Notice of Position Vacancy – Chief of Police

  The City of Galesburg seeks interested candidates for the position of Police Chief. This position is compensated +/- $110,000, depending on qualifications and experience.  

General Description of the Position

The Chief of Police serves as the chief administrator of the Galesburg Police Department through the command management of all levels of sworn and non-sworn personnel.  Plans, directs, manages, and oversees all activities and operations of the Police Department including law enforcement, crime prevention, patrol, traffic, telecommunications, and crime suppression programs.   Assists and advises the City Administration on any Law Enforcement or Public Safety matters affecting the City of Galesburg.  Work also includes assuring the proper training, assignment and discipline of all departmental members.  Plans strategically for use of resources, coordinates the activities of the department and ensures that services provided and development plans are of the highest quality.   Provides leadership and direction to departmental staff.  The Chief of Police participates positively and effectively as a member of the City’s Management Team. 

How to Apply

To apply, all applicants must send resume, cover letter, and five references to [email protected].  Applications should be submitted by July 8th, 2019. 

A position profile can be found here: