The City of Worthington, Ohio, is seeking a progressive management professional for the position of Police Chief. This is a highly responsible managerial position that administers all police functions including the protection of life and property, apprehension of criminals, community relations, and enforcement of local ordinances and state and federal laws and regulations. Work involves budgeting, handling public and media relations, managing facilities and equipment, and establishing policies, procedures and general orders. The Police Chief also serves as liaison with the community and community groups and other law enforcement agencies.
To apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and detailed resume to Management Partners, ATTN: Gregory Horn, Special Advisor at email@example.com.
Applications/resumes are encouraged to be submitted by July 12, 2019 to be given the utmost consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Resumes for this position are public records and subject to inspection.
The City of Worthington is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or other related field within one year of appointment; master’s degree preferred. Progressively responsible senior law enforcement management experience as a lieutenant or above. Experience with a municipal police department is preferred. Certification from the Ohio Certified Law Enforcement Executive (CLEE) program, the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, or other law enforcement executive leadership course of studies is preferred. Certified as a law enforcement officer by the Ohio Peace Officer’s Training Commission within six months of appointment.
Additional Salary Information: Wages offered will ultimately be commensurate with the skills, experience and educational qualifications of the successful candidate.
About City of Worthington, Ohio
Worthington was settled in 1803 as the earliest planned community in Ohio. Today, Worthington is a vibrant city known for its high quality City services and responsiveness to citizen requests and concerns. Worthington is a strong suburban community in the vibrant Columbus, Ohio region, ideally located at the northern crossroads of I-270, I-71 & State Route 315, with easy access to, from and around the central Ohio region. Worthington’s close knit neighborhoods, tree lined streets and walkability add to the appeal of the City of Worthington for residents and businesses. The Worthington School District serves approximately 9,500 students living in and near Worthington. The Worthington Schools are ranked as one of the top districts in the State of Ohio. In addition, Worthington Libraries has been recognized as the National Library of the Year and is continually praised and recognized for its excellence.The City of Worthington is a Council-Manager form of government. The Council appoints the City Manager, who has the administrative authority and operational responsibilities of the City.