Police Chief

Organization: City of Milton, Georgia
Salary: The City of Milton offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Close Date: Open Until Filled. First review of resumes will be on September 9, 2016

Job Description:

The City of Milton is a distinctive community that embraces small-town life and heritage while preserving and enhancing the cityís rural character. Celebrating their 10-year anniversary later this year, the City of Milton is one of the northern metro Atlanta areaís 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 í16 annual budget for the department is $4.2 million. The department is divided into three divisions: Patrol, Investigations and Support Services. 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 departmentís long-range planning, resource allocation, and the operational coordination of all law enforcement activity in the City. The selected candidate will be community minded and outcome oriented; have experience in intelligence driven policing and data driven strategies; manage through collaboration and teamwork, and empower the Cityís officers to perform at an exceptional level.

The Police Chief will report to the City Manager.

Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field. A Masterís degree is preferred. 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. Broad base of experience in patrol and investigations is desired. Must obtain within one year and maintain relevant GA P.O.S.T. certifications and required levels of proficiency in appropriate skills. Must possess a valid driverís 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 September 12, 2016.

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

Due to Georgia Open Records Laws, all applications are subject to public disclosure.

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