Director of Law Enforcement Services
The Director of Law Enforcement Services provides overall leadership and plans, evaluates, recommends, implements, controls, and directs the police service functions of the Department under the broad direction provided by applicable laws, policies, ordinances, rules, and regulations adopted by the Village, the State of Illinois, or other authorities. The Director of Law Enforcement Services ensures accountability within the Department and to the community. The Director of Law Enforcement Services, commonly referred to as Chief of Police, reports to the Village Manager and is a member of the Village Manager’s leadership team.
A minimum of ten (10) years of related experience, preferably
in a community of comparable stature along with a minimum
of five (5) years of increasingly responsible senior level management experience in a law enforcement agency. A bachelor’s degree in criminal
justice, management, public/business administration, public administration, or related field is required. A master’s degree in a related field, or law degree, is strongly preferred.
740 Hillgrove Avenue
Western Springs , IL 60558
The employee application and recruitment brochure are available online at wsprings.com/jobs or at the Village Hall. Please submit application, cover letter, references, and resume to email@example.com or to Daisy Chavez, Assistant to the Village Manager, Village of Western Springs, 740 Hillgrove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558.
Qualified and interested candidates should apply by November 18, 2022.
The Village of Western Springs is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We seek the best qualified people to join our team. The Village of Western Springs policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability or any other legally protected status in accordance with the requirements of local, state, and federal law.