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City of Haskell

General Information


Job title: Chief of Police
Job location: Haskell, TX 79521 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 04/18/14
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary depending on qualifications. Benefit package includes TMRS, health insurance after 180 days, (TML), sick leave, vacation leave and holiday pay.

Job Classification

Job Category:Police

Job Description

Job description:
The City of Haskell is looking for a Chief of Police with a proven track record and strong credentials in law enforcement. The candidate should have strong communications, public relations and leadership skills. The Chief of Police plans, organizes and directs the City's Police Department functions-including patrol, traffic, criminal investigations and related activities. The City of Haskell’s Chief of Police is a working Chief who is required to work shifts.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
The prospective candidate must have diverse exposure to all aspects of municipal law enforcement with experience and competency in management and direction of police personnel, policy and procedure development, administration and program implementation.
The Chief will be a key member of the City's management team and will require excellent communications skills, the ability to perform well under pressure and the ability to develop and maintain credibility and trust with the city staff, community and other law enforcement agencies. The Chief must be a decisive leader who is willing to collaborate with the staff while remaining responsible and accountable for final decisions. The Chief must have highly developed professional knowledge and skills, maturity of judgment, strong personal leadership, high ethical standards and the ability to communicate effectively with the organization and community.

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