Chief of Police – Pismo Beach, CA

Client: City of Pismo Beach, California
Position: Chief of Police
Closing Date: Closed

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As the only CALEA dual-accredited police department in the State of California, The City of Pismo Beach has placed a high value on the Pismo Beach Police Department. An incredible opportunity awaits the next Chief of Police both personally and professionally in this idyllic beach community on California’s spectacular Central Coast. The Police Department includes the Chief’s Office and two divisions:  Operations and Support Services.  The Pismo Beach Police Department is staffed with 35 employees, including 23 sworn officers, and is funded with an annual budget of $6.6 million. Assisting the Chief are two Commanders who oversee the Operations and Support Services Divisions, as well as a Crime/Data Analyst and an Administrative Secretary. In addition to the core functions of patrol and investigations, the Pismo Beach Police Department provides 911 communications, parking enforcement, and will be incorporating code enforcement in the Spring of 2021. Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration, or a closely related field and at least five years of management and/or administrative experience in municipal police services and law enforcement. A Master’s degree is highly desired, as is executive leadership training experience such as the FBI National Academy, the School of Police Staff and Command, the Police Executive Leadership Institute, or the Senior Management Institute for Police. The salary range is $151,754 to $184,458, DOQ, including an excellent benefits package.