Hiring Salary Range: $100,000 - $135,000 +/-DOQ
The Village offers a competitive benefits package including:
Residency is not required.
This is a full-time, FLSA exempt position.
Hampshire, IL (pop. 7,667) Fast growing municipal government seeks skilled Police Chief with exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership and management experience in municipal law enforcement.
The Village of Hampshire is a family-oriented community with excellent schools and beautiful parks located 55 miles northwest of Chicago. The Village is known for its low crime rate and friendly, approachable police department.
The Police Chief serves on the Manager's executive leadership team. The current Chief is retiring after 41 years with the department. The Hampshire Police Department consists of one (1) lieutenant, two (2) sergeants, two (2) school resource officers, eight (8) full-time patrol officers, one (1) part-time patrol officer, and one (1) part-time administrative staff.
The Chief is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the department and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Village policies and applicable laws. The Police Chief position is a highly visible position in the Village of Hampshire requiring well developed leadership abilities and management skills that are based upon consensus building and problem solving as well as a strong desire to work in a collegial, team-oriented environment. He or She must be a highly motivated, self-starting, and confident individual with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
Candidates should apply by November 18, 2022, with resume, cover letter and contact information for five (5) work-related references to:
Attention: Riccardo Ginex, Vice President
630 Dundee Road, #225
Northbrook, IL 60062
Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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