Salary: $108,064 - $148,815 Annually
Open until filled with first review 9/17/15
For more information, and to apply, visit our website: www.casagrandeaz.gov<https://
The City of Casa Grande, Arizona is seeking an open and collaborative, highly visible Police Chief to join our Executive Leadership Team, supporting the City Manager and City Council in creating a desirable community with the ideal balance between quality of life services and a strong economic foundation. The Police Chief is committed to accountability within the Police Department; an individual who will provide strong leadership and skilled management.
The Casa Grande Police Department, located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, with a budget of $15.7 million and a staff of 124, is a proactive, professional, public safety organization that prides itself on its interaction and support within the community. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to have a positive impact on long-term strategic planning, further development of Community Policing, providing optimal public safety services, and to be a program innovator. The successful candidate will direct and supervise the operation of the Casa Grande Police Department, formulate and recommend approval of public safety services, policies, procedures and plans, as well as develop community partnerships to advance public safety.
The ideal candidate will be an individual who is able to demonstrate the integrity and experience necessary to gain the trust and respect of Department personnel, City Manager, City Staff, Elected Officials, and the Community. The Police Chief should be energetic and comfortable with high visibility within the community; a Chief dedicated to being active and engaged in the community is essential. The selected candidate will have experience establishing and maintaining effective relationships with public safety agencies, City departments, the business community and the citizens; be trustworthy, honest, ethical, and a strong advocate for the department and the community and possess strong leadership and communication skills
Candidates for the position of Police Chief must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field and seven year’s professional Law Enforcement Management experience. A Master’s degree along with extensive police experience at the command level in a municipal agency and community-oriented policing are highly desirable. Candidate must have the ability to obtain relevant Arizona POST certification, State of Arizona Driver’s license and have a clear criminal record.
For more information, and to apply for this outstanding position, please visit our website www.casagrandeaz.gov<https://
Position is open until filled with first review Thursday, September 17, 2015.
This search is is not being conducted by PERF, please contact Debby Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.