City of Cathedral City

Police Chief

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The Cathedral City Police Department is seeking a seasoned administrator and effective manager to serve as its Police Chief. A Chief who understands the position’s role as part of the overall health of the City and has the ability to represent the best interests of both the Department and the City as a whole will be valued. Any combination of training and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way of qualifying would be a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in criminology, law enforcement, social science, public administration, or a closely related field and six (6) years of experience in all major areas of municipal police work, including a minimum of three (3) years of management and administrative responsibility. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California class “C” motor vehicle operator license is required. Candidates must have possession of an appropriate, valid POST Management certificate; possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid POST Executive certificate. Candidates must also meet California POST executive background, psychological, and physical requirements. The annual salary range for the Police Chief is $165,485.25-$216,614.88. Salary adjustments of 2.5% are scheduled following 07/01/2020 and 2.5% following 07/01/2021. Salary appointment will be based on qualifications and experience. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Regan Williams at (916) 784-9080. Filing deadline: February 17, 2020.