GREENBELT, MD SEEKS A HIGHLY EXPERIENCED
AND COMMUNITY-ORIENTED CHIEF OF POLICE
(Starting Salary of low to mid $100K DOQ/E
Plus Excellent Benefits)
The City of Greenbelt (est. pop. 23,909) is a
dynamic, multicultural community located in Prince George’s County, adjacent to
College Park and Berwyn Heights, and about 17 miles from Washington, D.C. and
27 miles from Baltimore. Greenbelt is unique and known widely as a public
cooperative community founded in the New Deal era. Greenbelt is an inclusive community
known for community, cooperation, and culture.
Contained within today's Greenbelt is
the historic, planned community now known locally as "Old Greenbelt"
and designated as the Greenbelt
Historic District. “Old Greenbelt” still includes a cooperative
grocery store and a cooperative newspaper, staffed by volunteers. Greenbelt
Park, a unit of the National Park System is in Greenbelt, and USDA Beltsville Agricultural Campus and
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center are adjacent to the community. The
University of Maryland and Doctor's Hospital are located a few minutes away, as
are other area universities and hospitals.
Reporting directly to the City Manager,
the Chief of Police is a recognized community leader and commands a full-service,
CALEA-accredited agency of 71.5 members, of which 53 are sworn officers. The
proposed budget for the department in FY 2019 is $10.8 million. The vacancy for
the Chief position occurred with the 2016 retirement of the previous Chief who
served the City over 40 years. The Deputy Chief is serving as Acting Chief of
Police. The department has a reputation for effectiveness and innovation and is
well regarded by the community and its peer departments.
minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in
criminal justice, business, public administration, or a related discipline is
required, with a graduate degree preferred. Candidates should demonstrate
knowledge of police department operations and management, public administration
of local governments, and knowledge of best practices in the management of
municipal police services. Ten years’ police work experience, with 5 years as a
lieutenant or higher in a comparable or larger agency or the equivalent is
required. Advanced training such as the FBI National Academy, Southern Police
Institute or equivalent programs is highly preferred. Applicants should submit
a cover letter and resume on-line at https://springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1970.
This position is open until filled; First review deadline is Mon., May 21, 2018. Following the first review date, resumes will
be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the recruitment brochure. For
more information, please contact Chuck Rohre at email@example.com, or by phone at
Applicants selected as finalists for
this position will be subject to a criminal history/credit/driver’s license
check prior to an on-site interview.
The City of Greenbelt is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce (EOE).