City of Parsons is seeking a dedicated, responsive and experienced individual for Chief of Police. Community of approximately 10,000 residents located in southeast Kansas only one hour from Joplin and two hours from Kansas City, Wichita and Tulsa.
The Chief of Police reports to the City Manager and is responsible for overseeing a department of 27 sworn officers and 8 civilian staff with a budget of $2,186,300. The Chief of Police plans and directs the activities of enforcement of criminal and traffic statutes and ordinances, accident investigations, crime prevention, patrol activities, and support of prosecution and non-criminal public safety.
TYPE: Full Time
SALARY: $58,000 - $68,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Successful candidate is required to have a Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university in a relevant field. Completion of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Program at the KLETC, or the ability to obtain shortly following appointment, is required.
OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:
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Mail resumes to City of Parsons, Attn. Karen Wheat, P.O. Box 1037, Parsons, KS 67357
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled