The City of San Diego is one of the most ethnically and
culturally diverse places in the nation. With a population of more than 1.37
million residents, San Diego is California’s second-largest city and the eighth-largest
city in the United States. San Diego is a safe and beautiful city, rich in
culture and entertainment, and known worldwide as one of the best tourist
The City is currently seeking a creative, charismatic, and
compassionate Chief of Police to represent the City and its Police Department
in a positive way. The ideal candidate will be experienced, competent, and
credible. He or she will be someone that encourages transparency, embraces
diversity, and believes strongly in community oriented policing.
A Chief of
Police who is creative, open to new ideas, and capable of establishing and
fulfilling the goals and objectives of the Department while implementing the
overall vision of the City, is sought. Any combination of experience and training
that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
necessary to successfully perform the essential duties of the position is
A typical way to meet this requirement would include: a
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of
criminal justice, police science, public administration, or a closely related
field, as well as possession of management or executive level Police Officer
Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification; a Master’s degree is highly
desirable; and significant experience as a Chief of Police or equivalent
command level in a comparable metropolitan Police or Sheriff’s Department of
similar complexity, size, and budget.
Candidates must demonstrate a stable employment
history and possess a valid California Class C driver’s license. The monthly salary
range for the incoming Chief of Police is established by the Fiscal Year 2018
Salary Ordinance. The annual salary range is $195,000-$210,000, DOQ, plus
incentive pay for California POST certification.
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity,
apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Mr. Regan Williams
at (916) 784-9080, should you have questions. Filing Deadline: December 8, 2017.