Police Chief

Organization: City of Carlisle, Iowa
Salary: Competitive Compensation Package
Close Date: The first review of resumes will occur on August 9, 2015.

Job Description:

With a population of just under 4,000, Carlisle, Iowa, is part of the thriving Des Moines metropolitan area with a population of 575,000. As such, Carlisle which grew by 11 percent in the last decade offers the advantages of small-town living with the amenities provided by a metropolitan area.

The City operates as a mayor-council form of government with the Mayor serving as the chief executive officer of the City and the City Administrator overseeing day-to-day operations. The City Council consists of five members who are elected at-large on a nonpartisan basis to staggered four-year terms. The Mayor who possesses veto power but no voting authority is also elected at-large for a four-year term on a nonpartisan basis. There are no term limits.
The Carlisle Police Department has 8 FTEís and an annual budget of $800,000. The Police Chief reports to the City Administrator. Carlisle has had three Police Chiefs in the last 32 years with the last Chief leaving voluntarily after five years in the position.

The minimum job requirements are: 1) Bachelorís Degree in Criminal Justice or job related curriculum desirable; 2) graduation from Iowa Law enforcement Academy (ILEA) or approved ILEA law enforcement training school; 3) five years of law enforcement experience, three years of which involved supervisory responsibilities at the level of Sergeant or above; and 4) valid State of Iowa motor vehicle operatorís license and firearms permit; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

The City is seeking a team-builder with good financial management skills. A recruitment profile brochure will be available shortly at www.slavinweb.com and www.carlisleiowa.org.

The position offers a competitive compensation package and will remain open until filled. The first review of resumes will occur on August 9, 2015. Please send your resume and cover letter with current salary to pwconsulting@cox.net. For additional information about this job, please contact:

Paul Wenbert, ICMA-CM
Western Regional Manager
Slavin Management Consultants
480-664-2676
pwconsulting@cox.net


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