Police Chief-City of Alice (TX)

The City of Alice, Texas, with a population of almost 20,000 and a trade population of over 80,000, is the county seat of Jim Wells County. Strategically located 44 miles west of Corpus Christi, Alice is intersected by U. S. Highway 281 and State Highways 44 and 359.


Alice is a Home Rule city with a council-manager form of government. The City Council appoints a professional City Manager who leads the organization and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all departments. The City seeks a highly competent, visionary, and energetic leader who will be engaged and invested in the Alice community to become the next Police Chief.

This position requires an associate’s degree or a minimum of 60 college credit hours, a minimum of five years of experience in senior-level command positions, and a minimum of three years of management experience in a civil service and collective bargaining environment with a similar or larger sized department. Experience in patrol, traffic, and criminal investigations is also required. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.

The ideal candidate should be a graduate of an advanced law enforcement leadership program such as the FBI National Academy, the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, or the Police Executive Research Forum’s (PERF) Senior Management Institute for Police. The new Police Chief must be licensed as a Texas Police Officer or obtain licensing within 12-months of employment. Bilingual ability in Spanish is desired, and the new Police Chief will be expected to learn basic conversational Spanish. The annual salary for this position is $100,000.

Please apply online at http://bit.ly/SGROpenRecruitments

For more information on this position contact:
Price Robinson, Senior Vice President