Police Chief

Valley City, North Dakota
Depends on experience
Dec 28, 2016
Jan 18, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Summary of Job Description: Incumbent is responsible for performing administrative and supervisory work in planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of the Police Department. The City of Valley City currently employs thirteen police  department personnel. The Chief of Police is under the supervision of the City Administrator. A copy of the full job description is available.

Duties include:  directing the overall operation of the Police Department; coordinating the overall planning and direction of the Police Department; coordinating relations between the Department and other agencies; preparing the budget for the Department; serving as a code enforcer; and, providing assistance by serving as a backup when necessary for Police Officers.

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, or a related field and five years of progressively responsible experience as a police officer; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Community Profile: Valley City is a scenic community that has plenty to experience all year, including outstanding education opportunities with a top rated university, many bridges and parks, incredible outdoor recreation, and unique shopping and dining.

Our city offers its own municipal utilities, including electric with an operating budget of $15 million. The 2010 population was 6,585. During the fall 2016 semester, the Valley City State University headcount was 1,452 students. Valley City is located on interstate I-94, and is only one hour away from the largest city in North Dakota.

Salary: Salary depends on experience.  Great benefit package.  

Applications: Applications will be accepted through Friday, January 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  Submit your job application with three references, resume, authorization to release information to etufte@valleycity.us; or mail to City of Valley City, PO Box 390, Valley City, ND 58072.