Deputy Police Chief-City of Roanoke (VA)

Date Posted: February 9, 2024

Employer: City of Roanoke




The City of Roanoke is seeking a Deputy Police Chief to direct and coordinate the protective service and administrative tasks for the Operations or Services divisions of the Police Department. The designation of Deputy Chief is conferred by the Police Chief and retention of designation is at the pleasure of the Chief. Permanent rank held by department members is retained with accompanying privileges and protection of that rank. Work may involve an element of personal danger. Plans, directs and coordinates the activities of a major police division such as Operations or Services. Meets and confers with government officials, community groups, special agencies, and the public to provide information on Police activities. Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, with a major in social or police science or related field; five to ten years experience and/or training in police work and supervision; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a valid appropriate driver's license. Must be a Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officer at the time of application or possess the ability to attain such certification within one year of employment.


The City of Roanoke is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AA/M/F/Disability Employer.


To elevate the performance of the organization, we are committed to respecting, celebrating, and embracing the collective mixture of differences and similarities between our employees as a rich tapestry. Our behaviors will demonstrate open communication, and we will seek opportunities to learn, recognizing and rewarding actions that promote acceptance while suspending judgment. By doing this, we will foster an inclusive, open work environment that delivers excellent service and creates a more vibrant and inviting community.


This is an exempt position.


Closing Date/Time Fri. 03/15/24 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary $81,545.00 - $163,437.04 Annually

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