Chief of Police – City of Thomasville, NC
The small-town community of Thomasville in central NC seeks an experienced and ethical law enforcement executive to lead its police department as the next Chief of Police. The Chief must be highly competent in 21st Century policing methods, a genuine leader with excellent communication skills who remains calm in crisis and demonstrates impeccable decision-making and problem-solving skills. The Chief will manage the department’s $10M budget and a team of 74 (68 sworn officers and 6 civilian staff members).
Qualifications: A minimum of 10 years of progressive law enforcement experience and 5-7 years of cross-functional and progressively responsible experience including administrative and command work at rank of Captain or higher is required. A BA/BS degree is required; Master’s degree preferred. Executive law enforcement training (e.g. FBI National Academy, SMIP, FBI LEEDA, Administrative Officers Management Program, etc.) is highly preferred. Candidates must have current certification as a municipal or local government law enforcement officer by his/her respective state or with no more than a three-year break in full-time sworn service at time of appointment. NC law does not recognize nor have a reciprocal relationship with Federal law enforcement certification. A valid NC driver’s license is required or the ability to obtain a valid NC driver’s license within 60 days of relocating to NC. View transfer information in the full job ad.
Salary and Benefits: The anticipated hiring range for the Chief of Police is $80,000 – $110,000 (pay range = $74,293.27 – $126,298.74). The City’s comprehensive benefits package can be viewed here.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/developmentalassociates and click on the Chief of Police – City of Thomasville, NC title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the City Employment Application portal or other external websites. Resumes and cover letters must be uploaded with the application. Applicants must apply by March 29, 2023. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on May 2 – 3, 2023; candidates should reserve these dates should they be invited to participate. Direct inquiries to: email@example.com. The City of Thomasville is an EOE. The recruitment and selection process are being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.