Upcoming Events

Police Chief

Events | May 29, 2017 – June 2, 2017

The City of Westmorland is seeking qualified applicants to replace a Chief of Police set to retire after 38 years of service. The Police Chief reports to the City Council and is a key member of the City's leadership team. The successful candidate should possess an open management and communications style, and should be comfortable having a visible presence in a community with "small town" values.

The Police Chief plans, oversees and directs the operations and services of the Police Department, including law enforcement, crime suppression and prevention; works cooperatively with City departments and outside agencies; is committed to community engagement and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council.

Any combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge and abilities qualifies. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Five (5) years of experience in law enforcement, including at least three (3) years of supervisory/management experience in a documented leadership position in law enforcement, military or armed security.
  • The ability to be certified by the California Commission on P.O.S.T is required. A Bachelor's degree in a related field with college courses in Criminal Justice from an accredited college or University is required.
  • Possession of a valid California Driver's license and be a United States Citizen.

The description of duties will be provided upon request. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter by June 2, 2017 to:

Sally Traylor, City Clerk
Post Office Box 699 (by Mail)
355 South Center Street (Hand delivered)
Westmorland, CA 92281
760-344-3411 or westcityusa@roadrunner.com
For Preliminary inquires