The Town of Edmonston is a diverse residential community of 1,545 residents, located 2.5 miles from Washington, DC. The Chief of Police reports directly to the Mayor and is a key member of the Town’s management team. The Department has a strong reputation for effectiveness, community policing and operates with a current staff of Police Chief, Captain, Corporal, three (3) Police Officers and a Police Clerk. Work involves organizing and directing the activities of the Patrol and Administrative Services. A portion of the Chief’s time will be patrolling the neighborhoods to supplement regular patrol.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years of senior management experience in a municipal government or public agency involving responsibility for the planning, organization, implementation, and supervision of police service delivery programs and operations. The selected candidate must possess a State of Maryland Driver’s License and possess or be able to obtain a Police Officer certification issued by the State of Maryland Police Training Commission (blue card). It is preferred that the Police Chief live within a 25-mile radius of Edmonston. MD, and is able to pass a job-related background investigation.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to
Mayor Tracy Gant
Town of Edmonston
5005 52nd Avenue
Edmonston, MD 20781.
The deadline for applicant submission is Tuesday, September 6, 2019. For more information, please contact Rod Barnes, Town Administrator at 301 699-8806, extension 112.