Closes at midnight (PT) on: Sunday, February 21, 2021
Situated between Northern California’s Bay Area and Sacramento regions, Manteca enjoys a favorable location 75 miles southeast of San Francisco and 60 miles south of Sacramento. Home to a current population of nearly 85,000, the city is transitioning from a farming town to an increasingly desirable family-friendly bedroom community. The Manteca Police Department is supported by 109 positions (76 sworn) and a FY20-21 operating budget of just under $20 million.
Manteca seeks a forward-thinking, solutions-oriented leader grounded in community policing. The ideal candidate will treat crime and quality of life issues with equal importance and encourage non-traditional approaches to crime prevention and suppression. The Chief must also display a genuine concern for people in the organization as well as the community. Competitive candidates will offer education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and extensive municipal policing experience, including five years of supervisory/management experience with at least two years as a Deputy Police Chief/Captain or equivalent. Master’s degree and/or completion of executive-level training desirable.
Salary range is $177,559 - $ 215,838 and supplemented by generous benefits. Closing date: Sunday, February 21, 2021.