Village of Ashwaubenon, WI
Director of Public Safety
The Village of Ashwaubenon is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Public Safety. The Ashwaubenon Department of Public Safety is a fully integrated system whereby all sworn personnel perform the functions of law enforcement, fire service, and EMT/Paramedic.
On an annual basis, the Department averages 18,500 police calls, 1,600 rescue calls of which about one-half are advance life support (ALS) calls, and 267 fire calls of which less than one-third are working stills. Many working stills are manufacturing based.
The Director of Public Safety acts as the chief administrative officer over police, fire, and emergency medical services and works under the general guidance and direction of the Village Manager. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong commitment to applying a progressive and creative approach to law enforcement and utilization of technological strategies for problem solving. Well-qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate past successes in building relationships, both internally and externally and the ability to inspire change through trust and cooperation.
The position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Public Administration or closely related field from an accredited college or university (Master�s Degree preferred), in addition to ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience within a public safety organization or police agency, five (5) of which are considered command-level administration positions.
Interested and qualified candidates may review the job description and apply by September 30, 2019 through our online application process: