Ideally located in the very desirable San Francisco Bay Area, the City of Vallejo is conducting a national search for its next Chief of Police. The Chief will have the opportunity to lead an organization through challenges and make impacts that will last long beyond his/her tenure. With 121,000 residents, Vallejo is the largest city in Solano County and the tenth most populous in the Bay Area. The Vallejo Police Department is staffed with 173 FTE staff members, of which 121 are authorized sworn positions. Any combination of equivalent experience and education that provides the required knowledge and abilities would qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in police science, public or business administration, or a related field; and seven years of broad and extensive municipal police work, including four years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. A Master’s degree in Public, Business, or Police Administration is highly desirable. The salary range is between $215,200 and $261,600, DOQ, in addition to an excellent benefit package.