Advertisement for Plum Boro Chief of Police The Borough of Plum is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Chief of Police within the Plum Borough Police Department. Plum Borough is a progressive, growing community located in eastern Allegheny County, bordering Westmoreland County, in southwest Pennsylvania. The Chief of Police manages a department of 26 full-time sworn officers and 3 civilian personnel that provides police services to approximately 27.000 residents covering a jurisdiction of 29 square miles. The department's 2019 budget is approximately $5.2 million. The Chief reports directly to the Mayor; however, a close working relationship with the Borough Manager and Borough Council is necessary. The current Chief of Police will be retiring this calendar year after 25 years of service with the Borough. Applicants must possess unquestioned integrity, a thorough knowledge of, and experience in, modern police administration and proven management and leadership skills. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in police department operations and practices to include planning, budgeting, labor relations, current law enforcement technology, public administration, personnel administration and management, and knowledge of current law. The ability to work cooperatively with the elected officials and management, citizens, businesses, and community organizations is required. Applicants must demonstrate executive level potential and have a minimum of 15 years of law enforcement experience. Applicants must also possess a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible police command-level experience with administrative responsibilities beyond that of a first line supervisor, such as a Chief, Deputy/Assistant Chief, Lieutenant or a comparable supervisory position. Applicants must also be certified by M.P.O.E.T.C. and possess a current Act 120 certification or be capable of becoming certified prior to employment. A Bachelor's Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, or related field is preferred, but not required. Salary for the position is competitive and will be based on experience and qualifications. The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination, drug screening, and a thorough background examination prior to employment. Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to "Plum Chief of Police Position," 4575 New Texas Road, Plum PA 15239, or firstname.lastname@example.org Applications must be received no later than 4 pm, Friday March 1st.