Job Details

Police Chief
City of Sierra Madre, CA
Job Description

The City of Sierra Madre with a population of approximately 11,000 is a unique village located in Los Angeles County at the base of the San Gabriel Valley Mountains. Sierra Madre is a residential community, its small size and quiet neighborhoods lends itself to the small town atmosphere the residents are proud of maintaining.

The Sierra Madre consists of twenty-one full-time employ¬ees, seventeen part-time employees, and twenty-two volunteers. The Patrol Division is managed by an administra¬tive lieutenant and consists of one part-time lieutenant, four sergeants, two corporals, six officers, one detective, one traffic officer, eight part-time officers, and seven reserve officers. The Services Division is supervised by the services division supervisor and con¬sists of four dispatchers, four part-time dispatchers, one part-time community ser¬vices officer, one part-time administrative clerk, and two part-time cadets. The depart¬ment also has fifteen civilian volunteers working a variety of assignments to supplement the department mission.

The Position requires a combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include possession of a bachelor's degree in police science, administration of justice, sociology, psychology, public administration or related field and five years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience in a law enforcement agency which includes extensive experience in developing and expanding crime prevention programs and police community relations dealing with community issues and concerns in the delivery of police services. A master's degree is preferred.

Application deadline: Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.
Candidates should complete the application process online at , which includes a cover letter, resume, and supplemental questionnaire.

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Job Details
$119,905 - $149,745
Job Function:
Chief Law Enforcement Official
Position Type:
Full Time
City of Sierra Madre
232 W Sierra Madre Blvd
Sierra Madre, CA 91024-2312
United States
Form of Government: Council-Manager