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City of Burlington, NC
Burlington is a mid-sized community of approximately 55,000 located along Interstates 40 and 85 in central North Carolina. Only 25 minutes from either the Raleigh-Durham or Greensboro metro areas and only three hours from both the mountains and the coast, Burlington is in the center of anywhere you want to be. Burlington offers a high quality of living at an affordable price featuring vast recreational opportunities, retail and cultural amenities, nationally ranked healthcare facilities, and direct access to superior universities. The City of Burlington was founded in 1893 as a railroad maintenance hub. The community has a deep textile heritage but has evolved with the changing economy and is now home to many nationally recognized companies such as LabCorp, Honda Aero, Carolina Biological, and Glen Raven/ Sunbrella. The City operates under a Council-Manager form of government and is led by a five-member City Council elected at-large. Burlington is a full-service municipality with 17 departments: administration, finance and risk management, human resources, city clerk, economic development, information technology, inspections, planning, engineering, transportation, public works, animal services, water resources, legal, police, fire, and recreation & parks.
The City of Burlington, North Carolina is seeking an experienced and passionate leader to serve as Police Chief. The successful individual must be a strong and visionary leader who is team-oriented, possesses exceptional communication skills, and utilizes a management style that supports mutual trust and openness among all levels of the Department's operations and within the Community. The Police Chief will be a key member of the City's leadership team possessing highly developed communication and presentation skills with an ability to perform well under pressure and meet deadlines. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge and experience in the management of a municipal police department, providing a high level of community engagement and advanced crime prevention and problem-solving practices.
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Compensation and Benefits
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job-related references, and salary history no later than close of business on June 14, 2021 to: Lisa Ward, Senior Associate, Mercer Group Associates, at email@example.com. Please direct any questions to Lisa Ward at 706-983-9326. Mercer Group will begin the process of developing a short list of candidates for additional vetting after closing of applications on June 15, 2021. Interviews will be conducted the week of July 19, 2021.
Alan Reddish, Senior Associate
107 Indigo Lane, Athens, GA 30606