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Position Title: Chief of Police
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Staff
Agency: Broadview Police Department
Address: 2350 S 25th Ave
State: IL Zipcode: 60155
Contact: LeTisa Jones
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Village of Broadview is located on the outskirts of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois. Broadview’s suburban setting offers a respite from big city bustle, yet its location puts restaurants, sports arenas, shopping centers and convention/meeting facilities just minutes away. The Village of Broadview is a diverse, family-oriented community with a small-town feel. Broadview’s population stands at 8,466 residents, consisting of approximately 3,581 families. The Village of Broadview encompasses approximately 1.3 square miles of land and comprises about 2,300 residential homes, 70 multi-family units, 95 commercial businesses and 150 industrial businesses.
The Village of Broadview operates under the Village Trustee form of government and has a Mayor and
6 Trustees. There is a strong commitment to professional management within the organization. The Village offers a full array of municipal services, including six Departments: Administration, Finance, Police, Fire, Public Works, and Building. Broadview’s progressive, professional staff is comprised of 82 full-time employees and 8 part-time employees.
The Village seeks its next Chief of Police to lead a well-respected and professional Department. The Chief of Police is appointed by the Mayor, with concurrence of the Village Trustees, and reports to the Village Administrator. The Department has a $6 million budget and 37 employees, with 31 authorized sworn officers, including the Chief. The Department is divided into two Divisions: Operations and Administration, both acting under the Office of the Chief of Police.
The role of the Chief of Police is to plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Police Department including crime prevention, patrol operations, criminal investigations, Village and County-wide records management systems, emergency management, and other law enforcement efforts; and to coordinate assigned activities with other Village Departments and outside agencies.
The Chief of Police provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Village Administrator. The Chief is an integral part of the Village's executive leadership team, collaborating with the other Department Directors and staff on interdepartmental issues.
Candidate Qualifications and Expected Experience:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences. Any combination of experience and training that would demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
• Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in police science, police administration law enforcement, management, or related disciplines. Master’s degree preferred.
• Completion of Command Level Management Schools such as FBI, National Academy or Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command preferred.
• Twelve (12) years in police service and Eight (8) years of progressive supervisory experience.
• Completion of police training and education as required by the State of Illinois Law and an Illinois Driver’s License.
• Successful completion of all backgrounds.
• Motor Vehicle Report which meets the State of Illinois guidelines.
The annual starting salary is $135,000 a year with excellent benefits. The Village of Broadview is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply by June 21, 2021 with a cover letter, resume, and a list of five references in confidence to Village Administrator LeTisa Jones at email@example.com
Applicants for this position who are selected as finalists will be subject to a background screening.
Pre-employment process following conditional job offer will include a full background investigation, including but not limited to psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug screen. References will be contacted only following candidate approval.
Application Period Begins: 05/21/2021
Application Period Ends: 06/21/2021
Number Positions to be Filled: 1
Yearly Salary: $135,000.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)
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