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Police Chief - Alliance, NE
Location: US-NE-Alliance
Job Details:
About the Job
The City of Alliance, Nebraska is looking for its next Chief of Police due to the retirement of our long-term Police Chief. The City is seeking an innovative and collaborative professional with proven managerial and leadership experience, as well as strong interpersonal and customer service skills. This individual should be a public enforcement professional who will administer and direct the functions and personnel of the Police Department. Under supervision of the City Manager, the Police Chief is an integral part of the City¡¦s leadership team and must possess the ability to lead, coach and train staff in a focused and effective manner to support its objectives. Candidates should be community oriented and able to maintain positive relationships with citizens, schools and businesses.

About the Department
The Alliance Police Department consists of seventeen (17) sworn positions and nine (9) civilian personnel. Supporting the Chief of Police are five Sergeants, four who are assigned to the Patrol Division, one to Administrative Support and a Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor. The Police Department also has a Drug Investigator, Criminal Investigator, K-9 Unit and School Resource Officer.

The Department works closely with local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the Western Nebraska WING Drug Taskforce. The Department responded to over 26,000 calls for service in 2019. The Alliance Police Department remains an active law enforcement agency in the western Nebraska region. Opportunities for personal growth, experience and rewarding work are just a few benefits available to those interested in joining the Alliance Police Department. The annual department budget is $2.6 million.

Minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible related experience in police work and four (4) years supervisory experience equivalent to Police Sergeant in a municipal police department.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration or a closely related field.

Completion of the basic law enforcement training academy or equivalent. Out of state applicants must qualify for a Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification and should consult with the Nebraska Law Enforcement Center website for qualification requirements.

Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional education or experience substituting on a year-for-year basis for the requirements.

Advanced law enforcement management training such as the FBI National Academy, Post Command College, or Senior Management Institute for police is highly desired.

Possession or ability to obtain a Nebraska Driver¡¦s License without insurance disqualifying history or suspension or revocation in any state.

The preferred candidate will exceed minimum qualifications.
Additional Job Instructions:
Application: When submitting your application, you must also include:

1) A resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications consistent with those listed
2) Copy of your Law Enforcement Certification and advance law enforcement training
3) Copy of your College Diploma
4) Two Professional References

Deadline: First review is September 26, 2020.

Testing: A testing and Civil Service Commission interview date will be determined. Those candidates that successfully complete the written battery of tests will go on to complete an interview process including our Police Review Board and Civil Service Commission. The Civil Service Commission will then establish an Eligibility List.

Interview: Individuals on the eligibility list may be invited back to Alliance to complete a Department Head interview process with the organization.

Check out our website at www.cityofalliance.net for a complete job description and application.
Pay Range: The entry pay range for this exempt position is $63,336 up to $86,694 DOQ. The salary range is regionally competitive and dependent upon background and qualifications of the successful candidate. The position includes an excellent fringe benefit package consisting of health, dental, vision and life insurances, flexible spending account, vacation and sick leave and a matching retirement of up to 6%.

City of Alliance

Carla, Mayhew
Human Resources Department
PO Box D
324 Laramie Ave
Alliance, NE, 69301
P: 308-762-5400
F: 308-762-7848

1  Full-Time Position Open
Salary Range:
$63,336 - $86,694/Yearly

Degree Preferred:

Experience Req. Yrs:
7 years



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