JOB: Chief of Police, City of Raymore, Missouri

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    Patrick Fiorenza

    Chief of Police, City of Raymore

    Post Date Nov 14, 2011 Salary Negotiable based upon qualifications
    Start Date To Be determined
    Application Deadline 12/09/2011
    ICMA Members Only No ICMA Credential (Details) not required
    Normal Population 19,206 Seasonal Population
    Employer Location Raymore, Missouri United States Job Reference Number
    Chief of Police
    Job Description
    The City of Raymore is seeking an experienced law enforcement professional with demonstrated management capabilities and leadership skills as the next Chief of Police due to the impending retirement of our current chief after more than 12 years of service. The Chief of Police is responsible for the policy development, control, supervision, and program implementation of the department and is accountable for the effective delivery of police services to the community. The Chief directly supervises two captains and an emergency management coordinator. The department includes thirty sworn positions, nine communication officers, one and a half animal control officers and two administrative support staff. The combined budget for the Police Department and Emergency Management is $3.4 million for the upcoming year.

    Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or similar field is required. A Master’s degree or completion of an executive program in law enforcement command is preferred. Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years of law enforcement experience in progressively more responsible positions, with three (3) years in a command position equivalent to the rank of Captain in the Raymore Police Department; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain the following certifications: Missouri Peace Officer Standards Training (POST), and a valid driver’s license. City employees must live within thirty-five (35) miles of the city.

    Special Requirements include:

    Current knowledge of applicable police procedures, regulations, codes and criminal case law.
    Knowledge of municipal government and police department operations and technology.
    Knowledge of basic employment law, sunshine laws and related operating rules and regulations.
    Ability to create and maintain positive relations with the public represent the City at various functions and play a visible role in the community and as part of the City management team.
    Knowledge of budgeting processes and basic accounting principles.
    More information about this position and the City of Raymore may be found on the city website,

    How to Apply:
    Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter addressing the job requirements, salary expectations and five professional references to Lisa York, Human Resources Manager, City of Raymore, 100 Municipal Circle, Raymore, Missouri, 64083 or electronically to [email protected] Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on December 9, 2011.

    Lisa York
    100 Municipal Circle
    Raymore, MO 64083
    United States
    Ph: (816) 892-3005
    FAX: (816) 331-8724
    E-mail: [email protected]
    City of Raymore Information

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