Town of Seekonk
An Equal Opportunity Employer
POSITION TITLE: POLICE CHIEF
The Town of Seekonk (pop. 15,244) is seeking experienced applicants for the position of full-time Police Chief. The
Chief is expected to work approximately 40 hours per week, to maintain regular office hours, and to devote the
amount of time and energy that is reasonably necessary to faithfully perform the duties of Police Chief.
The Police Chief reports administratively to the Town Administrator, and is directly responsible to the five (5)
member Board of Selectmen. The Police Chief supervises a department of 41 career personnel including the
Deputy Chief. The Police Chief performs additional duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications include ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible law enforcement, with at least
five years of proven leadership and command experience. The Chief of Police must also have strong administrative
skills; the ability to develop department personnel through professional development and leading by example; a
proven track record of fiscal responsibility and experience with collective bargaining practices. Other responsibilities
will involve development and oversight of the budget, establishing policies, procedures and general orders.
The ideal candidate will be a proactive law enforcement professional with demonstrated experience in the skills
necessary to successfully lead a Police department and be a key member of the Town’s leadership team. Salary to
Resumes with cover letters must be submitted to the Town Administrator’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org no later
than August 23, 2019
Town of Seekonk