Chief of Police

Organization: Town of Bloomfield, CT
Salary: Salary Range is $82,600 to $120,000 beginning salary DOQ’s supplemented by an excellent fringe benefit package.
Close Date: 12/23/09

Job Description:

The Town of Bloomfield encompasses 26.4 square miles, with an estimated population of 20,000. Bloomfield is located in north central Connecticut, just 10 minutes northwest of the state capitol of Hartford. Bloomfield is approximately 10 minutes from Bradley International Airport and has easy access to Interstate Routes 84 and 91. Bloomfield, it’s a perfect combination of suburban, modern, and historic housing and services.

Bloomfield has a Town Council-Town Manager form of government. The Council as the Town’s elected legislative body exercises and performs all the rights, powers, duties and obligations of the Town and, by charter, appoints the Town Manager. The Town Manager acts as the Town’s “chief administrative officer,” implementing the policies set by the Council and overseeing day-to-day operations of the town. As designated director of public safety, the Town Manager appoints the Chief of Police. The Chief of Police is responsible for leading, developing, managing, administering, and supervising the police operations for the Town Bloomfield.

The Bloomfield Police Department is staffed by 48 sworn officers and 12 civilian employees. The Department’s current Budget is $6.8 million supporting the five internal divisions of: Administration, Patrol, Support Services, Professional Services and Emergency Medical Services.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in Criminal Justice or related field (FBI National Academy or equivalent preferred) with at least 10 years of full-time sworn police experience including a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience and 3 years of police command experience: CT POST Certification as Police Officer or ability to obtain certification & valid driver’s license.

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Salary Range is $82,600 to $120,000 beginning salary DOQ supplemented by an excellent fringe benefit package. EOE/AA. Interested applicants please send your confidential resume and cover letter immediately to the address shown below. The deadline for receiving applications is 8/2/2010

Ms. Randi Frank
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
Ms. Frank is located in CT and can be reached at:
Phone 203-284-3707

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