Police Chief for City of Huntington, WV. Requires individual with extensive background in law enforcement, demonstrated leadership and management ability. Proven track record of collaboration with community leaders and regional, state and federal law enforcement agencies. Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or related field, including previous command experience; master’s degree preferable. Responsible for administering Department budget of 13.1 million and providing direction for 111 sworn and 15 civilian personnel. Salary negotiable. Valid driver’s license.

The Huntington Police Department was named the Law Enforcement Agency of the Year for 2011 and 2012 by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia and is in the self-assessment phase of obtaining national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

The City of Huntington is located along the banks of the Ohio River, spanning approximately 18 square miles and has a population of 49,160 with culturally and economically diverse residents. Home to Marshall University, Huntington is a thriving metropolitan area within easy driving distance to any other small towns and rural communities. Its size and location within the Tri- State make it the industrial and economic center of southern West Virginia and a medical, commercial, educational and cultural hub.

Send resume to: HR Director, P. O. Box 1659, Huntington, WV, 25717, by 05-16-14. EOE/M/F/H

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