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Chief of Police

College of the Mainland
Texas City, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 28, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Chief of Police

Contract Length
12 months

Class Summary

Responsible for managing the public safety function of the College by prioritizing and assigning work, coordinating internal activities with the community and external agencies, developing community service events, preparing correspondence and community reports, developing collaborative efforts and meeting with public officials.

Candidates Eligible to Apply

Position Type
Exempt Staff

Employment Status
Full Time

Position Funding Type

Posting Detail Information

Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Associate Degree or higher from and accredited institution.

Five (5) or more years experience as a police supervisor.

Valid Driver’s License.

Master Peace Officer Certified in the State of Texas.

Current and in good standing TCOLE certification as a Peace Officer.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Bachelors degree.

Higher education experience.

Advance law enforcement leadership training such as Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas ( LEMIT ) or the FBI National Academy.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of:
· Supervisory principles;
· Managerial principles;
· Budgeting principles;
· Advanced law enforcement principles and procedures;
· Law enforcement administration;
· Applicable laws, rules and regulations;
· Evidence preservation and practices;
· Defensive tactics;
· Firearm usage and justification;
· First aid principles.
Skills in:
· Monitoring and evaluating employees;
· Prioritizing and assigning work;
· Maintaining budgets;
· Training employees;
· Conducting highly sensitive investigations;
· Interpreting and applying laws, rules and regulations;
· Analyzing complex and stressful situations;
· Using firearms;
· Using defensive tactics;
· Conducting interviews and interrogations;
· Maintaining personal control;
· Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the
general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work

Preferred Knowledge & Skills


Licensing/Certification Requirements

· Valid driver’s license.
· Valid peace officer’s license.
· Current on TCOLE training units.

Job Duties

·Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff are trained; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.
· Coordinates internal activities with the community and external agencies.
· Supervises the review of police reports, records, and inspections.
· Prepares security notices and other documents; maintains contact with local law enforcement
· Develops and enforces department policies and procedures.
· Develops and administers the department budget.
· Supervises and participates in special or highly sensitive investigations.
· Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
· The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific
position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Physical Requirements

Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to chemicals, vibrations, fumes, odors, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises and travel.

Minimum Salary Range

Mid Point Salary Range

Maximum Salary Range

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date

Posting Will Be Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.

EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (1 of 3)
  4. TCOLE Personal Status Report
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  3. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)
  4. Licensure/Certification

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