Public Safety Director-City of Long Branch (NJ)

Located in Monmouth County, on the Jersey Shore, the City of Long Branch is a diverse community, with popular summer tourism, and has a growing economic development initiative throughout the City. The City itself has about 30,000 residents and nine schools. This diverse community includes a large Portuguese, Brazilian, and Hispanic population. Long Branch has a long unique history of being a popular destination for 7 Presidents and continues to be a popular destination today with such attractions as the Oceanfest Fourth of July Fireworks and summer concerts.

The City of Long Branch is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Public Safety. The successful candidate will oversee the administration, regulation and discipline of the City’s Police Department with an authorized strength of 92 sworn officers, Fire Department having a combined 9 volunteer companies and 1 career fire company with 22 paid firefighters, and the Office of Emergency Management.

Candidates must possess a minimum of 5 years executive level experience in a governmental police department, fire department or other entity responsible for providing public safety services. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major/ concentration in Police Science, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Emergency Management, Public Administration or closely related fields is preferred. Advanced specialized education/ certification such as completion of the FBI National Academy, New Jersey Chiefs of Police Command and Leadership and/or Northeastern University Community and Leadership preferred. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The City of Long Branch offers a full range of health and retirement benefits, including a variety of medical, dental and prescription plans, a pension and /or 457b deferred compensation retirement plan and much more. Candidates interested in this exciting career opportunity should submit their letter of interest, comprehensive resume, professional references and salary requirements to: Tara Okros, Personnel Officer, City of Long Branch, 344 Broadway, Long Branch NJ 07740 or Email: tokros@longbranch.org. Closing date – September 30, 2020.

To apply online please visit: https://www.longbranch.org/jobs/274/