Chief of Police – Borough of Blairsville

Deadline: Friday, May 7, 2021

Position Summary

Chief of Police – Borough of Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

The Borough of Blairsville, with a population of 3700, is seeking a Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead a police department with 8 sworn FT/PT officers.

Candidates must have at least 10 years’ experience in law enforcement and at least 5 years’ experience in a supervisory/command position with a law enforcement agency including, budgeting, planning, and personnel administration.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field is preferred.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in modern operational police practices, planning, budgeting, contractual services, current law enforcement technology, public administration, personnel management, and exceptional leadership skills. The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens, and civic leaders is required.

The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screening. A thorough background examination will be conducted. The candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.S.A. 2161). Final salary dependent upon qualifications.

How to Apply

To apply, submit a letter of interest, a complete resume, references, and salary requirements to:

Borough of Blairsville Chief of Police Search Committee
203 East Market Street
Blairsville PA 15717

A full and complete job description is available upon request at the above address.

All resumes must be received no later than May 7, 2021.

The Borough of Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer”