Police Chief – Pacific Grove, CA

Client: City of Pacific Grove, California
Position: Police Chief
Closing Date: Closed

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The City of Pacific Grove offers a rare opportunity for a talented and dedicated police executive to lead in one of the most spectacular locations in the nation. Located on the very tip of the scenic, tree-shrouded Monterey Peninsula, Pacific Grove boasts a beautiful, fully accessible coastline. Primarily a residential community, Pacific Grove has a population of 15,698 and over 1,300 registered historic homes and other structures. The Pacific Grove Police Department is a service-oriented agency that provides full-service policing, 24/7, to the community. The agency’s authorized strength is 22 sworn officers, and supporting the Department are 11 professional positions. A bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, or related field and 7 years of extensive, progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience, preferably in a municipal police department or other public agency; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is required. A Management Certificate from the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), completion of the POST Command College Program, or FBI National Academy is highly desirable, as is a Masters’ Degree in Public Administration, Administration of Justice, or a related field. A valid California State Driver’s License is required. Must obtain and/or maintain Peace Officer certification and requirements for the position of Police Chief as required by the California POST Commission. The salary range for this at-will executive position is $144,206-$193,252 plus a 3% management incentive, DOQ, in addition to an excellent benefits package.