Chief of Police – Town of Kernersville, NC
The Town of Kernersville, in Triad NC, seeks a patient and genuine law enforcement leader to serve as its next Chief of Police. The next Chief will immerse him/herself in an actively engaged community which highly values and appreciates its police department. The Chief will manage the department’s budget of $10.4 million and oversee a staff of 90 (71 sworn officers, 19 non-sworn).
Qualifications: The Town seeks a law enforcement leader with 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. A BA/BS degree is required. Executive law enforcement training (e.g. FBI National Academy, SMIP, FBI LEEDA, Administrative Officers Management Program, etc.) is 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. Refer to the full job posting via the link below for information on transfers.
Salary and Benefits: The anticipated hiring range for the Chief is $109,416 – $120,000. The Town offers a comprehensive benefits package. Residency within the Town limits is preferred but not required. An acceptable response time to after-hours emergencies is required.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/developmentalassociates and click on the Chief of Police – Town of Kernersville, NC title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the Town Employment Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters must be uploaded with the application. Applicants must apply by April 6, 2023. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on May 4-5, 2023. Candidates should reserve these dates should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Town of Kernersville is an EOE. This process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.