Director of Public Safety-City of Carmel-by-the-Sea (CA)

Carmel-by-the-Sea is a community founded by artists and writers where the dramatic and visual arts continue to play an important role in the cultural life of the community. The unparalleled natural beauty, the preservation of the downtown character, and beautiful beach contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. The City is seeking a Director of Public Safety who possesses a proven record of success and strong community relationships. The ideal candidate has a genuine interest in enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors alike. Candidates with a desire to be active in the community and have the ability to provide administrative and professional leadership and direction are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates have the equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in police science, public or business administration, or a related field, and seven (7) years of responsible law enforcement experience, including five (5) years of management and supervisory experience at the level of a Police Sergeant or higher. Applicants must have possession of Advanced and Management P.O.S.T. Certificates, and must have, or have the ability to obtain a valid First Aid and CPR Card.

The salary for the Director of Public Safety is $167,416 to $203,495 and placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience. The City also offers a generous benefits package.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Adele Fresé at (916) 784-9080.
Filing Deadline: January 24, 2022