TOWN OF MONTEREY
HELP WANTED: CHIEF OF POLICE

The town of Monterey (pop 957; $4.8 million budget) seeks a responsible and experienced law enforcement professional for the full-time position of Police Chief. Applicants must be certified as a police officer by the Mass. Municipal Police Training Council. This is a working Chief position with both patrol and administrative duties. The successful candidate must possess a proven record of community and organizational leadership; outstanding executive management skills; have thorough knowledge of police administration; support 21st century policing principles; successful experience implementing community policing programs; and expertise in effective community relations and customer service programs. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience as a certified police officer with a minimum of five years’ command or supervisory experience. Military experience is a plus. The candidate must be 21 years of age or older; a U.S. citizen; possess a valid operator’s license and a Mass. firearms license, possess a high school diploma, and maintain current CPR/1st Responder certification. The applicant must be a graduate of the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee Basic Recruit Officer and he/she must satisfy all requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission for certification as a Police Officer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Relocation to within 15 miles of the town center within one year of appointment will be required. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume, and application to: Town Administrator, 435 Main Road, P.O. Box 308, Monterey, MA 01245 or via email to: admin@montereyma.gov. Monterey is an equal opportunity employer. Position will remain open until filled.