Location: Mount Jackson,  VA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 11/5/2021
Date Posted: 11/5/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 12/5/2021
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Town of Mount Jackson

Mount Jackson,  VA 22842
United States
(540) 477-2121
(540) 477-2351
Neil Showalter