Chief of Police – Kernersville, NC

Chief of Police


Kernersville, NC



The Town Of Kernersville, In Triad NC, Seeks A Patient And Genuine Law Enforcement Leader To Serve As Its Next Chief Of Police. The Next Chief Will Immerse Him/herself In An Actively Engaged Community Which Highly Values And Appreciates Its Police Department. The Chief Will Manage The Department’s Budget Of $10.4 Million And Oversee A Staff Of 90 (71 Sworn Officers, 19 Non-sworn).

Qualifications: The Town Seeks A Law Enforcement Leader With A Minimum Of 10 Years Of Progressive Law Enforcement Experience And 5-7 Years Of Cross-functional And Progressively Responsible Experience Including Administrative And Command Work At Rank Of Captain Or Higher. A BA/BS Degree Is Required. Executive Law Enforcement Training (e.g. FBI National Academy, SMIP, FBI LEEDA, Administrative Officers Management Program, Etc.) Is Preferred. Candidates Must Have Current Certification As A Municipal Or Local Government Law Enforcement Officer By His/her Respective State Or With No More Than A Three-year Break In Full-time Sworn Service At Time Of Appointment. NC Law Does Not Recognize Nor Have A Reciprocal Relationship With Federal Law Enforcement Certification. A Valid NC Driver’s License Is Required Or The Ability To Obtain A Valid NC Driver’s License Within 60 Days Of Relocating To NC. Refer To The Full Job Posting Via The Link Below For Information On Transfers.

Salary And Benefits: The Anticipated Hiring Range For The Chief Is $109,416 – $120,000. The Town Offers A Comprehensive Benefits Package. Residency Within The Town Limits Is Preferred But Not Required. An Acceptable Response Time To After-hours Emergencies Is Required.

To Apply, Please Visit Https:// And Click On The Chief Of Police – Town Of Kernersville, NC Title. All Applications Must Be Submitted Online Via The Developmental Associates Application Portal – NOT The Town Employment Application Portal, Nor Any Other External Website; It Is Not Sufficient To Send Only A Resume. Resumes And Cover Letters Must Be Uploaded With The Application. Applicants Must Apply By April 6, 2023. Successful Semi-finalists Will Be Invited To Participate In Virtual Interviews And Skill Evaluation On May 4-5, 2023. Candidates Should Reserve These Dates Should They Be Invited To Participate. All Inquiries Should Be Emailed To [email protected]. The Town Of Kernersville Is An EOE. This Process Is Being Managed By Developmental Associates, LLC.


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