Chief of Police
The Starkville Police Department is a national and state accredited agency.
Starkville is Mississippi’s College Town, located in Oktibbeha County and home to Mississippi State University. The Starkville Police Department is staffed by 60 full-time sworn police officers, including the Chief of Police.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Work involves responsibility for the efficient operation of the Police Department by assuring that law and order are maintained, that laws and ordinances are enforced, and that measures are implemented to prevent crimes and to protect lives and property and fosters cooperative working relationships with citizen groups and other agencies on police matters.
-Medical and dental insurance -Fully paid by the City for each officer. Dependent coverage is available with the employee paying the full cost for dependent coverage.
-Life insurance—$10,000 Life insurance benefit provided for each employee with full cost paid by the City.
-PERS retirement program
-Ten (10) paid holidays per year
-Eighteen (18) days of personal leave per year
-Twelve (12) days of sick leave per year
-Fifteen (15) days of military leave per year
-Educational assistance benefits
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Criminal Justice or Police Administration or a closely related field. Eight years of progressively responsible experience law enforcement management with policy, supervisory and budgetary experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to fulfill the duties of this position. Has prior experience with an accredited department or has previously worked on accreditation status.
A Master’s Degree in Business, Criminal Justice or Police Administration or a closely related field. Graduate from the FBI National Academy or similar specialized law enforcement training. Experience as an Assistant Chief or a comparable position in an organization of a comparable size. Ten years of progressively responsible experience law enforcement management. Has prior experience with an accredited department or has previously worked on accreditation status.
101 East Lampkin Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Apply online at: http://cityofstarkville.org/jobs