Position: Police Chief
Department: Police Department | Type: Full Time
The Town of Andrews seeks an experienced, innovative, and community-focused law enforcement executive, preferably with a minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience and 3-5 years of administrative and command work.
Located in a serene valley in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina, Andrews has much to offer residents and visitors alike. With a year-round population of only 1,800 across 1.7 sq miles, as a tourism destination, the population swells during the spring and summer months of the year.
Candidates must have current certification as a municipal or local government law enforcement officer by their respective state or with no more than a three-year break in full-time sworn service.
Note: N.C. law does not recognize nor have a reciprocal relationship with federal law enforcement certification.
A valid N.C. driver’s license Is required or the ability to obtain a valid N.C. driver’s license within 60 days of relocating to N.C.
Salary and Benefits
The salary range for the chief of police is negotiable.
The Town of Andrews offers a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance.
Law enforcement executives are invited to join the fast-paced, unique community of Andrews, N.C., as the next chief of police. The chief manages the department’s $782,800 budget and leads a team of nearly 7 employees with integrity, accountability, and humility.
The Town of Andrews seeks a law enforcement leader, preferably with a minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience and 3-5 years of administrative and command work. Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration, business, or related field and considerable experience of a progressively responsible nature in law enforcement management is preferred, but an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Executive law enforcement training is highly preferred. Candidates must have current certification as a municipal or local government law enforcement officer by their respective state or with no more than a three-year break in full-time sworn service at time of appointment. A valid N.C. driver’s license is required or the ability to obtain a valid N.C. driver’s license within 60 days of relocating to N.C.
The salary range for the chief of police is negotiable. The Town of Andrews provides a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance, paid time off, participation in the NC Local Government Employees Retirement System, and N.C. 401(k).
There is no residency requirement but after-hours response to emergencies is expected for the role.
Note: This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
The Town of Andrews is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. The Town of Andrews is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.
For more information about the Andrews Police Department, please call (828) 321-5111.
Applications can be picked up and dropped off at town hall: 188 Main Street, Andrews, NC 28901. Or click “apply for this position” below to download application and email to Tammy Holloway: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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