Police Chief, Town of Fort Mill
Position Category: Police
Supervises subordinate officers and staff through the chain of command; hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel. Responds to inquiries from the public, other town staff, and other governmental agencies; investigates and recommends appropriate response to complaints concerning department personnel and activities. Assists with major criminal investigations. Assumes command of major and high-profile crime scenes and/or emergency situations.
Supervises and participates in the development and administration of the Police Department budget; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures. Receives, reviews, prepares, and/or submits a variety of records and reports. Participates in law enforcement duties as necessary, including responding to calls for assistance, apprehending and arresting suspects, collecting evidence, maintaining law and order, etc.
Develops department short and long-term goals and objectives; develops and implements department policies and procedures. Performs a variety of public and media relations duties in order to establish and maintain community trust; represents the department at public meetings and events. Coordinates with other town departments regarding matters of public safety; assists in coordinating inter-jurisdictional matters; keeps the Mayor and Town Manager informed of relevant police situations.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.
Dependent upon qualifications.
How to apply:
Please submit a resume to the Town of Fort Mill Human Resources Department by email to: email@example.com
. The job description can be found on the Town of Fort Mill website
under Departments - Human Resources - Employment Opportunities.
The Town of Fort Mill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.