The progressive community of Sebastopol, with a population of approximately 8,000 residents, is located just one hour north of San Francisco in the wine country of western Sonoma County. Set amid gently rolling, redwood-studded hills, Sebastopol boasts a friendly small-town vibe infused with an international consciousness, a robust cultural scene, farm-to-table organic food and wine, and easy access to the endless recreational options of the Russian River. The Sebastopol Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency composed of 14 sworn peace officers, seven non-sworn support staff and a Police Technician. With a budget of $4.2 million, the department is organized into three divisions: Administration, Operations, and Technical and Support Services, and is managed by a Police Chief who is assisted by a Police Lieutenant. Sebastopol is seeking an experienced professional who is capable of moving the department forward in its pursuit of community policing as a philosophy, management style, and an organizational strategy that promotes police and community partnerships. Bachelor’s degree; and/or two years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience that would allow the selected candidate to perform the functions of the position are required. Salary range is from $121,808 to $148,073 DOQE with generous benefits including CalPERS 3%@55 for Classic Members or 2.7%@57 for PEPRA Members.
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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.