City of Delavan is recruiting for a Police Chief to join their team.  This is a full-time exempt position that oversees the operations and activities of the Police department that serves the City of Delavan and Village of Darien; administers and monitors department budget; develops long- and short-term goals; establishes policies, procedures and operations for the department; provides technical guidance, performance coaching and evaluations for subordinate personnel; coordinates aspects of the hiring of personnel including testing, interviewing and background investigations; handles disciplinary actions; ensures proper training and certification of departmental personnel; receives and investigates inquiries or complaints from the public regarding police conduct or performance; takes appropriate action as needed; prepares and reviews crime and accident reports and activity and analyzes data for trends throughout the City; manages major crime scenes and police activities; supervises internal police investigations; and serves as department liaison with the business community, schools, and other community stakeholders.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, or related field and extensive experience in management of municipal law enforcement work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Possess and retain the ability to lawfully possess a firearm.  Possess and maintain Certification required by the Department of Justice Division of The Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.  Successful completion of Wisconsin Law Enforcement Command College within 1 year of hire if required.  Valid State of Wisconsin driver’s license.

Residency: Candidate to reside within a 5-mile radius of the City of Delavan Corporate Limits or to establish residence within one year of date of appointment as Chief of Police.

Salary Range: $73,214.70 to $95,179.15, starting salary is dependent on qualifications. Competitive benefit package including Wisconsin retirement, health insurance, vacation time, and sick leave.

How to Apply:  Submittal of a resume along with a completed application is mandatory.  Initial review of applications will commence on September 4, 2018; submittal of applications by 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2018 is encouraged.   Application (and detailed position profile) available M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm at:

Delavan City Hall

123 S. Second Street

Delavan, WI  53115 or

Online at www.ci.delavan.wi.us

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