Police Chief

Website Town of Holly Springs

The Town of Holly Springs is a vibrant community of approximately 40,000 residents located in the desirable Research Triangle Park region of southwest Wake County just hours from the mountains of North Carolina as well as numerous Atlantic Ocean beaches.  The Town has been recently selected by two independent organizations as the “Safest Town in North Carolina”.

Holly Springs Police Department headquarters are housed in a state-of-the-art Law Enforcement Center opened in 2015.  This is a tremendous opportunity to take the reins of an already remarkable department and expand its services and programs as the Town continues to grow.

The Police Chief will plan, direct and oversee law enforcement programs and department operations; develop long-range plans for the department; manage department staff including selection, training, performance counseling and evaluation; plan and direct emergency response activities; plan for and implement special enforcement activities; prepare special state, federal and local reports; analyze crime and accident trends; cooperate with other law enforcement agencies; supervise the E911 center; budget preparation and management; supervision of all department personnel in multiple divisions; and work with community organizations and individuals to address safety needs and to develop and modify programs and projects, and develop new and modify existing policies and procedures as needs change.

Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred); at least 10 years of experience in law enforcement with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible management experience in a municipal or public sector agency; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience sufficient to fulfill the requirements of this job. Requires certification as a Police Officer through the Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission of North Carolina.  A successful out-of-state candidate would require at least 100 hours of training and satisfying the Commission’s requirements within a reasonable time frame to be determined upon accepting the position. Salary range for the position is $91,224 – $151,256.  Residency within Town limits is required within six months of employment.  Town benefits include 5% 401k contribution; NC Local Government Employees Retirement System enrollment; retiring officer separation allowance; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; paid parental leave; 12 paid holidays per year; and paid vacation and sick leave.

Apply online at www.hollyspringsnc.us. A cover letter and resume are also required and must be uploaded with the application.  The initial application review will begin on March 6, 2020.


To apply for this job please visit www.hollyspringsnc.us.

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