Town of Leesburg
Closing Date: April 26th, 2019
The Town of Leesburg is seeking progressive leaders who understand today’s leadership challenges in law enforcement and have a proven track record of demonstrating the tenets of procedural justice and community policing. Under general direction, the Police Lieutenant supervises, plans and coordinates the activities and operations of assigned law enforcement services and activities of the Police Department including serving as District Commander, Commander of the Detective Section, Commander of Operational Support Section, or other assignments deemed appropriate by the Chief of Police. This position also coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Division Commander (Police Captain).
The selected candidate will join a Virginia accredited law enforcement agency in an innovative municipality. Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century, is located 35 miles west of the nation’s capital and enjoys a vibrant and authentic community with a population of more than 50,000 residents. The Town strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees, including membership to the Town’s full-service recreation center, retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System and ICMA-RC, affordable health insurance, and numerous other fringe benefits.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, criminology, police science, business administration, public administration or a related field; minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience, including management/administrative experience; must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Leesburg Police Sergeant or a minimum of two (2) years of command level experience (Lieutenant or above) with another Virginia Law Enforcement Agency; must have current Virginia certification and be in good standing; possession of a valid driver’s license in good standing.
TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.