|JOB POSTING December 18, 2020
Position: Chief of Police (Type B department) Provisional or Transfer/Reinstatement Appointment
Job Location: Webster, NY 1000 Ridge Road, Webster, NY 14580
Salary Range: $131,800 to $151,570
Apply By: January 15, 2021***
The Town of Webster, NY seeks qualified applicants for the position of Chief of Police of the Webster Police Department. Candidates must be eligible for Civil Service appointment to the competitive class positions of Chief of Police for a Type B department. The ideal candidate will have impeccable character and integrity with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. They will be deeply committed to serving and interacting with the community.
The Webster Police Department is accredited by the New York State Law Enforcement Council. It has a budget of $4.1 million and a staff of 41 (34 sworn, 7 civil). Annually it responds to 38,000 calls for service. The department is composed of the Patrol, Criminal Investigations and Administrative sections. It is also responsible for the management of the Webster Special Police Unit.
***Important Notice: interested candidate must ALSO apply with Monroe County Civil Service to take the March 6, 2021 Police Chief (Type B) examination or otherwise prove they are eligible for Civil Service transfer or reinstatement to the position. Exam application deadline with Civil Service is January 12, 2021***
Position Summary: Chief of Police is a highly visible, administrative position involving direct responsibility for all police functions in the Webster Police Department. The duties of Chief of Police are performed in accordance with policies and objectives established by the Webster Town Board. The position is responsible for planning and directing law enforcement activities. Independent judgment is allowed for maintaining high standards of performance. The Chief of Police reports directly to and works under the general supervision of the Town Supervisor. General supervision is exercised over sworn and civilian staff.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus twenty-four (24) months of permanent competitive status in an organized police department in the position of Police Lieutenant or higher rank in a town, village, city police department or county sheriff’s office in the State of New York, or the New York State Police.
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Background Checking: Applicants will be subject to an extensive background investigation. Applicants may be required to authorize access to educational, financial, employment, criminal history, mental health records and/or other records. Screenings may include but not limited to, fingerprinting, psychological testing, credit history check and/or polygraph examination prior to appointment.
The Town of Webster is an equal opportunity employer.
For more information, please visit: https://www.ci.webster.ny.us/396/Job-Opportunities