Law enforcement executives are invited to join the slow-paced, unique community of Lincolnton, NC – just outside of the Charlotte metropolitan area, as the next Chief of Police (Chief). The Chief manages the department’s $4.3M budget and leads a team of nearly 40 employees (one direct report – a Major) with integrity, accountability, and humility.
Qualifications: The City seeks a law enforcement leader with a minimum of 10 years of progressive law enforcement experience and 3-5 years of cross-functional and progressively responsible experience including administrative and command work. A BA/BS degree is required while a master’s degree is preferred. Executive law enforcement training (e.g. FBI National Academy, SMIP, FBI LEEDA, Administrative Officers Management Program, etc.) is highly preferred. Candidates must have current certification as a municipal or local government law enforcement officer by his/her respective state or with no more than a three-year break in full-time sworn service at time of appointment. NC law does not recognize nor have a reciprocal relationship with Federal law enforcement certification. A valid NC driver’s license is required or the ability to obtain a valid NC driver’s license within 60 days of relocating to NC. For transfer information, view the full job posting via the link below.
Salary and Benefits: The hiring range for the Chief of Police is $85,069 - $127,604. The City of Lincolnton offers a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance. There is no residency requirement but after-hours response to emergencies is expected for the role.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/developmentalassociates and click on the Chief of Police – City of Lincolnton, NC title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the City Employment Application portal, nor any other external website. Resumes and cover letters must be uploaded with the application. Applicants must apply by July 5th, 2023. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on August 8th – 9th, 2023. Candidates should reserve these dates for virtual meetings should they be invited to participate. Direct inquiries to: email@example.com. The City of Lincolnton is an EOE. The recruitment and selection process are being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.
Lincolnton, NC 28092
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