From the Town of Rowley:
The Town of Rowley, MA (pop. 6,000) is seeking candidates to replace retired Chief of Police. Rowley is a suburban community in the North Shore area approximately 30 miles north of Boston.
Rowley has a full service police department with 12 F/T officers, 9 Reserves, 4 F/T E-911 dispatchers, 1 P/T and 3 reserve dispatchers. 1 FT Assistant to the Chief.
The Chief of Police is appointed by and reports to a five member Board of Selectmen. Rowley has an Open Town Meeting form of Government.
Candidates must possess unquestioned integrity, a thorough knowledge of police administration and proven management and leadership skills. Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining effective relationships with public safety partners, town departments, the business community and the citizens.
Qualifications: minimum (10) ten years progressively responsible police experience with minimum (5) five years in a command position in a municipal or state police department in the greater Massachusetts area; current rank of Lieutenant or above; experience in a union police setting required; a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public or business administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree and/or completion of a nationally recognized advanced law enforcement administration course is preferred. Graduate of a full time MA Police Academy or able to obtain MA certification within a reasonable time period. Salary up to $106,000.00 DOQ plus educational degree benefit and comprehensive benefits package.
Conditional offer of employment will be made subject to thorough background investigation, physical and psychological examinations. The Town of Rowley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, marital status, sexual preference, national origin, or disability.
Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé in one document by email to: email@example.com no later than February 4, 2016 to be considered.