The vibrant, family-friendly City of Gilroy, with a population of over 55,000, is located approximately 25 miles south of San Jose. The city’s peaceful residential setting, award winning parks and recreational opportunities, excellent schools and easy access to the entire Bay Area has made Gilroy one of the most affordable and fastest growing communities in southern Santa Clara County. The Police Department, with 68 sworn and 37 professional staff and a budget of over $25 million, is divided into three divisions: Field Operations (Patrol); Special Operations (Investigations & Specialty Units/Teams/Policy/Training/Hiring/Legal Issues); and Administration (Records/Communications/Budget) each managed by a Police Captain. The selected candidate will be participative and collaborative as this Department truly operates as a team, and emotional intelligence will be just as necessary as technical competence to be successful. Bachelor’s degree and ten years of sworn law enforcement experience with a minimum of two years as a Police Sergeant required as well as both P.O.S.T. Advanced and Supervisory certificates within one year of appointment. Salary range is $148,620 to $198,192 (with an additional increase of 3% approved for July 1, 2020) with excellent benefits.
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Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity. Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.