Chief of Police
City of Gainesville
222 E. University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Salary: $106,506 - $165,085
Sworn Officers: 295
Application Deadline: 5/31/09
The Award-winning City of Gainesville, FL
is currently looking for our next
Chief of Police
About the Opportunity
The Chief of Police reports to the City Manager and serves as an important member of the City’s executive management team. The Chief will be responsible for maintaining an effective relationship with other operating departments, elected officials, the public, and other key stakeholder groups. The Police Chief will be instrumental in partnering with other City departments to help build Gainesville into a top-ten mid-size city.
Our ideal candidate:
Experience and Education:
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in law enforcement, criminal justice, criminology or related field, preferably supplemented by a Master’s degree; and eight (8) years experience at the Command Level of Police Captain or higher. FBI National Academy Training, or an equivalent level of training, may substitute for up to one year of education at the undergraduate level.
Compensation and Benefits:
The City of Gainesville has established a salary range for this position of $106,506 - $165,085 annually. Not only do we offer excellent traditional benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, paid leave, a pension plan and a deferred compensation plan, but we also offer unique benefits such as an on-site medical staff to save employees time and money by preventing trips to the doctor, and wellness programs to keep our employees healthy and happy.
To be considered for this opportunity, apply online at:
Attach resume in electronic format. Position closes May 31, 2009
The City of Gainesville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Drug Free Workplace Employer
About the City of Gainesville
Great opportunity to make a difference in the community you live in!
Working for the City of Gainesville provides many unique opportunities for its employees. Being an employee with the City of Gainesville allows individuals to make a difference in the community they live in, contribute to the City’s success, and make a visible impact on the lives of our citizens. Individuals not only gain a job when deciding to work here, they get an opportunity to really make a difference in our community and enhance the Gainesville way of life everyday.
Great benefits to help you grow professionally and personally!
In addition to a great work environment that allows to employees to make an impact on our award winning community, the City of Gainesville offers a wide range of benefits to help each person grow both professionally and personally. Not only do we offer traditional benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, paid leave, a pension plan and a deferred compensation plan, but we also offer great perks like on-site fitness centers, tuition reimbursement, interest free loans for purchase of fitness and computer equipment, on-site medical staff to save employees time and money by preventing trips to the doctor, and wellness programs to keep everyone healthy and happy.
To ensure we are assisting our employees with career advancement, the Gainesville Corporate University, our in-house training department, is available to meet individual and departmental training needs and help employees develop professionally. We offer comprehensive training that provides the right learning, for the right people, at the right time.
Download a copy of our comprehensive benefits booklet here.
Great place to live and play!
The City of Gainesville is not just a great place to work, but also an amazing place to live. From sports to the arts to outdoor recreation, Gainesville has something for everyone. We serve as the cultural, educational and commercial center for North Central Florida and are home to Florida's largest and oldest university – the University of Florida. Gainesville is also known as one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events and athletics. We are known for our preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of our natural surroundings. Numerous parks, museums and lakes provide entertainment for both residents and visitors. Because of our beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida.
Live in our Award Winning Community and Work to Enhance
the Gainesville Way of Life!
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