The City of Fullerton, CA (population 140,000) is a dynamic city with a vibrant downtown located in Orange County, approximately 25 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles and 11 miles northwest of Santa Ana. The City is now seeking a strong, steady, and experienced leader to serve as its next Chief of Police. The annual salary range for the incoming Police Chief is open and dependent upon qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Fred Freeman at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: May 8, 2017.
The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Police Science, Law, Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field, and have eight (8) years of recent, continuous, progressively responsible municipal police service experience, including three (3) years at the Captain level in an organization comparable to Fullerton in terms of the scope of activity. A master’s degree or some completed graduate level coursework in a related field is preferred. Possession of a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Management Certificate is required, as is a valid Class C California Driver’s License and acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position. Candidates must be able to work flexible and extended hours to accommodate City needs and must successfully pass a POST pre-employment screening process. The City of Fullerton’s Conflict of Interest Code requires that the Chief of Police file financial disclosure statements in accordance with state and local laws.