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Police Captain

Miamisburg, Ohio



Miami Township

Police Department

2660 Lyons Road

Miamisburg, OH 45342

Phone: 937-433-2301





Salary: $69,899.36 - $80,604.81

Population: approx 29,000

Sworn Officers: 41

Application Deadline: 9/29/14





Miami Township (Montgomery County), Ohio Police Department



Miami Township Police is accepting resumes from those who would like to join our team of dedicated public safety professionals.  Miami Township, population is approximately 29,000 (unincorporated area) 51,000 combined, and is 5 miles south of Dayton, Ohio.  Our thriving township boasts a diverse business climate, mixed housing stock and exceptional schools.  We have the authorize strength of 41 officers that covers an area of 20.87 miles. The Police Department is in the process of accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.


The selected candidates will join the Chief in supervising subordinate supervisors who direct employees in the Operations or Administrative and Support Services components of the department.




  • Applicants must have a minimum of five years’ service in law enforcement supervision at the level of sergeant or above.

  • They must hold an associate’s degree or higher or working on undergraduate degree with two years of course completion; demonstrate completion of two years of job-related college courses or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • They must have a valid Ohio driver’s license and current Ohio peace officer training certification.

Preferred Qualifications are experience in CALEA and experience in facilitating CALEA certification, familiar with police budgets, experience in restructuring of agency, experience in handling payroll, and a proven leader.


Miami Township recognizes only degrees granted from a university or college if the degree granting institution is accredited.  The organization that granted the accreditation must have been officially approved as an accrediting agency by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.



The Miami Township Police Captain pay range:


$69,899.36 to $80,604.81 and includes an outstanding benefits package.


Starting pay will be offered based on knowledge, skills and experience.



The qualification process will include oral interviews and an assessment center conducted by an independent law enforcement consulting firm.  The Township reserves the right to include other standard screening steps as deemed necessary – to include review of past work performance, a background investigation, truth verification, psychological testing, physical and drug screening and the like.


The Police Chief of Miami Township in consultation with the township administrator reserve the right to interview any applicant who has met all qualifications.  Miami Township reserves the right to hire any of the top three candidates.   Hiring will be determined on several factors.  Evaluations from an independent law enforcement consulting firm, recommendations from the interview board, academic background and prior work experience including but not related to.



Interested individuals should submit an application, available on the Miami Township website - accompanied by a letter of interest outlining their experiences in the preferred qualifications and a brief resume articulating their education, related work experience, achievements, awards and the like, to:


Ronald L. Hess, Chief of Police

Miami Township Police Department

2660 Lyons Road

Miamisburg, OH 45342



Application Deadline:


September 29, 2014


Up to six candidates will move forward to an assessment center that will be on October 18, 2014.


Applications will not be accepted electronically.  In accordance with Ohio public records law, the identity of applicants and application materials cannot be considered confidential.











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