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Chief of Police

City of Delta - Delta, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$66,851.00 annual
Top Pay:
$83,678.00 annual

Job Description

City of Delta, Colorado, population approximately 8,000 is nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains, and is located between Grand Junction and Montrose. We are experiencing controlled growth and the recreational opportunities abound-Devil's Thumb 18 hole golf course; Bill Heddles Recreation Center; Confluence Lake and Park with fishing and walking trails; mountain climbing, hiking, hunting and skiing within one hour drive, and an active growing senior citizen program. We are seeking an energetic individual for position of Chief of Police. Will be directly responsible for overseeing a staff of 20 which includes a victims advocate program and animal control. Works under general supervision of City Manager in performing work of planning, organizing, directing and supervising; serves as the emergency response authority for the city.

Qualifications: any combination of experience and training equivalent to a Bachelor Degree, Masters preferred in police administration, criminal justice or related field, plus ten years of progessively responsible law enforcement and police administration experience, including three years in a responsible command or administrative capacity. Special requirements are basic certification as a law enforcement officer by the State; supervisory certification; possess a valid driver's license; successfully pass a criminal background check, driver history check, pre-employment drug test, and physical exam. Salary is DOQ and includes a full benefit package. Minority and/or female encouraged to apply. If interested submit cover letter and resume to HR Director, City of Delta, 360 Main St., Delta, Co 81416. Must be received by October 15, 2007. Responses received after deadline will not be eligible for consideration. EOE/MF

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Jeri Karsten

City of Delta
360 Main Street
Delta, Colorado 81416
phone: (970) 874-7906

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