City of Amarillo, TX- Police Chief
The City of Amarillo sits at the crossroads of America, almost equidistant from both coasts, with a population of 199,000 residents and covering 100 square miles. Amarillo is the 14th largest city in Texas in terms of population. Amarillo is the regional center for emergency management and homeland security coordination, hospitals, medical facilities, higher education, shopping, and entertainment for the 26 counties of the upper Panhandle of Texas and communities in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and southern portions of Kansas and Colorado.
The City of Amarillo is a home rule municipality and operates under a council-manager form of government. The City of Amarillo is looking for an engaging, visionary servant leader to serve as its new Police Chief.
The chosen candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field. A master’s degree and/or advanced law enforcement education and training (FBI NA, SMIP, etc.) are preferred qualifications. A minimum of ten (10) years of law enforcement experience, with progressive supervisory experience, including three (3) years of experience as a Chief or Assistant Chief in a similarly sized or larger community, is required. Applicants must be eligible for Master Peace Officer certification through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills will be considered.
Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGROpenRecruitments
For more information on this position contact:
Larry Bell, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources