Connecticut Police Chiefs Association

City of Middletown - Chief of Police

City of Middletown, Connecticut
Vacancy Announcement
The City of Middletown is accepting applications for the position of CHIEF OF POLICE. Under the direction of the Mayor, the purpose of this position is to command the Middletown Police Department, direct and supervise all subordinates including command staff and to ensure that the department mission is accomplished in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Application Process
Interested candidates must submit a completed online application no later than 4:30 p.m. on September 29, 2020. In order to be considered for this position, you must submit an application during the posting period via the online application portal. To apply for this position, please go to the City of Middletown’s career portal located at:
Desired candidates will have:
 A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice or a related field with Master’s level course work in the field (Master’s degree preferred) 5 years of human resources/personnel administrative experience and POST Police Officer Certification;
 With five to seven years of police/command experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities;
 Position requires possession of a valid Connecticut driver’s license.
Residency Requirement
The Chief of Police position is an exempt, non-bargaining position. In accordance with the Middletown Municipal Code of Ordinance, Chapter 74, §74-30, the successful candidate appointed to this position is required to become a permanent resident of the City of Middletown within one year of appointment. “Permanent residency” is defined for the purpose of this section as being domiciled within the City of Middletown and actually residing within the City and this requirement is not met by maintaining a mailing address or post office box with the City. Failure of the appointed candidate to follow this section shall result in immediate termination. Benefits
 The current salary range for this position is $110,260- $163,155.
 Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage and Life Insurance Benefits;
 13 Paid Holidays; Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Leave;
 20-year Defined Benefit Pension Plan.