The town of Lunenburg, located in North Worcester County with a population of 10,939 residents, seeks qualified applicants for Chief of Police. The Chief of Police is a non-civil service position and operates under the direction of the Town Manager. The Chief is responsible for all departmental matters of policy, operations, and discipline, and exercises all lawful powers of the office under M.G.L. Chapter 41 Section 97A, the Town Charter, and town bylaws. The Chief is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, controlling & staffing all activities of the Department including a lock-up. Oversees an annual operating budget of $1.8M including, 16 FT officers, nine PT reserve sworn officers, one Animal Control Officer, and two Administrative Assistants. Responsible for enforcement of policies and procedures, rules and regulations within the department. Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, master’s degree preferred, 10 years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience, including five years in a command/supervisory role or any similar combination of education and experience. Must be compliant with the MA Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) minimum training certificate/qualifications for police officer. Must possess or have the ability to possess a MA driver’s license and a Class A License to Carry Firearms. Candidate must possess a high level of communication, community policing, and managerial skills. Salary range: $95-$110K DOQE plus competitive benefit package. Applicants must submit a resume and application to: Julie Belliveau, Assistant Town Manager/HR Director, 17 Main St., Lunenburg, MA 01462 by Thursday, July 23. EOE. Job description available on the town website: www.lunenburgma.gov.