Police Chief

Recruitment #21-CI8420-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to plan and direct the operations of the Police Department in order to ensure the effective and efficient enforcement of laws and ordinances. Major duties include developing, implementing and enforcing policies and procedures; and overseeing all department activities, such as criminal activity analysis, investigations, disciplinary hearings, and community relations.  The Police Chief reports to the Mayor through the Chief of Staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related degree.  Five years of highly responsible police management experience to include policy development, budget administration, personnel administration, operations evaluation, and public relations in a jurisdiction similar to Montgomery.  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.  Must be Alabama Post Certified within a year of employment.   

To apply send resumes to cos@montgomeryal.gov.

NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a background check. (Candidates will be asked to provide consent prior to the administration of background checks.)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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