Police Chief - City of West
JOB SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Mayor, the Police Chief oversees, administers, and manages the operations and services of the Police Department for the safety and protection of the citizens of the City of West; preserving order, protecting life and property, and enforcing laws and municipal ordinances. Provide direction and planning for the growth and development of police services. Supervise assigned Police Department staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
2. Customer Service / Training
3. Public Relations
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: Associates degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice is preferred but not required in the field of police science or law enforcement, or a closely related field; and other related coursework and training that demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning and practices in this field. Eight years’ law enforcement experience, 3 years of which is in a command or supervisory role is preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may also suffice for meeting the qualifications for this position.
LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Must possess an Advanced Texas Peace Officer License by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Must meet and maintain all regulatory requirements by TCOLE.
Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
***Preference given to candidates who live within 15 miles of West city limits.
The salary range is up to $80,000 dependent on qualifications and experience.
For complete job description and employment application, please visit our city website at www.cityofwest.com
To apply: email city employment application, cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
The first round of applications will be reviewed on October 6th. The position is open until filled.