Website Town of Hope Mills

A Proud Past & A Bright Future

THE TOWN OF HOPE MILLS IS ACTIVELY SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE CHIEF.

THE TOWN OF HOPE MILLS IS A GROWING, DIVERSE COMMUNITY LOCATED IN WESTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, SOUTH OF FAYETTEVILLE, THE COUNTY SEAT.

THE TOWN OF HOPE MILLS PROVIDES ITS CITIZENS WITH A FULL RANGE OF SERVICES AND CURRENTLY OCCUPIES A LAND AREA OVER 7 SQUARE MILES, THAT SERVES A POPULATION OF 17,416 CITIZENS.

DUTIES/RESPONSBILITIES:

* ASSUMES FULL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL POLICE DEPARTMENT SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES INCLUDING PRESERVATION OF LAW AND ORDER, PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY, REGULATION OF TRAFFIC, APPREHENSION, ARREST AND DETENTION OF CRIMINALS, AND MAINTENANCE OF POLICE RECORDS.

* OVERSEES AND PARTICIPATES IN THE INVESTIGATION OF DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL AND UNIFORMLY SEEKS TO RESOLVE COMPLAINTS.

EDUCATION:

MASTER’S DEGREE (PREFERRED) FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH MAJOR COURSEWORK IN POLICE SCIENCE, LAW ENFORCEMENT, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OR A RELATED FIELD.     -OR-

BACHELOR’S DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH MAJOR COURSEWORK IN POLICE SCIENCE, LAW ENFORCEMENT, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OR A RELATED FIELD, WITH 10 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE ACROSS FUNCTIONAL AREAS SUCH AS PATROL, INTERNAL AFFAIRS, ADMINISTRATION, INVESTIGATIONS, ETC. (TO INCLUDE 3-5 YEARS OF EXECUTIVE LEVEL EXPERIENCE).

EXPERIENCE: 10 YEARS OF BROAD AND EXTENSIVE SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE IN MUNICIPAL POLICE WORK, INCLUDING AT LEAST 3 YEARS IN AN ADMINISTRATIVE CAPACITY.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

-EMBRACES A COMMUNITY OF DIVERSITY AND WHO PROACTIVELY BRINGS MEMBERS WITH CONFLICTING VALUES AND CULTURES TOGETHER USING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS.

-ABLE TO MEET AND DEAL TACTFULLY AND COURTEOUSLY WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER EMPLOYEES, AGENCY REPRESENTATIVES, TOWN OFFICIALS, AND CITIZENS.

-ABILITY TO EXERCISE RESOURCEFULNESS AND SOUND JUDGMENT IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS AND NATURAL DISASTERS.

TO APPLY, VISIT:

HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM/CAREERS/HOPEMILLS/JOBS/3142578/POLICE-CHIEF?PAGETYPE=JOBOPPORTUNITIESJOBS

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