The Village of Antioch, Illinois, is seeking applications for the position of Chief of Police. The successful candidate will be community-focused and committed to working in partnership with community members and leaders; have leadership, management and interpersonal skills; have impeccable integrity, ethics and professionalism; demonstrate abilities in employee relations, labor relations, budget preparation and resource management. The ideal candidate will uphold the mission of the Antioch Police Department which is to provide exceptional, progressive service and protection in partnership with our community
The Chief is charged with the management, administration and general supervision of the Police Department of the Village of Antioch. The employee in this position is held strictly responsible for the general good of the department and attaining/retaining maximum efficiency/effectiveness from the personnel, equipment and facilities assigned to him. The chief is appointed by the mayor, shall be the chief executive officer of the police department, and shall be responsible for the promulgation of all policies of the police department. Position description will be required upon request.
The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or GED Equivalent. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in Criminal Justice or a related field is preferred. Graduation from the FBI’s National Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety’s School of Police Staff and Command, or related program preferred. Minimum of eight (8) years of law enforcement with a least five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience in law enforcement is required.
Salary And Benefits:
$102,045 plus or minus depending upon qualifications, as well as insurance, vacation and other benefits consistent with village-wide policies.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Village of Antioch
Attn: Lori Romine, Human Resources
874 Main Street
Antioch, IL 60002
Or email to:
Application deadline is June 19, 2020.