Employment Opportunity

City of Plattsburgh Police Chief

The City of Plattsburgh, N. Y. is seeking an experienced and visionary leader to head its 44 member Police department that serves a city population of approximately 19,000.

The Police Chief is responsible for all daily operations of the department, including training, building plan review, preparing and presenting annual and five-year capital budgets, and working with the Mayor and Council to develop a long-range plan to modernize the department and ensure it meets and exceeds residents’ needs.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 years experience as a Police Lieutenant or Police Captain; and excellent communications and interpersonal skills. The candidate also must be able to work effectively with organized labor and actively participate in contract negotiations.

Salary Range: $111,000-124,000

Benefits commensurate with bargaining unit benefits.  County residency is required within 30 days of hire.

Interested individuals should forward a cover letter and resume to:

City of Plattsburgh
Police Chief Search
Office of the Mayor
41 City Hall Place
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

The position is open until filled, with the first review of applicants on August 27, 2021:

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