Town of Occoquan, Virginia
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NOW HIRING: Chief of Police/Town Sergeant
Salary: Dependent on Qualifications
Position Type: Permanent, FT
Status: Open Until Filled
The Town of Occoquan is seeking an innovative, energetic, experienced, and highly effective leader with a focus and proven history of successful small town policing. The incoming Chief will be responsible for maintaining a safe and welcoming environment within the town’s residential and business communities. In addition, the incoming Chief will be responsible for evaluating and assessing the department’s current practices, policies, and programs, and developing and presenting an assessment of the department based on the needs of the community, department capabilities, and input from the Town Council and other stakeholders, that focuses on the future of the department and community.
This is a “working” position in that the incoming Chief will provide enforcement duties, as well as the administrative duties associated with the position. To that end, the ideal candidate will have expertise in all facets of law enforcement and crime prevention. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and be willing to participate in community service, public relations activities, and various events that are hosted by or in the town. The ideal candidate will also have a proven record of building and maintaining cooperative, collaborative, and positive relationships with the community, and with local and regional law enforcement agencies. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience with managing and developing personnel, budgets, policies, and programs, and have significant experience in community policing practices. Local law enforcement experience and patrol experience is sought, as well as grant writing experience. The successful candidate will be accessible, diplomatic, and establish themselves as a credible community leader and community resource.
Please send a cover letter, salary history, resume and five professional references to:
314 Mill Street, PO Box 195
Occoquan, VA 22125
For general inquiries regarding employment with the Town, please e-mail the Town Manager.