Police Chief

Provo City Corporation - Provo, Utah

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$90,000.00 annual

Job Description

  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration, or a related field; and seven (7) years of command level experience in a police agency in a comparably sized community. (or) An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
  • Must possess a valid, lawful driver's license.
  • Must pass a background check, psychological evaluation, polygraph exam, and a post-offer drug screen.
  • Must possess Law Enforcement Officer certification from POST (Utah State Peace Officer Standards and Training), within 90 days of employment.
  • Utah law provides that the Basic Training requirements of certification may be waived if the applicant has successfully completed a comparable Peace Officer Basic Training Program.
  • Waiver applicants will be required to furnish POST with a copy of their basic training curriculum and proof of successful completion.

Additionan Information

APPLICATION PROCESS Qualified applicants are requested to submit a cover letter detailing how their background and experience has prepared them for this outstanding career opportunity, a complete resume and five work-related references, with contact information (references will not be contacted until mutual interest is established) to: Steven Harman, Senior Associate Citygate Associates 2250 East Bidwell Street Folsom, CA 95630 Email: sharman@citygateassociates.com Phone: 510-599-5924
  • Electronic submissions strongly preferred.
  • Application materials must be submitted no later than August 23, 2013.
  • Applications will be screened by Citygate against the criteria contained in the brochure.
  • Applicants determined to be the best qualified will be notified accordingly and invited to participate further in the selection process.
  • It is anticipated that an offer of employment will be extended in September, 2013.
  • Appointment will be made by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 7 years
  • Salary of $90,000 - $125,065 depending on qualifications/experience.
  • Position includes excellent benefits package, including health, dental, life insurance, HSA/HRA/FSA options, and long term disability.
  • The Chief will be a member of the Utah State Retirement System, and will accrue paid time-off benefits.

Contact Informaton

Steven Harman

Provo City Corporation
351 West Center
Provo, Utah 84601
phone: (510) 599-5294

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