Director (Police Chief)
The Director of the Riley County Police Department provides direct and functional supervision over sworn and non-sworn supervisors.
The Director is the chief executive officer of Riley County Police Department. The RCPD is a consolidated Law Enforcement agency, and the director is responsible for all law enforcement operations, including patrol, investigations, and corrections (jail). This position is appointed by the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency (Law Board) and includes a written contract between incumbent and the Board. Terms of the written contract supersedes the written job description when the contract and job description conflict. Under the general direction of the Law Board, the incumbent performs a variety of complex duties including managing all operations of the agency, defining the agency’s mission, and providing vision by which the agency will achieve its mission. Assures public and internal accountability for the efficient, effective and safe use of the resources allocated to the agency, delivery of expected service, and the technical competencies of the agency’s members. Duties are primarily administrative and policy making in nature and include: Control and oversight of agency activities; Determination of agency procedures; Planning of agency work priorities and goals; Establishing and monitoring agency budget; Implementation of programs and the training; Assignment and general supervision of all agency personnel. Major responsibilities require a high level of conceptual thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities with consistent attention to the agency’s mission, and to include collaboration with community stakeholders. Self-initiative as well as the ability and willingness to work a majority of time without direct supervision is required. Personal conduct (on-duty as well as off-duty) must be such that it does not bring disrepute or unnecessarily endanger the public’s trust or confidence in the agency or its members. The director shall reside in the county of Riley.
The Riley County Police Department embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the department. The RCPD actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the departments’ commitment to its constituents.
RCPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Email: RCPDdirectorsearch@gmail.com to apply or questions.