Chief of Police
The City of Seguin is accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police to be responsible for the administration, planning and coordination of all Police Department activities and community policing programs. The City is seeking a talented, committed and engaging leader who can demonstrate strong communication skills to work effectively with, and provide information to, the City Council, City Manager, the public, the news media and other external agencies.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree with a major in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or Business related field; completion of advanced management training from a recognized law enforcement institute such as the FBI Academy, Southern Police Institute, or L.E.M.I.T.; a minimum of eight years of law enforcement experience, three of which were at the command level; or have the equivalent level of education and experience. The selected candidate will have an extensive background in police administration and management combined with broad technical and operational experience as a Chief, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief or Division Commander; an Master certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and a valid Texas driver’s license. Relocation to the City of Seguin is encouraged however, the ability to respond to emergencies within 20 minutes is mandatory.
Successful completion of post offer/pre-employment drug screen, physical and psychological exams are required.