Police Commander Annual salary range: $140,358 to $170,607 The city offers an attractive benefits package. Application deadline: Monday, October 18, 2021. Assessments are scheduled to take place the week of November 1, 2021.
Cash bonus of $5,000 for sworn personnel upon hire.
Start Your Next Chapter in the Newly Formed Lathrop Police Department to include a new state of the art Police Headquarters and equipment.
Why you want to be a part of the Lathrop team -
One of the fastest growing cities in California – Fourth fastest growing city in 2020 according to the California Department of Finance
Lathrop has several Master Planned Communities, one being the largest Master Planned Community in Northern California
Poised to build 16,000 new homes
The City is looking for two (2) new Police Commanders who will assist the Chief in establishing the Lathrop Police Department culture, building the organization, and developing relationships with the community and stakeholders to work together to solve local problems. Commanders will fill in for the Chief during any periods of absence.
The Police Commander must be a devoted and experienced public safety professional who demonstrates exceptional leadership skills, a strong understanding of community-oriented policing, and a loyalty to both the Chief of Police and the community for which they serve. The ability to adapt to change and maintain professionalism at all times is critical for success in this position. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding communicator, with the ability to effectively write and ensure accuracy in their reports, data, and other written materials. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of budgetary principles. The Police Commander must maintain a flexible operating style when interacting with colleagues throughout the City and the community, and will embrace the philosophy of respect, collaboration, and a high degree of integrity.