The Town of Prescott Valley (pop. 45,000, 38.1 sq. mi.) is located in central Arizona, set between the scenic Mingus and Bradshaw mountain ranges in the heart of Yavapai County. Its high desert elevation (5,100 ft.) affords four seasons with mild temperatures year-round, offering a welcome alternative to the scorching heat of the Valley of the Sun to the south and the cold and snow of higher elevations to the north. Founded in 1966 and incorporated in 1978, Prescott Valley operates under the council-manager form of government. The FY 2019-20 Budget is $103.6 million (GF $42.3 million) supporting approximately 262 FTEs.
Under the general direction of the town manager, the chief of police provides leadership, management, administration, and direction for the overall operations and activities of the Prescott Valley Police Department. A bachelor's degree in police science, administration of justice, criminal justice, or closely related area, and eight years sworn supervisory/managerial level municipal law enforcement experience are required. Any combined experience and education that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered. A master's degree is preferred, and graduation from the FBI Academy or similar credential is desirable. Must possess or be able to obtain upon hire AZ P.O.S.T. certification as a law enforcement officer.
Call Andrew Gorgey at (970) 987-1238 for more information or to request a detailed brochure. The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com. Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.
Annual salary range is $112,216 to $157,081 DOQE.
Filing Deadline is August 5, 2019.