CITY OF MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OHIO
The City of Middleburg Heights, Ohio is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. Under the general direction of the Mayor and Safety Director, the Police Chief is responsible for providing vision, leadership and management to the Police Department. The department of 32 sworn officers handles emergency calls, as well as, routine traffic enforcement, crime prevention and crime investigation. The department also operates a detective bureau and a motorcycle unit.
A college degree in law enforcement or equivalent with a minimum of ten years’ experience with progressive levels of supervisory responsibility and a minimum of three years in a command position, is preferred. Ohio Peace Officer Training Certificate, Ohio Firearms Certification and Ohio drivers license can be obtained once hired.
The initial application process includes two items:
1. A two-page cover letter addressing why you chose law enforcement as a profession, your perceived strengths and weaknesses, and why you wish to leave your current position.
2. An informational document to include:
A. Education, (do not include in-service training at this time)
B. Employment History, (starting at 18 years old), to include why you left each position.
C. Supervisory positions both in and out of law enforcement.
D. Credit Rating, any disciplinary actions taken, arrests (include misdemeanors), convictions, military service (discharge status).
E. Any information about yourself that you consider relevant. This can include work related, military or personal incidents where you distinguished yourself, community service, volunteer work, hobbies, interests, etc.
We are a suburban, residential community of 16,000 residents with a daytime population of 22,000, located 13 miles south of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Our school system is highly rated and the city of Middleburg Heights provides quality city services to our residents.
The salary range for this position is $48.36 - $64.46/hour and includes an excellent benefit package with health care coverage.
Submit requested information (see above cover letter and info document) to: Judi Stupka (Administrative Assistant to the Mayor) at email@example.com.
Application materials accepted until May 5, 2017.