The Town of Newton, New Hampshire (population approx. 4600) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of police chief. Located along the MA- NH border, this rural community is just minutes from the Seacoast and 40 minutes from Boston.
The Police Department has an authorized strength of 8 full-time officers including the chief, several part-time officers, and a full-time administrative assistant. The operating budget is approximately $1 million. The Chief is expected to perform all the usual management and administrative duties of the position but given the size of the community may also have responsibilities as a first responder. Although its CALEA accreditation has lapsed, the department is currently in the self-assessment phase seeking re-accreditation.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field (master’s preferred), ten years of progressively responsible police experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience to demonstrate success in the position. Salary range to $100,000; starting salary commensurate with qualifications.
Newton is an equal opportunity employer.
For further information potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at or to contact Alan Gould, President, Municipal Resources Inc., at 603-279-0352, x320.
To apply submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, as a PDF attachment to [email protected] by Wednesday, December 13th, 2023, at 9 AM EDT.