Police Chief-Glynn County (GA)

Glynn County is seeking an innovative, contemporary law enforcement professional as the next Police Chief. This position reports directly to the County Manager and the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners. The Police Chief will report to the County Manager regarding the day-to-day operations of the department, and will report to the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the overall direction of the department. The position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all activities and policies of the Police Department, to include activities involving department services, budget administration, long/short range planning, training issues, political issues, administrative functions and interactions with the public and other law enforcement entities.


Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or closely related field from an accredited college or university is preferred; supplemented by ten (10) years of progressively responsible law enforcement managerial and leadership experience in a wide range of law enforcement activity in a comparably sized or larger organization; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Specialized leadership education, such as the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP), FBI National Academy, or the Southern Police Institute is preferred. Must obtain the Georgia P.O.S.T. Peace Officer certification within one year of employment. Must have a valid Georgia’s driver’s license (or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment).

Salary is commensurate with experience within the hiring range of $100,573—$134,101. Placement within the range will be based upon the selected candidate’s qualifications. In addition to a competitive salary, Glynn County offers an excellent benefit package.

Interested individuals must complete the Glynn County online application at http://glynncounty.org/jobs.aspx by March 19, 2021. In addition, applicants must submit a compelling cover letter, comprehensive résumé highlighting related background, education and experience, three (3) professional references, and three years of salary history to the Glynn County Human Resources Department by the application deadline. An electronic version of all submittals should be sent to jobs@glynncounty-ga.gov. For more details on this excellent opportunity, please review the Police Chief Recruitment Brochure.

Please direct all questions to:
Orah L. Reed, Human Resources Director
Glynn County Board of Commissioners
Human Resources Department
W. Harold Pate Courthouse Annex
1725 Reynolds Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
912-554-7170 (office)