Chief of Police

Website Town of Yadkinville

Job Title:  Chief of Police
Location:  Town of Yadkinville Town Hall; Yadkinville, NC
Contact Person:  Michael Koser, Town Manager
Telephone number: (336) 679-8732

Address to send application:
Town of Yadkinville, PO Drawer 816, Yadkinville, NC  27055

Website Submission:

Job Summary

Under the general administrative direction of the Town Manager, this position performs complex managerial, professional, and administrative work directing all activities of the Yadkinville Police Department. An employee in this class plans, organizes, and directs the law enforcement program of the Town.  Work involves a full managerial and supervisory role including the establishment of Departmental mission and vision; policy; evaluation; planning for and implementing special enforcement activities; preparing special State, federal, and local reports; analyzing crime and accident trends; cooperating with other law enforcement agencies; budget preparation and management and supervision of all Department personnel.  Work is performed in accordance with Departmental policy and State and federal law.  Work requires the application of advanced law enforcement knowledge and skill; extensive application of independent judgment and initiative; and the ability to exercise sound judgment in emergency and unusual situations.  The employee may be subject to hazards in law enforcement work including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as dangerous persons, loud noises, and hazardous spills with fumes, oils, gases, or flammable liquids.  Work in the law enforcement duties is also subject to the final standards of OSHA on bloodborne pathogens.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school is required.
An associate degree in Police Science is preferred.
Major course work in law enforcement, public administration or related and extensive experience of a progressively responsible nature in police science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must meet and maintain minimum training and experience requirements for the position as established by the Town and State of North Carolina.
Effective presentation and communication skills.
Proficiency in computer applications including word, excel, and PowerPoint.

Special Requirements

Possession of valid North Carolina driver’s license.
Possession of an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate issued by the North Carolina Justice Training and Standards Commission.
Salary and Benefits
Salary Range: $53,000 – $79,000 (depending on experience and qualifications) and a competitive benefit package.

Position Open Until October 31, 2021

The town of Yadkinville is an equal opportunity employer

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