Chief of Police
St. Charles, Illinois
City of St. Charles
c/o Voorhees Associates
650 Dundee Road, Suite 270
Northbrook, IL 60062
Starting Salary: $125,000+/-
Sworn Officers: 51
Application Deadline: 2/21/14
St. Charles, Illinois (population 33,327). Progressive, professional municipal government with an accredited Police Department seeks a seasoned law enforcement/police executive.
Anticipated Starting Salary:
$125,000+/- with excellent benefits,
negotiable depending upon qualifications,
experience and professional achievement
The Chief is appointed by the Mayor and City Council and works under the direction of the City Administrator. The Chief of Police works closely with community groups and other department directors.
The St. Charles Police Department has $10 million capital and operating budget, and a staff 80 full-time employees (51 sworn).
Dynamic community located 35 miles west of Chicago with a strong retail, commercial, and residential base.
Bachelorís degree in criminal justice, public administration, or related fields required; Masterís degree required (or ability to obtain one within three years of appointment) with minimum of 10 years of significant/increasingly responsible law enforcement management experience as a Chief Officer, Deputy Chief Officer or similar rank in a complex municipal setting necessary; equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered. Experience/record of success in police service planning, management, community policing, training and organizational development ideal. Strong/innovative administrative, financial, operational and organizational skills are very important, along with solid public relations/community policing exposure. Superior leadership, interpersonal communication and social sensitivity skills are essential. Residency a plus but not required after appointment.
Additional position information available upon release at:
Applicants should apply by February 21, 2014 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references to:
Lee McCann or Joe DeLopez at:
St. Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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