Police Chief

Organization: City of Milton, Georgia
Salary: A competitive starting salary and excellent benefits. DOQ
Close Date: Open until filled

Job Description:

The City of Milton has been recognized for having the highest quality of life in the state of Georgia and ninth-highest in the southern United States by the Business Journals’ “On Numbers” survey. It is a distinctive community that embraces small-town life and heritage while preserving and enhancing the city’s rural character. Having incorporated in 2006, the City of Milton is one of the northern metro Atlanta area’s newest cities. With a population of just over 36,000 the city covers 38 square miles.

The City is looking for an experienced law enforcement leader to oversee the operation of the department that has 39 sworn officers, one Code Enforcement Officer and an administrative staff of 3. The FY ’15 annual budget for the department is $3.96 million. The department is divided into two primary divisions: Investigations and Patrol. This department is staffed with exceptional men and women who are led to provide the highest level of service possible to the community. This is accomplished through practicing the core values of the agency: People First, Service, Creativity, Initiative and Problem Solving.

The Department is State certified and CALEA accredited.

The Police Chief will be responsible for directing the department’s long-range planning, resource allocation, and the operational coordination of all law enforcement activity in the City. The Chief also maintains fiscal oversight of all allocations and disbursements of public funds for the purpose of law enforcement services in the City. The Chief will make presentations and recommendations to the City Manager and Mayor and Council regarding public safety matters.

The selected candidate will report to the City Manager.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field. Must have law enforcement certification from your current state. A minimum of seven years of progressive experience in law enforcement, including at least four years in a management capacity; or any equivalent combination of specialized training, education, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must obtain and maintain relevant GA P.O.S.T. certifications and required levels of proficiency in appropriate skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.

The City of Milton offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package to employees.

The position is considered open until filled, first review of resumes will be on January 7, 2015.

Please send your resume to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite B-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
E-mail slavin@bellsouth.net

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