Town of Springfield- Chief of Police
The Town of Springfield is seeking a highly qualified, progressive, community service-minded police chief with a proven record of leadership. The chief manages 17 full-time sworn officers, 6 dispatchers, 1 part-time parking enforcement officer and a full-time administrative assistant. Springfield is a full-service town with a variety of environments and resources. There is a K-12 public school system plus a regional technical center, a hospital, a state airport, a resurgent downtown, Southern State Correctional facility, Muckross State Park, and beautiful affordable houses both in-town and in rural settings.
Minimum qualifications include twelve (12) years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience with a minimum of five (5) years in a lieutenant’s capacity, or equivalent, in a municipal or state police agency. Experienced sergeants with proven leadership and administrative skills may be considered. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred. Completion of a master’s degree and leadership training at institutions such as the FBI National Academy are desirable. Must have, or obtain within one year, Level III Vermont law enforcement certified police officer status.
The Town of Springfield offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Prospective candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and three (3) professional references to Town of Springfield, 96 Main Street, Springfield, VT 05156, Donna Hall, Human Resources, or email those items to email@example.com by June 17, 2019. A full job description is available on the town’s website springfieldvt.govoffice2.com under Job Openings. Equal Opportunity Employer