Chief of Police
Morton Grove, Illinois
Morton Grove Police Department
6101 Capulina Avenue
Morton Grove, IL 60053
Sworn Officers: 68
Application Deadline: 2/28/14
The Village of Morton Grove, Illinois (Population 23,270) is seeking a highly qualified, full-time Police Chief to lead a department of 68 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees. The department has an operating budget of $9,239,568.
The Village is seeking candidates with strong proven leadership and communication skills who are forward thinking and team oriented. Customer service is a priority for the Village. The successful candidate will promote a collaborative management style and be committed to building successful partnerships within the community.
Candidates must have demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining a positive, trusting, and cooperative environment as well as fostering a culture of fairness in dealing with all employees, fellow department directors, elected officials, and the general public. The Chief of Police should have a thorough knowledge of the principles of personnel management in the public sector, including employee/labor relations experience as well as experience with recruiting, promoting, training and discipline within a civil service (Board of Fire and Police Commission) environment. Experience in collective bargaining and contract administration is important.
The Village offers a competitive benefit package with a salary range of $125,000+/- depending on qualifications and experience.
A detailed job description is included in the
recruitment brochure available on the Villageís website:
(under employment opportunities)
Resumes will not be accepted later than 4:30 pm, on February 28, 2014.
Please send a cover letter, resume and salary history for the past five years along with contact information for at least five professional references with contact information (one of which should be a direct subordinate) to:
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