Town of Avon

Position Title: CHIEF OF POLICE
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Administrative

Hiring Agency

Agency: Town of Avon
State: CT    Zipcode:
Contact: Stephanie Askeland
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

The Town of Avon is seeking an experienced professional to join the Town’s management team as the Police Chief. The successful candidate will be a dedicated, positive, effective team player with experience in the field. The Police Chief is a direct report to the Town Manager. For more information about the Town of Avon, candidates are encouraged to visit our website:

Please submit an Application for Employment (Human Resources Department Page “Job Opportunities” at along with a cover letter and resume by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022, to:
Stephanie Askeland, Director of Human Resources
60 West Main Street, Building #5
Avon, CT 06001 email:


Minimum qualifications required: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, or Public Administration, and five years’ experience at the command level of Lieutenant or higher in a police division. Master’s degree is preferred.

License or Certificate: Valid Driver’s License. Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) certified or eligible for comparative certification by POST.

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 01/12/2022

Application Period Ends: 01/31/2022

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

Yearly Salary: $0.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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