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Employer: City of Concordia
Job Title: Chief of Police
Salary: $0 Annually

Job Description:

The City of Concordia, Kansas, population 5200, is seeking to fill the position of Chief of Police. Concordia, county seat of Cloud County, is in North Central Kansas on US Highway 81, half way between I-70 and I-80, 150 miles north of Wichita.  The City also has a hospital and a community college.  The police department has a total compliment of 11 commissioned officers, including a school resource officer, 5 communications specialists, and one animal control officer. 

The Police Chief will be a part of the City’s management team reporting to the City Manager in a commission-manager form of government.  The Chief is responsible for a department encompassing all aspects of municipal law enforcement, including patrol, investigations, administrative services, D.A.R.E. program, and management responsibilities to include staffing, training, budgeting and purchasing for the police department, and dispatch communications for Cloud County.  The ideal candidate will be a modern and progressive leader who employs a collaborative management style and is visible and actively engaged in the community and the department.  Applicant must possess strong skills in communication, organization, problem solving and management.

The applicant must have any combination of experience and training equivalent to an Associates degree.  A minimum of 15 years law enforcement experience including at least 5 years command or administrative experience is required.  The position requires a Kansas driver’s license and Kansas law enforcement certification.  

Salary range is $52,600 to $64,899.

Successful candidate will become a member of the Kansas Police and Fire (KP&F) retirement program.

City of Concordia will accept applications until the position is filledPlease call the City Clerk for application or questions, (785) 243-2670. Submit letter of interest and completed city application form (found on the city's website at www.concordiaks.org or by emailing the city clerk at cityclerk@concordiaks.org) and supporting documentation to City of Concordia City Clerk’s Office, PO Box 603, 701 Washington, Concordia, KS  66901.  Reasonable accommodations are available for persons needing assistance.  Requests for accommodations should be made at the time of application.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Vacancy Number: 2018PD

Open Date: 6/29/2018 12:00:00 AM
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