Assistant Chief of Police
Located north of Dallas, Celina is one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas. Its 78 square miles, including 47 miles within the city limits, gives Celina the second-largest geographical footprint in North Texas’ rapidly growing Collin County. The city is situated among several regional corridors, including the North Dallas and Sam Rayburn tollways, as well as Preston Road, providing it with geographic, economic, and demographic advantages for growth and opportunity.
The Celina Chief of Police reports to the City Manager and oversees 47 sworn officers and four non-sworn personnel. The Celina Assistant Chief of Police serves as the operational manager for the police department, responsible for its direction and leadership. This position reports directly to the Chief of Police and oversees daily operations, including emergency management plans, records management, and operational/legal compliance with various federal, state, and local laws and statutes.
The City of Celina seeks a highly ethical, passionate, and approachable servant leader committed to building a positive culture within the Police Department to be their next Assistant Chief of Police.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major coursework in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field, as well as ten (10) years of progressively responsible municipal policing experience, including a minimum of two (2) years in a Police Command/Executive capacity (Lieutenant or above). Current certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), or a similar certification from another state with the ability to obtain TCOLE certification within one (1) year of hire is also required (Master TCOLE certification preferred). A valid Texas driver’s license or ability to obtain such within 60 days of employment.
The salary range for this position is $128,000 – $135,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
Please apply online
First Review of Applications – November 27, 2022
For more information on this position contact:
Larry Boyd, Senior Vice President
Celina, TX 75009