Police Chief, $99,468-$139,284/Annual/DOQ. The City of Sioux City, Iowa is seeking a Police Chief with a proven track record of strong leadership, interpersonal and financial skills to lead a department of 125 sworn officers and 25 civilian employees.
The Police Chief is responsible for leading the City’s police force in providing service for the City’s 83,000 residents throughout the following divisions: administration, uniformed services, investigative services, professional standards, records, identification, support services, Tri-State Drug Task Force, youth bureau, animal control and administration of the Department’s annual budget of $21,851,882. The Police Chief reports directly to the City Manager.
The ideal candidate for Police Chief will have experience in and demonstrated commitment to community problem solving including community team policing, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, team leadership ability, possess a participative management style, and the ability to work with diverse groups and individuals. Extensive experience is required in modern police work with progressively responsible supervisory experience in several police specialty agencies including major command responsibilities at the level of Police Lieutenant or above in a city, county, state, or federal police department with not less than 5 years’ experience at the command staff level in a public law enforcement agency in a community with a population of 50,000 or more; and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in law enforcement, criminology, public or business administration or other related field, preferable to the level of Master’s Degree, supplemented by completion of formal training in policy administration and scientific methods of crime detection; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities required.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact City of Sioux City/Human Resources, 405 6th St, P.O. Box 447, Sioux City, IA 51101, 712-279-6259, or visit our website at www.sioux-city.org to download a City application. An official City application must be submitted along with a cover letter, detailed resume, names and phone numbers of three professional references. This position requires a detailed background investigation. The application and resume review will begin the week of June 19th, 2017. The City of Sioux City is an equal opportunity employer. Female, minority and disabled candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.