Police Chief-City of Green Bay (WI)

The City of Green Bay is seeking an experienced law enforcement administrator with exceptional interpersonal skills and progressive management experience in municipal law enforcement. The City of Green Bay is a thriving city; it is the third largest city in the State of Wisconsin and home of the Green Bay Packers.


The Green Bay Police Department has approximately 230 employees, an operating budget of $28.1 million and serves a population of approximately 105,000. The department is well-respected and recognized for a successful community policing approach, and utilizes an intelligence led/district policing model. Community engagement and fostering positive relationships is a core value and contributes to the success of the department.

The successful candidate will possess strong leadership and communication skills, as well as familiarity with the principles of community/intelligence led policing. Labor relations experience is required. Candidate should be able to demonstrate a history of successful partnerships with diverse community members and organizations, and other municipal and law enforcement departments, promoting cooperation and increased efficiency.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on April 26, 2021.

Salary is commensurate with experience up to $121,784 plus excellent fringe benefits, including health, dental, life insurance and pension. The City of Green Bay is a leader in employee health and wellness with its Health|1265 program with a goal to engage all employees in their own health and well-being.

The City is committed to a work environment and community governance that values and supports diversity and inclusion.

Note: WI Statutes require that candidates must request confidentiality if it is desired. Interview candidates may be announced publicly at the time of hire.

The City of Green Bay is an equal opportunity employer.

Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration, Sociology, or related field and a Master’s degree preferred.
Seven years of progressively responsible supervisory and managerial experience including union labor relations experience and experience in a diverse department and a diverse community.
Certified or the ability to be certified as a law enforcement officer by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Training Standards Board within one year of employment.
Graduate of F.B.I. National Academy, Senior Management Institute of Police (PERF), Southern Police Institute, Northwestern Management (long) Program, or Executive Development Institute Program (State of Wisconsin program) desired.
Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.
U.S. citizen with no felony convictions.

A combination of equivalent experience and/or education may be considered.

Must have acceptable personal and professional history as determined by successfully completing a background investigation.

For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://www.greenbaywi.gov/jobs