Chief of Police

Texas City, TX
College of the Mainland

Salary: $71,552 – $96,190.

Position Summary:

Responsible for managing the public safety function of the College by prioritizing and assigning work, coordinating internal activities with the community and external agencies, developing community service events, preparing correspondence and community reports, developing collaborative efforts and meeting with public officials.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff are trained; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.
  • Coordinates internal activities with the community and external agencies.
  • Supervises the review of police reports, records, and inspections.
  • Prepares security notices and other documents; maintains contact with local law enforcement agencies.
  • Develops and enforces department policies and procedures.
  • Develops and administers the department budget.
  • Supervises and participates in special or highly sensitive investigations.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
  • The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


  • Associate Degree or higher from and accredited institution.
  • Five (5) or more years experience as a police supervisor.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Master Peace Officer Certified in the State of Texas.
  • Current and in good standing TCOLE certification as a Peace Officer.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Valid peace officer’s license.
  • Current on TCOLE training units.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree.
  • Higher education experience.
  • Advance law enforcement leadership training such as Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) or the FBI National Academy.