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.
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.
Salary and Benefits: $80,000-$95,000, 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.