Application Deadline: March 2, 2018
Chief of Police Brochure:
anticipated hiring range upon starting the Chief of Police position, in
Birmingham, Alabama, will be $133,494.40 to $207,188.80, dependent upon
qualifications and experience.
Chief of Police is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic
direction for the Birmingham Police Department.
strategic initiatives, the Chief of Police is responsible for planning and
organizing various activities and operations of the divisions and bureaus
within the Police Department to ensure effective and responsive services are
available to all citizens and neighborhoods. This includes:
· Tasks related
to serving the public safety needs of a growing, diverse population;
· Overseeing the
efficiency and safety of the department’s personnel;
procedures to address crimes, crime reporting, emergency response
effectiveness, and prevention;
valuable and collaborative relationships with the community and local,
regional, and federal agencies;
sophisticated technology and analytics to identify and manage crime trends; and
· Creating and
implementing new programs to face developments in law enforcement.
Chief of Police formulates and executes a broad range of policies and
procedures, establishes short- and long-term financial plans, works
collaboratively with internal and external parties, establishes management
practices and processes that ensure the accomplishment of performance
standards, and provides technical supervision.
degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Public
Administration, Psychology, Sociology, or other related area.
Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification or eligible to
be POST certified.
- Held role
with significant senior command in an urbanized law enforcement agency.
with, and/or knowledge of law enforcement operations, including
investigations, crime prevention, patrol, traffic control, records
management, and care and custody of persons and property.
with, and/or knowledge of, community policing techniques and strategies.
evaluating and adjusting policing techniques to meet evolving crime trends
and community needs.
- Managed an
organizational unit (e.g., division) of at least 250 personnel in an
urbanized law enforcement agency.
as a third-level executive supervisor (i.e., oversees a supervisor of a
supervisory position) in a law enforcement department.
for setting goals and making key decisions for an organizational unit
- Managed a
budget for an organizational unit (e.g., division).
for evaluating the performance of those within an organizational unit
implementing and monitoring work division strategy.
interacting with key internal and external stakeholders.
working in environments that require adherence to high professional and
Application and Selection Process:
applicants should learn more about Birmingham, its city government and the
Police Department at www.birminghamal.gov. Qualified applicants should submit
applications and resumes online by visiting www.jobsquest.org.
City of Birmingham has tentatively scheduled a full-day Assessment Center on
March 19, 2018 for those named as finalists.
more information, contact:
· Candace Harris
email@example.com | 205-582-6847
· Jim Greene
Jim.Greene@pbjcal.org | 205-279-3512
· Loren Warren
warrenL@jccal.org | 205-582-6833