Innovative law enforcement leaders who possess an entrepreneurial mindset and middle-management experience are invited to consider the City of Elk Grove, California as an exciting and rewarding career opportunity. The Elk Grove Police Department, formed in 2006, is highly capable, full-service, and held in high regard by the community of Elk Grove. Current staff includes 151 sworn officers and 108 professional staff. 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 or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major coursework in police science and administration, public administration, business administration, political science, or a related field; and three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in a middle management capacity in a municipal or county law enforcement agency, including two years of supervisory responsibility. All positions require possession of, or ability to obtain a valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, prior to date of appointment. In addition, all Captains must possess a POST Management certificate. A Master’s degree and completion of executive-level leadership programs, such as the California POST Command College or the FBI National Academy, is highly desirable. The salary range is between 156,769-$210,086, DOQ. Per the current Memorandum of Understanding between the Elk Grove Police Management Association and the City, Police Captains are eligible for an additional 5% incentive for a Master’s Degree and 5% for a POST Management Certificate.
Interested candidates should apply by March 9, 2020 by sending a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to email@example.com. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Chief Greg Nelson (ret.) or Chief Bryan Noblett (ret.) at (916) 630-4900.