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Police Chief

City of Glasgow 
Glasgow, KY

Description: 

The City of Glasgow, Kentucky is Seeking Applicants For the Position of Police Chief. The City of Glasgow is conducting a national search for a proven leader who can inspire the confidence of the community and its police officers as the city’s police chief. The chief of police is responsible for the overall direction and effectiveness of the city police department. It is expected that the chief of police will use current strategies, systems and technologies to optimize the delivery of police services to the community. All of this is to be done with respect to the budget established. 

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 
• Planning, organizing and directing the operations of the police department 
• Maintaining a comprehensive law enforcement program 
• Maintaining emergency preparedness 
• Improving crime prevention practices 
• Conducting investigations 
• Parking and traffic control 
• Administration of the department’s budget 
• Coordination with external agencies and community organizations 
• Perform annual evaluations on all classified, exempt and part time employees to
   access performance and develop resulting action plans 

• Manage and amend when appropriate all policy and procedure manuals 
• Professional development of officers 

Qualifications 
Demonstrated competencies in effective leadership and building strong relationships within the community and the agency and the ability to inspire confidence as a representative of the police department and the city. Have a track record of successfully implementing and maintaining professional standards that result in departmental efficiency, integrity, and public confidence. 

Successful candidate should possess (a) the ability to supervise, train, evaluate and lead a staff (b) a working knowledge of the law and police enforcement tactics and (c) possess conflict management skills and an ability to investigate crimes. 

Police Chief Complete Job Description

Candidates must have ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal or state police work, including 5 years of administrative and supervisory experience. Candidates must have exceptional organizational and management skills, including the ability to develop and maintain a strong leadership team. In addition, it is preferable that a candidate would provide proof of the completion of a nationally recognized advanced law enforcement administration course. This could include PERF’s, Senior Management Institute for Police, the FBI National Academy, the Southern Police Institute AOC or Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command or KY DOCJT Criminal Justice Executive Development. Department Information: The Glasgow Police Department currently is staffed with 42 personnel and operates on a $2.5 million dollar budget for which the Police Chief is directly responsible for. It is a full-service police agency accredited through the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police. The department is currently divided into two commands one being Operations and the other Support Services. Community Information Glasgow is a 3rd-class city and is the county seat of Barren County which ranked on the Best Communities for Young People list by the America's Promise Alliance. Glasgow has a population of just over 14,000 and Barren County has a population of 42,600. Glasgow is governed by a mayor and city council form of government. In November 2008, the city voted “Yes” on Proposition 8, making it legal for restaurants to sell liquor by the drink to the public. Also, in April 2010, the city council voted for a city-wide smoking ban in all indoor public places. Glasgow is served by three school systems. Glasgow Independent Schools, Glasgow Christian Academy and Barren County School system. Since 1998, Western Kentucky University has operated a regional campus in Glasgow. We have a 196 bed regional hospital, T.J. Samson Hospital, that is home to the University of Louisville Glasgow/Barren County Family Medicine Residency. Their brand-new T.J. Health Pavilion just opened in 2013, providing outpatient services, physicians’ offices, and even a walking track. Barren River Lake State Park is located about 12 miles from downtown, and boasts rolling, tree-covered hills, and a 51 room lodge overlooking the beautiful 10,000-acre lake. The park's 22 cottages are also available to those wishing to enjoy the outdoors from indoors! Mammoth Cave National Park, recognized as one of the largest tourism destinations in the South, is within 25 miles of Glasgow. Mammoth Cave is the world's longest known cave system, with more than 400 miles explored. Glasgow is well known for its annual Glasgow Highland Games, a festival that celebrates Scottish culture. This festival is celebrated on the Barren River Lake State Park property. As a tourism destination, Glasgow offers cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities that most communities only dream of. And, our numerous public parks offer unequaled facilities for baseball, softball, soccer, football, and tennis. The County also boasts several public and private golf courses, and the local YMCA athletic complex provides for swimming, aerobics, and basketball. Centrally located in the heart of south central Kentucky, we are located equally between Nashville TN and Louisville KY just off interstate 65.

Application Instructions:

Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Interested applicants are asked to please submit their application and resume to:

Dick Doty, Mayor 
126 East Public Square P.O. Box 278 
Glasgow, KY 42141 

Any applicant who needs an ADA accommodation in the employment selection process shall request the accommodation from the City Clerk.


Tommie Birge, City Clerk
126 E. Public Square 
Glasgow, KY 42141


 

City of Glasgow - Glasgow Police Department Is Seeking Applicants For:

GLASGOW POLICE OFFICER

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must not have peace officer status revoked in any state
  • Must not be prohibited from carrying a firearm
  • Completed application must include: Copy of Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Military Discharge Papers (DD-214) and Proof of Education)
  • Must be able to successfully complete:
  • Physical agility assessment
  • Background Investigation
  • (Criminal history check, credit check, employment history, references, no felony record)
  • Police Officer Job Description

Persons interested in applying for this position may pick up an application and job description at: Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or download application on our webpage cityofglasgow.org/employment. Applications will be accepted in the Mayor’s office. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

This is an open application process for employment. 


CITY OF GLASGOW  PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT
POSITION OPENINGS SUMMER 
SEASONAL WORKERS 

City of Glasgow Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for: Summer Seasonal workers. Positions are: Concession Personnel, Day Camp Assistant, Lifeguard, Maintenance Groundskeeper/Maintenance Aide, Pool Office Personnel (must be 16 or older).

2015 Seasonal Workers Job Description Combined

Persons interested in applying for any of these positions may pick up an application and job description at: Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or print an application from our webpage: cityofglasgow.org/employment. Applications will be accepted in the Mayor’s office until Friday, April 3, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. The City of Glasgow is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


 

What is Open Application Process?
We accept applications for these positions year-round. It does not imply there is a current opening at this time.

Mailing Address:
City of Glasgow, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141
or
City of Glasgow, P.O. Box 278, Glasgow, KY 42142-0278

 

Glasgow Police Department is seeking applicants for

 GLASGOW POLICE OFFICER

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must not have peace officer status revoked in any state
  • Must not be prohibited from carrying a firearm
  • Completed application must include: Copy of Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Military Discharge Papers (DD-214) and Proof of Education)
  • Must be able to successfully complete: Physical agility assessment, Background Investigation (Criminal history check, credit check, employment history, references, no felony record)

Persons interested in applying for this position may pick up an application and job description at: Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or download application on our webpage cityofglasgow.org/employment. Applications will be accepted in the Mayor’s office. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

This is an open application process for employment.

Police Officer Job Description


Glasgow Fire Department is seeking qualified people for the position of

  FIREFIGHTER  

Qualifications are:

  •  Must be a United States Citizen,
  •  Must be 21 years of age 
  • Must have completed High School or G.E.D.
  •  Must have a valid KY driver’s license (or able to obtain before 6 month probation period is up)
  •  Must complete and successfully pass the CPAT (candidate physical agility test).

Must be able to pass:

  • A written test
  • Successfully climb without stopping up or down a 75' ladder exercise.

Persons interested in applying for this position may pick up an application and job description at: Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or download application on our webpage cityofglasgow.org/employment. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.  

This is an open application process for employment.

Firefighter Job Description


 

Communications Department is seeking applicants for

 TELECOMMUNICATOR

The City of Glasgow is now accepting applications for the position of Telecommunicator for the Communications Department. All applicants must have graduated from an accredited high school or its equivalent (G.E.D.); Must be certified as a Telecommunicator in the State of Kentucky or must obtain certification within one (1) year of date of employment; Be at least eighteen (18) years of age; Be a United States citizen; Not have been convicted of a felony; Possess well-developed listening communication skills; Be able to work a varied schedule; Pass a drug test.

Persons interested in applying for this position may pick up an application and job description at: Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 E. Public Square, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or download application on our webpage cityofglasgow.org/employment. Applications will be accepted in the Mayor’s office. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

This is an open application process for employment.

Telecommunicator Job Description


 

Parks & Recreation Department is seeking applicants for

 OFFICIAL/SCOREKEEPER 

The City of Glasgow is now accepting applications for the position of Official/Scorekeeper for Parks and Recreation Department. Applicant must have graduated from an accredited high school or its equivalent (GED). Experience in dealing with all ages of people; Officiating/Scorekeeping a variety of sports/programs. Ability to pass a physical examination; Possess a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky; Ability and willingness to work flexible and irregular work schedule; Must consent to and pass a criminal background check; Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening test.

Persons interested in applying for this position may pick up an application and job description at: Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or download application on our webpage cityofglasgow.org/employment. Applications will be accepted in the Mayor’s office. The City of Glasgow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is an open application process for employment.

Official/Scorekeeper Job Description