The City of Sartell is accepting applications from candidates for the position of police chief. The want-ad posting opened on Tuesday, Jan. 24 and will close at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6.
Earlier this month, current Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes announced he will retire March 31. The city hopes to have a new chief in place who could start in April.
The following are qualifications for the position:
A bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or in a related field.
Extensive experience (six years or more) experience in law enforcement with previous supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Upon hiring, applicant must have a Peace Officer Standards and Training license; Incident Command System minimum requirements of IS100, 200, 300, 400, 700 or their equivalent; and certification through FEMA within two years of being hired.
Candidates must also meet and maintain all POST Board mandated certifications and medical requirements, an ability to maintain permanent 30-minute response time to the Public Safety Facility (police department).
The overall duties are to perform complex professional work planning, organizing and to administer daily police operations; to schedule and assign personnel and equipment; to prepare and present directives and reports; to develop training programs and related work as apparent or assigned.
The work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the Sartell city administrator. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the police department.
The salary range for the position is $106,109 to $137,048, with full benefits.
If there are any questions, address them to Sartell City Administrator Anna Gruber at 320-258-7306 or at Anna.Gruber@sartellmn.com.