The Village of Shelby is seeking a Police Chief to manage a full-time department under the supervision of the Village Administrator. The Chief is responsible for the direct supervision of all employed officers. A successful candidate will possess strong leadership and communication skills, have knowledge and experience in labor/management relations, a collaborative management style as well as being fiscally responsible to work within the department’s budget. The Chief of Police is expected to maintain a positive working relationship with a variety of appointed and elected officials to include a seven member Village Council, Village Staff, community members and the general public. Must be willing to be on call 7 days a week, 24 hours per day and be able to respond to an emergency within 25 minutes.
To qualify, candidates must be MCOLES certified by date of employment; LASO or TAC certified; minimum 7 years’ service in law enforcement; have an associate’s degree (bachelor’s preferred) in Criminal Justice; and minimum 5 years of progressive supervisory experience.
Compensation for this position is $45,000 per year, negotiable depending upon experience. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and completed employment application to: Village of Shelby, Attn: Police Chief Position, 218 N. Michigan Ave., Shelby, MI 49455 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.