Chief of Police
March 17, 2018
Apply at www.krw-associates.com
The City of Torrington,
Wyoming is pleased to announce an opportunity for Chief of Police. The Chief will
be hired by the Mayor with the consent and approval of the Council and will
serve as a member of the City’s Executive Team with other department
directors. The Chief of Police will lead
a department of 16 sworn and 7 civilian employees. The department’s annual budget for 2018 is
$2,225,411. The Police Department is
also responsible for operating a communications center for the jurisdiction. The
City government is led by a fulltime Mayor assisted by a four member City Council. The city’s total budget for 2018 is
The City of Torrington
provides emergency medical response and fire department services in addition to
its top-notch cadre of sworn and civilian police personnel.
Torrington is the county
seat of Wyoming’s Goshen County, located on the historic Mormon Trail and near
the Oregon, and California Trails. The City
was founded in 1908 and offers small town friendliness to those wanting to
escape the hustle and bustle of big city life.
Torrington boasts a population of just over 6,700 friendly people.
surrounding region's center of commercial activity. Within this primarily
agricultural community, there are several fertilizer plants, asugar
beetfactory, and numerous tourist facilities
and retail businesses that serve the local and nearby rural populations.
in the southeast corner of the state, Torrington provides a laid-back lifestyle
and a low crime rate. It is a great
place to raise a family and offers great public schools. The City is home to Eastern Wyoming College
with just over 1,000 fulltime students. Torrington has its own community
hospital, as well.
The Torrington area provides
outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities, including upland game bird
(pheasant) and waterfowl hunting.
Boating and fishing are available nearby and the City offers excellent
parks, soccer fields, baseball/softball facilities and an excellent 18-hole
golf course nestled beside the North Platte River. More than a few local residents also have
sought out Torrington as a retirement spot.
The Ideal Candidate
The City is seeking a contemporary
professional law enforcement leader. Candidates must have demonstrated a record
of leadership and a commitment of proactive, hands-on, participative management
experience and possess excellent interpersonal, problem solving, communication,
and financial management skills. The successful candidate must have
demonstrated success in community policing and problem solving policing
strategies with a commitment to partnering with the community and using data to
reduce crime and traffic problems. The next Chief of Police will have a varied
professional background that demonstrates success in working with diverse
communities while providing leadership in a professional law enforcement agency
engaged in collaborative community partnerships.
and Personal Characteristics
reputation for honesty, integrity, being trustworthy, approachable and
of small city community policing
communicator and collaborator
non-autocratic, participative leader
acumen—ability to maneuver political situations effectively
to influence organizational change
in best practices in law enforcement and how to implement them
decisions based on analysis, experience and professional judgment
builder—both internally and with the community
visible leader with confidence, bearing and respect
champion for the police department and its members
The position requires a four-year college degree
from an accredited college or university. A minimum of 8 years of law enforcement
experience, 4 years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity and
demonstrating progressively responsible experience in a municipal or county law
enforcement agency is required. Must
possess a current State of Wyoming POST certification or the ability to acquire
the proper certification within one year of appointment. An equivalent
combination of education and experience may be considered. It is preferred that the Chief live within the city
limits, but it is not a requirement.
and How to Apply
The salary range is $63,405 – $93,097, depending on qualifications, with an
excellent benefit package. Applications
will be accepted electronically from February 16, 2018 through March 17, 2018
by KRW Associates, LLC, firstname.lastname@example.org and must include a cover letter, resume (with salary history) and six professional
references. The City of Torrington is an
equal opportunity employer.
Questions should be
directed to Lorne Kramer, KRW Associates Managing Partner at email@example.com or (719) 310-8960 or KRW Associate Jerry Garner at (970) 978-6674.