The annual salary range for this position is $85,000 - $89,000 depending on qualifications. The City of Evansville also offers an attractive benefits package.
GovHR USA LLC is pleased to announce that the City of Evansville, Wisconsin, resident population of approximately 5,500, seeks experienced police leaders as applicants to serve as this community’s next Chief of Police.
Evansville is located in south central Wisconsin approximately 20 miles south of the Madison Wisconsin metropolitan area. The Mayor and City Council delegate day to day operations and management to the City Administrator. The Chief of Police is appointed by the Police Commission and reports to the City Administrator for day to day operations.
The Evansville Police Department is staffed by eight (8) full-time sworn police officers, four part-time sworn police officers and two (2) secretaries one full-time and one part-time. Police Headquarters is located at 10 West Church Street in Evansville. The department is a full service 24/7 organization. The Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) is the officers’ collective bargaining representative.
The City is seeking an innovative and collaborative professional with proven managerial and leadership experience, as well as strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
The ideal professional background and qualifications for the Chief of Police position include:
Successful candidates will a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a focus on criminal justice, public administration, business administration or related fields. A master’s degree is desirable. A combination of education, training and experience may be substituted to meet the equivalent of this requirement.
Leadership training such as the F.B.I. National Academy, Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command or similar programs is also desirable. Candidates must possess a State of Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Law Enforcement Certification or be able to be certified within six months of hire.
Electronic submissions are required.
THE CITY OF EVANSVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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