Salary Range: $123,348 - $144,717 depending on qualifications
The Village also offers an outstanding benefits package that includes:
The Village of Shorewood with a resident population of 18,186 seeks an experienced, forward thinking, creative, and team-oriented visionary who brings a verifiable record of accomplishment to serve the community as the next Chief of Police.
Shorewood is a growing community located 40 miles southwest of the City of Chicago and lies at the crossroads of two major transportation corridors, Interstates 55 and 80. Situated in western Will County, it is a vibrant and expanding community evidenced by its population growth over the past two decades. Incorporated in 1957, Shorewood is a home-rule municipality that operates under the President/Board of Trustees form of government with a Village President (Mayor), six Village Trustees and a Village Administrator appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the board.
Appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board and reporting to the Village Administrator, the Chief of Police is responsible for the overall supervision, planning, organization and direction of police services which include patrol, traffic control and enforcement, accident investigation, crime prevention and investigation, community services and police records.
Shorewood is widely regarded as a community of distinction. No less so, the Shorewood Police Department, with an authorized manpower of 32 sworn officers and four civilian staff, is highly regarded and widely networked with its regional partners across the broad spectrum of police services to our collective communities.
The successful candidate will be decisive, forward thinking, and able to build and improve processes in an organization striving to deliver exceptional customer service. A key member of the Village's leadership team, the new chief will offer an established record of teamwork in law enforcement, a reputation of building and maintaining strong relationships in the community, as well as develop and maintain credibility, trust, and cooperation in the department, the community, and with other local, county and state organizations.
Candidates must possess in-depth knowledge and experience in the management of municipal police departments including program development, budget planning and oversight, and personnel management with a strong commitment toward personnel development, training and mentoring.
Village of Shorewood Executive Assistant Toni Duly
Interim Village Administrator / Chief of Police Aaron G. Klima
The Village of Shorewood is an equal opportunity employer.
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