The City of Davis (population nearly 69,000) is a classic college town known for its desirable quality of life, excellent K-12 schools, a small-town atmosphere, and an emphasis on parks and open spaces. Davis is conveniently located in Yolo County, twenty minutes from the state capitol and set between the coastal range to the west and towering Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east.

The City of Davis is seeking an experienced law enforcement professional with demonstrated leadership capabilities to serve as its new Deputy Police Chief. A humble leader that can lead by example and mentor staff is sought. The ideal candidate will be a service-minded individual with effective communication, both verbally and in writing, and will possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to listen. The incoming Deputy Chief will be an engaging and approachable leader who will maintain a high level of discipline and support high morale in the Department. 

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in police science and administration, public administration, business administration, political science, or a related field. A master's degree in public or business administration is desired. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in a middle management capacity or higher in a municipal police department including three years of supervisory responsibility. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate California driver's license. Possession of a California POST Management Certificate or out of state equivalent is required.

The annual salary range for the incoming Deputy Police Chief is $141,190 - $171,620; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. Additional incentive pay can increase the salary up to 21%. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.

To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com where you can apply online. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Joel Brydenat (916) 784-9080.

Filing Deadline: October 21, 2022