Employment Opportunities  >>  Public Safety

Chief of Policy

City of Blakely

Posted: Oct. 3, 2018

End Date: Oct. 20, 2018


The City of Blakely is seeking to recruit a Chief of Police.  The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communications skills, exceptional leadership ability, broad experience in all aspects of local police work.
The Police Chief is appointed by the Mayor with recommendation by the Council.

Minimum Qualifications:  A combination of equivalent education, trtaining and/or experience may be considered.  Must possess and maintain valid GA P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification and subbessfully complete the GACP Executive session within One year of hire.  Must possess and maintain a valid GA driver's license.  Applicants should be prepared for a background check, possible physical exam, drug screen, in-depth background investigation, fingerprint/criminal history check via GCIC, driver's license check via DMVS, credit history check, a complete POST review, and possible polygraph exam/psychological exam.

Applications (available online at www.cityofblakely.net), Resume (including 3 professional references) and Cover Letter may be submitted by
E-Mail - james.copp@cityofblakely.org
In Person at - 12850 Magnolia St, Blakely, GA  39823
Mail in - City of Blakely Police, Attn: Chief Copp, PO Box 592, Blakely, GA  39823 (must be in a sealed manilla envelope.)
Applications must be received by 4:00pm, Thursday, October 20, 2018