West Linn, Oregon, is located approximately 10 miles south of Portland along the Willamette River in Clackamas County. Bordered by the beautiful Willamette and Tualatin rivers, farmland, and natural areas, West Linn is known as the “city of hills, trees, and rivers,” where residents enjoy scenic views of the Willamette Falls and Mount Hood and are close to many of Oregon’s greatest attractions, such as the Cascade Mountains, Oregon Wine Country, the Columbia River Gorge, and the Oregon Coast. The City has a total area of approximately 8 square miles, a population of about 26,000, and a median household income of $111,042. Consistently ranked as one of the safest and most desirable places to live in Oregon, West Linn offers outstanding schools, quality of life, and unbeatable regional attractions.
West Linn’s Police Chief reports to the City Manager and is a member of the City of West Linn (City) management team that provides leadership to the overall operation of the City. This position creates a diverse and inclusive Department to meet the needs of a diverse and inclusive community. This position leads the West Linn Police Department to provide the community with patrol and emergency response, crime prevention and investigation, animal control, code enforcement, community engagement and education, special needs assistance like mental health, domestic violence, and substance abuse, records and information maintenance, and other related police functions. Functions will be reviewed and may be adjusted periodically by the City Manager to ensure continuity and efficacy.
Please visit https://esci.us/executive-recruitment/current-executive-recruitments/ for the following required documents:
West Linn Police Chief Brochure
Salary Range: $111,015–151,518 annually. Starting salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. The West Linn Police Department also includes an excellent benefits package.