UPDATE (Monday, 9:32am). This just in from Assistant City Manager Scott Pickup: "The Commissioner has a waiver from the state civil service commission which is renewed every two years. The requirements of the waiver are more stringent for this renewal, and the City is reviewing a candidate pool as a portion of the application for renewal." Our commenters called this one, nice job.
Rye is looking for a new police commissioner. The following job specification has been listed on the Rye, NY city web site. The city has not yet responded to a request for further information.
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The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of municipal police department serving a complex suburban community of approx. 15,000 residents. Applicants should possess advanced degree (J.D., M.B.A. or M.A. in Criminal Justice or related field preferred); at least 15 years experience as a police supervisor, with at least 10 years as a Chief or Deputy Chief in comparable setting, or in ranks of Captain or above in major metropolitan police department; and advanced police management training such as FBI National Academy, Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar, or comparable programs. Advanced training in personnel and labor relations, or equivalent experience is preferred, and knowledge of the NY State Law Enforcement Accreditation process. The candidate will be expected to have a proven track record of community involvement, and to participate actively in professional organizations as well as in community organizations within the City of Rye. Upon hiring, the candidate must live within 10 miles of the City. Salary $100,000+. To apply, forward resume and cover letter, including names and contact information for at least 3 references, no later than July 6, 2009, to Police Commissioner Search, Office of the City Manager, City of Rye, 1051 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580.