Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Chief. The Township is located in a beautiful section of the Bethlehem-Allentown suburbs, and is financially stable. The Chief manages a department of 19 FT/2 PT sworn officers and 6 civilian employees. The Township has a population of 13,500 (40,000 daytime) with 11 square miles and a police budget of approximately $2.3 million. The current Chief has retired after 25 years as Chief; he/she works under the direction of the Township Manager, and plans, organizes, supervises all functions of the Police Department to include patrol, investigations, and administration. The person must be community-focused and have the leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to maintain and advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional, and innovative police agency.
Applicants must possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience, and have demonstrated, executive potential with at least fifteen years of law enforcement experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a command position. The candidate must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification, or be capable of becoming certified. The salary range is $100-110,000 with an excellent benefit package; exact salary will depend on qualifications/experience.
Deadline for applications is noon, July 26, 2019. Applicants should send cover letter and resume, including salary history/expectations all in one attachment to email@example.com.