Police Chief-City of High Point (NC)

Date Posted: August 18, 2023

Employer: City of High Point


The Position
The City of High Point is seeking its next Police Chief. The High Point Police Department (HPPD) is doing fantastic work in a recovering pandemic environment during staffing challenges, evidenced by a reduction in the City’s violent crime rate, despite an overall national increase in violent crime rates.

HPPD is well-known for building relationships, delivering dynamic and innovative programs, and community engagement. HPPD recently launched the Improving Police and Community Teamwork program. This program enables officers to enhance their communication and continue building relationships throughout the community.

The Police Chief will report to the City Manager. Leadership and employee development are the foundations on which the HPPD is built. If you are an energetic, resilient, strategic leader who wants to lead a team of highly motivated officers and civilians and do rewarding work, join the City of High Point’s team.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in the field of law enforcement, public administration, or related areas and extensive progressively responsible experience in delivering police services. Additionally, a minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience; and at least 5 years of strong technical and leadership experience in command or upper management of a public law enforcement agency. Excellent communication and synthesizing skills are required, as well as strong interpersonal skills, technological literacy, strong knowledge of project management principles, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in the field of law enforcement, public administration, or related areas.

Must possess or obtain a valid NC driver’s license and be willing to obtain other related certifications and licensures required.

Compensation and Benefits
The expected hiring range is $127,000 – $175,000, depending on qualifications.

The City of High Point offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.

• Basic Life and AD&D
• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Optional Benefits: Vision, Accident, Auto, Critical Illness, Disability, Homeowners, ID Theft, Legal, and Life
• Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by Raftelis at jobs.crelate.com. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. The position will be open until filled with a first review of applications beginning September 15, 2023.

For more information, please visit: https://jobs.crelate.com/portal/raftelis/job/tdwhqa98cpo3pjjbjrc5m3eh9r?crt=1692278825743

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