Springfield, 104 miles south of Portland, is a home rule charter city with a council-manager form of government and 59,403 residents. The Police Department is comprised of 123 FTE’s and has a total FY 2013 budget of $19.7 million, including the 100 bed municipal jail. The Department is well supported by the community as evidenced by the passage of a General Operating Levy in 2002, since renewed in 2006 and 2012.
The next Police Chief has been described as a visionary leader and strong manager with significant experience yet open to new ideas and capable of taking a high performing department to the next level. Bachelor’s degree in related field and 7-10 years of management experience required. Hiring range is $109,699 to $127,254 DOQE with excellent benefits.
Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney
Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.
The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.
Filing deadline is September 23, 2013.